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post #1 of 14 Old 04-17-2007, 12:46 PM Thread Starter
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Egt

Does Ford have safeguards built in to their stock trucks that prevent excessive EGT? I have a modified exhaust, but no chip or special air intake. Also, does having a 4" exhaust cause EGT problems while towing heavy loads at high altitude? I have had a number of folks tell me this, but it just doesn't make sense. I thought excessive EGT's were something you had to really watch once you started running a programmer. Thanks!
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No you will need an egt gauge to monitor the gas temps. By going with a 4inch exhaust that will help lower egts by letting the exhaust gases flow better. Honeslty who knows if the temps ever get high enough on a stock truck. I installed my intake and exhaust and gauges before I tuned it, so I don't know. My recommendation is to get yourself some gauges they are a must in my book if you tow even stock. to Powerstroke.org!

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Thanks for the advice.
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You bet! Lots of great info on here if you look hard enough. If you can't find what your looking for, don't be afraid to ask always someone willing to share their expertise, and oponions

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welcome cowboy

x2 what vital said the 4" pipe is gonna help lower em

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The exhaust actually helps lower the EGT's...

1250* is the max sustained egt you want to run!

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hey i might be kinda hijacking this thread a little bit but this info u should know if your gettin a egt gauge anyway cowboy.... what do you guys let your trucks cool down to before shutdown after a long run? around town?

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I usually let it get between 300-350 on the guage before I shut down.

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Is there a limit to EGT on stock trucks or can you still get them too hot?
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