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I found out alot!

Well a recent trip to silver lake sand dunes i really found out alot about my truck and what it needs. My early 99 CCLB has a 6" lift on 33" BFGs. I recently built traction bars for it and they seemed to help it out alot. droped tire pressure down to 20 psi and it would go anywhere.

Somethings i found out were what a terrible rough ride!! my truck has i think a procomp lift with adj. 7 position rancho shocks in the back and just standard procomp explorers in the front. Im thinking a shock up grade all around or spring up grade? what do you guys recommend?

also trans gets hot FAST!!! i want to get a bigger trans cooler for my truck asap! i read that the 6.0L cooler is good and the tru-cool is good. I can get a 6.0L cooler for like 150 bucks. and obviously one of the tru-cools on dieselsite. so outta the 6.0L cooler, the V10 style cooler on dieselsite and the standard tru-cool max on diesel site. what cooler do you guys say is best?

2013 F250 Lariat 4x4 Loaded. H&S mini maxx, 5" exhaust, S&B intake, and EGR delete, AMP steps, tonneau cover

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Early 99 CCLB Pro comp 6.5" lift w 18" hulk wheels wrapped in 37" KM2s, Amp steps, Straight pipe, AIS intake, Dp Tuner, isspro gauges (boost,trans,pyro), 05 front clip, traction bars, 6.0L trans cooler, built trans.SOLD!!
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The 6.0 cooler is the best of the bunch. Where can you get it for $150?

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2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
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ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
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The 6.0 cooler is the best of the bunch. Where can you get it for $150?
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2013 F250 Lariat 4x4 Loaded. H&S mini maxx, 5" exhaust, S&B intake, and EGR delete, AMP steps, tonneau cover

2011 F150 Ecoboost FX4 Screw. All stock except for a livernois Tuner. SOLD!

Early 99 CCLB Pro comp 6.5" lift w 18" hulk wheels wrapped in 37" KM2s, Amp steps, Straight pipe, AIS intake, Dp Tuner, isspro gauges (boost,trans,pyro), 05 front clip, traction bars, 6.0L trans cooler, built trans.SOLD!!
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If you go that route make damn sure you flush the cooler really well

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ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
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No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake
http://www.bulletproofdiesel.com/default.asp
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