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DPF delete question?

Ok guys I have a few questions. Tonight while at the station im thinking about doing the CAT/DPF delete myself with the help of my co worker, and my questions were what general tools would I need, how long does the process take, and do I install the tuner before or after the delete? Any advice will be appreciated.

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Better hope you can find a tuner that can delete the DPF regen cycle... From what i heard you cant get them anymore... But maybe im wrong.


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I already have one.

2008 F-350 FX4 CCLB 6.4 Powerstroke
SCT Livewire With RCD Tunes. Magnaflow 5" Straight Pipe Exhaust with an 6 inch tip
Airaid drop in filter with a modded stock box. Halo/LED headlights, LED Mirror, Dually Fender Lights.
2.5 leveling kit Soon to Come,
Road Armor Front Bumper with Pre Runner Bar.
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Install the tuner first to make sure it programs all the way through. Then install the exhaust. It will take probably 2 hours. You will need some standard and metric sockets. Maybe a dead blow and a piece of wood.

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Alright thanks man.

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SCT Livewire With RCD Tunes. Magnaflow 5" Straight Pipe Exhaust with an 6 inch tip
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Like he said a few metric wrenches. My exhaust came apart easily. The hardest part I had was prying the rubber mounts off. I also dropped the spare tire to slide the rear section out over the axle.

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make sure you have penetrating oil depending on how crusted up your exhaust is. I also had a friend help. That DPF/DOC is heavy. I also strapped mine up with tie down straps so when it did break loose it didn't fall on my face.
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unbolt the hangers from the frame, don't try to slide the rubber isolators off the hangers under the truck
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unbolt the hangers from the frame, don't try to slide the rubber isolators off the hangers under the truck
Yes, do this

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