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post #1 of 14 Old 11-08-2012, 09:55 AM Thread Starter
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My story

Well yall I got married to the best woman that has came into my life. Shortly after the wedding Tuesday Oct. 23rd my 2002 F-250 7.3L powerstroke caught on fire. Well after dealing with the insurance company. I got a pay out of 13,756.

Well I got a new to me 2004 F-250 6.0L powerstroke. It has 174,000 miles on it. It is a clean truck with no major repairs done.

I am not going to do any mods to the engine. Until I need to do engine repairs. But still no tunes because I am not looking at doing headstuds.

Anyways the truck runs great and I hope it stays that way.


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2004 6.0 destroyed by contaminated fuel

2002 7.3L burnt
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Congrats on marrying your lady love and congrats on the new(er) truck!!!

Sorry it took the ol' one burning down to get it, but I hope it serves you as well as the 7.3L did.


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You do NOT need to tune/modify your truck.
But if you want a safe, reliable, and trustworthy 6.0 you need to get some sort of monitoring solution for it. Might Prevent you from having to do HG work alltogether

Deltas, FICM voltage, Fuel pressure.

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post #4 of 14 Old 11-08-2012, 10:24 AM
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Long time no see Scott. Congrats on the new truck and Wife!

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post #5 of 14 Old 11-08-2012, 10:55 AM
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HG on the earlh 04 are more prone to failure than the 05-07. I do reccomend a tune becouse you just get better performance. Congrats on the marrage. Sorry to hear about your truck burrning up. That has to suck.

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Studs/BPD58V FICM Atlas40/BPD oil cooler/waterpump/7.3 fan
Edge insight CTS EGT/Turbo timer/FP SCT with ? Tune
Powermax w/KC billet wheel Warren 175/30%
5-8" MBRP Off Road Turbo Back/harpoon
2" Leveling/33' BFGATKO
ELC/PMM Coolant filter
aFe Stage2/EGR Delete


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Congrats on the truck and wife. Do yourself a favor, if you want to stay married.........Write Up: Monitoring the 6.0L PSD.

And install a coolant filter now. :thumbup:

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Unfortunately had to Sell my ......2004 KR CC SWB FX4 - Edge insight cts, blue spring upgrade, updated HFCM drain plug, XDP coolant filter, CAT EC-1 rated coolant, Custom Diesel EGR delete, CAT delete, Rotella T6

SEE MY OIL COOLER REPLACEMENT AND EGR DELETE - http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/gen...tml?highlight=
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Congrats on the truck and wife. Do yourself a favor, if you want to stay married.........Write Up: Monitoring the 6.0L PSD.

And install a coolant filter now. :thumbup:

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Lol... that's good advice.

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White 04 F350 Lariat SRW/CC/LB/FX4 227,XXX+
Studs/BPD58V FICM Atlas40/BPD oil cooler/waterpump/7.3 fan
Edge insight CTS EGT/Turbo timer/FP SCT with ? Tune
Powermax w/KC billet wheel Warren 175/30%
5-8" MBRP Off Road Turbo Back/harpoon
2" Leveling/33' BFGATKO
ELC/PMM Coolant filter
aFe Stage2/EGR Delete


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6.0 and wife = Nice! 7.3 going up in flames = sux.

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Hey guys yeah I am still around, just haven't been on here lately.


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Looks like you need to change your sig....hehe.

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Unfortunately had to Sell my ......2004 KR CC SWB FX4 - Edge insight cts, blue spring upgrade, updated HFCM drain plug, XDP coolant filter, CAT EC-1 rated coolant, Custom Diesel EGR delete, CAT delete, Rotella T6

SEE MY OIL COOLER REPLACEMENT AND EGR DELETE - http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/gen...tml?highlight=
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