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  1. SID297

    SID297 OWNER/ADMIN Staff Member Administrator

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    I'm not sure it's an official option at this point. The 5 Star guys are just going to try bolting one on. Give them a call though, they can probably give you an idea what it will run.

    I'm not 100%, but I think they'll have a kit to fit that.
     
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    01yellercobra AKA slo984now Established Member

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    Is the price of the blower mentioned in the video? I haven't had a chance to watch it. Something mentioned to me was depending on the price of the engine upgrade plus the price of the blower might be putting the cost close to the 6.7 option. And the warranty won't be voided.
     
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    SID297 OWNER/ADMIN Staff Member Administrator

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    The kit is so new I'm not sure pricing is set yet. However, all the holiday sales are coming up and Prochargers are usually deeply discounted.
     
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    Now we need to see the Whipple comparison!
    This is very compelling to consider on a daily driver truck with less overall cost than the diesel.
    Now if there was an air suspension option like on my ‘20 Ram.
    Grab a nice deal on a 7.3 F250 FX2 and go blower and air bags!
    -J
     
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    Still boggles my mind that every full size truck doesnt come with a rear air option, i wouldnt be surprised if some made it standard to gain an edge. I love the rear air on my GX.
     
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    thats my thought as well. Although the 7.3 still has the lead in ease of working on it once the warranty is up. Once the warranty is up put a tune on the diesel then how do they stack up? Don't get me wrong, the 7.3 is cool and a lot of potential
     
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    Something else is that the newer 6.7's are over 1000ft-lbs of torque. 600 is cool, but 1000 is...well...1000.

    Granted when I go truck shopping I'm looking for a work horse. I know some people plan on hot rodding their truck and maybe the 7.3 is the way to go for that. But my 6.7 is still bone stock because I'm happy with it. And that's saying a lot for me.
     
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    Bump?
     
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    Curious to see the D1SC. While this is great to see for the 7.3 and the cost is more appealing to the average guy wanting some fun with a bolt on blower, the 6.7 is still king of hill in terms of bang for the buck power wise.

    If you're hauling decent sized loads daily, the 6.7 is a no brainer. There are guys up north making over 550whp and close to 1900wtq deleted. What Ford is giving us these days is awesome in terms of power and the new 10spd is a dream.
     
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    There is something to be noted with this statement. The 1000ftlb number ford gives you is at the crank, the 7.3s 600ftlbs is at the rear wheels, this narrows the margin some. The early 6.7s were about 640ftlb to the wheels.
     
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    SID297 OWNER/ADMIN Staff Member Administrator

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    The 2020+ 6.7 Powerstroke is underrated. It will basically make its crank rating at the wheels.
     
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    You'd be very hard pressed to find the "introduction" 6.7s that were rated at 390/735 still, as all had a recall to get pulled in to get reflashed for 400/800. 640 is a little low, I have an '11 and mine dyno'd 335/740 stock.
     
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    I've honestly never thought to dyno mine, but you have me curious now.

    I think the operating range is something to mention as well. At least for towing applications.
     
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    Isn’t it basically neutered in 1st-2nd and maybe 3rd gears until we get some Transmission tuning?
     
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    5 Star has Tran Tuning for it via HP Tuners. It makes a huge difference. Full ECU tuning will be coming in the not to distant future.
     
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    Awesome I hadn’t heard that. Seems to be hard to find anything about tuning on the new diesels. Any 1/4 mile times on just the trans tuning alone that you have heard of?
     
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    5 Star doesn't have the greatest rep in the 6.7 world so I'm curious to see how their 2020 trans tuning is.
     
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    Nope, but we may be going to the track soon.
     

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