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Old 02-17-2013, 11:06 PM
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Upgrades for towing

Buying a 29 ft keystone Laredo for the family vacations. As we all know the 5.4 isn't a HP monster so I'm planning my upgrades. I'm doing an intake, SCT programmer and a cat back exhaust. For the intake Im going with the AIRAID system. I did my homework on tuning and 5 star seems to be the guy getting all the kudos on the 5.4. I haven't decided on an exhaust system yet. What upgrades has everyone tried? Positive and negatives?
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Old 02-24-2013, 11:09 AM
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Can't help on the performance angle, but based on experience with an '03 Expy and an '08 Nav, I suggest you put LT tires on the vehicle in place of the P-metric. Much better stability.
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Old 02-25-2013, 06:55 AM
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I took those scorpions off the truck as soon as I bought it. I put on Cooper Zeon LTZ's. I wanted a more aggressive tread on the truck over the OEM all season redials. While not an "E" rated LT tire they are a stronger tire then the OEM, they are rated at 500 lbs more per tire max payload. They an XL rating, which I believe stands for extra load.
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If I were you, I would invest in a heavy duty oil cooler. They should be fairly cheap. That won't just help you out for towing, it'll also make the vehicle last longer. And I'd Definitely recommend a hearty duty transmission cooler, it'll also make things easier on the vehicle.
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