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Old 10-05-2010, 03:48 PM
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7.3 or 6.0

what motor is easier to get more power out of?
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:50 PM
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Depends on how much power you are shooting for. After about 550rwhp the costs start to even out a bit.

6.0 is cheapest up to 550.

420-450 can be had with a 6.0 for under a grand
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:51 PM
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Depends on how much power you are shooting for. After about 550rwhp the costs start to even out a bit.

6.0 is cheapest up to 550.

420-450 can be had with a 6.0 for under a grand
550 can be had for less than 5 with a 6.0.

Will cost you 8-10 with a 7.3
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i know i will get JUMPED for this one but here goes.....

6.0 is easier to get power out of, but before you can do it, youll need studs, gaskets, and possibly the egr delete.

i went with a 7.3 for the simple fact of i didnt want to have to spend money and have it fixed right just to be able to mod it.
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but if youve got the money.....go for it!
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i know i will get JUMPED for this one but here goes.....

6.0 is easier to get power out of, but before you can do it, youll need studs, gaskets, and possibly the egr delete.

i went with a 7.3 for the simple fact of i didnt want to have to spend money and have it fixed right just to be able to mod it.
You have to do all of that and more to get 450 to 500 out of a 7.3 Well except the egr delete of course.

You do know that dont you
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:56 PM
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You have to do all of that and more to get 450 to 500 out of a 7.3 Well except the egr delete of course.

You do know that dont you
yes i know

my overall outlook was having to do those just so the simple intake, chip, and exhaust mods wouldnt kill my truck. for me to make 450+ id have to do more than just studs and gaskets lol pmr's
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Old 10-05-2010, 03:57 PM
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if i had to do it all over again, i think i'd end up with the 6er in the driveway
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i know i will get JUMPED for this one but here goes.....

6.0 is easier to get power out of, but before you can do it, youll need studs, gaskets, and possibly the egr delete.

i went with a 7.3 for the simple fact of i didnt want to have to spend money and have it fixed right just to be able to mod it.
dasaliac i will back you up because I was gonna say my 7.3L can get and go but I also know i can drive anywhere and it will be fine. Not dissing 6.0L i luv them too but when i was buying i looked at reliability
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my goal would be around 500hp but i also want the reliabilty of the 7.3 just cant really decide on that or a 6.0
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