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The wife gave me the go ahead so my plans are to install RV275s, an Edge Comp, and a stealth plate.  Is there anything special that I am going to have to buy to install these (ie washers, mounting hardware?)  I am hoping to improve MPGs a little and make the truck more efficient.

 

Thanks for the help

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Like mike says, the cross over orings. You are going to like what you are doing. The RV's themselves are a nice addition and I did see some mpg increase with them. I just put a comp on mine but my clutch would not hold it and will have to be replaced. That could be a concern. I have seen a fuel mileage increase since my install of the comp even with it off. 

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You're going to love your truck with those additions! I would consider doing them in stages. Install the injectors, drive around for a couple hundred miles and make sure everything is good. See how you like them and how your truck reacts. Then install the comp and stealth plate and compare. My 2 cents  

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You're going to love your truck with those additions! I would consider doing them in stages. Install the injectors, drive around for a couple hundred miles and make sure everything is good. See how you like them and how your truck reacts. Then install the comp and stealth plate and compare. My 2 cents  

Great advice, that was my plan.

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Injectors should come with new copper shims and o-rings for the injector. You might want to order a set of cross over o-rings just to cover your rear for leaks.

Great, it was advice like this I was looking for.  I'll get those on order as well.

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Like mike says, the cross over orings. You are going to like what you are doing. The RV's themselves are a nice addition and I did see some mpg increase with them. I just put a comp on mine but my clutch would not hold it and will have to be replaced. That could be a concern. I have seen a fuel mileage increase since my install of the comp even with it off. 

I really hope this doesn't drive me to have to replace my clutch. :sick:

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The edge can kill your clutch unless you are careful.  I had a Juice w Attitude on my 5sp, and it lived about 10,000 mi running the juice on 3.  I smoked it and went southbend Con-OFE with new hydraulics and it never slipped again. 

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I really hope this doesn't drive me to have to replace my clutch. :sick:

me too!!!

 

The edge can kill your clutch unless you are careful.  I had a Juice w Attitude on my 5sp, and it lived about 10,000 mi running the juice on 3.  I smoked it and went southbend Con-OFE with new hydraulics and it never slipped again. 

That is in my future, but I dont see the CON OFE any more. It appears is a 1947 OFE, same facings different name. I need the OFEK that comes with the flywheel. Still have the stocker on.

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your right foot will decide weather you have to replace the clutch i would think. everyone told me i have to rebuild my auto with a programmer, and 60K later it's doing fine,

 

This is true.  I drive stuff pretty hard.  Usually the edge of smoke.

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your right foot will decide weather you have to replace the clutch i would think. everyone told me i have to rebuild my auto with a programmer, and 60K later it's doing fine,

i wont argue with what your are saying, but I can slip my clutch with the comp off. Once the turbo spools it slips. 5th and 6th anyway. if I roll into it I can make it hold. New clutch coming soon and I will be able to enjoy the power.

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The edge can kill your clutch unless you are careful.  I had a Juice w Attitude on my 5sp, and it lived about 10,000 mi running the juice on 3.  I smoked it and went southbend Con-OFE with new hydraulics and it never slipped again. 

 

Broke the hub.

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Same thing Southbend Con OFE and never looked back. Holding good enough to break the tires loose in 4th gear.

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You might want to order a set of cross over o-rings just to cover your rear for leaks.

I've looked around online and there are many people saying that these o rings are just common o rings bought at a local hardware store.  Is that accurate?

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