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post #1 of 21 Old 08-22-2012, 04:24 PM Thread Starter
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wanted: more power

Im looking for some more power but dont know what to do first. i know bout adding a bigger turbo and bigger injectors but what else should i do? i drive a 95 7.3 it has a ts 6 pos. chip, 6637 air intake on it. my trannsmision was rebuilt before i bought the truck and im not sure what the guy put into it. i jus need some tips here on what to do. so if anyone could help that be great!
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Do you have an exhaust system? If the exhaust is stock ditch that down pipe for sure and replace it with an aftermarket 3" down pipe. The rest of the exhaust system is up to you.

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Exhaust. 3" down pipe and 5" exhaust.
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You don't need anything bigger then a 4" unless its a 600hp+ truck.

You're transmission might have been rebuilt, but not built or you would have noticed it, you'll definately notice a power increase with a built transmission.

Also looked into a new compressor wheel, upgraded intake system and an intercooler.



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wright now its 3 inch down pipe to 5 inch pipe to 7 inch single stack.
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Sounds like time for stage 1's then
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ive looked into them. im not looking for lots of power like the 450hp range is where id like to be. my neighbor works on diesels alot and he said look into air dog fuel system first. is that somthing worth doing?
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It is if you have injectors.



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alright. now what should i do with the tranny? i dont wanna put money into thr motor and then blow the tranny. i know with manuels some people put dual clutch discs in but mines not manuel
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ive looked into them. im not looking for lots of power like the 450hp range is where id like to be. my neighbor works on diesels alot and he said look into air dog fuel system first. is that somthing worth doing?
LOL ALL YOUR LOOKING FOR is ONLY 450hp???? Thats a LOT of power in an OBS... your gonna need a hell of a lot more than stage 1's! IF you plan to build up to 450hp, then you will need e-fuel... and there's plenty of diy e-fuel setups than an air dog setup.

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It is if you have injectors.
not for stage 1's or 2's you dont.

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alright. now what should i do with the tranny? i dont wanna put money into thr motor and then blow the tranny. i know with manuels some people put dual clutch discs in but mines not manuel
Depends on your power goals, and what you plan to do with the power. 400whp or less, just do a good TC/VB/cooler and then good tuning. For 350whp or less, you dont need any tranny mods if you take good care of it, or maybe a VB and thats it. for over 400whp, time for a fully built BTS or suncoast.
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