Leavin Cummins! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 07:02 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 76
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Leavin Cummins!

Hello everyone. This is my first post here so be gentle!
I've owned a 2002 Dodge since new and just bought a 2006
F250 XLT Supercab with the 6.0. The truck has an actual
201 miles on it and about 28hrs of run time. The Dodge has been
really good to me and I'm hopeing the Ford does the same.
I've been told these trucks really come alive with a few mods.
What kind of luck have you guys had and what would you say
was the best thing you added to your rig.

Thanks
sootsme is offline  
post #2 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 07:07 AM
shaking things up

 
jethro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: wexford-Pa
Posts: 3,650
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
HOW DID YOU GET SUCH A LOW MILE RIG that is great as for mods if you have the money to spend head studs egr delete then custom tunes from innovative, elite, ect... and an intake and exhaust for the basics

389.14 HP 726.00 TQ
96 f-350 7.3 with a 5 speed
3 in DP
4 in ex. to 5 in aussies
custom traction bars
TW chip 6 pos
IDM mod
SD IC
HPX
D66
casserly 2's
custom fuel with an AIRDOG 2
910's
*17 TE modded hpop
ebpv gutted
pedestal gutted
gutted ccv elbow
clutch pedal fix

facebook- Graham Maxwell
jethro is offline  
post #3 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 07:19 AM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 76
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Jethro, My local Ford dealer found it somewhere. Why head studs?
Is that a "must" before any mods? I was planning on maybe an
Edge EZ, intake & exhaust. I'm also more of a tinfoot!!!
sootsme is offline  
post #4 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 07:59 AM
shaking things up

 
jethro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: wexford-Pa
Posts: 3,650
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
not really a must more of an insurance/assurance thing do exhaust intake and an sct with custom tunes as they are much better for all parts of your vehicle

389.14 HP 726.00 TQ
96 f-350 7.3 with a 5 speed
3 in DP
4 in ex. to 5 in aussies
custom traction bars
TW chip 6 pos
IDM mod
SD IC
HPX
D66
casserly 2's
custom fuel with an AIRDOG 2
910's
*17 TE modded hpop
ebpv gutted
pedestal gutted
gutted ccv elbow
clutch pedal fix

facebook- Graham Maxwell
jethro is offline  
post #5 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 08:15 AM
Premium Member
 
zippy557's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Fort Washington, Montgomery County, PA
Posts: 877
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to zippy557
the only problems i've have with my 6.0 so far are a few simple electronic issues. Def. get an SCT tuner with custom tunes. I ran my sct for a while without headstuds with no issue but every truck is different. the headstuds are just a good safety item to assure your truck will be good with the tunes. do a turbo back exhaust sct tuner and some gauges to watch everything

-Dave

'07 F250 FX4 Supercab SB
X3 ID Custom Tunes, ARP Headstuds, S&B Intake, ITP Reg Return Kit, PHP Atlas 80 tuned FICM, DC Power 250HD Isspro Performax - Coolant, Fuel Pres, Trans and Egt, 4" Turbo Back Straight Pipe FBD Exhaust, Zoodad Mod, Harley Head Lights, Recon Smoked Cab & Mirror Lights, White Night Back Up Light



zippy557 is offline  
post #6 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 08:19 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 5,626
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Thanks: 5
Thanked 13 Times in 13 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews

Quote:
Originally Posted by Ianstew
There is a difference in a government acting responsibly within their powers, and a government that just decides what their powers are and what responsibility means based on political whimsy.
ianstew is offline  
post #7 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 08:20 AM
shaking things up

 
jethro's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: wexford-Pa
Posts: 3,650
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
i forgot the gauges btw where are you from?

389.14 HP 726.00 TQ
96 f-350 7.3 with a 5 speed
3 in DP
4 in ex. to 5 in aussies
custom traction bars
TW chip 6 pos
IDM mod
SD IC
HPX
D66
casserly 2's
custom fuel with an AIRDOG 2
910's
*17 TE modded hpop
ebpv gutted
pedestal gutted
gutted ccv elbow
clutch pedal fix

facebook- Graham Maxwell
jethro is offline  
post #8 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 08:55 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
smokersteve's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: California
Posts: 4,322
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 17 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
If you not in California you are a good man

Delete the egr, gauges, head studs, exhaust, sct from Innovative diesel, synthetics en everything except the trans.
The stock intakes are very good, try your best not to get an after market intake unless you got big power, there is little benefit.

Last edited by smokersteve; 01-30-2010 at 08:59 AM.
smokersteve is offline  
post #9 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 12:25 PM
Member
 
5OH6.0's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 49
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I would seriously consider ANY mods as it sounds like the Truck still has factory warranty. I have done plenty of mods to mine but only after the warranty was up.

2006 F350 CC, SB, SRW, FX4, 3.5" Stainless MBRP Downpipe, 4" Stainless MBRP the rest of the way, Solid Up-Pipe FCDP EGR Delete, CCV Reroute,SCT X3 W/ID Tunes, Bulletproof oil cooler,Edge Insight Gauges, Fog Light Mod, High Idle Mod, Coolant Filter, SWAMPS FICM, No Cat,165k.
2002 F250 CC SB SRW 4X4 TS 6 Pos Edge gauges straight exhaust 6637 CCV Banks Big head Ranch Hand Bumpers 154k

In the end We will remember not the words of our Enemies, But only the silence of our friends.
5OH6.0 is offline  
post #10 of 32 Old 01-30-2010, 12:37 PM Thread Starter
Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 76
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Thanks everyone so far.
Jethro I'm in NY way upstate on the Canadian border near Massena.
Smokersteve how loud is that beast, and you just unplugged the egr?
sootsme 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