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Old 11-25-2012, 11:51 AM
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Ok guys. If I get the 7.3 tomorrow, I will have 2500 to spend on the following items and need help deciding what to get.

Lift (probably going with zone)

Wheels (Dont like all black & in 16" or 17")

Programmer/chip (probably TW 6 position)

Exhaust (Diamond eye 4/5" muffler or no?)

Intake (?)

3 Guage pod w/guages (?)

So your thoughts and what you would get
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Old 11-25-2012, 12:08 PM
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Diy intake. Free flowing exhaust, gauges, valve body, custom tunes.
Along with fresh fluids, adding filters, etc

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Old 11-25-2012, 12:41 PM
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I will look up the DIY intake. Fluids and filters are a given and I'm not doing anything not on my list right now. The tw chip is custom tunes I thought. Thanks for input.
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So if that is an auto trans, you'd consider lifting and tuning, but not upgrading the trans?
Yes, Tony Wildman is one of the custom tuners.

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Old 11-25-2012, 02:33 PM
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Jesilvas, doing stuff to the transmission won't make it look cooler when it's sitting on the side of the road, duh.
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Jesilvas, doing stuff to the transmission won't make it look cooler when it's sitting on the side of the road, duh.
I didn't ask for smartass comments from dumbass jerks. If you have nothing productive to say, stay the **** out of my thread dueche bag.

Jesilvas, yes I will be doing the transmission, but it will be getting upgraded by the local diesel tranny shop. That is why I only listed the specific items above.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:01 PM
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I didn't ask for smartass comments from dumbass jerks. If you have nothing productive to say, stay the **** out of my thread dueche bag.

Jesilvas, yes I will be doing the transmission, but it will be getting upgraded by the local diesel tranny shop. That is why I only listed the specific items above.
he was making fun of me
And you asked for a list, that's what I'd do

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Yep, I'm the dumb one, yet I'm the one able to answer every question you have. My post was productive, you are talking about adding power and a lift (probably bigger tires) that will stress a trans more. You might as well throw the $200 at a valve body until you can afford a full built tranny from someone reputable like BTS, Warren, twisted or DI.
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Old 11-25-2012, 04:41 PM
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The truck will be going in for the tranny as soon as I get it since I will be waiting on stuff to come in and dont need the truck, and it is actually one of the most reputable shops around Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions*-*Home | Sun Coast Diesel Transmissions . If you were actually making fun of him (didnt seem like it to me), then I appologize for being rude as well. However, I didnt ask for a list, I asked about the specific items listed as I am having a hard time deciding. This is not my first time doing these things. This will be my 4th diesel (2 chevys and 2 fords). This was my last one New Rig . I have also built multiple rockcrawlers over the years, but now build side x sides and atvs(thought it would be a cheaper hobby).

Anyways, after researching all day, I think I may keep the wheels that are on the truck and only need to decide on my guages. I dont know what color the dash is at night, so I will wait on the truck to decide on guages.

Here is a pic of it

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Hmmm, suncoast is kinda mixed reviews I think.
I like my autometer z series gauges. Match factory pretty well.

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