Exhaust brake vs ebpv brake mod - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
 1Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 34 Old 01-17-2012, 09:55 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Exhaust brake vs ebpv brake mod

I am wondering if I was wasting my money on buying the ( banks, PAC brake , BD) or just doing the ebpv mod
The way I see it is that the aftermarket exhaust brakes just replace the ebpv elbow with there's
Is the ebpv not enough to use as a good exhaust brake or is it good enough with the same braking force found with the( banks, PAC, BD) brakes
I just don't want to waste my money on something that is going to work just as well as the other Especialy if it's already there
Any feed back is greatly appreciated

2000 F550 DRW. 4x4 manual Trans
AIH delete
Glow shift guages
98gal transfer flowtank
Riffraff 6637 kit
Ccv mode
Wicked wheel
4" mbrp
PAC brake with aux air tank to air stuff up
TS chip 6 pos
Riffraff hpx crossover
Vdryv is offline  
post #2 of 34 Old 01-17-2012, 10:15 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Turbostang500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dover
Posts: 1,634
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
My feedback is onesided and not very experienced...i wired my factory epbv to function like a brake.
It works but the results dont feel like alot. Since the mod i have not pulled anything so i can only feel the difference with just the truck slowing down and like i said, it does slow it down faster but not much faster.

I dont know how the aftermarket brakes are. So that is why im onesided.

IMHO the ebpv mod to function like a brake wasnt really worth it alone. I however wired it so i can shut it off completely or let it function as ford intended.
Allowing me to shut the darn thing off was my main goal. The other things it can do were just benifits tied into the wiring.

This probably wasnt much help

Lee

2000 F250 PSD SCSB 4X4 418k miles straight pipe gauges 2" leveling kit 315/75r16's
6637 with custom intake pipe. TS Performance 6 position chip!
[/URL]


Please don't confuse my attitude with my personality.. my personality is who I am,my attitude depends on who you are...
Turbostang500 is offline  
post #3 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 02:17 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I went ahead and purchased the PAC turbo mount brake with 2.5 gallon tank that comes with air hose to fill tires or whatever
not bad for a little under 1100 bucks

2000 F550 DRW. 4x4 manual Trans
AIH delete
Glow shift guages
98gal transfer flowtank
Riffraff 6637 kit
Ccv mode
Wicked wheel
4" mbrp
PAC brake with aux air tank to air stuff up
TS chip 6 pos
Riffraff hpx crossover
Vdryv is offline  
post #4 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 02:19 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Im_Strokin_ur_Cummins's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Lowville, New York. Studying Mechanical Eng. @ Suny Canton
Posts: 609
Thanks: 8
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Well in my oppinion I wouldnt even bother doing either one of them. The ebpv really wont do much for you like turbo said. As for buying one unless you are towing heavy loads daily it is not worth it. If you need a ehaust brake while towing on your truck you shouldnt be hauling something that big.
Marcosbill likes this.

FUELED BY HATERS
Jack'em up high.Fat chicks cant jump!

E99 7.3 F-250XLT



304,345 miles and still running strong
ext cab
DIY 6637 Intake
5in straight pipe to Aussie stacks
PHP 6pos
Boost,tran,and EGT Gauges
4in lift
Some body rust and oil leaks
CB radio
Pretty Girl sittin next to me
Im_Strokin_ur_Cummins is offline  
post #5 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Im_Strokin_ur_Cummins View Post
Well in my oppinion I wouldnt even bother doing either one of them. The ebpv really wont do much for you like turbo said. As for buying one unless you are towing heavy loads daily it is not worth it. If you need a ehaust brake while towing on your truck you shouldnt be hauling something that big.
I see u only have a 3/4 ton and prolly never pulled anything in your life
Like 20,000 or more. I work with my truck that's y it's a 2 ton and controlling a load down hill is a chore so adding the exhaust brake to save my brakes and LIFE is well worth it

2000 F550 DRW. 4x4 manual Trans
AIH delete
Glow shift guages
98gal transfer flowtank
Riffraff 6637 kit
Ccv mode
Wicked wheel
4" mbrp
PAC brake with aux air tank to air stuff up
TS chip 6 pos
Riffraff hpx crossover
Vdryv is offline  
post #6 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 03:40 PM
Serving Our Country!
 
JSchuricht's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Manor, TX
Posts: 2,973
Thanks: 0
Thanked 25 Times in 24 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
I have done 29,000 on my 00 and the EBPV brake makes a difference. I would hope the after market ones are better but having never tried one while pulling I can only say the EBPV has helped save my brakes.

JSchuricht is offline  
post #7 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 04:45 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 140
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I will see in a couple weeks what it will do
The reason why I went with aftermarket is that a coworker said that after some use of ebpv his started leaking oil and I don't want to have to pull pedestal out till July when I upgrade to 38R and delete it

2000 F550 DRW. 4x4 manual Trans
AIH delete
Glow shift guages
98gal transfer flowtank
Riffraff 6637 kit
Ccv mode
Wicked wheel
4" mbrp
PAC brake with aux air tank to air stuff up
TS chip 6 pos
Riffraff hpx crossover
Vdryv is offline  
post #8 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 07:21 PM
Serving Our Country!
 
JSchuricht's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Manor, TX
Posts: 2,973
Thanks: 0
Thanked 25 Times in 24 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
That's just coincidence. The EBPV will randomly start leaking weather you use it manually or not.

JSchuricht is offline  
post #9 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 08:18 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Turbostang500's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Dover
Posts: 1,634
Thanks: 1
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
JSchuricht....i am glad to hear that the ebpv makes a difference when braking!

I havent gotten anything behind it to try and slow down yet but hoping to soon. Thanks!

Lee

2000 F250 PSD SCSB 4X4 418k miles straight pipe gauges 2" leveling kit 315/75r16's
6637 with custom intake pipe. TS Performance 6 position chip!
[/URL]


Please don't confuse my attitude with my personality.. my personality is who I am,my attitude depends on who you are...
Turbostang500 is offline  
post #10 of 34 Old 01-19-2012, 09:13 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Demo250's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Posts: 362
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Turbostang500 View Post
JSchuricht....i am glad to hear that the ebpv makes a difference when braking!

I havent gotten anything behind it to try and slow down yet but hoping to soon. Thanks!
The heavier the load the more effective the EBPV will be.

Demo250 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome