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The other guys have you covered on the tuner, gauges, and such. You won't even feel a 14 foot trailer behind you, and you won't believe the mileage you'll get towing. I've got several thousand miles logged towing a trailer probably not much lighter than yours, about 6-7k pounds. I usually get in the 15s towing that weight with a bed full of crap and 3 not so small people. Even at 8-10k, you'll see over 13. In my F-150, I got maybe 8 towing 6k.
If you don't run the hot tunes, you're not very likely to lift the heads, so I'd just hold off on studs until you need them unless you've got the cash burning a hole in your pocket. Studs are nice insurance to have but not absolutely necessary.
2006 F-250 Powerstroke Crew Cab Lariat Long Bed 4x4 FX4
SCT Xcal2 with Xtreme tunes by Innovative
Banks Monster Exhaust/Quadzilla Commander
ARP Head Studs and Elite Sneaky Pipe (Thanks Scuffy)