new to forum and spartan have questions - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 9 Old 09-06-2009, 06:18 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Burlington county NJ
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
new to forum and spartan have questions

just purchased a 2008 f250 with the 6.4. It is a black on black leather short bed crew cab, it has all options including gps and the backup camera. It has already been slightly modified. The truck has 18k miles on it. It has a spartan 275 tune with dpf and cat delete pipes. I have the DashDaq so I can change tunes and monitor everything. It has a banks intake kit, and MBRP dual stainless exhaust. As far as the exterior goes, 8" rize lift kit with all the extras traction bars etc.. Rolling consists of 22x11 XD diesel wheels and 37x13.50x22 Toyo M/T's. The truck runs like an animal. I have no complaints at all. I am trying to get a better handle on the computer. The DashDaq tells me the program was installed 8-08, I am sure there is a newer version I can get that will run better. I dont have any problems with mine, but I have read people talking about the 275v4 v3 etc and the JOB# of the truck etc.. I dont know what I have. How do I find out what job# my truck is?? And how do I find out what version of the 275 I have? My DashDaq does not display my EGT temps and that makes me nervous how do I fix that? Also my boost does not go higher than 37 psi. I have read on spartans forums that guys are getting 50 psi of boost or more, Am I not seeing this because my tune is old? I have joined the spartan page and Mick has been great help but I still have not been able to join the forum. Apparently there is a process. This site was very easy to join. Thanks in advance for all your help.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	!BYRr7)!B2k~$(KGrHgoH-CcEjlLl4lRpBKgsfRlLWg~~_3.jpg
Views:	56
Size:	67.4 KB
ID:	10309   Click image for larger version

Name:	!BYRsIhgB2k~$(KGrHgoH-D!EjlLlz,uWBKgsgPHePg~~_3.jpg
Views:	59
Size:	96.0 KB
ID:	10310   Click image for larger version

Name:	!BYRr3H!!mk~$(KGrHgoH-DgEjlLl1CLoBKgse53usw~~_3.jpg
Views:	54
Size:	77.0 KB
ID:	10311   Click image for larger version

Name:	!BYRs!0gBWk~$(KGrHgoH-EEEjlLlyOEvBKgsfp)zWw~~_3.jpg
Views:	49
Size:	68.5 KB
ID:	10312  

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Spartan 275 with DashDaq. Mbrp duals, banks intake. Front and rear pumpkins stuffed with 4.56's and Eaton electronic lockers.Amp research power steps. 8" Rize lift with floating traction bars. 22"x11" XD diesels powdercoated Black. 37x13.50 Toyo M/T's . Blacked out Recon LED on cab, rear tailights, 3rd brake and under tailgate, headlights are on the way. All Factory options including Navigation, leather and backup camera.
Quigs is offline  
post #2 of 9 Old 09-14-2009, 07:14 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Burlington county NJ
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Anyone????? Thanks in advance for any help.

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Spartan 275 with DashDaq. Mbrp duals, banks intake. Front and rear pumpkins stuffed with 4.56's and Eaton electronic lockers.Amp research power steps. 8" Rize lift with floating traction bars. 22"x11" XD diesels powdercoated Black. 37x13.50 Toyo M/T's . Blacked out Recon LED on cab, rear tailights, 3rd brake and under tailgate, headlights are on the way. All Factory options including Navigation, leather and backup camera.
Quigs is offline  
post #3 of 9 Old 09-14-2009, 07:34 AM
Compression Ignition Addict


 
08stroker250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 8,819
Thanks: 5
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
EGRTA is the paramater you need to monitor for EGT's. You go in to Ford specific parameters to find that. What I would do is just go back in to tuning and reload the 275 tune. 37 psi is pretty low. I see 45 atleast with the 275 v3 and v4. The older 275 tunes would hit 50+ psi. As far as job # goes, what is the build date of your truck?

Welcome to the .org by the way!!!

Jeff Dodd
spartan_jeff12@yahoo.com

2012 Ford F-250 Lariat CC/SB

Mods - Spartan tuned via laptop, 4" AFE stainless exhaust system, 2.5" PMF BMC leveling spacers, 3" PMF lift blocks, Fox Racing 2.0 shocks, Recon smoked mirror & cab lights
08stroker250 is offline  
post #4 of 9 Old 09-14-2009, 09:16 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Burlington county NJ
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks for the reply. The build date of the truck is 3/08. I am only getting 26 signals when I run the scan, and EGRTA is not one of them. I think my version is out of date. The build time says it is Oct 7,2008. The firmware says 1.2.01.1.6. The build is 2.0.0-1364. I just called spartan and left a message with Mick. I have read on other forums that if you install updated firmware you can get like 200 some odd parameters is this true? And if so how do I upload updated frimware.

