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EGT temps?

What are safe running EGT temps? I assume there is a standard safe range on the EGT's? truck is an 06 F350 DRW 6.0L.
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1250 is what i've heard is a safe level, but i've also heard you can run it up to 1350-1400 just don't leave it there for very long

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Dont hold it past 1300 for very long. I have seen 1700 and shes still living

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Yea dont leave it past that very long. I have a couple times and only melted the abs wires on the passenger side cause it got so hot but still runnin strong

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So yu can drive around with it at 1250?

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So yu can drive around with it at 1250?
I'd drive to ford maint. shop if I saw 1250 all the time drivin around, prob best if it's kept around 1200 tops I would think normal 900 1000 1100 everyday driving
MINES set for alarm ,goes off at 1200 and get off the go petal
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You can run 1250 for as long as you want with no issues other than a high fuel bill. Over that is iffy, there are a lot of factors involved with how long you can run it over 1250 without damaging anything.

I have buried my 1500 degree pyro numerous times though with no issues.

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Mine ranges from about 650 to 800 on normal driving with my extreme street tune

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Yall have convinced me. I am going to set my alarm on my evo to go off at 1200 degrees, especially since I am now running SCT tunes.

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rollin down the interstate i'm usually running 700-900*and when i get into it it runs around 1,100*... don't know if this helps you or not or if mine are even normal temps but hope ya figure it out
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