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I know ford released an updated fuel pressure spring for the 6.0. What years did this come factory on and what years need to be upgraded?

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i know 03 an 04 didnt come with it, you could just install a bb yes a bb on the end that runs into the fpr and that would serve the same purpose

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i know 03 an 04 didnt come with it, you could just install a bb yes a bb on the end that runs into the fpr and that would serve the same purpose
Unless you have a fuel pressure gauge, DO NOT USE the BB mod.

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I know ford released an updated fuel pressure spring for the 6.0. What years did this come factory on and what years need to be upgraded?
I believe the updated spring is needed for all years.

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so it's definately worth the money then?

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I believe the updated spring is needed for all years.
I agree. All years can benefit from this upgrade. Different years, same crappy spring.

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Considering the cost of injectors, the spring upgrade is a very good investment. Just because you installed the spring, doesn't mean you should skip out on a fuel pressure gauge. You may never know when the HFCM gets weak, until it's too late.

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I just did it to my 2005 last week, it seems to run and idle more crisp. But it could just me my imagination.

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what's the part number or where do i order it from?

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