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post #1 of 11 Old 12-20-2012, 07:16 AM Thread Starter
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Next upgrade opinions/ideas

I have 01 7.3 and was wondering what mod I should go with next? Just have intake, 4" turbo back straight pipe and a Superchips Cortex? Been running it on the mileage tune since I am planning on gauges but don't have them yet.
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post #2 of 11 Old 12-20-2012, 09:21 AM
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What kind of intake? if its a 6637 i would recomend a splash pan. keeps road grime from splashing up to your filter and helps sheild some of the engine heat. Also try a zoodad mod

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id get pillar gauges for sure!

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Gauges and custom tunes should be your next investment.

I can get you setup with both of those if you would like.

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Gauges are a given, just a k and n intake.
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Do I have to have the SCT handheld to get custom tunes?
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I recommend getting rid of the K&N for a 6637 filter

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What's the advantage to it compared to the kandn besides everyone has it on the forum?
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The K&N doesnt filter as well and can dust your turbo.

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I can see that. The 6637 looks like the filters used on the tractors ! Lol
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