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post #1 of 4 Old 09-26-2010, 10:53 AM Thread Starter
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6.0 Power on a budget

Ive got an 03 6.0 with a lower end knock gonna rebuild or buy a reman engine want to soup it up some gonna do head studs and egr delete for sure ive got about 12000 to spend this tuck will be pulling a 45 foot fifth wheel the rest of its life i want lots of power to do so can anyone point me to some useful mods ie turbo, injectors, tuners, exhuast, intakes, heads, what works for yall
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turbo: garrett powermax cant go wrong with that. its on xtremediesel.com is the cheapest. injectors you can send off to industrial injection and have them make yours into 155cc or 175cc for cheap. tuner: i would go with a custom tuned sct. exhaust: 5" mbrp turbo back off ebay is the cheapest. intake is kinda up to you the stock one is good but aftermarket always looks good under the hood. also if doing injectors you need to run a regulated return and ITP i think is the best. and as far as the fuel pump i would run an airdog II they are super easy to set up. hope some of that helps. most of all tho make sure you do the studs for sure
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For $12,000 I'd put a 12V Cummins in it with a built trans, big torque converter and billet flyweel, it'll pull that 45 ft trailer all day long.

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i had a cummins and i really like my 6.0 wayyyy better, and believe it or not i was a die hard dodge/ cummins guy till i got in my first 6.0... everyone knocks the 6.0 but the cummins don't have good trans or front ends.. the duramax's i have seen (buddies of mine) are pieces of junk mabye its them idk.. plus if he keeps the engine the truck came with theirs none of having to try and mix and match the parts.

head studs and an egr delete and the green stuff you got a strong runner... my .02

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