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post #1 of 24 Old 04-17-2011, 02:18 PM Thread Starter
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Thumbs up CCV mod and Zoodad mod

I did both of these mods yesterday, took her out for a little spin, checking things out today.
By the seat of my pants, it feels like the turbo spools up a little quicker, a bit better low and mid range pull. And, my scangauge shows it may even have increased mpg's a bit, too short of a ride to really know, but it is a familiar road I took, and mpg's were up, even with a pretty good head wind.
All in all, easy mods, maybe some other bene's.

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Which CCV mod did you do? Did you buy one of the kits or just dump it?

2006 F-350 CCSB Lariat
MBRP 4" Exhaust, ARPs, Barder Stage 2 turbo, S&B CAI, TSD SPD, Warren Competition transmission, Edge CTS, Coolant Filter, High Idle Mod, CCV Mod, Zoodad, Newton Leveling kit, Fuel Mavericks 20x9 , Pioneer DVD head-unit, JL Stealthbox and JL Slash 500/1v2 amp
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For the time being, it is being dumped about halfway to the back of the truck. I will likely make, using some of the instructions here, a filter for it and mount that under the truck.

'06, XLT, F350 FX4, Auto, Ext. Cab Short bed
Diamond Eye Turbo-back 4" exhaust.
CC Mod
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what would theses MODS be I've seen other people speak of them but still havent figured out what they are. sorry I'm still learning but like anything that means more power

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what would theses MODS be I've seen other people speak of them but still havent figured out what they are. sorry I'm still learning but like anything that means more power
The CCV mod (crank case ventilation ) involves removing the vent hose from your air intake going into the turbo, and either filtering it before it returns to the turbo, or "dumping" it which allows any pressure to vent into the atmosphere. If you pull the intake tube from your turbo, you'll see all the oily buildup caked in the tube. That's from the CCV. That same junk is getting sucked into your turbo. No bueno.

The "Zoodad" mod involves drilling a hole through the fiberglass directly in front of the air intake. It allows air to enter the intake directly, rather than ambiently.

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are there any how to's on here? i plan on doin the zoodad mod this summer, but dont know much about the ccv.....
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mah or beemer- what did you use to plug the hole on your intake tube?

2006 F-350 CCSB Lariat
MBRP 4" Exhaust, ARPs, Barder Stage 2 turbo, S&B CAI, TSD SPD, Warren Competition transmission, Edge CTS, Coolant Filter, High Idle Mod, CCV Mod, Zoodad, Newton Leveling kit, Fuel Mavericks 20x9 , Pioneer DVD head-unit, JL Stealthbox and JL Slash 500/1v2 amp
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Ok cool thanks my audio guy did the zoodad thing when we had my grill out doing my HIDs.He just cut out a peace of fiber with a air saw. I'll have to look into the CCV mod

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this is what i use to cover up the hole from a zoodad mod: Zoodad Screen
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ill be ordering one of those pretty soon....
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