Towing with Looney?? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

6.0L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 04:35 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Dan"gerous"'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Grand Ledge Michigan
Posts: 654
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Towing with Looney??

My buddy is in a pinch and needs his 4,000 pound boat towed tomorrow. My tow tune in on my laptop at work, do I dare tow it with the looney tune if I keep my foot out of it? Yeah I know, I don't have gauges
I can put the stock tune back on for the short trip if need be but I can only unlock my SCT3 2 more times...........

05 F-250 6.0 Lariat, FX4, 4x4 Crew Cab, Torqshift, 3.73, Power Sun/Moon Roof, SS 4in Magnaflow Turbo Back w/cat delete, Zoodad, EGR delete w/FCPD UP pipe, SCT Xcal 3, HID Light Kit, 5w-40 Rotella T6, Century Fiberglass Cap
68 Ragtop Vette
03 Honda CBR1100XX BlackBird (180+ MPH)
05 Yamaha Warrior (snowmobile)
08 Yamaha FJR1300
09 VW Jetta TDI (50+MPG's)
11 Suzuki 750 King Quad
Dan"gerous" is offline  
post #2 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 04:54 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Powerage's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Northern Sask. Canada
Posts: 429
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You shouldn't have to unlock it when going back to stock. i have used put my livewire back to stock many times and never had to unlock it. I wouldn't tow with the looney tune.

2013 CCSB Lariat Ultimate 6.7

"It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated." --Alec Bourne
Powerage is offline  
post #3 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 04:56 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
surfdunn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: southern NJ
Posts: 214
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
you you should be fine as long as you take it easy. I've been pulling loads over 5tons all week with 90+ degree heat and stop and go traffic and havent had any problems. My truck is also tuned by Innovative diesel and on extreme street tune but EGTs usually stay within 800-900

2006 FX4 F250 supercab shortbed, MBRP turbo back w/muffler and CAT delete, SCT Xcall 3 w/ Innovative tunes, CFM Shorty, autometer sport comp II guages,bottle in the back seat. hybrid Turbo, Fass Fuel System 95/180, Swamp 170 injectors, FCDP full EGR delete

Only Tuned By the Best. Innovative Diesel

1999 F150 supercab shortbed , triton 5.4, AEM intake, Mac 78mm throttle body, 33" BFG mudterrains, 3"performance accersories bodylift
surfdunn is offline  
post #4 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 05:00 PM
DKR
<--Pro Cooler Racer
 
DKR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Newark, Delaware
Posts: 8,216
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Skype™ to DKR
Xtreme Race is likethe looney...don't tow on it. An equilavent to the Xtreme Street you can tow up to 5K.

I'd put it back to stock personally. Also, you don't have to unlck to return to stock. It's just like switching between tunes. You only have to u lock if you put it in different vehicle.

Eric
2007 F250 6.0l King Ranch CC LB
Sponsored by Innovative Diesel Performance
SCT XCal2 w/ Custom Files & FICM tuning
DashDAQ Series II; ARP Headstuds; AFE Stage 2 XP Intake w/ Proguard 7
Industrial Injection 190cc injectors; FASS 150/180; ITP Regulated Return
'03 Turbo Swap; Zex N2O Dry Shot; CFM Smallmouth Intake Elbow
Zoodad w/ Predator Screen; MBRP 4" Cool Duals Straight Piped
EGR Delete w/ full manifold; Coolant Bypass Filter; Train Horns
Eclipse AVN62D; High Idle Mod; BFG ATs 285-65/20s

Truck- 12.51sec @ 108mph @ ~7700lbs (1/4 mi)
Cooler- 39.93sec @ 12.12mph @ ~180lbs (1/8 mi)

Email: DKR@powerstroke.org
DKR is offline  
post #5 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 05:20 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Dan"gerous"'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Grand Ledge Michigan
Posts: 654
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I'll drop down to the street tune.

