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Newbie - Attempting to delete DPF and EGR

Morning Folks.

My wife is finally letting me put in my 5'' exhaust, H&S tuner, egr delete and air intake. Problem is I'm much more attuned to woodworking than working on vehicles.

I've searched the 6.7 forums and read a bunch of your guys helpful tips but I've just some got newbie questions I'd like to get answered before I start tinkering with my $65k truck.

1. H&S is installed. What order would you install the following? EGR delete, Exhaust and intake.

2. Do I need to drain the diesel exhaust fluid before before I start unplugging things?

3. Flo pro has given me a handy dandy 2 page instruction piece of paper. So I'm basing the next couple things on me guessing. The temperature probe that I unplug from DPF goes where? Is it in the EGR block off plate? What about the lines I unplug from the DPF?

4. I originally purchased the 5'' with a muffler. Is it pretty easy to switch to straight pipe if I decide otherwise?

Thanks in advance for any help you guys can offer. I apologize for sounding like a total newbie. I am.
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1. Tune dpf removed first, exhaust, egr delete, cold air intake
2. No
3. All the lines stay and tape them up, block plates yes you need a egt probe off the stock exhaust. The probe then goes into the bung on the plate. The line stays on for the urea unplugged.
4. Just dont pur it on


2012 f250 fx4 lariat ultimate
2.5 ready lift stage 3
20x9 novakane wheels
S&b cold air intake
35x12.5 R2o
Fox 2.0 shocks
H&s mini maxx
5" flo pro exhaust
Egr block off plates
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Thanks for your help hollywood1983.

One last question. Getting under the truck and looking at the exhaust. It looks like the bolts have been weld on? Is this correct? Or is there just that much rust? Do I need to cut these bolts off? To elaborate. I'm talking about the connection between the downpipe and other pipe before the DPF.

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Thats how they are, you just have to back the bolts out towards the engine. Its a pain I used a 3\8's rachet w a long extension.


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20x9 novakane wheels
S&b cold air intake
35x12.5 R2o
Fox 2.0 shocks
H&s mini maxx
5" flo pro exhaust
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Hollywood1983 thanks so much for your help man. Wouldnt have been able to do it without it.

Last question. Got the black off plates installed on EGR. Where do I plug in the probe? Its already attached to bung and plate is bolted on but cant find the wire harness to plug i tin.
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Its right under the intake inlet on the engine, look for the egt probe on the small pipe on the egr. Follow that egt prob wire and it is plugged in under the intake inlet.


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20x9 novakane wheels
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35x12.5 R2o
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Unplug that one and plug the other one in its place. And no problem


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The only harness I see under the engine intake is being used by this probe which appears to be attached to the EGR? Am I in the right spot?

Sorry about the image its on its side.


https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B-1v...it?usp=sharing
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Yes that is it, unplug that one and plug in the probe from the block plate.


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20x9 novakane wheels
S&b cold air intake
35x12.5 R2o
Fox 2.0 shocks
H&s mini maxx
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The plug location



Sensor in blockoff plate


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Originally Posted by stan60 View Post
Probably one of those deals that you ask 10 guys and get 10 different answers. I'm keeping what I have. I like the look, I like the sound. I don't think you would ever notice the difference on the street. Maybe on the dyno, but I don't ride there.
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