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Old 10-04-2010, 08:55 PM
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Hello , I just acquired an 2003 quad cab 2500, 5.9 strait 6, turbo diesel with 78,000 mi. Dear old Dad had put a Juice chip in computer, think that he had the big exhaust installed. This is first diesel for me so I'm listening & learning about them ! Fuel mileage around town is about 18mpg, better than i thought it would be . What modifications would anybody recommend ? Motor seems to be in great shape as Dad took care of his truck. Thanks for any & all knowledge about the diesel world !
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With diesels it is pretty straight forward to mod it. Really you just need a good tune which can really increase the power. If you want you can get a CAI as well. A good 5" exhuast would make it sound great. The thing about Diesel trucks is the more fuel sent to the motor the more power it makes. You can always upgrade the turbo as well.
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