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Old 03-16-2005, 11:09 PM
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chip or propane

I am planning on spending some money on my truck soon and I am looking at a chip (tuner) or propane injection in your opinion what would you choose if money wasn't an option and how safe is propane to run.
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Old 03-16-2005, 11:12 PM
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If money isn't an option then I'd get both. But if I had to choose I'd go with the chip. Without one I don't know the actual improvement of propane alone. Quadzilla is probably the resident expert here on propane injection.
What have you done to your truck already? I'm guessing you have already gotten gauges, intake, and exhaust, right?
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Choosing between a chip and propane? I could give a better answer if I knew a little more about your truck. For example, is it an automatic, or a stick? Are you happy with how it runs now, but merely want more power, or are them some characteristics you'd like to change? For example, shift points on an automatic.
If you're happy with everything else, but merely want more power, then propane can/will give you more power than a chip. As was asked earlier, do you already have the ground work done, by getting a downpipe and exhaust, gauges, and intake?
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MJWHIP,

Way off the topic here, but I like the rear bumper on your truck, who makes that?
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I'd go with a tuner first. I would also choose a tuner that allows you to have modified tunes downloaded from the internet for when you decide to go with propane. This sure beats having to send your tuner in!

The Predator is the only one that I know of that performs these functions.
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MJWHIP,

Way off the topic here, but I like the rear bumper on your truck, who makes that?
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It's just a Luverne 8" drop. Glad you like
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I'd go with a tuner first. I would also choose a tuner that allows you to have modified tunes downloaded from the internet for when you decide to go with propane. This sure beats having to send your tuner in!

The Predator is the only one that I know of that performs these functions.
For the sake of convenience, a tuner might be the way to go. But, for maximum performance, you can't beat a custom programmed flip chip.
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well I have a 2000 f-350 six speed, gauges, k&n intake and the whicked wheel. I will be going with a 5 inch exhaust and a four inch down pipe. Looking at the computer controlled propane injection from msd. Planning on roasting the wheels off mustangs, firebirds, prep, jock, ferternity cars ect. you know the boys with there cute cars that think they are so hot **** ha thay got nothing on a truck and i want to prove it.
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Uhhmmm Racer dont want to burst your bubble but yourstill gonna be slower off the line than a gasser. Most propane systems work off of boost and untill you get the turbo spun up to the trigger point your just another PSD.
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