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tuner time!!!!!!!!!!!!!

alright guys, here is the never ending question. what is every ones opinion on the best tuner, chip, or whatever for these trucks. I have a 97 f250 7.3 auto and im looking for the best to buy. Goooo!!!
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Take your pik bud, I've had tony wildman and was very happy with it

Dp tuner is great, so is php, swamps, beans, gear head, etc etc

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also where is the best place to buy them.
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Cary at ct performance and Raul at stealth both sell TW tunes, power hungry performance has a couple vendors as well, swamps sells theirs and so on

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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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since you seem to be the god of obs 7.3s on this website, haha. what would be a good website for rsk's and sd springs, if there are any.
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Cary at ct performance sells sky RSK and ther is another company that makes an RSK I can't remember the name ATM but if you PM notstock he actually makes and sells it, as far as springs get them from auto fair ford new or hit your local junk yard up, ensure they are diesel specific however because the gas ones will sag since the gas jobs weigh significantly less, you want V or U code iirc

I'm not god at this, I just read and post and research a bit to keep up with the curve and wish list lol

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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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ahhh i dont know man you seem to have an overwhelming knowledge of these trucks. but ill have to do that i could probably get a set of sd springs cheap from a lot around me. what are they off of f350s or something bigger and is it just 95.5 to 97 or can other years work.
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All springs 86-97 are same (diesel and gas version being the difference maybe a snow plow prep difference as well) but for the benefit of the RSK you want the kit that uses super duty springs so 99-04 diesel versions, I believe the gassers would give a softer/lower ride however but the weight alone will kill them much quicker as far as arch goes

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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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PMF makes the other bolt on rsk for the obs.

97 F350 Reg cab XLT 7.3, ZF5 Swap, Diamond eye 4" turbo back,Riffraff 6637, Baby Swamps, Ts 6 pos with swamps tunes Glow shift triple gauge pod

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Thanks speed racer, guys name is Trevor at pmf (notstock) good luck

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2000 excursion V10 2wd 230k
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Finding a decent woman is like shopping for a used truck. You spend most of your time picking through the money pits, wrecks, and basket cases until you find one that you can tolerate
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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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