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Question on performance for 99 E-350

Hello, was wondering if anybody could tell me how to get more power from my van (99 Ford E350 Superduty cut-away Van)? I use it for pulling a camper (only in the summer) and I find it underpowered, with high winds, passing vechicles and hills. I have put on some parts to help (exhaust, chip, propane, water/meth, fuel regulator kit). All the stuff works great but seems still underpowered compared to my friend's 99 ford diesel truck. I would love to find a company that sells an intercooler kit.
Plus I was also wondering about the turbo and the injectors (heard that they could be upgraded) if anyone has heard or knows something about this and could pass on some advice that would be great> Thank you for your time.
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You're running drugs and you're still underpowered?


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i hope you have a set of gauges as well... what kind of chip do you have? you could try going to a custom tuned chip for your application... and modding up an IC would be a good idea
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First time replying

Hope this is in the right place to reply.

I have autometer EGT plus boost gauge which are needle type. Also have digital which reads boost and EGT, two separate probes booth installed 6 inches after turbo. What worries me is the temp the van runs when pulling, I was told not over 900, seems to run 1200 to 1300. The van weighs 10k and the camper weighs 10k when loaded. I have a edge programmer which I leave in tow mode.
The custom stuff not too sure about, could you tell me what a Ic is? Thank you for getting back to me...
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sorry Intercooler... 1200 is ok but you dont want to go over 1300 for a long period of time... your playing with fire using water meth and propane... i would ditch those and get yourself a bigger turbo, injectors, big oil, and a custom tuned chip...where did you put the EGT prop?
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Raul,
Just A few more questions..........
- What is your suggestion for a bigger turbo?
- What is "big oil"?
- what kind of injectors?
- both the EGT probes are installed 6 inches after the turbo on the down pipe.
- where can I get the custom program?

Thanks again!
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hey bud first thing is you need to put the EGT probe on your driverside manifold... with it being on your DP your not getting accurate EGT readings... your prob getting up to 300 degrees hotter than what its marking... i can get you the chip.. as far as all the other stuff ill have to call on monday and see who makes some good stuff for your specific setup...
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Thanks Raul, would it be ok if I contacted you by phone on monday? I would like to talk to you and ask a few more questions. Thanks for your time.
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Thanks Raul, would it be ok if I contacted you by phone on monday? I would like to talk to you and ask a few more questions. Thanks for your time.
yah not a problem... go ahead and call me up then (818) 741-6363
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