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post #1 of 20 Old 12-19-2008, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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So lets get some info

OK, so im looking at an 04 cc sb PSD with 100k and an automatic. I'v heard ton's of ***** storie's about them and i want to know the GOOD's the BAD's and what everyone has done with them, including best power additions. Thanks guys !


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You lookin' to hear about JUST 04's, or 6.0's in general??????????



I LOVE my 07', BTW - only 35K, but no problems yet, and the mods have only started

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Generalized all 6.0's, but 04 specific too. So if basicly if ya got a 6.0 and want to chime in, . . I WANT to here it !!


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2012 F350 cclb xlt larriet
-18" black fuel wheels -Black Fab Fours front bumper -custom painted black Protech tool box and cab guard -20° tinted windows -Recon on the mirriors and roof -bought: 4/27/12 @ 99 miles -currently at: 60k miles (I still got wood) -S&B in -MBRP duals out -emissions = GONE!! -SCT tunes
Made 425/828 (uncorrected)

2008 HD street Bob, some go fast goddies 124hp 124 tq. RIP
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well i had 2 6.0's and my first was a 03 and never had any problems with it. had a edge juice w attitude than switched to sct with custom tunes. also had 8" lift and 3" body lift runnin 38's. truck ran very good. my current im runnin a sct with custom tunes by innovative and its pretty quick. mods are in my sig along with my best et. ive owned 2 7.3's and they werent bad but both had tranny issues. both were chipped but still felt like slugs.

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*03 Turbo*Stroked Injectors*AFE Stage 2*Small mouth Intake*SCT With Eric's Extreme Race*4.30 Gear*Best ET 13.5@99MPH*
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Thanks, Keep'em commin boys !!


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2012 F350 cclb xlt larriet
-18" black fuel wheels -Black Fab Fours front bumper -custom painted black Protech tool box and cab guard -20° tinted windows -Recon on the mirriors and roof -bought: 4/27/12 @ 99 miles -currently at: 60k miles (I still got wood) -S&B in -MBRP duals out -emissions = GONE!! -SCT tunes
Made 425/828 (uncorrected)

2008 HD street Bob, some go fast goddies 124hp 124 tq. RIP
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including best power additions.
SCT w/ custom tunes,

Get the supporting mods first - exhaust and gauges. Don't worry to much with the intake. The stocker flows PLENTY

Start there and then GO CRAZY!!!! Let us know how it goes.

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I love my 6.0 As far as mods... you can hit over 400rwhp with a custom tuned SCT. Definitely get a set of gauges...a good exhaust minus the cat will give you an awesome sound and help with the EGT's.
Biggest concern is going to be headgaskets and EGR system...fix both ASAP, headstuds and delete the EGR system then keep a strict maintenance schedule and you should be good. I believe one of the largest factors in poor running 6.0's is lack of maintenance.
For mileage you are looking at about 15 for fatty all the way up to maybe 20 for a lighter 250

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the known problems you "could" run into, thats about it. i have done egr delete and studs. there are the only known problems to be worried about. some trucks run great. i have an 03 and i havent had any problems with my truck,

depending on your power levels things become weak, but other then that its a great all around truck with plenty of power from the factory and some options if you want more

good luck!

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Yeah, but your trucks a freak of nature...
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... you can hit over 400rwhp with a custom tuned SCT. " I'm defently likin that !! How bout the auto tranie's ? They holdin up ? And what is the EGR system ?


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2012 F350 cclb xlt larriet
-18" black fuel wheels -Black Fab Fours front bumper -custom painted black Protech tool box and cab guard -20° tinted windows -Recon on the mirriors and roof -bought: 4/27/12 @ 99 miles -currently at: 60k miles (I still got wood) -S&B in -MBRP duals out -emissions = GONE!! -SCT tunes
Made 425/828 (uncorrected)

2008 HD street Bob, some go fast goddies 124hp 124 tq. RIP
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thats what i was talking about the trans are good but once you starting making good power and really dogging on them they break down.

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