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post #1 of 19 Old 11-08-2007, 01:17 PM Thread Starter
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Head gaskets, Puking????

My truck is a 06, it has 26,500 miles and yesterday I washed my truck including engine, today for the first time ever I noticed some dried up coolant coming from the cap on the overflow reservoir , I've read all the problems with head gaskets, egr cooler, etc., I took my SCT out, it's been on tow mode for about a month now, I still have my cat on but it's straight piped after that. Any thoughts on what I should do? Thanks fellas.

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Get some studs

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Oh yeah, my fluid has always been at the bottom fill mark and is still there but it now looks chunky

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2006 F250 2wd 6.0 psd, 8.96 1/8th mile with canned SCT tunes, now running Spartan Hybrid Race tune! AFE Stage 2 PRO DRY S, 4" turbo back str8 pipe in front of rear tire, auto, crew cab short bed, ZOO DAD mod, 5% tint over the factory tint.
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60 ft-------1.892
594 ft------8.370
1/8th ET---8.965
1/8th MPH--75.63
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Yep studs, good article in the Diesel Power mag this month about putting them in a 6.0 dang ford shoulda done it from the start....

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This is usually covered under warranty right?

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2006 F250 2wd 6.0 psd, 8.96 1/8th mile with canned SCT tunes, now running Spartan Hybrid Race tune! AFE Stage 2 PRO DRY S, 4" turbo back str8 pipe in front of rear tire, auto, crew cab short bed, ZOO DAD mod, 5% tint over the factory tint.
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1/8th MPH--75.63
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This is usually covered under warranty right?
Wouldn't bet on it!!!

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I know I've read several guys stories of them getting the gaskets replaced under warranty and while their in there putting the studs in as well. I hope I'm right on this

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2006 F250 2wd 6.0 psd, 8.96 1/8th mile with canned SCT tunes, now running Spartan Hybrid Race tune! AFE Stage 2 PRO DRY S, 4" turbo back str8 pipe in front of rear tire, auto, crew cab short bed, ZOO DAD mod, 5% tint over the factory tint.
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60 ft-------1.892
594 ft------8.370
1/8th ET---8.965
1/8th MPH--75.63
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After a few days of driving the SCT shouldn't be detected anymore and you can take it in and see what they (dealership) say. Puking doesn't necessarily mean that the headstuds are shot. You might have EGR issues. I'd let them know that you tow a pretty big RV and that's when you noticed the problem.

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trust me if it's not covered under warranty, I WILL not pay to have this thing fixed, hopefully I can trade it in on a Dodge before it starts puking to bad, I've had way to many problems with this 6.0

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594 ft------8.370
1/8th ET---8.965
1/8th MPH--75.63
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I have a full tank of bio diesel, will they say anything about that at the dealership?

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2006 F250 2wd 6.0 psd, 8.96 1/8th mile with canned SCT tunes, now running Spartan Hybrid Race tune! AFE Stage 2 PRO DRY S, 4" turbo back str8 pipe in front of rear tire, auto, crew cab short bed, ZOO DAD mod, 5% tint over the factory tint.
Track Times!
Reaction---.674
60 ft-------1.892
594 ft------8.370
1/8th ET---8.965
1/8th MPH--75.63
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