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Old 07-18-2007, 11:42 PM   #1 (permalink)
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If I had a $1000.00?

What would be the best bang for $1000 in upgrades. I tow medium weight 7 or 8 times a year and the truck gets driven about twice a month otherwise. Thanks

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Old 07-19-2007, 12:26 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Air bags and Boost/EGT gauge(s)

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Old 07-20-2007, 09:22 AM   #4 (permalink)
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It sounds like you have enough truck to do what you need to do already. Gauges are always a safe investment. Otherwise, I'd say you're neglecting the "fun" potential of your truck. If you want one of these on your face ( ) after you spend your $1000, I'd say get a set of guages and a tuner.


You'll probabaly get the urge to drive the truck more than twice a month though.
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With $1000. you could almost buy guages a programer and exhaust.
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With your use, I would get upgrades that would improve the truck's durability.

With $1,000 I would upgrade the Allison transmission with a TransGo shift kit, flush it and fill it with TranSynd synthetic fluid.

I would also get a secondary fuel filter and if there is anything left over, I would get gages (EGT, Boost & Engine Oil Temp).
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I'd say get a set of guages and a tuner. You'll probabaly get the urge to drive the truck more than twice a month though.
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Old 07-25-2007, 10:24 PM   #8 (permalink)
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What brand of Air bags is recommended? Are they all the same?
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What brand of Air bags is recommended? Are they all the same?
I don't need them yet at this time.

But when I do, AirLift and Firestone are the ones I read about the most around here. They seem to work very well in these trucks.
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Exhaust gauges and programmer i no of a buddy thats selling a triple dog for 300 dollars if interrested

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