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post #1 of 22 Old 08-03-2010, 07:11 PM Thread Starter
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cant decide, 6.4 or 6.0

ok heres my problem, i have heard horrible things about the 6.4, especially issues with MPG and the Re-gen, all i ever hear about with 6.0s is the head gaskets, i was wondering which is a better engine, im not interested in 7.3 because the only vehicles in my area that have them are ambulances or utility trucks, thanks for the help.
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If you don't chip the 6.0, & if you buy an upgraded EGR you should be ok

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I would take the 6.0 over the 6.4 any day. I love the potential power of the 6.4, but to me the 6.0 is more dependable. Also, less emissions garbage on the 6.0.
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I say 6.4.

(Coming from a 6.0 owner...)

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I would take the 6.0 over the 6.4 any day. I love the potential power of the 6.4, but to me the 6.0 is more dependable. Also, less emissions garbage on the 6.0.
6.0 is more dependable??? Did I miss something

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6.0 is more dependable??? Did I miss something
I'm holding the DPF/Regen against the "dependability" of the 6.4. And of the two 6.0's in my family, they have been perfect.
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It'd probably be cheaper to get a 7.3 shipped to you than a 6.0. Especially in the long run.

If i could go back to the day before i got my truck, I'd still have made the long drive out to get it rather than get a 6.0 locally.

Just a better truck IMO

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is it true that powerstrokes are harder to start in the cold than for example a cummins? or does that differ between the individual engines?
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is it true that powerstrokes are harder to start in the cold than for example a cummins? or does that differ between the individual engines?
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its a rumor i heard on some other forums that the powerstroke doesnt like to start when its freezing out.
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