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post #1 of 93 Old 11-12-2012, 06:50 PM Thread Starter
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Well my truck finally went to the shop for new head gaskets and ARP studs. Can't wait to get it back.



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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are you doing anything else while the cab is off?

08 F350 cc/sb 4X4
h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
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Not a whole lot just downpipe egr delete and clean out the intake manifold. That's really all the budget allows right now I had to do it now because they were leaking so bad. After I get the tranny rebuilt and an RCD tc ill look into getting some more power upgrades. I kinda want to run a little nitrous though.



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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Yea its a good idea to clean the intake manifold. It would be nice if you could have done a ported intake manifold while its off. I understand the budget thing tho.

08 F350 cc/sb 4X4
h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
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Oh trust me I wanted a ported one. Good thing is I can do the next cab off myself for the turbos and intake mani. My buddy and I just didn't want to tackle doing the heads. Probably could have but just decided against it. I have no problem putting an intake mani on though.



2008 F-250 KR
7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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Yea when i pull the cab i plan on a batmowheel, a ported intake manifold and 6.0 exhaust manifolds and up pipes.

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h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
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Yeah I was going to do 6.0 mani and uppipes but he said it not really needed at my hp level. Plus I don't think anyone has ever put up a concrete hp increase just from those. until they do im holding off



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7" ICON
7" PMF blocks
Bilstein 5160F/5100R
22x14 Fuel Octane
37" Toyo M/T
H&S Mini Maxx w/ Gearhead tuning!
5" Diamond Eye
4" Diamond Eye DP
ARP head studs
Custom Stock Intake

RCD converter, HD billet input, low/rev hub, suncoast clutches.
160k miles and counting...
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Yea i am debating that also. If i do the 6.0 manifolds it will be more for reliability.

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For anyone to get a reliability benefit out of 6.0 manifolds, they would need to be making some big power with a whole of fuel and/or nitrous.

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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
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I may just hold off on the 6.0 manifolds then.

08 F350 cc/sb 4X4
h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
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