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What the soot!?

I am just curious as to why these trucks blow so much smoke? I ask because my buddy just bought a 6.0 with some mild mods (tuner, exhaust, intake) and under normal driving and WOT he doesn't blow. Unless I am really light on the throttle it won't blow, but under normal driving and WOT it most definitely blows (Boost/fuel set to 0 on mini). When I had my dpf/cat on it didn't blow at all and now I have just the dpf delete. The whistle on those 6.0's sounds freaking sweet too, but the 6.4 blows it away in every category imo, except for smoking!

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way more fuel than a 6.0!

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Way way more fuel than a 6.0

What tuner are you using?

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from his sig looks like a H&S Mini Maxx, just like mine, and yes it is wicked smoky!

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More fuel, dual sequential turbo, less lag time, completely different motor. It just means your running rich. If you lighten off the pedal a bit, you will have less smoke. Should only smoke for the first second until the turbo is a full tilt. If you are blowing endless amounts of smoke, even at WOT, you might have an issue. Most likely the issue is your heavy foot. Personally, I LOVE IT!

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smokes a good deal more than "the first second"

I can't wait till h&s releases the customer control tuning. This thing smokes even on stock power w/ the off-boost fueling set at zero. I hate it. Love everything else about the truck and the tuning
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You can make your buddies 6.0 smoke like a freight train to, its all in how big of a tune you are running.

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I am curious if a ported intake manifold and a batmowheel will makes it almost smoke free....

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smokes a good deal more than "the first second"

I can't wait till h&s releases the customer control tuning. This thing smokes even on stock power w/ the off-boost fueling set at zero. I hate it. Love everything else about the truck and the tuning
Yes this is how I feel, love everything about the truck but hate the smoke. I always catch myself looking in the passanger side mirror everytime I hit the throttle to see how much it smokes. If I feather the throttle for the first couple of seconds when getting into the throttle it won't smoke.

Edit- I love everything minus the smoke and horrible sounding speakers

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You wouldn't like a dodge......
These trucks have a strong fuel system. As has been stated. Also my truck puffs a bit on take off but that's pretty much it unless I really get on it, say 40% throttle +. Even at WOT its not a thick black smoke, more of a dark/medium haze, nothing compared to the tuned cummins around here, they smoke like a freaking coal train!
What tune is your buddy running on his 6.0? Did he change his turbo out? Maby I'm wrong but it sounds weird for a 6.0 not to smoke at all at WOT?

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