shutting it down - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 7 Old 02-03-2010, 05:19 AM Thread Starter
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 920
Thanks: 11
Thanked 13 Times in 11 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
shutting it down

Hey guys, when I had my 03 6.0L, I would pull in wherever and just turn off the key. Never had any problems. I have read that some people like to cool the turbo before shutting off the engine. How long would you leave it idle to cool down, and would just idling through my neighborhood be enough to accomplish this? Does cooling the turbo actually help with wear or anything else? What are your thoughts?

Thanks,
Cliff
WLDHRSE is offline  
post #2 of 7 Old 02-03-2010, 05:24 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
FastFocus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Anchorage, KY
Posts: 1,071
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to FastFocus
if i'm not mistaken these turbo's are water cooled AND oil cooled therefore its hogwash. Only oil cooled turbo's really need to cool down. But, i dont know much about these VGT turbos so i could be wrong. someone else chime in,,,,

usually OEM turbo's arent enough to need to let cool down, but once again with these i'm not 100% sure.

-Aaron

'14 Mustang - DD
'07 F-250 PowerStroke - 5" MBRP Straight Pipe, Edge Insight, Eric Tuned SCT, HID's, 2.5" Newton Lift w/ 4" rear block and Icon Caster Sleeves, Bilstein 5100's, 18" XD Monster's w/35" Toyo M/T.
'96 Talon TSi(AWD conversion by Roberts Imports)
'98 Dodge Neon SOHC Coupé - FOR SALE



Last edited by FastFocus; 02-03-2010 at 05:32 AM.
FastFocus is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 02-03-2010, 05:26 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Calkidd's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Posts: 388
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Additionally, depending how you drove your vehicle you need to give time for your turbo to spool down. There is that option of a turbo timer.

My question what is a good temperature to obtain before turning off the truck?
Calkidd is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 02-03-2010, 05:42 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
KYmxracer52's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Nicholasville,KY
Posts: 338
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I have the Edge Insight gauge. I have always let mine cool down to the 370* range before shutting down. I'm very anal about it. Sometimes in drive-thru's I don't have time to cool all the way down, but never shut it down over 400*. With the stock tune, it actually takes my truck a lot longer to cool over running a hot tune. With stock, even in the winter, I have to wait about 30-45 seconds before cool, longer in the summer. With a custom tune, usually its in my shutoff range by the time I hit the driveway. At most, I'll wait 10 seconds. That's why I hate running stock. I do have an aftermarket exhaust, so that may help some.

2005 F-250 CC SB-SCT,Edge Insight,5" MBRP, 5" ProComp lift, dual-stabilizers, 35x12.50 Federal Couragia MT, 20x10 Fuel Hostages, B&W ball, Truxedo roll cover
KYmxracer52 is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 02-03-2010, 05:50 AM
Chug-a-lug!!!


 
colberjs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Porum,OK
Posts: 3,832
Thanks: 2
Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
I just posted anotherthread asking this question because I didn't see this one. I also asked about warming it up in the morning. I'll keep an eye on this one for some answers.


Here is a link to mine in case I get any more info: Warm Up/Cool Down Time

Jesse

2011 F-250 Fx4 CrewCab Short Bed Rear DVD Entertainment, WeatherTech Floor Mats Front and Rear, 6000k HID Hi/Lo and Fogs, Smoked Recon LED Mirror, Tail, and Third Brake Lights, Stealth Bulbs @ the Corners, B&W Turnover Gooseneck Hitch, 20% Window Tint

Bone Stock............For Now

colberjs is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 02-03-2010, 06:01 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
KYmxracer52's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Nicholasville,KY
Posts: 338
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
As for me and warm-ups, the truck will not move at all if not over 100*. In cold winter temps, that takes about 10-15 minutes. Usually its around 115*-120* before I leave the driveway. Probably overkill, but heat in the winter makes it worth while.

2005 F-250 CC SB-SCT,Edge Insight,5" MBRP, 5" ProComp lift, dual-stabilizers, 35x12.50 Federal Couragia MT, 20x10 Fuel Hostages, B&W ball, Truxedo roll cover
KYmxracer52 is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 02-03-2010, 09:10 AM
Super Moderator


 
PGreenSVT's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Abingdon, Md.
Posts: 11,991
Thanks: 4
Thanked 46 Times in 18 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 3 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by FastFocus View Post
if i'm not mistaken these turbo's are water cooled AND oil cooled therefore its hogwash. Only oil cooled turbo's really need to cool down. But, i dont know much about these VGT turbos so i could be wrong. someone else chime in,,,,

usually OEM turbo's arent enough to need to let cool down, but once again with these i'm not 100% sure.
The turbo's on our trucks are NOT water cooled. It is a good idea to let them cool down before shutting the truck down. I too let mine cool to the 350-370 range before I shut it off. Typically loafing through the neighborhood on the way to my house it cools down enough but in the summer I sometimes have to wait a couple of minutes. If you don't have an EGT gauge get one. I also run synthetic oil which handles the heat better than dino oil and that helps too.
PGreenSVT 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