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post #1 of 16 Old 06-17-2008, 09:49 PM Thread Starter
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Exclamation Just got an 06 6.0, Need Suggestions Please!

On Sunday, I became a proud Ford truck owner again after going with Dodge for a few years (forgive me ) but this is the first time I have owned a Diesel that didn't have a backhoe on it... I'm wanting to have the best possible MPG plus some added power. All this Tuner, chip, and Programmer talk is confusing as hell to me so if someone would be kind enough to explain all of that to me, it would be much appreciated. I would also like some recommendations on those chips & programmer's, etc., as well as exhaust and intake. I was thinking 5" Magnaflow for my exhaust? I'm not a fan of the stacks so I'm just looking for single outlet. I'm new to the Diesel world, especially Powerstroke world, so I need to know what the best stuff out there is so my rig can be mean! I would appreciate all input! Thanks and GOD Bless!

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for your truck most will agree
intake-aem, s&b
exhaust-there all the same go for best price
chip-sct livewire is absolute best for the 6.0

btw you dont need a 5'' exhaust, get a 4'' turbo back. you only need the 5'' exhaust if your truck has upwards of 500hp+


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I'll try and answer to the best of my abilities...
You really only need a 4 incher unless you are making big power, but I don't think it will hurt.
Every body on this site seem to swear by the SCT for the 6.0 with some custom tunes.
And I'm sure someone will tell you this, so I will just say it. The stock filter is really good and flows alot better than most stock filters, so it SHOULD be sufficient.
Have fun with your new truck!

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for your truck most will agree
intake-aem, s&b
exhaust-there all the same go for best price
chip-sct livewire is absolute best for the 6.0

btw you dont need a 5'' exhaust, get a 4'' turbo back. you only need the 5'' exhaust if your truck has upwards of 500hp+
Damn you beat me too it, what he said.

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lol im on here enough to know by heart


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7" Black Cat, BHAF, FASS 150, Built Trans, BW 66/74/14, DDP 7x12s, ARP Studs, TST COMP, EJWA CTS,
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Not meaning to thread jack at all, but how does the SCT system really work? Is it a plug and play? Or do you get the SCT programmer and have people upload tunes?
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its a plug n play that comes with sct tunes but theres a few people that have custom crazy tunes (looney tune) for it


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so it comes from SCT built in with like 3 tunes? and then you can upload tunes from the internet or what? sorry i'm new to fords
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Basically, You are better off buying from a vendor like Raul @ Stealth automotive that sells them included with custom tunes from Innovative Diesel, or DJ's diesel with unlimited tuning for about the same price.

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Yes it comes with 3 tunes from sct...However to get the best truck friendly tune you go custom and they will send you programs specific to your truck.....it is worth it and your truck and tranny will love you...Hence you will love your truck!!!!

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