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Old 11-29-2012, 10:53 PM   #1
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Default Need more power** too slow**

I have a 2003 ford f150 5.4 with a 2 inch level and 35s with 3.55s and its pretty darn slow, I'm 17 and can't fork up 1200 for new gears at the moment, I am working on getting a custom tune from mike at mpt soon, I have done the gotts with silencer delete mod, and have a drop in k&n filter, I have true dual rear cats deleted with dual flowmaster 40s, I am thinking about electric fans and underdrive pulleys, I would want feed back from thos who have them, any other mods would be great to know,
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I have same tires, gears, and engine and I just bought an SCT SF3 and gained more power and mpgs too. You cant get a custom tune without a tuner though...

The gears are gonna be the only real difference maker though bud.
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Yeah I'm getting the sct from mike at mot soon, thanks for your help
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I have a 2003 ford f150 5.4 with a 2 inch level and 35s with 3.55s and its pretty darn slow, I'm 17 and can't fork up 1200 for new gears at the moment, I am working on getting a custom tune from mike at mpt soon, I have done the gotts with silencer delete mod, and have a drop in k&n filter, I have true dual rear cats deleted with dual flowmaster 40s, I am thinking about electric fans and underdrive pulleys, I would want feed back from thos who have them, any other mods would be great to know,
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So buy the gears/install kits and learn to set them yourself. You can learn lots with google
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There's no such thing as a cheap power adder. Specially with that tire/ gear combo. How fast do you really need to go?
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Not super fast, just a little more umph
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Since you don't want to do gears (which is the only correct way to do what you desire), I'd suggest 33's.
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The SCT is the best bang for your buck. It will help to counter your tires and you should have a little more HP than you did with the stock tires. Keep in mind, however, 35's put stress on the tranny with 3.55 gears. I wouldn't be hammering on your truck without throwing some 4.10's in there.

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Since you don't want to do gears (which is the only correct way to do what you desire), I'd suggest 33's.
Even 33's rob power. That's what I have for winter tires and it's not much different than my 35's.
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