EGR Blockoff Kit Question - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 6 Old 06-25-2009, 11:39 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
flexyford's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Fremont Wisconsin
Posts: 116
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
EGR Blockoff Kit Question

Im looking into the Outlaw Diesel block off kit not the complete delete. My question is what are the pros and cons between the block off kit and the complete delete. I have heard talk of this helping to save head gaskets but im wondering if just the block off is good enough? Thanks in advance!!

Joe
2009 F-250 CCSB Lariat, 5" Flo Pro, Minni Maxx, S&B, HID's, Visionary Metals Traction Bars.
flexyford is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 06-25-2009, 11:45 PM
Super Moderator

 
Goose350's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 13,270
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
The block off is cheaper and will allow you to pass visual inspections. It is also better than stock but the egr cooler can still fail. A delete is the best way to go but the block off is better than nothing

The Mullet Mod
Stock 2005 F-350 4x4
*Afe Intake
*4" TB Exhaust
*Scangauge
*SCT
*Bulletproof Diesel oil bypass
*Bulletproof Diesel water pump
*Tuned FICM
Goose350 is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 06-26-2009, 12:21 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
deviusdragger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Wasco, ca
Posts: 528
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
How does the egr cooler fail if the block is preventing any gases to heat up the coolant?


2003 F250 charcoal
Full 8inch ORU suspension. I mean everything. with bilsteins all around. Rear airbags.
SCT Tuned by Innovative with BANKS stickers still.
Banks Techni-cooler and full intake.
Full banks monster exhaust with gato dead.
Pro-Comp 37's on black 17's.
Amp steps, Hella of alot of Hella lights. 12 total.
AND FINALLY.....Head studs.
And a pretty lady sitting next to me While i blow black smoke... :burnout
deviusdragger is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 07-27-2009, 07:23 PM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 2
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I also have this same question - what are the pros and cons of just blocking vs removing the EGR cooler?
JimZuccone is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 07-27-2009, 07:54 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
03f250stroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Toms River, NJ
Posts: 3,720
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to 03f250stroke
its still connected to the uppipe, just because the tissue paper plate is in there doesnt mean it wont get the heat. i have seen the heat burn a hole right through the center on that place. you wouldnt know and then you run into problems anyways

heres a picture of a failed plate from my buddies trucks:




-Evan

6.HO
tuned by Eric
12.3

Quote:
Originally Posted by shu873 View Post
Yeah, but your trucks a freak of nature...
03f250stroke is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 07-27-2009, 07:57 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
03f250stroke's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Toms River, NJ
Posts: 3,720
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to 03f250stroke
this is my uppipe with the egr connector cut off and welded. i also cut off my balance ports found on the 03 intake manifolds, welded off the egr valve hole. my manifold is very similar to FCDP's kit...mainly because Adam helped me make mine


-Evan

6.HO
tuned by Eric
12.3

Quote:
Originally Posted by shu873 View Post
Yeah, but your trucks a freak of nature...
03f250stroke 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 On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

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