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Old 11-16-2012, 08:04 PM
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FICM what option is best?

So lately on cold start ups my truck has been not quite its self. I checked my voltage and its 48v key on engine off, injectors don't do the induction buzz quite like it once did, and for a few seconds after cold start up it sometimes hits 46.5v for a second or so. My question is whats my best route? Im really looking to buy the bullet proof diesel replacement but is that the best way to spend my money. I would really like a more permanent fix. Thanks and all opinions welcome
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Old 11-17-2012, 04:31 AM
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If you want a permanent fix, go with the BulletProof Diesel FICM. It's been totally redesigned to eliminate the problems with the power supply. Anything else is just a band aid.
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If you want a permanent fix, go with the BulletProof Diesel FICM. It's been totally redesigned to eliminate the problems with the power supply. Anything else is just a band aid.
X2. With their 6 phase ficm you can choose between 48, 53, and 58 volts. I've never heard of their ficms failing.
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I could only wish that mine would stay around 46.5v!!! Your fine...
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Question-how long has the BPD FICM been around?
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Well, one of the prototype units is on my truck from the initial alpha testing since January of this year. It still starts the truck like it did when I put it in.
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Another vote for the BPD FICM. Get one and I doubt you'll ever have an FICM problem again. Every time I start the truck now I'm amazed at how much better it runs especially in this colder weather. You won't be disappointed.
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I got an upgraded one from Ed, at ficmrepair.com, with the Atlas 40 tune and have been very happy with it. I know there are many others who have had success with Ed also. I have also heard great things about the BDP unit. I don't really think you would go wrong with either one. Both will serve you well.
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Well, one of the prototype units is on my truck from the initial alpha testing since January of this year. It still starts the truck like it did when I put it in.
Well so almost a year. Why does this remind me of Bush on the aircraft carrier with the Job Well Done sign???
I love my BPD stuff as much as the next guy dont get me wrong,juz sayin only time will tell I the war is over with the FICM's
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Well so almost a year. Why does this remind me of Bush on the aircraft carrier with the Job Well Done sign???
I love my BPD stuff as much as the next guy dont get me wrong,juz sayin only time will tell I the war is over with the FICM's
Yep, and unlike the war, there is a warranty on the BPD FICM.
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