How long will it last? - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
6.4L Performance Parts Discussion What has or has not worked for you?

User Tag List

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 2 Old 06-10-2010, 02:50 PM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
HoosierHick's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Benton County, Indiana
Posts: 227
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
How long will it last?

Hey guys I've had my truck for the last 10 months/20,000 miles and it has been running the 275 for all of those, not sure for how long before that. Well anyways I have been looking to upgrade to the 310, but I really do not have the means to do a whole lot of supporting mods.

So my first question is can I run the 310 just every once in a while without upgrading the TCM and headstuds?

If I do get the TCM how much longer will it make my tranny last?

I do run my truck pretty easy most of the time, but every once in a while I like to get those rear tires spinning and that smoke a blowing. Just lookin for a little more power, without having to break the wallet.

Fully Loaded Lariat 4x4 SuperCab
Spartan Tuned--275
DPF Delete, MBRP Exhaust, AFE Intake
35" Toyo M/T's
Paid for by the hard work of a 17 year old

HoosierHick is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 06-10-2010, 03:01 PM
Compression Ignition Addict

08stroker250's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Georgia
Posts: 8,819
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 16 Times in 15 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Once you go to the 310 everything can change. You could blow your head gaskets doing a tranny relearn with it. You gotta pay to play though. You gotta figure out if blowing your head gaskets and studding your truck is something your willing to do if you go to that tune. I am not saying it will happen because there are plenty that run it with no problems. Its just something you have to consider and keep in the back of your mind when you go to that tune.

Jeff Dodd

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  
Sponsored Links

Quick Reply

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


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