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Hi all. We picked up a 5th wheel toy hauler (GVWR 12.5k) and we love it. The problem is my truck struggles (or seems to) on hills. Granted, once I learned how to tow with a diesel keeping my boost up, it did alot better. My current mods are below, and all I'm really looking to do is not be a dog on longer hills. It does ok on the highway but would like a little more power.

I was thinking to actually install (yea I know) the 4" exhaust in my garage and add a set of RV 275s and I should be ok... will I? I know a fueling box would be great but I can't afford a new turbo right now so I'm looking for the best bang for the buck. ANY suggestions you guys could offer would be very much appreciated.

Thanks much, Mike.
 

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For towing I would say that the Edge W/ Attitude is going to be your best bet... great addition and comes with all the guages that you will need! just my .02
 

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thanks, I already have the VA timing box (65HP) - is the Edge with attitude just timing with the guage pod?
 

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Edge is Fuel and timing
 

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Check my sig I pull my 7000lb trailer up 7% grade 6th gear 60mph edge comp set on 3.3 run at 1200 degree on pyro 30lb boost.:thumbsup
 

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Good to know.. is 1200* the limit for our turbos?
 

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1200 is the exaust temp you dont wanna go over 1250 too hott 30lb boost is the turbo pressure
 

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you can go well over 1200 deg., but just don't keep it there for more then a few seconds :thumbsup
 

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i tow heavy dump trailers all the time i do just fine with the adrenaline on 3. i am installing new 50hp sticks i will see how that does
 

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Buy the adrenaline and you can set it where it dont go over 1250 degrees
 

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Thanks guys. dmbowhunter, how heavy are your loads and what are your etgs?? How's the acceleration? Are you running the stock turbo?

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depends. around 10-12,000 lbs on level 3 stock turbo 1150 ish acceleration is alot better then stock. i am hoping to get a bigger turbo and crank the box up a little more. gets up and goes unloaded.
 

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Man, kinda makes me wonder if I have a problem with my truck. I runs good and I get about 21 on the highway.. don't know. Maybe just needs more power.
 
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