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Spartan 275 with DashDaq. Mbrp duals, banks intake. Front and rear pumpkins stuffed with 4.56's and Eaton electronic lockers.Amp research power steps. 8" Rize lift with floating traction bars. 22"x11" XD diesels powdercoated Black. 37x13.50 Toyo M/T's . Blacked out Recon LED on cab, rear tailights, 3rd brake and under tailgate, headlights are on the way. All Factory options including Navigation, leather and backup camera.
Quigs is offline  
post #5 of 9 Old 09-14-2009, 09:31 AM
Compression Ignition Addict


 
08stroker250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 8,819
Thanks: 5
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I believe that means the truck is a Job 3. Mick will be able to walk you through everything. I am blurry on the procedure to get the update and everything. It has been forever since I did it. You dont have the Ford specific though, and thats what you need to get when you update the DashDAQ.

Check this out, you may be able to do it yourself...
Tech Support - How do I update my DashDAQ?

Jeff Dodd
spartan_jeff12@yahoo.com

2012 Ford F-250 Lariat CC/SB

Mods - Spartan tuned via laptop, 4" AFE stainless exhaust system, 2.5" PMF BMC leveling spacers, 3" PMF lift blocks, Fox Racing 2.0 shocks, Recon smoked mirror & cab lights
08stroker250 is offline  
post #6 of 9 Old 09-14-2009, 06:22 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Burlington county NJ
Posts: 30
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks for responding. I used the link you gave me and set up the DD with the latest firmware, I have all the correct ford only and obd II parameters. I can finally monitor my EGT's. Thank you so much.
Did you notice a change with the suncoast solenoid?
Is it worth the money for the Elite downpipe?
How do I get a sponsor? LOL. "Wouldnt that be nice"

[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]Spartan 275 with DashDaq. Mbrp duals, banks intake. Front and rear pumpkins stuffed with 4.56's and Eaton electronic lockers.Amp research power steps. 8" Rize lift with floating traction bars. 22"x11" XD diesels powdercoated Black. 37x13.50 Toyo M/T's . Blacked out Recon LED on cab, rear tailights, 3rd brake and under tailgate, headlights are on the way. All Factory options including Navigation, leather and backup camera.
Quigs is offline  
post #7 of 9 Old 09-14-2009, 06:38 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
F250stroker08's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 175
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to F250stroker08
Why did the previous owner sell? That's a bad *** truck

2008 Ford F-250 6.4l Lariat Crew Cab
35x12.50r18 Trail Grapplers on KMC Rockstar's
F250stroker08 is offline  
post #8 of 9 Old 09-15-2009, 08:29 AM
Powerstroke.org Sponsor
 
powerstroker67's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Chaplin, CT
Posts: 828
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Quigs View Post
Thanks for responding. I used the link you gave me and set up the DD with the latest firmware, I have all the correct ford only and obd II parameters. I can finally monitor my EGT's. Thank you so much.
Did you notice a change with the suncoast solenoid?
Is it worth the money for the Elite downpipe?
How do I get a sponsor? LOL. "Wouldnt that be nice"
The suncoast solenoid does make some difference,but your better off running one of Spartan's TCM's with the updated 275 tune on go with it. even on the later build trucks like your Job 3 or even the Job 2 trucks, tranny shifting improves the most with both the TCM and file's designed to run with it.
The downpipes make a BIG improvement on spool up by removing a double wall, crushed factory pipe that is approx. 3" inside dia. I can't comment on the Elite down pipe as I never tried one, but we have our own 1 and 2 piece downpipes for these trucks. They fit like a glove and are offered in ceramic coated also. Let me know if we can help you. Truck looks great. Sean
powerstroker67 is offline  
post #9 of 9 Old 09-15-2009, 09:00 AM
Compression Ignition Addict


 
08stroker250's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 8,819
Thanks: 5
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Quigs View Post
Thanks for responding. I used the link you gave me and set up the DD with the latest firmware, I have all the correct ford only and obd II parameters. I can finally monitor my EGT's. Thank you so much.
Did you notice a change with the suncoast solenoid?
Is it worth the money for the Elite downpipe?
How do I get a sponsor? LOL. "Wouldnt that be nice"
My solenoid was bad, so I replaced the stock one with the billet Suncoast solenoid. The 3 to 4 shift was very jerky before, and after the install it fixed the issue. I understand though that if you dont have a bad stock one there really isnt a noticeable difference. The Elite downpipe is of amazing quality, and I saw a decrease of about 50 degrees on WOT runs, along with quicker drop off of EGT's after I let out of it. It also increased my top end boost. The only issue with the Elite downpipe is that you can't hook it up to the DPF if you ever had to put it back to stock. Cobb's Diesel Performance will have a Flo-Pro ball and socket downpipe option available soon in stainless steel that will hook up to the DPF if the truck ever needs to have it back on for any reason. I believe that pipe will be $299 on release.

Jeff Dodd
spartan_jeff12@yahoo.com

2012 Ford F-250 Lariat CC/SB

Mods - Spartan tuned via laptop, 4" AFE stainless exhaust system, 2.5" PMF BMC leveling spacers, 3" PMF lift blocks, Fox Racing 2.0 shocks, Recon smoked mirror & cab lights
08stroker250 is offline  
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