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post #1 of 23 Old 10-01-2009, 05:50 AM Thread Starter
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I'm new please help!!!???

I just bought a 2003 f-250 with the 6.0. I've never had a powerstroke. What should and what shouldn't I do to it. I would like to get some more performance out of it.
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post #2 of 23 Old 10-01-2009, 05:58 AM
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Lots of info free for the reading here so browse around and look in the 6.0 sections for lots of good stuff to answer your questions and probably raise new questions.

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Welcome to the org and like Clay said just look around the 6.0 forums and get some ideas.

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Climb in, pull down in D, stomp the thin pedal on the right!!!!!! WOOHOO!!
I love my 6.0, it is stock, but it is BAD! I can't wait to tune her in about 10k more miles!

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and the don't.
Don't baby her, she will hate it.
Keep your oil and filters changed and Drive her like you stole her!


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agreed. i would do an oil change, fuel filter change.

put a drop in air filter in the stock airbox. and go with some sort of exhaust system. theres alot of companies.

check out xtreme diesel for some ideas

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I got a afe intake. I was going to get a off road exhaust with no cat and not put on the muffler but someone told me that i need to keep the cat or I will have computer problems among other problems. any truth to that?
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I got a afe intake. I was going to get a off road exhaust with no cat and not put on the muffler but someone told me that i need to keep the cat or I will have computer problems among other problems. any truth to that?
No where near the truth.

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I got a afe intake. I was going to get a off road exhaust with no cat and not put on the muffler but someone told me that i need to keep the cat or I will have computer problems among other problems. any truth to that?
No real need to replace the intake, the stock Donaldson filter is very good.

No worries about getting rid of the cat, it wont throw any codes. I would also suggest getting a 4in TB (turbo-back) exhaust. If your looking for a little more performance, check out a custom tuned SCT.

Our vendors here are very good, check them out if your wanting to order something
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