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post #1 of 10 Old 10-19-2009, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
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Looking to upgrade, what would you recommend:

Switchable chip:
Torque Converter:
Valve body:
Solenoid Pack:
Tranny cooler (either a pan or cooler):
Intake manifold:

I mainly tow a boat or 13,000lb RV so I'm looking for endurance as well as performance.

All opinions are welcome.

Thanks!
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Looking to upgrade, what would you recommend:

Switchable chip:
Torque Converter:
Valve body:
Solenoid Pack:
Tranny cooler (either a pan or cooler): Cooler is better
Intake manifold: dont need this

I mainly tow a boat or 13,000lb RV so I'm looking for endurance as well as performance.

All opinions are welcome.

Thanks!
ill add gauges and exhaust to that list

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I forgot to mention that I already have a superchips tuner that I want to replace, sonax shift kit, 4" turbo back exhaust, bellowed up pipes, AFE intake, EGT gauge, Tranny temp gauge, Water temp gauge, boost gauge, wicked wheel and a big head boost control valve.

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post #4 of 10 Old 10-19-2009, 01:21 PM
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Do guagues exhaust intake and a chip.

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I just read ur post. I'd go with a diff chip and what year is ur truck?

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It a 2001 F350 4x4 dually long bed.

I am also looking for opinions on what brand or type of, chip, TQ converter etc, etc.
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Well if I was you I wouldnt just put a TC and a valve body in becuase thats like using a bandaid. It will break over time. Now the chip i've used a few and any custom tunes you will probably be happy with. I ran the superchip for years and it was a nice chip but does not compare to custom chip like TW, BTS, PHP or all those.

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post #8 of 10 Old 10-19-2009, 01:37 PM
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Go for a Power Hungry Performance chip. Bill is the best out there! Don't worry about intake manifolds. No gains there. You can get an open intake if that's what you meant. Definitely get at least a pyrometer and a trans temp gauge. I do agree that I wouldn't waste money on a valve body and TC as when the rest of the tranny goes it'll take those with it then you'll be buying them over with the rebuild. Either buy a BTS now or just save your pennies and wait until your current tranny goes and buy a BTS then.

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I would get a ported outlet and a gutted pedistal. also do a AIH delete and get a adjustable wastegate. I have TW tunes and the heavy tow is very nice. I use it all the time and when I tow. EGT's stay nice and cool.

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