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Old 04-19-2009, 09:17 AM
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New to Diesel, could use some advice.

I just bought a 2006 Crew Cab powerstroke and could use some advice.

I live in Denver, anything specific I need to do in the winter/summer?

Where is a good place to get some general maintnece instructioins?

What should I look/listen for while using this truck, it has 107k miles?

Anything else I need to know?

Thanks in advance.

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Old 04-19-2009, 10:27 AM
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use an anti gel fuel treatment in the winter. and run a quart of 2 stroke oil in your fuel on fill up.. helps lube injectors and quite them down.. if you have problems or questions you are in the right place there are a lot of guys on here that can help you out.. nice truck man and
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Old 04-19-2009, 10:53 AM
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could you help me out. Im looking at a 2006 crew cab with 86000 on it. What kind of price rage did you see when you were looking. This one is $25900 for now.
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First off

All i can say is your at a place thats full of knowlege on this truck so if you ever have a problem just post it and someone always come to the rescue......ohh yeah watch out there is a "Mod Bug" going around its really easy to catch
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I use "Power Service ULSD formula". It is an antigel that also adds lubricity to the ULSD (Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel). I use it year round, Use the recommended amount in winter, and half that in the summer. I also plug mine in overnight when it is below 35 degrees.
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could you help me out. Im looking at a 2006 crew cab with 86000 on it. What kind of price rage did you see when you were looking. This one is $25900 for now.

I paid cash so I got a good deal, $19,600 out the door with them installing a drop DVD player in the back for my kids during trips, plus its in A+ excelent shape, good luck there are lots of good deals out there now.
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use an anti gel fuel treatment in the winter. and run a quart of 2 stroke oil in your fuel on fill up.. helps lube injectors and quite them down.. if you have problems or questions you are in the right place there are a lot of guys on here that can help you out.. nice truck man and

Really, 2 stroke oil???? Wow. How often do I run the gel fuel treatment?

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I would guess put a little in every tank when its cold out
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Really, 2 stroke oil???? Wow. How often do I run the gel fuel treatment?

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yup 2 stroke oil will quite the injectors down. its a ratio of an ounce to a gallon of fuel. BUT MAKE SURE YOU USE ASH LESS OIL.
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