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stocktruck what first????

looking at a SCT livewire. should I do a exhaust or head bolts BEFORE I put a tuner on my truck
I just got it a month ago 05 FX4 SC 4wd sortbox F350 22,500 miles. my truck is complete stock, Im just looking for just a little more power but better mileage when towing a 20' aluminum gooseneck horse trailer.
put about 140 mile on the other day with 5 horses and got 12MPG. not complaining just looking to see if I can get better

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I would do exhaust, head studs, and egr delete. And do gauges and tuner about same time
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do exhaust, guages, egr delete, use a high quality synthetic (mobil 1, amsoil), zoodad mod, a S&B air filter. Your still under warranty, I would not get a turner or mess with the head studs yet, until there is a noticeable problem, and if there is, get ARP headstuds and have a reputable Ford dealer install them for you under warranty.

Get rid of the crappy ford limited slip and install a detroit locker, and if you want more pulling power go to 4.30 gears and pull anything you want

'07 F-250 PSD 4x4 . S&B, 5" exhaust, zoodad, blue spring, '03 Turbo, 6.4 starter, 2.5 f/coils, adj Trac bar, 2" r/add-a-leafs, egr delete, DC Power 185, Procomp shocks, SCT SF3 tuner, F-Detroit Truetrac, R-Detroit Locker, 4:10 gears, LT315/70r17 Duratracs, Amsoil Gear lube, Amsoil ss fuel efficient ATF, Delo 400 LE 5w30 diesel, archoil 9100/ar6200, bpd ficm, arp studs, oem gaskets, HD water pump, stc, plugs, stand pipes, 6.4 banjo bolts, monitor, new oil cooler, coolant filter
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