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What mods for the ultimate tow rig.

I have a 97 sw f350 obs ps with a 5speed. I tow a 33' 5th wheel and im tired of everybody passing me on the slightest incline. I know im going to get a intercooler but what else would I benefit from with the stock turbo. I currently have the 6637 air filter setup and a tb 4" exhaust. I want the 6 position chip. I just need to know what else would I need.

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Custom tunes, intercooler as you have already mentioned, stage one injectors, ww2, and gauges

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Custom tunes, intercooler as you have already mentioned, stage one injectors, ww2, and gauges
And a good south bend clutch
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Yes that part is a great idea too along with a solid mass flywheel conversion

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I was thinking of baby swamps, quick turbo housing and e-fuel. I dont want a race truck its a work truck. I just cant pay 60k for a new one

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Skip the turbo housing and do a ww2, that quick spool is good for starting but looses gas at the top, you can only flow so much why so why run out in the beginning

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So keep stock turbo but add ww2 impeller and stage 1 injectors with an intercooler and a custom 6 position chip with e-fuel and I'll be set to tow with no problem and ill be passing everybody and not everybody passing me huh

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Well with my stock rig intercooled, custom tunes, intake and turbo back straight pipe I pass people with no trailer while I haul one, so I would say yes, but I have stock 120cc split shot injectors, so baby swamps wouldn't be bad but I plan to upgrade and keep towing

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Just get stage 1's..get a D66 it will flow more air than a stocker with a new wheel. IC, custom tunes, a new clutch kit, gauges and your good to go.

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Also check the health of your hpop. May want to throw a 17* or modded 17* in there while you're at it.


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