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post #1 of 12 Old 03-21-2008, 05:40 AM Thread Starter
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I have a Question

i have an 2005 super duty 6 liter. My question is it bad to let them sit for a week and then drive them because mine sits in the driveway all week and then on the weekends i'll drive it
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The only thing it may cause issue with is the turbo. The VGT has a tendency to rust and cause binding when they aren't driven daily.
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I wouldn't think a week would be bad

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will it cause harm to the turbo
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I don't think that you will have any problems if you only drive your truck on the weekends.


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should i push the truck hard when i drive it or should i be easy on it
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when i havn't drove it all week
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should i push the truck hard when i drive it or should i be easy on it
Drive it the way you would normally drive it.


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A week isn't bad. Personally I would add some fuel additive and have at least a few good accelerations on the weekend. This is one of the benefits to a 6.0L - enjoy it!

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I don't mean to hijack the thread here, but how hard are short trips on the 6.0's? I've been looking at 05-07 crew cabs as the regular cab I have on my 150 just doesn't cut it now with a kid.

I've been riding the bike back and forth to work, 40 MPG even when I'm hard in the throttle. Though I still need the truck after work to pick her up from daycare which is only about a mile from the house.
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