Rough after blue spring - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Problems Forum Having Trouble? Post here

User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 01:24 AM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
RTR stroker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Huntsville
Posts: 224
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Rough after blue spring

Ok so after I put the blue spring and banjo bolts in my trucks seems to be running a little weird. It kind of shakes a little more than usual and just seems to be a little rough. I'm hoping maybe I'm just being paranoid and nothing is wrong but if people have had this problem before please fill me in on a solution. Sorry for this post if someone else has already had this problem I have been looking and couldn't find anything. Thanks

T.J.
- 2004 F250 FX4 crew cab -
* 4" MBRP straight pipe TB 5" tip
* "blue spring" upgrade
* 6.4 banjos
* A pillar triple gauge pod (egt,boost,trans temp)
* 2" leveling kit
* 35" yoko's
* 05' headlights(soon to be front end)
* 08' Taillights
* CCV reroute
* EGR Delete
* Sinister coolant filter
* Riff Raff boots
* Rotella T6
RTR stroker is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 01:36 AM
Mob boss

 
Jarrod B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Austin Texas
Posts: 26,836
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 96 Post(s)
Thanks: 25
Thanked 25 Times in 23 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
did you put a fuel pressure gauge on it to see what you are actually getting?

2006 Ford F250 CCSB FX4 6.0




Sold
1997 F350 CCLB 2WD 7.3
1999 F350 CCLB 4WD 7.3
2003 F350 CCLB FX4 6.0
Jarrod B is offline  
post #3 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 09:12 AM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
RTR stroker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Huntsville
Posts: 224
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
That would be a negative

T.J.
- 2004 F250 FX4 crew cab -
* 4" MBRP straight pipe TB 5" tip
* "blue spring" upgrade
* 6.4 banjos
* A pillar triple gauge pod (egt,boost,trans temp)
* 2" leveling kit
* 35" yoko's
* 05' headlights(soon to be front end)
* 08' Taillights
* CCV reroute
* EGR Delete
* Sinister coolant filter
* Riff Raff boots
* Rotella T6
RTR stroker is offline  
post #4 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 09:15 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
MDRhoads360587's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 334
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You might want to do that. A lot of guys have had problems with the new little brass cup that comes with the kit being too tight and was only giving them like 50psi at idle. Once they switched it back to the factory brass cup they got 65-70 psi and everything was fine. Did you get the whole kit or just the spring?

2004 F-350 Lariat FX4 CCSB, Lariat, FX4
5% Tint All Around
MBRP 4" Straight Pipe
ARP Head Studs
Ford Gaskets
Sinister EGR Delete
New Oil Cooler
Cat ELC
Sinister Coolant Filter
Blue Spring
SCT Livewire
Shell Rotella T6 Synthetic Oil
Motorcraft Filters
MDRhoads360587 is offline  
post #5 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 09:22 AM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
RTR stroker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Huntsville
Posts: 224
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I went with the whole kit. When I put in the little black cap and the new cup they went in fine wasn't hard to push in or anything.

T.J.
- 2004 F250 FX4 crew cab -
* 4" MBRP straight pipe TB 5" tip
* "blue spring" upgrade
* 6.4 banjos
* A pillar triple gauge pod (egt,boost,trans temp)
* 2" leveling kit
* 35" yoko's
* 05' headlights(soon to be front end)
* 08' Taillights
* CCV reroute
* EGR Delete
* Sinister coolant filter
* Riff Raff boots
* Rotella T6
RTR stroker is offline  
post #6 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 05:26 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
baycountry16's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Kensington, MD
Posts: 355
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
After hearing this, is it safe to say that even if you get the whole blue spring kit, it might be worth using some of the original parts? Aside from obviously the spring and o-rings in kit.

Getting ready to do this myself and don't want to run into a lot of these issues


Sent from my Autoguide iPhone app


2006 F-250 King Ranch Crew Cab Long Bed
136,000 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
baycountry16 is offline  
post #7 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 05:29 PM
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
thepowester's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Devine, TX
Posts: 121
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by baycountry16 View Post
After hearing this, is it safe to say that even if you get the whole blue spring kit, it might be worth using some of the original parts? Aside from obviously the spring and o-rings in kit.

Getting ready to do this myself and don't want to run into a lot of these issues


Sent from my Autoguide iPhone app
im in the same boat

2005 F250

AIRRAID CAI
MBRP 4" TURBO BACK
EDGE INSIGHT CTS W/ EGT
BLUE SPRING
6.4 BANJO'S
4" LIFT 35X12.5X17 FEDERAL M/T's ON XD REVOLVERS
thepowester is offline  
post #8 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 05:35 PM
Mob boss

 
Jarrod B's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Austin Texas
Posts: 26,836
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 96 Post(s)
Thanks: 25
Thanked 25 Times in 23 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
yall post results. mines here soon. but ill get a gauge first.

2006 Ford F250 CCSB FX4 6.0




Sold
1997 F350 CCLB 2WD 7.3
1999 F350 CCLB 4WD 7.3
2003 F350 CCLB FX4 6.0
Jarrod B is offline  
post #9 of 12 Old 02-21-2012, 06:58 PM Thread Starter
Emergency Services
 
RTR stroker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Huntsville
Posts: 224
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Well I drove around today and I'm thinking maybe I'm just paranoid. I do feel like my exhaust sounds like it has more air coming out of it. Sounds alittle more like a turbine. Idk though maybe I'm just crazy lol.

T.J.
- 2004 F250 FX4 crew cab -
* 4" MBRP straight pipe TB 5" tip
* "blue spring" upgrade
* 6.4 banjos
* A pillar triple gauge pod (egt,boost,trans temp)
* 2" leveling kit
* 35" yoko's
* 05' headlights(soon to be front end)
* 08' Taillights
* CCV reroute
* EGR Delete
* Sinister coolant filter
* Riff Raff boots
* Rotella T6
RTR stroker is offline  
post #10 of 12 Old 02-22-2012, 03:30 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
MDRhoads360587's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Southern Indiana
Posts: 334
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
From what I have been told the best this to do is to ONLY replace the spring and the oring on the cover. A lot of guys have had pressure problems when they replace everything that comes with the kit. I, myself, used the whole kit with no problems. To each his own though.

2004 F-350 Lariat FX4 CCSB, Lariat, FX4
5% Tint All Around
MBRP 4" Straight Pipe
ARP Head Studs
Ford Gaskets
Sinister EGR Delete
New Oil Cooler
Cat ELC
Sinister Coolant Filter
Blue Spring
SCT Livewire
Shell Rotella T6 Synthetic Oil
Motorcraft Filters
MDRhoads360587 is offline  
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:
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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

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