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Old 08-16-2012, 10:23 AM
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6.0 must do/haves

New to the 6.0 2005 Excursion only mods are exhaust and air in take. Everything else stock. Plan on a SCT soon just for MPGs n towing ONLY not for speed. What basic mods should be done to help keep the 6.0 running good( besides regular oil changes, filters.....)It's my daily driver. Thanks


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A monitor solution like DashBoss (iPhone/iPad/iTouch), Edge Insight CS/CTS, or ScangaugeII. Watching what's going on with your motor is the best/first mod you should do.

After you have checked the health of your motor, then determine where to spend your money. You may/or may not need to replace your oil cooler. If you do need to replace the oil cooler, then while it's apart, start the upgrades.
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:51 AM
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Someone post the links for him, I'm heading into work. No time! LOL!
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Monitor (like said above) and a coolant filter is first


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First thing is coolant filter. Then check the health of your oil cooler with some gauges.
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What about dash command for iPhone? I already had it.


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What about dash command for iPhone? I already had it.


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The last I check about DashCommand is it didn't support all the PID'S for the 6.0, you would need to spend a bunch on money to watch everything that the already mentioned monitors can do for cheaper.


Here is some starting links.

Write Up: Monitoring the 6.0L PSD.

Write Up: Bullet-Proofing the 6.0L PSD.


Things to consider about owning a 6.0L


And if your interested in using a iPhone/iPad/iTouch for a monitor, then read this link. For $300 ($170 for DashBoss, $100 for EGT, $30 for Fuel psi) including external sensors like EGT and Fuel psi, you can watch everything needed for the 6.0. Or $170 without the external sensors, but I recommend getting EGT and Fuel psi. Any questions on DashBoss, let me know.

DashBoss monitoring review.
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