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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-12-2018, 03:16 AM Thread Starter
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97 7.3 build need help!

Any recommendations or input is greatly appreciated. I have a 1997 7.3 powerstroke that I got about a month ago it is my first diesel and is 4x4. Also a automatic. So far I have bought a 4 inch turbo back exhaust and ts6 chip. But I want to build the motor up and make all those Cummins and dirty max boys ashamed of their rig. I have money to blow and want top notch stuff. What do y'all think I should buy for it? I'll ditch the ts as well if needed.
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-12-2018, 11:37 AM
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Re: 97 7.3 build need help!

How much cash do you have. A tranny is $6500 alone.

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Re: 97 7.3 build need help!

The TS chip will work with Asome of the better tuners out there i.e. Gearhead Jellibuilt or SKD as you do your build. I've found the best trans for the money is either BTS or Dorsey diesel ( sold through Irate diesel performance). As a bit of advice go to Irates web page it will give you a lot of info on building your obs. Matt has one of the stoutest 7.3s out there.

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Re: 97 7.3 build need help!

Ditch the ts for a hydra.

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