6.4 advice - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
User Tag List

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 Old 07-08-2011, 10:07 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Geoff941's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 102
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
6.4 advice

My buddy just bought a 2008 F250 with only 18K miles. I have a 6.0 and have done lots of aftermarket upgrades to keep it running. He's heard my stories and is curious about what he should do to his.

Anyone have a link or advice to keeping a 6.4 on the road?

Thanks,

The reason I need a Powerstroke

2003 6.0 crew cab DRW
Edge Insight
EGR delete
DFuser coolant filter and EC-1 fluid
Need a BIGGER boat to tow
Geoff941 is offline  
post #2 of 5 Old 07-08-2011, 10:24 AM
Member
 
dbllung's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 35
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I think he should just drive it and not mess with it.

thanks Geoff for trying to spend more of my money.
dbllung is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 07-08-2011, 11:38 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
smotrs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Covina, Ca.
Posts: 2,709
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Stay up on the maintenance.

Shaun

'08 F250 6.4L Lariat 4x4 CC/SRW fully loaded, special ordered
6" Fabtech 2.25 dual shock lift w/18" AR wheels, 35" Toyo AT's
Avic-Z2 Nav/Stereo w/iPod, Bluetooth, XM NavTraffic
(2) Rear headrest mnt DVD entertainment systems
Line-X bedliner
Banks CAI, Dual Exhaust, Six-Gun, Speed Brake & iQ (test vehicle)
Bushwacker Fender Flares
Ravelco Anti Theft Device

Quote:
Originally Posted by Rick Santorum
We went into a recession in 2008 because of gasoline prices.
smotrs is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 07-08-2011, 12:25 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Fanatic
 
Geoff941's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 102
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
You'll thank me one day.

The reason I need a Powerstroke

2003 6.0 crew cab DRW
Edge Insight
EGR delete
DFuser coolant filter and EC-1 fluid
Need a BIGGER boat to tow
Geoff941 is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 07-08-2011, 02:08 PM
Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Corpus Christi, TX
Posts: 63
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by smotrs View Post
Stay up on the maintenance.
Yup. The 6.4L is actually a great engine, but you need to religiously keep up with maintenance. I would follow the Severe Duty guidelines regardless of how you use the truck.

Other than that he should be good to go. If he doesn't mind risking his warranty I'd also recommend doing a DPF delete. Getting that potato out of the exhaust and killing the regeneration process is one of the best things you can do for these trucks.

2008 F-250 SC SRW 4X4
H&S Mini Maxx - DPF Delete - S&B - Dieselsite Coolant Filter
08F250TX is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome