Dealer sez that the late 08 and 09 to MY10 6.4 has upgrades/ problems fixed..? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 16 Old 11-03-2009, 04:19 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,084
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Dealer sez that the late 08 and 09 to MY10 6.4 has upgrades/ problems fixed..?

Hello Techies: Is this the way it seems? It comes up on my research as I need an F-450 sized tow vehicle..

According to this Dealer, the mid 07 to 08 trucks had all the problems, and from 09 through the MY10, most of the problems are fixed in the 6.4..

(85-90) 09 trucks here done by him, very few problems compared to 07-08 6.4's. Is this an anomaly, or the way it is? He reports they worked out most of the bugs for the 09.... ?????????????

He sounded like he knew what he was talking about, but it could be the luck of the draw a bit... Here in Australia, we do not have the volumes to make accurate assessment with like you do in America...

For this reason, It looks like I am getting an existing 09 F-450 KR LWB DRW 4x4. And I will wait to see how the 6.7 runs into 2011 before considering the upgrade.
Lone Ranger is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 16 Old 11-03-2009, 04:21 PM
FJuanfiddy mod


 
Dave's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Trempealeau, WI
Posts: 31,842
Thanks: 134
Thanked 186 Times in 166 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via Yahoo to Dave
The dealer is correct. However there were very few problems with the 6.4 to begin with. But pretty much everything has been corrected for the 09-10 model year

Email:
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2011 F150 Ecoboost Crew cab lariat. Custom tunes from KEM and 5Star, and Unleashed
2012 F150 Crew Cab Ecoboost stock for now-Totaled March 12 2015
2006 F250 ECSB Lariat 4x4

Leveling kit, 315/70/17 Kelly TSRs on Method race wheels
ARP studs and OEM gaskets done by Renegade Diesel
ECM and Atlas 40 FICM tuned by Bill at PHP SCT tunes by Truck Source Diesel. Gearhead, Innovative, Wildman and Tyrant diesel
Flowmaster/MBRP Hybrid Exhaust
Edge Insight CTS
Coolant filter
Bulletproof diesel FICM EGR Delete, Oil Cooler and Water Pump, and Light bar.
Dually LED lights from Stealth Automotive/Xpedition Outfitters
No Limit Fab 6.0 Cold Air Intake

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Dave is offline  
post #3 of 16 Old 11-05-2009, 06:14 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,084
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thank you Dave...

And others that may Post on this Thread...

OK, I have committed, my new F450 King Ranch F-450 CC LWB FX4 will be here in six weeks...... I AM BACK TO FORD TO STAY. Besides a Ford Man they don't make a 4500 HD sized Silverado anyway... I need more truck so F-450 it is...

Besides Belt and Radiator hoses, filters, what else would you carry out into the Outback?....

Example, on the 7.3, I carried a CPS, the most common "cheap to carry" failure item. On my old 7.3 IDI years ago, it was a TPS and Transmission Shift module... Most common items... What on the 6.4 TT? Anything pop up to mind? Most common failure items??

Due to the remote areas, it is better to just buy and carry an common items. It's not like my F-450 and 31' Gooseneck Horse Float are going to get overloaded...
Lone Ranger is offline  
post #4 of 16 Old 11-05-2009, 08:07 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Down a dirt road
Posts: 569
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
What do you haul?... I would say you wouldn't need to carry much more than the usual.. If you do the Spartan just make sure you keep the programmer with you

09 white fx4, icon leveled..37x12.50 toyo mt,20in rockstars,spartan 275,4in tbe,s@b intake
hammett88 is offline  
post #5 of 16 Old 11-05-2009, 08:37 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Dallas
Posts: 2,306
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I want to see some pics of the rig after you get the Aussie conversion done on it.

F250 reg cab short bed
JMart is offline  
post #6 of 16 Old 11-05-2009, 08:53 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,084
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
We build the Bushtracker Caravan, trailer to you Blokes...

You can see us in action in the Outback on Bushtracker Forum :: Index no sales there, just fun...

In my case I haul a 7 ton horsefloat and compete Reining Horses here in Oz.. I am a Member of the NRHA home base in Oklahoma...

Cheers....
Lone Ranger is offline  
post #7 of 16 Old 11-05-2009, 09:12 PM
Coal Rolling = Posing

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Cumberland Furnace, TN
Posts: 9,872
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lone Ranger View Post
We build the Bushtracker Caravan, trailer to you Blokes...

You can see us in action in the Outback on Bushtracker Forum :: Index no sales there, just fun...

In my case I haul a 7 ton horsefloat and compete Reining Horses here in Oz.. I am a Member of the NRHA home base in Oklahoma...

Cheers....
Looks like a good site. Not to derail your thread, but I've always wanted to go play in the outback. I'm a little leary now that you can have a gun down there though. Here and there I'm sure, things can and sometimes do eat people.
chvyrkr is offline  
post #8 of 16 Old 11-08-2009, 01:28 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Australia
Posts: 1,084
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by chvyrkr81 View Post
Looks like a good site. Not to derail your thread, but I've always wanted to go play in the outback. I'm a little leary now that you can have a gun down there though. Here and there I'm sure, things can and sometimes do eat people.
Well, guns are very heavily controlled here, and you do not have much of a worry about that. You have to be a straight up Citizen to own them, Permits, Licensed, Safety courses, locked travel, locked separate ammo, guns bolt removed, man I am telling you are more likely to be killed by a lightening strike than a gun in the Bush. Almost non-existant for a worry..

Like, I mean this, about 1% of the gun problem in America... We do not have the minority stress and drug gangs and gun ownership is so strictly controlled that no unstable sorts can buy or own them....

Anyway, that is the way it is. Least of your worries in Oz... One or two die a year of snake bites, THAT is way more likely than gun violence in the Bush... City, maybe, a tiny bit of organized crime, but out Bush? ALMOST NIL...

Man it is so tuff, if you even have them, it is hard to travel interstate with all the restrictions....
Lone Ranger is offline  
post #9 of 16 Old 11-08-2009, 06:30 PM
Coal Rolling = Posing

 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Cumberland Furnace, TN
Posts: 9,872
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I wasn't talkin about gettin shot, I was talkin about gettin ate. Like, last time I was back home in our Rocky Mountains, I found wolf tracks, that were followin my tracks.

People aren't the danger out in the middle of nothing, was my point.
chvyrkr is offline  
post #10 of 16 Old 11-08-2009, 06:46 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Down a dirt road
Posts: 569
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I don't believe there's anything that can eat you in tbe outback

09 white fx4, icon leveled..37x12.50 toyo mt,20in rockstars,spartan 275,4in tbe,s@b intake
hammett88 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