RE­DEMP­TION

Diesel World - - Redemption -

King coilovers was bolted into the new lo­ca­tion. Out back, a set of low­ered At­las springs and True Bliss trac­tion bars re­placed the stock units and a pair of King reservoir shocks were in­stalled. This setup brought the front down al­most three inches and the rear is a full four and a half inches closer to the pave­ment.

Push­ing the Power Stroke

Once the sus­pen­sion was tested and ge­om­e­try val­i­dated, it all came back apart to go to pow­der­coat. In the mean­time, Ad­jar­ian needed a lit­tle more power out of the 6.7L Power Stroke. Luck­ily, this wasn’t his first Power Stroke project and he knew ex­actly what to do. The first call was to Mid­west Diesel to or­der a 66mm turbo kit with stain­less steel in­take piping. With that on its way, a No Limit Fab­ri­ca­tion in­take was or­dered and in­stalled onto the 6.7L along with a Snow Per­for­mance wa­ter/methanol kit. Get­ting that hot turbo ex­haust out of the en­gine quickly was im­por­tant and Ad­jar­ian found the short­est path: through the hood. So a hole was cut and piping was run. Fi­nally, a Spar­tan tuner al­lowed Ad­jar­ian to pull the full po­ten­tial out of the tur­bod­iesel. With all that power avail­able with the tap of the throt­tle, he knew he needed bet­ter clamp­ing force and up­graded the stock Ford brakes to Wil­wood big brakes.

Old With the New

With the sus­pen­sion and per­for­mance taken care of, Ad­jar­ian turned his at­ten­tion to­wards the body. This is where he used a

WITH ALL THAT POWER AVAIL­ABLE WITH THE TAP OF THE THROT­TLE, HE KNEW HE NEEDED BET­TER CLAMP­ING FORCE AND UP­GRADED THE STOCK FORD BRAKES TO WIL­WOOD BIG BRAKES.

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