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Hey y'all so I have done some research and have taken my time before putting performance mods on but now I am ready to do it. I still would like some advice in what to do. I know I need a SCT, air intake, exhaust,and gauges but what else should I put on for both more MPG and more performance maybe injectors? head studs? any input is much appreciated and also I have 2500 to spend again thank you just trying to get the final touches and its a 6.0 06
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I would do the studs and egr delete. Then gauges, exhaust, sct.

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Well I hate to burst your bubble but $2500 isn't squat when it comes to modding a 6.0. Are you planning to do the work yourself or pay a shop to do it? If you can't do your own work $2500 really won't go far. For instance it will cost more than that to have head gaskets replace and get it studded. Injectors cost $2000-$3500 just to purchase.

I'd start off easy and get an Edge Insight with EGT probe so you can monitor what goes on with your engine/trans. Do a 4" turbo back exhaust, EGR delete, coolant filter, then SCT with tunes. You really don't need an intake. The oem will support 500hp.

Be prepared if you blow a head gasket. It will cost you $3k-$4k to fix it with studs.
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SCT with tunes for stock studs, exhaust system, guages and when your able head studs

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Send the 2500 to zip code 33701, I'll pay the shipping......Just Kidin'


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Thank y'all very much that is what I was afraid of... I knew 6.0 took a lot on money to mod. I am handy but do not trust myself doing the work...with install how much are studs? thanks again
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A head stud job price really depends on where you are. I know Beans Diesel in Mid TN gets $3,500 for studs and egr delete. I agree with the others on the intake. Save that money and spend it on the Edge Insight and EGT probe. Get the SCT with custom tunes and don't "hot rod" it and you may be safe for a while on the HG and Studs. I would not do the EGR Delete until it is torn down for the studs either. Oh and get the 4" turbo back exhaust and make sure you get the 4" down pipe with it as well. Welcome to the Addiction!!

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Just a FYI but Cales tunes from BTS are safe for stock motors..as its said its in the tunes..
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Just a FYI but Cales tunes from BTS are safe for stock motors..as its said its in the tunes..
Nothing is safe for these motors, mine blew the HG's stock.

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Nothing is safe for these motors, mine blew the HG's stock.
some motors can run hot tunes with out studs and be fine and others can blow on the stock tunes. its all the luck of the draw

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