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post #1 of 23 Old 02-13-2009, 10:44 PM Thread Starter
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My Fuel system and Turbo!!

Are finally done after 8 days of wrenching on my '97

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Drove it around really for the first time today(took it up the road and back last night) and all I can say is YES! Probably put about 60-70 miles on it today(popped the 100K mile cherry in the first 2) and all seems to be good!!

Only problem now is my chip the programs start out: Hi idle, Hwy MPG, and Hot. Well the 'Hot' program is the lowest HP before the next 3 and it swings 40-42 psi of boost. First time I really rolled into it hard I was in my 5th position, which it has been in since I installed the chip, well just barely started to roll into it and got about 1/2 throttle and the needle was passing 43-44psi with gusto!! So needless to say I will be keeping it in my 'hot' setting or maybe going down to a 'Standard' also.

Other than that no complaints, and fuel pressure seems to be healty with the stock SD fuel pump. It might have moved down 1-3psi, but that is on mild programs too.
I don't feeling like typing it all out right now, so see This Thread for the whole story.

-Michael

1997 F350: Regular cab, XLT, 7.3L PSD, 5 speed, 4x4, 3.55 - Tow/Street Truck
Swamps 200's, Modded H2E, HMR Street Puller, Fuel system, Swamps Programs
2001 VW Golf Four Door GLS, 1.9L TDi, 5 speed - Almost makes fuel
Sold: 2000 F350: Crew Cab, 7.3L PSD, 6 speed, Dually - Pulling truck
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looks good....planning on doing about the same thing. Whered you get all your parts. Mr. Wizzard?

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Only thing I got from DI was the fuel fittings that go in the head. Other than that, I have Swamps injectors, the H2E can be had from various vendors(I had it already though), and the 3" intakes I got from the Ford dealer. I the pump and filter off my other truck, which had a small fuel system. But all the fuel system components were bought local from various shops, Parker Hydraulic store was the biggest help. I usually have a used SD fuel pump or 2 laying around, and the Fuel pressure regulator I bought from a local mustang shop since I was in there one day for something and they had it on display.

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1997 F350: Regular cab, XLT, 7.3L PSD, 5 speed, 4x4, 3.55 - Tow/Street Truck
Swamps 200's, Modded H2E, HMR Street Puller, Fuel system, Swamps Programs
2001 VW Golf Four Door GLS, 1.9L TDi, 5 speed - Almost makes fuel
Sold: 2000 F350: Crew Cab, 7.3L PSD, 6 speed, Dually - Pulling truck
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Looks real good man! Id love to do this eventually as well

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It's waaaayyy more fun to drive now, I can't wait to get a trailer hooked behind it.

-Michael

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Swamps 200's, Modded H2E, HMR Street Puller, Fuel system, Swamps Programs
2001 VW Golf Four Door GLS, 1.9L TDi, 5 speed - Almost makes fuel
Sold: 2000 F350: Crew Cab, 7.3L PSD, 6 speed, Dually - Pulling truck
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definately a nice upgrade. good work

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It's waaaayyy more fun to drive now, I can't wait to get a trailer hooked behind it.

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How about a sled.


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How about a sled.
Got a different truck for that, even though I doubt this one would be up to the task Their gonna look good with one Red regular cab towing the other Red regular cab on a nice red trailer

-Michael

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Swamps 200's, Modded H2E, HMR Street Puller, Fuel system, Swamps Programs
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Stock vs. H2E:


Modded H2E:

1997 F350: Regular cab, XLT, 7.3L PSD, 5 speed, 4x4, 3.55 - Tow/Street Truck
Swamps 200's, Modded H2E, HMR Street Puller, Fuel system, Swamps Programs
2001 VW Golf Four Door GLS, 1.9L TDi, 5 speed - Almost makes fuel
Sold: 2000 F350: Crew Cab, 7.3L PSD, 6 speed, Dually - Pulling truck
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Wow that is a big freakin turbo compared to the stocker

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