05 F-250 6.0 Lariat, FX4, 4x4 Crew Cab, Torqshift, 3.73, Power Sun/Moon Roof, SS 4in Magnaflow Turbo Back w/cat delete, Zoodad, EGR delete w/FCPD UP pipe, SCT Xcal 3, HID Light Kit, 5w-40 Rotella T6, Century Fiberglass Cap
68 Ragtop Vette
03 Honda CBR1100XX BlackBird (180+ MPH)
05 Yamaha Warrior (snowmobile)
08 Yamaha FJR1300
09 VW Jetta TDI (50+MPG's)
11 Suzuki 750 King Quad
Dan"gerous" is offline  
post #6 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 06:07 PM
DKR
<--Pro Cooler Racer
 
DKR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Newark, Delaware
Posts: 8,216
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Skype™ to DKR
Good idea. As long as you don't beat on it, you should be good to go.

Eric
2007 F250 6.0l King Ranch CC LB
Sponsored by Innovative Diesel Performance
SCT XCal2 w/ Custom Files & FICM tuning
DashDAQ Series II; ARP Headstuds; AFE Stage 2 XP Intake w/ Proguard 7
Industrial Injection 190cc injectors; FASS 150/180; ITP Regulated Return
'03 Turbo Swap; Zex N2O Dry Shot; CFM Smallmouth Intake Elbow
Zoodad w/ Predator Screen; MBRP 4" Cool Duals Straight Piped
EGR Delete w/ full manifold; Coolant Bypass Filter; Train Horns
Eclipse AVN62D; High Idle Mod; BFG ATs 285-65/20s

Truck- 12.51sec @ 108mph @ ~7700lbs (1/4 mi)
Cooler- 39.93sec @ 12.12mph @ ~180lbs (1/8 mi)

Email: DKR@powerstroke.org
DKR is offline  
post #7 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 06:14 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: America
Posts: 6,782
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I wouldn't tow with them Looney Toons. It's gonna be crowded and Daffy Duck would drive me crazy.
2005F250 is offline  
post #8 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 06:21 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Dan"gerous"'s Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Grand Ledge Michigan
Posts: 654
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2005F250 View Post
I wouldn't tow with them Looney Toons. It's gonna be crowded and Daffy Duck would drive me crazy.
I wear ear plugs
You really don't have a programmer? I put mine back to stock tonight, pulled over and loaded the street tune It's like driving a completely differnt vehicle with tunes

05 F-250 6.0 Lariat, FX4, 4x4 Crew Cab, Torqshift, 3.73, Power Sun/Moon Roof, SS 4in Magnaflow Turbo Back w/cat delete, Zoodad, EGR delete w/FCPD UP pipe, SCT Xcal 3, HID Light Kit, 5w-40 Rotella T6, Century Fiberglass Cap
68 Ragtop Vette
03 Honda CBR1100XX BlackBird (180+ MPH)
05 Yamaha Warrior (snowmobile)
08 Yamaha FJR1300
09 VW Jetta TDI (50+MPG's)
11 Suzuki 750 King Quad
Dan"gerous" is offline  
post #9 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 07:18 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
goodriddance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Western PA
Posts: 559
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by surfdunn View Post
you you should be fine as long as you take it easy. I've been pulling loads over 5tons all week with 90+ degree heat and stop and go traffic and havent had any problems. My truck is also tuned by Innovative diesel and on extreme street tune but EGTs usually stay within 800-900
thats amazing that your pulling over 10,000lbs with a almost race tune and only hitting 800-900 degree's on your EGT's. There must be something wrong with my truck cause I can hit 1100 easy using a tow tune with a CGVW of 19,000, and I towed my 4,000lb goose neck empty with the aggressive street tune and could reach over 1100 pretty quick also
goodriddance is offline  
post #10 of 18 Old 07-25-2008, 07:32 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Abrannan19's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Jacksonville,Fl
Posts: 3,352
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 5 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Abrannan19
I do everything with my race files..

Adam Brannan

First Coast Diesel Performance

Abrannan19 is offline  
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:
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:
OR

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



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

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome