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What should I do next?

I know this is by far not a new question on here, but with my specific upgrades / mods that I've done so far, what should I do next? I'm thinking intercooler or stage 1 injector/programmer.

What would ya'll suggest? Thanks.

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Another possible option with tuning is a friend if mine has the quarter horse tuning software for his racing mustang. He told me if I could find the software and bought the chip, we could tune my truck with the same system. That may save me some money if I decide to do the stage 1 injectors.


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Deppends on your goal.. id go with a ts 6 pos custom tuned.. stage 1 and then a ic or a turbo

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6637 intake, custom tuning from tw (no offense to your friend but a gas burning mustang and a 1 ton turbo diesel are completely different animals (unless you can spare an extra motor)) Intercooler and then injectors

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2000 excursion V10 2wd 230k
2000 Excursion 7.3 4x4 246k
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Dp tuner infinity, exhaust, intake, chipped, tricked, and wrecked
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6637 intake, custom tuning from tw (no offense to your friend but a gas burning mustang and a 1 ton turbo diesel are completely different animals (unless you can spare an extra motor)) Intercooler and then injectors
I've been wanting to do the 6637 filter for quite a while. But my spectre filter (which was on the truck when I bought it) is approx the same size and is always surprisingly clean everytime I take it off to clean it.

And wouldn't I have to get the TW chip reprogrammed after every upgrade or mod I do later?

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Deppends on your goal.. id go with a ts 6 pos custom tuned.. stage 1 and then a ic or a turbo

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This is my daily driver so nothing crazy, just more power. Would love to make it at least as powerful as the 99+ 7.3's were stock.


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Custom tuning will let you keep up with a stock 6.0, and you don't have to have the chip burned for every new mod, but hell it's free why not reap all the benefits of even having done a mod


We had a member post piks a while back of his specter filter sucked in on its self

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The stock downpipe in an OBS is flat because I'm a ginger.
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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Riff raff 6637 kit goos deal. And ive added mods n not retuned.. just wont get full capabiliy till you do

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Custom tuning will let you keep up with a stock 6.0, and you don't have to have the chip burned for every new mod, but hell it's free why not reap all the benefits of even having done a mod
Really? With the current mods I have now? And I also didn't know that re-burning was free.... Nice to know.


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We had a member post piks a while back of his specter filter sucked in on its self
That ain't good, guess I need to order me a 6637 filter after all. I already have the 4" pipe with a bend in it to my existing filter.

SOLD (AND SORELY MISSED):1996 F250 CC SB ZF5 4WD
9000LB Ramsey winch, 3" dp, straight exhaust, superchips mini max, 6637 filter,
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Go to napa and get a filter or order a pair from riff raff

-Kris-
2000 excursion V10 2wd 230k
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1995 CCLB DRW 324K
2001 CCLB DRW 319K
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Well at least you caught the loose bolts before they cause any damage. Nothing worse than a sloppy hole
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