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Old 09-07-2011, 07:35 PM
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What is the best chip/tuner for the 2003 6.0 F-250 powerstroke. and what is the safest steps to doing this example exhaust, then air intake then egr cooler then header studs what is the best way to go bout doing this stuff by keeping my truck safe. and what are the best products for my truck
 
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:46 PM
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Edge, or QuDZilla are pretty good, ATS and Bd are good products to use for head studs and coolers. Im not a big fan of the ole 6.0L hopefully you got a good one.
 
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:59 PM
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yeah im thinking mines pretty good i got a few buddies with newer model 6.0's and theirs are falling a part mine is holding pretty strong im still shaky on the chip but deffinatly air intake and im getting the mufflers and cats cut off in a few days but im still researching time and money is all. haha
 
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:51 PM
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You dont need a chip if your willing to put money into the head( studs and injectors) and upgrading your fuel pump chips are a way to cheat your way out of doin it the Right way. But there good for the guy who isnt gonna run on max setting 100% of the time on a stock engine. My grandfather got a 6.0L and its got 180K and Im startin to smell diesel in the oil. If he gets the money were gonna do a cummins conversion.
 
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Old 09-08-2011, 06:50 AM
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Ive heard that said before which really turned me away from the chip when i had the money last month i think im going to just go with the head and air intake and injectors and other things im all about getting it done the right way. that is my dream a ford 250 with a cummins
 
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:33 AM
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Originally Posted by RanchhandTCR View Post
Edge, or QuDZilla are pretty good, ATS and Bd are good products to use for head studs and coolers. Im not a big fan of the ole 6.0L hopefully you got a good one.


I would not touch any of those products for a 6.0... Edge is known for killing 5R100 trans.


Tuner...

SCT

Studs...

ARP or H11

Contact one of our sponsers for a EGR delete.

Factory intake is good for more then 500hp without issue.

4" turbo back exhaust is a nice upgrade.
 
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Old 09-08-2011, 07:38 AM
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Originally Posted by RanchhandTCR View Post
You dont need a chip if your willing to put money into the head( studs and injectors) and upgrading your fuel pump chips are a way to cheat your way out of doin it the Right way. But there good for the guy who isnt gonna run on max setting 100% of the time on a stock engine. My grandfather got a 6.0L and its got 180K and Im startin to smell diesel in the oil. If he gets the money were gonna do a cummins conversion.
I have no idea what your saying here... What upgrade to the fuel pump will gain any HP? What is wrong with the factory fuel pump on a 6.0 that needs upgraded? What way is "cheating" your way?

There is NO reason to throw injectors at a 6.0 for a guy wanting 350-450hp out of a 6.0. You just need to run a flash tuner like an SCT.

Now yes, the weak link on a 6.0 is the head gasket situation, but a good set of head studs will take care of that...
 
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Old 09-08-2011, 10:07 AM
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I have heard good things about sct I appreciate the feedback I'm looking at different options so that tuner would be good with my tranny
 
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You got love it when NON-owners give you advice on what to run in your truck.
 
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Haha yeah and I wad thinkin just a straight pipe for exhaust like no cats no muffler then whatever else what do you think
 

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