Head Gasket and Spartan Tuner - 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 3 Old 01-15-2011, 12:01 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Posts: 13
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Head Gasket and Spartan Tuner

I have a 2009 F-250 CCSB, with the 6.4L engine. I was thinking about adding the Spartan system. I was told by someone that I should replace the old head gasket and head bolts, so that the engine can handle the extra power. Should I consider this or is the stock setup good enough. Was there any head gasket issue with this year engine? Thats why I got rid of my 6.0 truck.
fishnmachine is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 01-15-2011, 12:16 PM
Premium Member

 
eric.davis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Norfolk
Posts: 908
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 eric.davis
Its still possible to blow headgaskets. I did on mine and have since got EGR delete with wastegate 4" dp and ARP headstuds along with Sun Coast transmission.

2011 Dodge 2500 6.7 CCSB SLT
'08 F-250 with some stuff done
545/1050 on #2 SOLD

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
eric.davis is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 01-15-2011, 12:17 PM
shhhhh, can you hear it?

 
08pwrstrokr6.4's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: wichita,ks
Posts: 2,236
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
if you plan on dragging it with high hp tune then yea you might as well go ahead and change gaskets and studs.if you are just using it for what trucks are used for(towing and normal driving) i would say you should be ok.the only people i have noticed with head problems were the guys at the track every weekend.thats what i have read and my opinion.but you should do some research and make your own decisions.

Patrick
TAPS Historian


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.
08 6.4L ECSB
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.
S&B intake,H&S Black Maxx,5" Pipe,Trac. Bars
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

13.77@100.63


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
OIF 07-08 16 months OIF 10/OND 10-11
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Diesel Tech Mag
All you need is a little knowledge,the right tools, and a buddy's truck to practice on.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
08pwrstrokr6.4 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