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post #1 of 21 Old 01-04-2009, 05:00 PM Thread Starter
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too much hp

hey guys gotta quick ?
i have an 02 7.3 with trans an boost guages an exhaust an intake an tw 6 pos chip an im wanting to get stage 1 50-75 hp injectors an stage water/meth injection my question is will my pmr rods be safe with this extra hp or no?

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I have same year truck with Dp 6 position chip, AFE stage 2 intake, exhaust, and rebuilt tranny, and I am gonna do the stage 1s here very soon. Tempted to go to the 2s, but Im gonna resist. The stage 1s should put you around the 340-370 mark. That what I am banking on.

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hey guys gotta quick ?
i have an 02 7.3 with trans an boost guages an exhaust an intake an tw 6 pos chip an im wanting to get stage 1 50-75 hp injectors an stage water/meth injection my question is will my pmr rods be safe with this extra hp or no?
im assuming your running a pyro gauge as well right?

as far as your PMR's go... i would not run water/meth... i would run straight water if you want to lower egt's

stage 1's is as far as i would go with PMR's... plus a turbo upgrade....

ill be doing upgraded turbo, regulated return, and stage 1's....

sucks.. wish i could just go right up to stage 2's but oh well
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no im not not runnin a puro guage is it a must to get one i dont tow much?

2002 4x4 7.3 lariat crew cab
20 inch ion rims 33x12.50 grapplers
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ts 6pos, stage 1's,tranny parts
garrett bb turbo,
ww,big head wastgate,boost fooler,
ranchhand bull nose an rear replacement
k&n cold air 4"tb with 6in tip in front of the rear tire



Dads work van in back 06 E-350 6.0 litre with stock strait pipe muff/cat delete an bully dog triple dog downloader an 3 autometer guages
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no im not not runnin a puro guage is it a must to get one i dont tow much?
OMG yah.. its more important than the trans temp and boost...

my suggestion is to not do any more upgrades until you have a pyro gauge on their...

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ya i was thinkin bout orderin the dual pod that mounts up top like by your temp,compass panel w/ the pyro an a fuel psi any recommendtions on who to buy from

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20 inch ion rims 33x12.50 grapplers
bully dog pillar pod w/3 guages
ts 6pos, stage 1's,tranny parts
garrett bb turbo,
ww,big head wastgate,boost fooler,
ranchhand bull nose an rear replacement
k&n cold air 4"tb with 6in tip in front of the rear tire



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ya i was thinkin bout orderin the dual pod that mounts up top like by your temp,compass panel w/ the pyro an a fuel psi any recommendtions on who to buy from
i can get you both... but first....

what brand gauges are your other ones?

and what are you running in your pillar?

also the fuel pressure gauge a lone is lil over 200 bucks.... its an expensive gauge to get...

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Not to sound dumb but whats a PMR?

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can anyone help me?

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powdered metal connecting rods man. Earlyy 99's had forged rods from the factory and a small batch in 2001 , but most PSD's have powdered metal rods. Its like having a baseball bat made out of particle board instead of solid hickory. Supposedly they are good up until 400-450 (lots of speculation) horsepower then they start lettin loose on you.

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