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post #1 of 8 Old 05-19-2007, 11:15 AM Thread Starter
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Am I Doomed?

I noticed my truck is june of 98! So it's like a REAL early 99??
Should I not even bother adding any aftermarket items for performance as it will just chug chug BOOM!?!?

1999 F250 CC 4x4
I've noticed: Gooseneck hideaway hitch, Rhino Liner , Banks Big Head WGC valve(?), Rear Air bags w/interior control,
K&N filter cold air intake POWR-SLIDER rear window setup , front&rear foglights/area lights-
MORE TO FIND... Check my Garage pics- tell me what's in there I didn't catch!

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haha no not at all ... most all 7.3's bullet proof i mean unlees you started puttin alot of money and hp into then ya your gonna have to add some heavy duty stuff

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i have a early 99 as well and i have done teh gauges teh 4 inch exhaust and a ts 6 pos chip. just keep the maintence up and you should be fine. unless you go crazy and adding lots o hp. my truck runs fine.

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Nothing wrong with a early 99... Forged rods, no surge turbo... They are lacking in Big HP numbers once you start adding to them. Smaller HPOP, smaller injectors and a smaller turbo hurt you, but once you start going for the bigger numbers your going to change them out anyway.

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i say your better off, you get the forged rods. after the chip, intake, exhaust the next stages performance wise involve injectors, turbo, and HPOP getting replace anywho.

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There is nothing wrong with the early 99's. My friend has one and it will run with a later one all day long.
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Smile Nice Truck

I also have an early 99. It has plenty of power and I really like it. I have a 7,000lb travel trailer and it don't even know it's back there. Just relax and enjoy the ride!!!!!
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haha.. ok ok- thanks for the straightening out-

Ya forged rods are good! Other stuff easily changed.. I like that -

cooool-

1999 F250 CC 4x4
I've noticed: Gooseneck hideaway hitch, Rhino Liner , Banks Big Head WGC valve(?), Rear Air bags w/interior control,
K&N filter cold air intake POWR-SLIDER rear window setup , front&rear foglights/area lights-
MORE TO FIND... Check my Garage pics- tell me what's in there I didn't catch!

To Date:
SES code P1249 (MAY 11, 2007) cleared.
SES code P0500 (MAY 25, 2007) cleared.
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