New owner of a used truck - questions - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.0L Problems Forum Having Trouble? Post here

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 10-04-2008, 11:28 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Oct 2008
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
New owner of a used truck - questions

Howdy to all from West Texas! I just bought an 2005 F250 King Ranch FX4 crew cab 6.0 Diesel. Had 50K miles on it and has been set up with nice bumpers, system , etc.

Question comes to the chip and monitor he had installed. He has a Bully Dog monitor installed and a Predator stageII chip. I believe the item is 3013.

He had the monitor set up as if it had a triple dog installed. I changed it over to the other 6.0 setting which is set up for stock or a different type of BD chip. My main question is what should I have that monitor set up on in order to experience any benefits from the chip. Quite honestly, I don't see any difference on any of the 4 settings you can choose with the monitor.

I am pretty new to this whole diesel thing, so bear with me if my question seems overly simple.

What should the monitor be set on in order to reap some better MPG or flat out performance? Is the chip even affected by the monitor in the first place?

Thanks in advance,

Chris
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 10-04-2008, 11:55 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: plantation,fl
Posts: 1,150
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i have no exp with those monitors but just watch your egts ,you dont want to melt nothing,you should be able to monitor the temps.welcome to the org!!!!!!!
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 Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:21 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