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Old 08-20-2014, 08:06 AM
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Order of mods

There hasn't been an order of mods thread, and I've been asked a question. So I'll have a crack - feel free to chime in, disagree & say why.

Stage 1 - bolts ons with minimum F250 knowledge/experience:
1.1) Gauges - EGT, boost, trans temp - Scangauge or Edge can also be an option with additional sensors where required;
1.2) AIH delete;
1.3) Intake - AFe, 6637 with cover, AIS (Ford H/D);
1.4) IC boots and plenum inserts (or billet plenums);
1.5) Hutch mod (fuel pickup);
1.6) Harpoon mod if you've got the standard tank (allows easier fill to the top);
1.7) Steering stabiliser (single);
1.8) Fuel bowl military spec O-rings.

Stage 2 - requires turbo off - so a bit more involved:
2.1) IH bellowed uppie$;
2.2) Gen 2 WW (compressor wheel);
2.3) EBPV delete (mod existing or buy delete-pedestal);
2.4) Hi flow turbo outlet (easy add while turbo off & apart)
2.4) HPx (a snack with the turbo off);
2.5) OCR.

Stage 3 -
3.1) 4" exhaust, either 3.5 or 4" down pipe, (don't go muffler delete);
3.2) Trans valve body;
3.3) chip, DP F6 or Hydra;
3.4) FRx

Stage 4 -
4.1) Levelling kit - extra leaves for the front suspension;
4.2) higher rear blocks;
4.3) rims & tyres.

Stage 5 -
5.1) etc, etc, etc
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Maybe put in there chassis mounted trans oil filter , pre and post fuel filters, also HPOP lines and fittings .

Here is a link to HP lines complete with HPx line.

COMPLETE REPLACEMENT HPOP AND HPX LINE KIT
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many thanks to those that had added this list up

what about for us newby's to the f-truck thing , the bits that are mods , what if you had a link to what is done in the mod or if its a delete , what part got deleted and how ?.
Having this list of mods is awesome as it saves alot of people alot of heartache trying to get stuff sorted properly

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Tell us what you intend on using the truck for and we can guide you from there.
Example , daily driver, race truck , show truck, or tow truck?
The mods can all depend on which way you use your truck, so you don't spend money you don't need too.
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Tell us what you intend on using the truck for and we can guide you from there.
Example , daily driver, race truck , show truck, or tow truck?
The mods can all depend on which way you use your truck, so you don't spend money you don't need too.
The f truck will be used primarily for work , towing a tandem trailer , defiantly not a show pony .
Every now and then it will be towing a sxs .
I still want something that goes well with out having reliability issue's as it is my work vehicle .
Regarding the mods , i would rather over-do the mods required for a quick but reliable ride .
The money spent on mods will be a tax write off .

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I'm assuming you have an auto, soooo I'd fit a larger trans cooler like this one , Ford 6.0L Powerstroke OEM Transmission Cooler , then gauges , trans temp, egt, boost and fuel pressure and or a ScanGauge 11 that plugs into your OBD11 port.
You'll be able to get a larger cooler here in AUS some where, for half the price.

Then intake , 4'' TB exhaust with a good straight through muffler, and a good chip not a tuner like the SC 1705 .
I like the DP-Tuner (Chip) or the hydra with a couple of tow tunes and a couple of daily drive tunes and maybe hi idle .
If you have any surge problems when towing heavy a WW2 of RR billet wheel will solve this for you.

Always carry spare sensors like CPS, ICP, IPR a fuel pump and a serpentine belt, fuel filter, in the truck just in case.
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