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Old 08-25-2012, 02:31 AM
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DPF removal instructions

Going to try to remove the dpf today...What's the secret to removing it? A couple of areas look difficult, the front bracket that connect to the down pipe, the hangers and the DEF injector...Any help is appreciated.

Also installing the egr H&S blocker plates.

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Old 08-25-2012, 05:23 AM
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I haven't done mine yet but lots of folks here have. Let us know how it turns out and post your step by step process.
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:23 AM
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With a buddy you can have it out in about 30 mins. I've done it twice now, second time was much quicker as I knew were all the sensors were and how the plugs works. Urea injector is just 2 13mm nuts and it pulls out. Unplug all the connectors for the sensors instead of trying to remove them all. Also on the hangers instead of fighting with the rubber bushings, just unbolt all three hangers from the frame. Its much easier to slide the rubber hangers off with the DPF on the driveway with the help of some PB blaster. Get to the downpipe bolts from the top as the nuts are welded on. 15mm on those I think, you will need a couple extensions and a wobbly to get the top one. With a friend helping lower it out, its not bad at all. Have fun!
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Old 08-25-2012, 11:29 AM
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It's out! Thanks guys for the input, you were defenitely right on...I have to stop for now hurricane or tropical storm on the way.

Will try to install new pipe once the storm clears...

Which sensor did you guys use for the egr delete reading... all I'm installing is the H&S delete plates...one has the bung for the sensor.

Hopefully all I have left is a couple of hours left to go.
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Old 08-26-2012, 01:36 PM
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It's out! Thanks guys for the input, you were defenitely right on...I have to stop for now hurricane or tropical storm on the way.

Will try to install new pipe once the storm clears...

Which sensor did you guys use for the egr delete reading... all I'm installing is the H&S delete plates...one has the bung for the sensor.

Hopefully all I have left is a couple of hours left to go.
Take your pick of any of the 4-5 probes that are in the DPF. Just unplug the one originally for the EGR, and plug the one you screwed into the block-off plate into that port. Simple as that
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Old 08-27-2012, 08:02 AM
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That's what I did, used the one from the EGR. Just wiped it off and good to go!
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Old 08-27-2012, 09:34 AM
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Take your pick of any of the 4-5 probes that are in the DPF. Just unplug the one originally for the EGR, and plug the one you screwed into the block-off plate into that port. Simple as that
Can the one originally on the EGR be moved to the block off plate, then put a plug where it was? Just curious.
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Old 08-27-2012, 10:09 AM
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If your removing all of the EGR stuff off the motor, then go for it. If just installing the block-off plates, you will have an open hole you will need to find a plug for. Nothing going through it I don't think, but still don't want water and dirt to get in there if you have to put it back to stock.
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