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Old 10-03-2010, 02:47 PM
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New to the world of Powerstroke

Just purchased my dream truck, 2006 F250 FX4 6.0L.....
Want to start upgrades, but dont know what the best first upgrade would be. I tow a 20ft bass boat every weekend and on 6 to 7 600 mile trips a year. I had a f150 and this past weekend I made a trip with the new truck.. AWSOME... Any point in the right direction to start would be welcomed.
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#1 - Edge Insight Monitor
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Old 10-03-2010, 03:24 PM
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#1 - Edge Insight Monitor
Yup.

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Old 10-03-2010, 05:23 PM
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Change all the fluids and start your own maintenance clock.

Some links to bookmark:

Powerstroke 6.0L Technical Intro Manual

and the update: Powerstroke 6.0L Technical Intro Manual

Remember the "tech" links: this one I like:

6.0L Diesel: ..................Tech Folder.............. - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums

Go here for a spread sheet that has a heck of a lot of info, it will make your head spin. Just post a request with your e-mail:

Information on the 6.0L for new owners - Page 111 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums

Don't forget you have all this information at your finger tips. And the "search feature" helps also.

Welcome! And enjoy!
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Old 10-03-2010, 10:17 PM
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Those are 2 great upgrades. I would heavily recommend gauges!!!!! Especially if your towing and taking long trips. I would recommend this kit SCT X3 Custom Innovative Diesel Tunning/ Gauge Combo Kit . Gotta keep an eye on them EGT's and also with a custom tow tune, it can help lower the cylinder pressure, thus preventing the possibility of popping a head gasket! Any questions just send me a PM.

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Old 10-04-2010, 03:51 PM
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Insite monitor

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Which model would you suggest?
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Which model would you suggest?
Edge Products| The Leaders in Performance Electronics

Check out the CS or the CTS.
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I just got the Insight CS about 3 weeks ago and love it. It monitors everything I want to watch and then some.

Plus, my truck is a XL, so I'm not use to too many gadgets anyways... didn't figure I needed the nice, fancy, touch screen one... just the basic model, like my truck.
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If I had to do it again mine would be 1. egr delete or bulltproof diesel cooler + oil cooler 2. guages 3. exhaust

I put off the egr cooler until 2 weeks ago it was too late and it puked oil out of the degas bottle and now went through alot more work then if I just dealt with it before hand.
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i also recommend the CS and CTS... like these: Digital Gauges

we can make package deals for any setup you want that will save you some money in the end

if you have any questions pleas feel free to contact Javi or myself

-Raul
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