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Hi everyone I have a 2000 2500 24 valve cummins 4wd with a leveling kit and want to start increasing power. It rarely if ever will be towing. I bought the truck 6 months ago with an edge ez box, full 4 inch exhaust, air intake, mishimoto trans cooler and supposedly has "+40 injectors and an upgraded torque converter and then trans was gone through with upgraded parts" per the previous owner.
I want to add power reliably but don't know where to start or what would be the best bang for my buck. Any input will be greatly appreciated. Thank you

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7 x .010's a quad and a 62 turbo will get you to 500 hp.

How much power do you want?
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7 x .010's a quad and a 62 turbo will get you to 500 hp.

How much power do you want?
Thank you for the reply. I'm not sure how much power I really want in the end...
7 x .010 are injectors? And will the turbo be a drop in replacement? Also where could I find these parts?
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I went with the Edge Drag Comp and connected the pump wire (in the instructions).
If you like messing with modules and trying different "tunes", the Quadzilla will make things happen according to many here who I appreciate their opinions.
This is the place to start and you'll find out whether your trans can handle the additional 100hp.

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62mm is kinda the sweet spot for single, anymore and compounds will be needed to still daily well. I believe they make a drop in sxe362, Power Driven diesel has them last I looked.

Drop the inspections plate for the TQ and you should be able to tell if the previous owner was pulling one on you. Billet torque converters are easy to distinguish from stock.

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I went with the Edge Drag Comp and connected the pump wire (in the instructions).
If you like messing with modules and trying different "tunes", the Quadzilla will make things happen according to many here who I appreciate their opinions.
This is the place to start and you'll find out whether your trans can handle the additional 100hp.
Thanks for the reply. I don't know if I'd want to mess with different tunes as I don't know much about fuel and timing and things like that. So I will check out the Edge Drag Comp
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62mm is kinda the sweet spot for single, anymore and compounds will be needed to still daily well. I believe they make a drop in sxe362, Power Driven diesel has them last I looked.

Drop the inspections plate for the TQ and you should be able to tell if the previous owner was pulling one on you. Billet torque converters are easy to distinguish from stock.
Could I do compounds on my truck and go from there? Or is a 62mm enough for a daily driven truck?
Don't know why I didn't think of looking under the inspection cover, thank you for the help.
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You can start with a 62 and then do compounds down the road, thats what I did. Does the trans have firm shifts? You can start off with boxed tunes with the quad and then adjust later if you wish, imo the quad is the only way to go with a vp truck and you will most likely kick yourself for going with anything else unless you get a good deal on a used edge comp, edge juice or tst box.
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Plenty of starter tunes for the Quad,

https://mopar1973man.com/forum/185-s...enaline-tunes/


Ask Dieselautopower for a combo deal.

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I just ordered an S362sxe from AGP Turbo for $1100 shipped. Iím not sure how good DAPs combo deals are but they charge $200 more for that turbo.
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You can start with a 62 and then do compounds down the road, thats what I did. Does the trans have firm shifts? You can start off with boxed tunes with the quad and then adjust later if you wish, imo the quad is the only way to go with a vp truck and you will most likely kick yourself for going with anything else unless you get a good deal on a used edge comp, edge juice or tst box.
So I could use the 62 turbo in a compound setup down the road?
The trans does have firm shifts compared to other dodges I've driven. The other auto dodges have a squishy soft shift compared to my cummins.
Ok I think the Quad it is then. Thank you for the reply.
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Plenty of starter tunes for the Quad,

https://mopar1973man.com/forum/185-s...enaline-tunes/


Ask Dieselautopower for a combo deal.
Thank you for the info
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