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Im looking for help i want to try some new things to make my cummins run better and have more power or mabey look more bad ***. any help or ideas is well appiceriated.... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER

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Old 09-13-2009, 04:46 PM


Default 2001 cummins upgrades

Im looking for help i want to try some new things to make my cummins run better and have more power or mabey look more bad ***. any help or ideas is well appiceriated.
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Old 09-13-2009, 05:06 PM
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check out my sig, i have some of the basic things you need. there are a lot of options for different tuners. it all depends on how mild or crazy you want to go. my truck is pretty mildly modded but it always gets the job done, and it will still break the tires loose if i want it to. i am thinking about some injectors next. good luck

94dizzyram's Sig:2001 cummins 24 valve quad cab auto. fass fuel 150,K&N Intake and filter, 4" MBRP exaust, edge ez, GS Gauges egt,boost,tranny,b+w gooseneck,little boom in the back, TC lockout switch, desilencer ringed, bd track bar,PSC steering box and brace,mickey thompson classic locks wrapped in 315/75/16. future mods- ?
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Old 09-13-2009, 05:59 PM
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It just all depends on where you want to start. Whats on your truck already? Do you have any gauges? My suggestion is, if you do not have any gauges start there. I just went with the edge juice with attitude because you get power and gauges in a set. From my messing around if you decide to go with something like the edge or other programmer/tuner, if you have not changed the lift pump to an aftermarket one.....that might be a wiser choice of the two. Best thing to do is search around with the search a read like crazy. Good luck, sorry for the long post......

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Old 09-13-2009, 09:50 PM
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Airdog or FASS
Quadzilla Adrenaline, Edge Comp or Edge Juice with Attitude
4" or 5" Exhaust
Air Intake

That would get you started on the right path.
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Old 09-14-2009, 11:14 AM
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where are you from? Get a new lift pump before yours craps out/Gauges would be a great start. Also, you might want to start figuring out how to keep that tranny cooler and change the fluid/filter. You probably have 100k plus miles on that badboy. Time to start paying attention to the problem areas

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Old 09-16-2009, 01:30 PM
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gauges, lift pump, exhaust, air intake, tuner, injectors, manifolds and you'll be adicted.

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Old 09-24-2009, 06:00 PM
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whatever rout you go you need to make sure you first or at the same time do a good lift pump i.e. FASS or AirDog, Than keep your trany in mind VB & TC if an auto & a clutch if a stick shift, As far as a programer goes you I recomend the Edge Juice W/Attitude, It has plenty of cool safty feturs & all the gauges you could ever need. Good luck with the build, Oh & fill in your sig so we can see what you got

Mopar Man's Sig:00 2500 24V, 5-Spd, 4x4, 5.9 Fully Balanced & blueprinted, O-ringed & studded CR head W/head work, Billet Hamilton HD Big Stick Cam pushrods & Valve springs, Coated pistons & barings, all ARP studs & bolts, S&B CAI, AF1 Intake horn, Edge W/Attitude (HOT), FASS 150/150, Custom GT3788R B.B. Turbo, Equal tube length header, 5" T.B. Exhaust, 120 HP EDM'd Injectors, ValAir DD, Fluidamper, AmsOil Bypass kit.
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