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I have an early 99 f350 with stock injectors and turbo. I have ford ais intake and 4" mbrp exhaust. Would it Benefit me to upgrade from stock 15 to t500 terminator? Or even an adrenaline? I use for daily driving but also pull a 30' 7500lb trailer for camping? Has a hard time up hills and keeping it at 70 on highway. Any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated
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You need to test your HPOP to see what condition its in. Dont just blindly replace it.

I'd check your fuel pressure first and replace the FPR. $70 is better than $700 and i bet thats where you find some of your lost power. After that, look for boost leaks and up pipe leaks

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My three rules for 7.3l troubleshooting: 1) Replace CPS and keep a spare. 2) Replace FPR and know your fuel pressure. 3) Hook it to a scanner and check for codes.
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And even before spending the $700 on a HPOP I would save a bit more and just throw a set of stage 1 or AC code injectors...

but as was said before, check the ICP pressures and duty cycles, pump may be fine.

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ok, but wouldn't a hpop upgrade help protect his engine regardless, maybe just do it not quite to the ones mentioned but to a superduty 2000-2003? less expensive route and provide better lube for that baby? have not done it yet to mine either but not towing quite that much yet and still considering it for a upgrade.

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would also recommend either a program or a chip for the towing bro, world of diff as i have 4in tubo back and open air intake was only mods before, so sounds like we are in the same field.

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ok, but wouldn't a hpop upgrade help protect his engine regardless, maybe just do it not quite to the ones mentioned but to a superduty 2000-2003? less expensive route and provide better lube for that baby? have not done it yet to mine either but not towing quite that much yet and still considering it for a upgrade.
If he doesnt need one he doesnt need one. A 15* HPOP will feed stock AB injectors fine, so long as its not worn out.

Without ICP levels and duty cycles we dont know.

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hpop has nothin to do with lubrication
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Wow thanks. I wasn't expecting so many responces so quick. Last post I did was a month ago and still no responces. So this is great thanks. I have no access to scanner, but I have to build a fuel pressure gauge will get back with fuel pressure this weekend. Any other test I could do would help thanks. Also if anyone has any ideas on my last post about truck sputtering only when warm. That would also be appreciated.
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Take a look at AutoEnginuity. Its going to cost around $350 but it will save you hours and hours of heartache and head scratching. I wouldnt diagnose a 7.3 without one (or an equivalent).

The one thing it cant do is indicate fuel pressure. Get yourself a gauge. Honestly, if the truck has over 100k miles, I'd replace the FPR ($70). Do NOT shim it. Do not put a BB in the thing - replace it.

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My three rules for 7.3l troubleshooting: 1) Replace CPS and keep a spare. 2) Replace FPR and know your fuel pressure. 3) Hook it to a scanner and check for codes.
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Take a look at AutoEnginuity. Its going to cost around $350 but it will save you hours and hours of heartache and head scratching. I wouldnt diagnose a 7.3 without one (or an equivalent).

The one thing it cant do is indicate fuel pressure. Get yourself a gauge. Honestly, if the truck has over 100k miles, I'd replace the FPR ($70). Do NOT shim it. Do not put a BB in the thing - replace it.
MEH....

I have put over 250-280k on everyone of my 6 powerstrokes over the years...

Never once replaced a FPR spring. Not once.

Its not a part I worry about, if your making 50-60psi or better leave it alone. If your making 50 or so I would shim it... but thats just me, a guy who drives the piss out of these trucks.

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