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Old 01-28-2014, 07:05 AM
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So I have a 95 powerstroke. 3 inch straight pipe to a 5 inch stack and a boost gauge installed. I plan to get a mbrp downpipe and a trans temp and egt along with a ts 6 position chip. I have the money for the chip right now and was planning on ordering it. My question is if I can get away with not having an egt for a month or so with the ts chip or if I should buy trans temp and egt first?
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You can always run the chip on a low horsepower setting or stock until you get the egt I wouldn't recommend towing or anything like that with the chip on without it I have went over 1200 in my egt gauge with no chip towing heavy and had to back out of the throttle.


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Old 01-28-2014, 07:33 AM
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Get the gauges first. Once you get the chip you will be tempted to test out the new power, and with no way to monitor it, you will be flying blind.

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I am assuming you're eager to get that extra horsepower, so I say go with the chip first! On a stock injectored truck you should be okay on egt temps. Although I wouldn't wait too long after that to get an egt gauge to see what your truck is doing.
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Old 01-28-2014, 02:43 PM
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get the DownPipe first, then gauges. don't go with the MBRP the fitment is poor at best. diamond eye is better choice
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Old 01-30-2014, 05:37 AM
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So I just got a wicked good deal on the guages. Someone local had glowshift 7 color tinted gauges he sold to me for $50. egt, boost, trans. The egt probe didn't come with it. I looked on glow shift's website and its $50 for a new one. When i look on ebay there are some that come up for like $20 and they look the same. What do you guys think? will it work or should I just buy the one direct from glow shift?
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Old 01-30-2014, 05:45 AM
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honestly they are prob the same... they are both made overseas.... as for the exhaust i would go with a diamond eye kit and a custom tuned chip... i like TW, php or DP.
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Old 01-30-2014, 06:09 AM
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Right on. Seems like a good deal. Just be careful of inaccurate gauge readings with the glow shifts. So when you get then installed, come back here and tell is what your readings are.
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What do you have for an intake? Do the intake and DP and that'll make a good difference then do the tuner. The DP and intake made the biggest difference in my mpg's.
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