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Longevity of the truck please help

whats going on everyone im VERY new to this whole diesel game.. my buddy has a cummins and i like it alot so i started looking into diesels. i had a 02 f150 gas an personally hated how much it sucked up gas it was HORRIBLE.. so finally year and a half later i found a great condition 99 f250 7.3 and i jumped on it..

it has 175k miles and it came with a diablo sport tuner which wasnt installed and i have sitting here ( for sale) a K&N intake , MBRP 4 inch exhaust . i installed since i bought it muffler delete, boost ,egt ,tranny temp and 6 position chip and i love how it sounds and drive but im looking down the road i want this baby to last me.. so what are some things i should DEFF DO to keep her running strong and hard.. i want to do a billet wicked wheel heard it was a must do upgrade for more power and less turbo harm.. anyone confirm?

thanx for all the help in advance
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Ditch the K&N filter for an AFE or Airaid. Other than that, keep up on your maintenance.

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the new billet wheels actually improve performance, unlike the gen 1 wicked wheels that just stopped surge.

im happy with my riffraff billet wheel, but ive heard good things about bd's and dieselsites billet wheels.

some people claim better mpgs with the billet wheels but i havent noticed any.

like hucorey said, keep up on maintenance!

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looks good. hows the frame?

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