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Old 10-09-2013, 07:36 PM
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What to get for more horse power

So far all I have is a edge juice with attitude stacked with a evo, intake, and exhaust. I want to be around 600 hp can somebody please help me and tell what I need to do and get and in what order I should get those items in.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:02 PM
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If you're shooting for 600, you're going to have to drop a lot of coin. Injectors, fuel system, HPOP, built transmission, T4 turbo, etc. Honestly, it's almost not feasible to make a 7.3 have 600hp for the money you're going to put in. Not trying to discourage you, just making it known.
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:11 PM
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What's the most I could get out of it fir the best money value.
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First off, ditch the edge. It's terrible for your trans. Get a TS style 6-position chip, I'd suggest PHP or Gearheads, ~$300-400. Then get a nice set of gauges, either Isspro or Autometer. I run Autometers and love mine. For injectors, there are several good brands to choose from, Swamps, PIS, Full Force, etc. Probably a 238/100, or something of that nature, about $2000. Then slap a G38R turbo for around $1400, and you're pushing about 425hp. But at that point, you're going to probably be looking into a built trans, BTS or otherwise, which will run you about $5000. Big HP is an expensive game with a 7.3.

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Old 10-09-2013, 08:25 PM
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So is it even worth it in the long run?
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Old 10-09-2013, 08:27 PM
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Best thang I dun fer muh truck was lernin ta read good

7.3L Power Stroke Power Recipes - Ford Diesel Trucks - Diesel Power Magazine

This is a pretty good starting point for matching budgets and builds. Looks like it stops at $10,000 and 500 horsepower for our trucks, good luck! There used to be a picture of an exploded 7.3 on here somewhere, I think he was at around 600 ponies...
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That's for you to decide. Personally, I'll run a small set of injectors, like a 175/30 and a G38R, and be happy at ~400hp. If you want to make big power like 600, a 6.7 would be the easiest platform. If you want this truck to last forever, put a custom tune and gauges and drive it for the next 10 years.
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Ya I guess I didn't realize how much 600 horsepower really is. I think 400 to 450 sounds more realistic with my budget.
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That's for you to decide. Personally, I'll run a small set of injectors, like a 175/30 and a G38R, and be happy at ~400hp. If you want to make big power like 600, a 6.7 would be the easiest platform. If you want this truck to last forever, put a custom tune and gauges and drive it for the next 10 years.
I feel like a 6.4 would be easier to make 600 with than a 6.7. Pretty much tunes and exhaust and you are pretty much there.

Anyways that is more than likely the set up I am going to be running. Stage 1s with a 38r should make me happy for the time being, and eventually I will build a motor for it.
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First what do you have..?
Miles on the motor and trans?
Budget
Any mods now?

Then we can really help.
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