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post #1 of 21 (permalink) Old 08-02-2007, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
 
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If i had the intake mod, 4in exhaust, dp tuner, and gauges. What would be next on the list of mods that i could do myself to improve the performance of my truck?:shrug:
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I would beef up your tranny some

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I have a 6speed. although, a new clutch wouldnt be a bad idea
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oh well then I would go big oil, and stage 2's.
thats what i would like to do to my truck next anyways.

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i want to do stuff that doesnt require taking engine out or apart. i have a motorcycle racing habit also, so my money is spread thin.
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well the engine doesn't have to come out to do those mods but they are spendy. so you ride bikes what do you have?

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Yeah, im pretty new at the diesel thing. your right they are expensive. My wife and i have buells.
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That's about the extent of the "cheap" mods.

The stock clutch is going to slip on any chip settings higher than 80 on the F5 (ask me how I know), so more mods without a way to put the additional power to the ground are useless anyway. A higher HP rated clutch is THE next step.

You can also do the BS mods like CCV reroute, zoodad, AIH delete, etc but they're not going to give you any discernable HP increase. You can maybe fool with stuff like the 6.0 intercooler, wicked wheel, EBPV gut, etc...but like I said, the F5 gives more power than the truck can hold so its irrelevant.

After that is injectors and big oil, then a new turbo to keep up, then new injectors to keep up with the new turbo, wash, rinse, repeat.

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What can be done to beef up an auto trans, other than a full rebuild?
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What can be done to beef up an auto trans, other than a full rebuild?
You first want to replace the valve body or improve it with a shift kit and next you would want to upgrade your torque converter.
BTS does custom valve body's for your truck, and they make amazing torque converters, plus I believe that when you buy a T/C the price will go towards your full build if you eventually need one, so that is a huge help.
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