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road trip on 41, got some ?s

well i am about to take a 8 hour road trip to florida, but the thing is i am gonna be rollin on 41's. i need to know what i should do before i leave, and also what egt is to much for highway speeds, right now at 80mph i am runnin 1900 rpms w/5-7 psi boost and 900 egt can i run that hot for that long?? and what are some simple things to lower egt's. thank you


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EGT's will be fine, you can run 1200 for eternity if you wanted.

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Shift out of OD... Your EGT's will go down.

Otherwise I pull all the way across the country pulling a trailer, most of the time I was between 800-1000 EGT's without issue.

Like was said above, 1250 is the red line, you can pull all day at 1200-1250 and not hurt a thing other then your fuel bill...

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One thing you need to do is give me your tires when you get to FL. I need a set of 40"+ HAHAHA

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now when you guys say 1250+ is bad, where do you have the probe



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Yep. You want to have it as close to the engine as possible to get the most acurate reading!

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yup just dont go above 1250 or so and you will be fine. good luck on the trip
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bignasty, that's a nice lookin' ride you got there! Enjoy your trip!

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