New to the 6.0 stroker world ????? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-15-2012, 03:30 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 86
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
New to the 6.0 stroker world ?????

hey guy im new to the forum and looks like people no what the hell there saying on hear so im posting my first post. I have a 06 f-250 reg cab 4x4 leveling kit 33's 18s mods are afe intake and 5inch cat back.Plus i got a power pup programer but from what im seeing i need to sell it lol. I want to no what are some things i should do to this thing to set it up for good mpg for every day driving and have a tune that makes really good power with out studing the heads to have some fun with. Please let me no
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 03-15-2012, 03:36 PM
Premium Member



 

Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 17,461
Thanks: 67
Thanked 102 Times in 93 Posts
Feedback Score: 5 reviews




First get a monitoring solution like a scangauge2, edge CS/CTS and figure out the health of your motor.

If all is well, then think about deleting the EGR cooler, and get rid of that power puppy and get the SCT for big boys

get custom tunes from any of the major tuners...

Eric @ Innovative
Matt @ Gearhead
Vivian @ Quicktricks

Also,
Do some reading on the 6.0 to learn all about it

Things to consider about owning a 6.0L
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 03-15-2012, 05:04 PM
Super Moderator


 

Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Abingdon, Md.
Posts: 11,969
Thanks: 3
Thanked 27 Times in 15 Posts
Feedback Score: 3 reviews


Eli's post will give you a good start.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 03-15-2012, 07:49 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 86
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
So pretty much gauges pull egr out and a sct and change coolant and keep some good oil in it I got 42k what kinda oil u guy using and what kinda power can I pull out of it with out getting my heads studed
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 03-15-2012, 09:48 PM
Premium Member



 

Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 17,461
Thanks: 67
Thanked 102 Times in 93 Posts
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Synthetic oil 5w40

Right at 400-420

Sent from my DROIDX using AutoGuide.com App
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 03-15-2012, 09:50 PM
Premium Member



 

Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Spokane, WA
Posts: 17,461
Thanks: 67
Thanked 102 Times in 93 Posts
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
No such thing as just PULLING egr out... need to get a delete kit

Sent from my DROIDX using AutoGuide.com App
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 03-16-2012, 03:02 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 4,675
Thanks: 32
Thanked 40 Times in 40 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 03-16-2012, 05:58 AM
Member
 

Join Date: Mar 2012
Posts: 86
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thats what i was looking at was the kit to delete. what are some good website to get some gauges can i just get a pod and run what i need there or get a lcd edge to watch whats going on also??
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:46 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors