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post #1 of 28 Old 03-13-2011, 06:32 PM Thread Starter
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What else do I need?

Ok I'm going to tear this thing down next weekend, I've been doing a lot of research to make it reliable.

I got an

Egr Delete
New oil cooler
STC fix kit
Turbo drain upgrade
SCT tuner
Cold air intake
New glow plugs
and I will flush the coolant

Any other things I should address while I got it apart?

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'05 F-350 4x4 shortbed dually
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Ok I'm going to tear this thing down next weekend, I've been doing a lot of research to make it reliable.

I got an

Egr Delete
New oil cooler
STC fix kit
Turbo drain upgrade
SCT tuner
Cold air intake
New glow plugs
and I will flush the coolant

Any other things I should address while I got it apart?
Head studs?

Jason

First rig: e99 F250 CCSB 4x4 auto, white, 388k miles: traded in
Then: 02 F350 RCLB SRW 4x4 zf6, silver, 201k miles, THREW A ROD : traded to Jake
Now: 96 F350 CCLB DRW 4x2 auto, red and silver/grey, 266k miles: rusty but trusty
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I plan on yanking the 6.0 out in a year or so. It looks like it is a pretty big job to do head studs so I am just going to pray they hold till then lol.

Ty-'03 cummins 482hp/1078tq (sold)

'05 F-350 4x4 shortbed dually
EGR delete
6.4 banjos
Ford blue spring
CAI with CCV mod
SCT tuning by Innovative
FICMrepair.com upgraded FICM
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'04 F-550 hauler
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'92 W250 cummins

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I plan on yanking the 6.0 out in a year or so. It looks like it is a pretty big job to do head studs so I am just going to pray they hold till then lol.
Well then looks good. Really, you only need studs with 500+hp. Them going with stockish power levels is because of EGR cooler or oil cooler failures. Oh and you're putting a EC-1 rated ELC in right?

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yes I am putting the ELC in it. I only got the economy, Tow and Street tunes for the SCT just so I wouldn't be tempted to load any hotter tunes in hopes it will save the HG lol.

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6.4 banjos
Ford blue spring
CAI with CCV mod
SCT tuning by Innovative
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yes I am putting the ELC in it. I only got the economy, Tow and Street tunes for the SCT just so I wouldn't be tempted to load any hotter tunes in hopes it will save the HG lol.
Should be good then. You have gauges?

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I also plan on cleaning the turbo while I have it out. Do I need any new seals or anything for it when I take it apart?

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'05 F-350 4x4 shortbed dually
EGR delete
6.4 banjos
Ford blue spring
CAI with CCV mod
SCT tuning by Innovative
FICMrepair.com upgraded FICM
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I also plan on cleaning the turbo while I have it out. Do I need any new seals or anything for it when I take it apart?
No idea on that one, so bump

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Yes oil supply and return gasket and o-rings for the turbo just make sure you mark the turbo housing and the base so you know where it goes also use some anitsese on the fins and unison ring. Pm...Sent
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Should be good then. You have gauges?

not yet, I am waiting find a good deal on a used insight, but that is on the to do list

Ty-'03 cummins 482hp/1078tq (sold)

'05 F-350 4x4 shortbed dually
EGR delete
6.4 banjos
Ford blue spring
CAI with CCV mod
SCT tuning by Innovative
FICMrepair.com upgraded FICM
FOR SALE

'04 F-550 hauler
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'92 W250 cummins

'67 kaiser M715 (shoehorning a 7.3 idi in it right now)
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