Upgrades and Aftermarket - 99 & up 7.3L EngineUpgrading or adding OEM or aftermarket equipment to your 1999-Up Super Duty or Excursion with 7.3L Power Stroke diesel engine. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 7.3L Power Stroke engine.
Just got a new 99 7.3 with 120,000 miles on it, want some more power and better MPG, new with the diesel upgrades and already have 4 inch exost and cold air intake! thinking about a chiping or ?? not clue was looking and the edge jucied and attitude, but i have been reading about the dp tuners? what to go with trying to keep all around 1000 buck or little more, less? what do peeps recmnd, and what settings to use and add ? please help greatly apprec!!!
I just installed a DP-Tuner on my bone stock (for now at least) Van and I am floored by the difference! Raced a guy the other day with banks chip, exhaust and what ever else I don't even know.
It was a fantastic feeling.
Everyone talked me into getting a DP and now I'm passing on the secret. You'll love talking to Jody too, he's a super nice guy.
I've been cruising the 80E the most and it's wonderful but, when I set to 120Race I can't even get my Van to hook up, no joke! Go with a DP, you'll love it. And get the round gauge selector too, it's a solid unit.
2001 E-350 15 passenger 7.3. New motor: .030 over, ceramic piston tops w/teflon skirts, 16.1, hypermax rods-springs-fire rings, crower push rods, main girdle, h-11 headstuds, ported heads, srp1, 250/100's, 38r, regulated return, walbro pump, ceramic manifolds, ceramic bellowed up-pipes, DC Power 190alt, FluidDampr, BTS Transmission, Precision Torque Converter. On the way: Eaton TruTrac and CalTracs.
depends on if it is an early 99 or a 99.5..look for a build date
if it is say 3/99 or latter then it is a 99.5 but that is the chassis change for brakes etc..
motor could still be an early. if you have like 8 inches behind the turbo is is an early , if you can bearly fit your hand behind it it is a late.
as far as the basics it wont realy matter, as much
but turbo surge does. an early 99 wont surge. a 99.5 will eventualy surge,and need a wicked wheel or an ats housing .
but what your starter steps for mods are intake exhuast , chip, guages.
Thanks for info so far guys! i already have guages and nice 4in exhaust and intake! its a late 99 to! i think i might get a dp and try it out i need to get some better MPG and extra power when i need it!
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