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What do i need?

Ok, some friends of mine keep talking trash saying their dodges will out pull my dually so sometime this summer i want to go to the local truck pulls. Aside from the mods in my sig what else will i need to out pull a stock 3/4 ton 03'?

Also what is the best was to get some distance? I am thinking start in 2nd and dont shift throughout the run?

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how much do you wanna spend?

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Not looking at spending much right now. I plan on doing hybrid injectors, twins, fuel system, ect eventually but im talking about for right now. What is needed to rum with a stock 5.9?

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post #4 of 22 Old 03-04-2009, 07:20 AM
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Get yourself a custom burned chip

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Yea, that and gauges are definately on my to buy list.

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The main thing i was wondering about was my suspension. Do yall think the track bars are going to be enough to hold everything together of will i need custom bump stops as well?

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Well i already have track bars... are there any more suspension componets that would be any help?

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yah i have trac bars they hold up nice. id get a custom chip with a sled pull option

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you need lockers..... the person with the best traction will win....
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