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post #1 of 7 Old 01-28-2013, 09:39 AM Thread Starter
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Which CPS?

I'm heading out on a road trip later this week (first time out of the county in over a year lol) and want to get a spare CPS on board just in case.
Should I order one from the local stealership or is there a better option?
I'd rather not buy a dud yanno....

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I get mine from DFuser.com and I using the International CPS, not the Ford.

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Re: Which CPS?

http://www.thedieselstop.com/forums/...s-test-257398/

That should tell which one is best. Maybe

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Nice link. I haven't seen data like this posted before and now quite glad I went with the International.

+ Matt - Star Tiger +
-Bean's: 160/100 (FF Injectors), 2/ 6-POS chips (TW & Beans tunes), Overboost controller, E-Fuel
-BANKs: downpipe, full exhaust, gauges, test pipes, intercooler
-Irate: T-4 kit, IC pipes, 3" Replacement Plenums, BASB Turbo
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-370 Amp alt., 40k trans cooler, SRP1.1
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Just go to ford. They are $23

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Just go to ford. They are $23
+1... I picked up a gray one and the truck runs fine.

As a side note, if you have never broken that bolt loose before to remove the CPS, I would suggest hitting it with some penetrating oil. I replaced mine in the last couple weeks and that bolt is tough to remove. I would have been stuck trying to do a roadside repair. For some it was a simple job... for others replacing it for the first time, they have rounded off the head and some even snapped off the bolt in the cover.
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I replaced it about 2 years ago and I'm not having any issues, I'd rather not end up without one on 25 between Albuquerque and las cruces Thursday. Ill swing by the dealership and get one this afternoon.

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Western pro-plus plow on an ultra mount
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