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post #1 of 4 Old 11-13-2013, 09:42 AM Thread Starter
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Lopes on cold start

I just went to start my truck to warm up for the drive to work and it loped for about a minute then smoothed out then I kicked it in the high idle tune. I just changed the oil last Saturday and put delo 400le 15w-40. Sunday morning I started it and it loped about twice then smoothed out but has only done it these two times. Oh and it's about 35* F right now


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Oh and I plugged it in about an hour and a half ago then unplugged it before I went to start it up


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1999 F350 ecsb 4x4 130k miles.
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TS 6 pos chip with Gearhead tunes
Auto Meter CS Series gauges (boost, pyro, trans temp)
S&B Intake
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Hutch and harpoon mod (if not already done)



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Anybody have any ideas as to why it did this?


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TS 6 pos chip with Gearhead tunes
Auto Meter CS Series gauges (boost, pyro, trans temp)
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Aftermarket wastegate controller

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Crank case vent
Hutch and harpoon mod (if not already done)



1997 F250 rclb 4x4 gasser
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post #4 of 4 Old 11-13-2013, 11:45 AM
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Id say your truck doesnt like the 15w-40, i run 5w-40 and cold starts arent all that bad. Or check your GPR/GPs/Batteries. Maybe they are going out.

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