Hey guys whats up my name is israel and im the proud owner of a 02 excursion limited with a 7.3 of course. im looking foward to everyones advise, that being said im a huge drag racing fan and am looking foward to build up some real boost and make some fast cars look twice when im passing them at the track. ive got big plans for my truck but with all things youve got to start slow.
heres my plans for it and im looking for your advise, opinions and expertise on the modifications im looking to do.
the simple stuff: im looking to do an exhaust system more the likely a custom one (depending on famerboys pricing) since that'll be the most cost effective thing(my brother works at a muffler shop.but im planning on a 4inch downpipe from mbrp cheapest ive found it for was 102 shipped and the rest custom.
next thing would be an intake im looking for an afe stg 2 with pg7 fltr best ive found was 357 shipped.
Ive got a xcal3 so thats covered.
Turbo and parts:
From there is where my questions start. Whats is the best compressor housing? and since im all about the best pricing where can i find it cheapest? i really like the ats piece withe the 4in hose.
Now what about a turbine housing?worth my money? price? best one? havent really looked into them to be honest.
Next would be a compressor wheel, again best one sound also considered lol? price?
Ok so what are your opinions on this but what im thinking is that its cheaper to buy all of this than buying a new turbo is it? is it better? will i get the same results?
Wastegates which ones are best ? adjustable? pricing?
i really love spearco products and it looks like thats what im leaning towards any other sugestions? best prices?
Electric Fans vs. flex lite alum. fans:
i know the price is a huge diff but what about hp #'s? Is it really worth my money and time?
Again havnt really looked into them but seem to be pretty popular? is it worth my money?
are there any better flowing ones out there? worth it?
Water meth injection:
is it worth it? best priced kits?
Now know ill need to at some tap into the fuel system(injectors, pumps and cleaning sytems) but at what point?what should i go with?Pricing?(i think im a bit aways with these mods but could be wrong lol)
I also know the trans will need to get upgraded but i think itll hold up itll have until it blows up lol. but what do u guys recommend and pricing for said parts.
also going this fast needs to stop as good what rotors and pads should i go with i know cyro'd but what brand? slotted?drilled?pricing? or will this be enough?
oh yeah and i know head studs and goskets are a must let me know some pricing and opinions on what to go with.
Sorry for the huge post but i hope it'll be a good read for people with similar questions, and make for a great discussion with all of the 7.3 guru's and racing enthusiast and mechanics looking foward to all of your responses.
one last thing... Im from texas cant you tell Lol we do it big or go home!