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I have an 06 cummins auto trans that I'm saving to get built and like I said my goal is 800rwhp other than push rods valves valve springs head work and a cam what will my motor need to last. I'm gonna do some pulling but mostly a driver
06 2500 Firepunk stage 2, EFI live by silverbullet fass 150 bean sump pump s&b intake , edge cts insight w egt 305/50r17 nitto terra grapplers
Is the engine coming out? Like does it need repaired? If not, leave it in.
All you need is fuel (injectors and pumps) and air (turbos) and that's it. The engine itself doesn't "need" anything, other than head studs. Is a cam nice? I guess. Can't tell much difference with mine. Pushrods? Sure, if you're turning higher rpm. Valvesprings? Again, sure if you're turning higher rpm.
If it's in good running condition right now, I'd just do head studs, ~60-80% injectors (120-180hp), 64/71 over a 480, modded single or dual pumps, EFILive, lift pump, and a built trans. That's it. Boom there's your goal. Don't over complicate it.
And if you're turning it higher, do the pushrods and valvesprings.
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