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Towing/power question

2544 Views 11 Replies 7 Participants Last post by  SteveBaz
Hello Everyone - I was wondering if some of you could give me your best advise. We have a '96 Powerstroke that we are using to pull a 44' enclosed car trailer with two cars. Going up hills the truck seems to really labor ... EGT's are around 1000-1100. I know that with this setup I am not going to be flying up and down the hills however it seems like I should be able to go along pretty good.

The turbo was just rebuilt - I am getting about 10psi of boost. We are also running an EDGE clip ...

Is there anything I can/should do to help her out? The engine really seems to run well - No smoke or anything. Any suggestions or is this just the way of these trucks?
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Unplugging it just keeps it from activating like it does normally when conditions are right in the cold weather. The purpose of removing it is to completely remove the obstructions from the airstream, thus allowing the air to flow better with less turbulence. I expect the gain from removing it to be minimal though, so I've never bothered with looking into it on my truck.
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