tuners in winter - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:11 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jamstoyz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: michigan
Posts: 4,241
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
tuners in winter

do any of you take your tuners out in the cold winter months? i heard it was not good for the turbos. anyway, i took mine out and returned to stock and now it runs worse. takes longer to heat up, doesnt want to shift gears, and sputters and blows blue smoke. whats your thoughts on this?

05 Single Cab Short Bed
*03 Turbo*Stroked Injectors*AFE Stage 2*Small mouth Intake*SCT With Eric's Extreme Race*4.30 Gear*Best ET 13.5@99MPH*
jamstoyz is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:16 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
cliford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: IN
Posts: 1,856
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i feel like mine starts better on my 140hp tune then it does on my 80hp. im curious as to other opinions on this.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
soon to go?:
2000 f-250


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
soon to come?:
6.4 and spartan
cliford is offline  
post #3 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:26 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
elm302's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: monett Missouri
Posts: 1,915
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
When I put mine back to stock it does the same thing jamz toys so I just leave it turned up and take it easy


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
2003 F350 Lariet Leveling kit eagle 197s MBRP stainless tb to 6" stack Sinister coolant kit Sct with Looney and Innovative High Idle fog light and bright box mod soon to come Edge CTS PHP ficm tuning and Cab lights
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
elm302 is offline  
post #4 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:28 PM
Too cool for school


 
taylorking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 9,886
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Send a message via AIM to taylorking Send a message via Yahoo to taylorking
I just let it get good and warm before I bang on it. I'll leave it on whatever tune I want

Typical cummins owner.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
taylorking is offline  
post #5 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:29 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jamstoyz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: michigan
Posts: 4,241
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
wonder why that is? i was told it will soot up your turbo more with the tune in the cold and make it stick.

05 Single Cab Short Bed
*03 Turbo*Stroked Injectors*AFE Stage 2*Small mouth Intake*SCT With Eric's Extreme Race*4.30 Gear*Best ET 13.5@99MPH*
jamstoyz is offline  
post #6 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:31 PM
Too cool for school


 
taylorking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 9,886
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Send a message via AIM to taylorking Send a message via Yahoo to taylorking
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamstoyz View Post
wonder why that is? i was told it will soot up your turbo more with the tune in the cold and make it stick.
If youstay out of it you'll have less soot build up.

Typical cummins owner.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
taylorking is offline  
post #7 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
jamstoyz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: michigan
Posts: 4,241
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by taylorking View Post
If youstay out of it you'll have less soot build up.
thats tough to do lol

05 Single Cab Short Bed
*03 Turbo*Stroked Injectors*AFE Stage 2*Small mouth Intake*SCT With Eric's Extreme Race*4.30 Gear*Best ET 13.5@99MPH*
jamstoyz is offline  
post #8 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:46 PM
My 6OH Hates Me


 
mudrunninpig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Nexus of the Universe
Posts: 24,851
Thanks: 8
Thanked 27 Times in 26 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 24 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I run my race tune, although we dont really get cold here in SC.

Mike





To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
"The Iron Pig"



To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
mudrunninpig is offline  
post #9 of 9 Old 12-23-2009, 08:47 PM
Too cool for school


 
taylorking's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 9,886
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Send a message via AIM to taylorking Send a message via Yahoo to taylorking
Quote:
Originally Posted by jamstoyz View Post
thats tough to do lol
self control Jeff, self control

Typical cummins owner.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
taylorking is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome