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Old 02-22-2013, 11:17 PM   #1 (permalink)
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What should be my next mod?

Now that i sold my 05, i want to do some more mods to the lbz but im not sure where to go. I currently have a banks ram air, ppe standard set on 2, 4" exhaust w/ straight pipe, egr delete, lml exhaust manifold, resonator deleted.

Some parts i have but not yet installed are transgo jr., pump rub kit, deep pan, ppe fprv shim kit, and tie rod sleeves.


I use this truck as a daily driver, so mpg is important, and a occasional tow rig for a small holiday trailer and sled deck in the back. I am also interested in throwing it on the dyno this summer.

Im thinking i should put a downpipe on it, traction bars, and? Not sure if a lift pump is even necessary with where im at, looking for some ideas. Thanks.
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Old 02-23-2013, 02:21 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I would do the downpipe, After doing mine i wish i would have done it sooner.
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Lift pump, EFI live, shim/block the rail, built trans would be a good start.
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For around 450rwhp? I was hoping the ppe standard and transgo jr would be enough to get me there. I daily drive on level 2 so 3 and 4 would only be a dyno thing, not all the time.
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Now that i sold my 05, i want to do some more mods to the lbz but im not sure where to go. I currently have a banks ram air, ppe standard set on 2, 4" exhaust w/ straight pipe, egr delete, lml exhaust manifold, resonator deleted.

Some parts i have but not yet installed are transgo jr., pump rub kit, deep pan, ppe fprv shim kit, and tie rod sleeves.


I use this truck as a daily driver, so mpg is important, and a occasional tow rig for a small holiday trailer and sled deck in the back. I am also interested in throwing it on the dyno this summer.

Im thinking i should put a downpipe on it, traction bars, and? Not sure if a lift pump is even necessary with where im at, looking for some ideas. Thanks.
Sell the banks go back to stock intake, install your parts, sell the sleeves, buy kryptonite tie rods and centerlink, downpipe makes it sound sooo much better, lift pump for sure(I recommend Kennedy), hows your front suspension/ hubs? shocks, steering braces, traction bars...
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Who stops at 450rwhp?
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Old 02-27-2013, 07:06 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Who stops at 450rwhp?

This guy right here , but I'm a rare breed. My highest tune was a 70HP Street tune but I run a Tow Tune now because its now my daily work rig so I dont have plans to up the power any from what I've got.

But to the OP , honestly unless you've got some real good will power you're better off beefing up the trans if your going up in power. But I'm not one to talk , my TransGo Jr is sitting in my toolbox since xmas...
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Who stops at 450rwhp?
I will once I add 450hp Ill stop maybe.
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I would love to go nuts with this truck but until i get something else to drive to work everyday, this will have to be my one and only mode of transportation. Im currently looking at either a raptor or fass platinum lift pump, cant really decide which would be better.

Ill work on getting my parts installed and keep an eye out for a good deal or ideas for traction bars.
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