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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Kensington, MD
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Just Installed Edge Fuel Pressure Gauge. Doesn't look to great...
Just installed my edge fuel pressure gauge and I'm sitting at 49 psi at idle. drove truck a little bit and it drops to about 45 at half throttle. Luckily in the three months I've had truck, I've driven very little on the highway and haven't really opened it up yet. I too am scared to run it at WOT now with the psi only at 49 at idle. who knows what pressure will drop to. who knows how long its been like that and how previous owner drove it. hopefully the injectors aren't messed up. Truck seems to run fine.
I'll be getting blue spring soon, but probably won't have time to install till next week. need truck to go to work and don't really have a choice. few questions though:
1. Think I'll be okay driving it as long as I keep off the pedal too hard for the next few days?
2.Also, anyone have any tips for getting the CAC tube off and out of the way when I do this install? I've heard it is a pain in the azz to get off.
3. My MPG"S have sucked and been absolutely awful since buying truck. Could low fuel PSI cause poor MPG's?
4. Havent checked fuel filters since purchasing truck as well. Could clogged fuel filters cause low psi as well and/or poor mpgs's?
The mods just never seem to end with this thing, but I'm having fun doing them!!!
Thanks for any info as always!
2006 F-250 King Ranch Crew Cab Long Bed
146,000 miles and counting....
Mods so far....More to come
ARP Head Studs
Custom Diesel EGR Delete
4" MBRP Turbo Back Straight Piped Exhaust
Zerex CAT ELC Coolant
Updated STC Fitting, Turbo Feed and Drain Tube
PMM Coolant Filter
Blue Spring Upgrade
High Idle Mod
Edge Insight CTS
Edge expandable EGT Probe
Edge Fuel Pressure Sensor
SES SS Billet Grille Inserts
Recon Smoked Cab Light Covers