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post #1 of 11 Old 11-20-2009, 05:30 PM Thread Starter
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need a little more towing power

i have a 88 crew cab i dropped a 98 e series in it. the truck needs a little more power for me and was wondering what would be a good combo to run. I am going to 4.10 gears going to do the tymar intake add a 6.0 intercooler change the turbo housing to a 1.0 and a custom chip the truck has split shot injectors right now. I am running a california pcm. i built the wiring for this truck it has a late model front but the rest is 88. i have done some mods a good down pipe and i ported the manifolds to the heads and got rid of the tator valve. and welded the pedestal .does anyone have any suggestions and is this a good combo. and horsepower est. and any good intercooler install pics thanks
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That is a lot of good stuff listed. Who is the chip programed by.

Truck sounds very cool.

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i was thinking tony wildman i have heard some good things on his chips. i already have my intercooler. is the idm mod worth it? i have a few collecting dust a 110 and a 100. i was also thinking a about the diy injectors but may hold off a year or so and do a turbo and 160 cc the truck is pretty nice got a bout 3,000 in it and a rebuilt powerstroke and all the parts thanks
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Tony would be my first choice. The IDM mod IMHO is worth it, especially if you have a spare.

Got any pics of the truck and build.

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IDM mod is worth it.

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all my pics are on my old computer and it took a dump on me. i think i can find a few the truck has been put through the ringer by me. i cannot belive i rebuilt it and it has lived this long it had 454,000 before rebuild 150,000 right now. is the idm mod something i can do myself
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If you can soldier then yes. I may have spelled that wrong.

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You spelled it like troop Tony.

But yes it is very easy to do if you have a steady hand.

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I want to try swamps IDM.

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i actually called swamp and was going to send 2 for 1 i have 3 so that wouldnt be to bad with the mods what kind of horse power are we looking at. i have a dyno i can use for free a few time was just curious
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