What to buy next??? - 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 10-09-2008, 06:22 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Rochester, MN
Posts: 893
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
What to buy next???

Ok guys, so I ended up making a little extra money on a side job I have going on, and I managed to talk my wife into letting me spend $2,500.00 on my truck. And of course now that I can actually spend the money, I am having a hard time deciding exactly what to buy. I have an 05 crew cab F250 6.0. 8" Fabtech lift, fox shocks, rear bags, new 38" Toyo's, 20 Mazzi Hulks, full RBP exhaust, spray in liner, roll up tonneu cover, SCT Livewire with DJs tunes, triple pillar ISSPRO gauges, AFE intake, 3 tv screens in the truck, 2 amps, 2 10" subs, tinted windows, nerf bars, billet grille... I think that is pretty much everything I JUST ordered from Recon tonight: smoked led tailights, smoked side mirror lights, and smoked 3rd brake light, which was about $500, so I still have $2,000.00 left. I was really leaning towards an RBP grille (love them), RBP side badges, and AMP power steps. But now that I can get anything I want, I am second guessing myself... SORRY this is sooo long, but any input would help guys... Thanks alot... OH also thinking about getting some new tunes from innovative...???
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:26 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 3,202
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via MSN to Cj Ford Send a message via Yahoo to Cj Ford
head studs to hold the heads down
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:27 PM
I wanna go fast!!!
 

Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Rio Hondo, Texas
Posts: 2,370
Thanks: 1
Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
I would get the AMP steps. Well either that or studs and EGR delete.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:28 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: San Diego
Posts: 3,151
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Studs and egr delete.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:29 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 3,202
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via MSN to Cj Ford Send a message via Yahoo to Cj Ford
all the cool accessories are nice, but the truck is no good if the antifreeze is filling the oil pan or going out the exhaust...LOL

we I guess you have tv to watch while waiting for a tow truck though
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #6  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:31 PM
My 6OH Hates Me


 

Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Nexus of the Universe
Posts: 24,599
Thanks: 7
Thanked 11 Times in 10 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
i would go head studs and egr delete
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #7  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:33 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Rochester, MN
Posts: 893
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Are head studs really necessary?? I just had my head gaskets replaced under factory warranty about 2 months ago... The tech told me that the new torque rating is sooo much better than before... I wouldn't need studs... ?? Oh and what exactly is the EGR delete??
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #8  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:36 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: San Diego
Posts: 3,151
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by dmbrichie View Post
Are head studs really necessary?? I just had my head gaskets replaced under factory warranty about 2 months ago... The tech told me that the new torque rating is sooo much better than before... I wouldn't need studs... ?? Oh and what exactly is the EGR delete??
I have no info on the "new torque specs" but there are a few different options for the egr delete. All of them stop recirculating exhaust into the egr cooler and flash boiling the coolant. The major cause of 6.0 problems.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #9  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:41 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Rochester, MN
Posts: 893
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Ok I am definately NOT a mechanic... So what exactly will doing he EGR delete help me do?? Will I gain any power from it?? Also does anybody have any advice or knowledge about the difference between say DJ's tow tunes compared to Innovative's tow tunes?? I tow a trailer a few days a week so I always keep it in tow tune... I was looking at my first email from Viv and it said that the tow tune was 40 hp roughly... Does Innovative have more hp and still safe in tow tunes???
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #10  
Old 10-09-2008, 06:42 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Rochester, MN
Posts: 893
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
also...what EXACTLY are the head studs?? Just the bolts that hold down the heads?? I am new to diesel, sorry for sounding dumb...
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 06:39 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