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Old 06-18-2012, 09:31 PM
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Mexican PCM

I read on hear somewhere that the 6.4's sold down in Mexico are bulletproof, have awesome power, problem free and get 23 to 25 MPG. Because none of the EPA added bull crap fowls anything up. SOOOO, my question is...
Why can't we just remove all the bull crap from our trucks, buy a PCM at the parts counter down at Mexico City Ford... install it in our truck and live happily ever after?
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I read on hear somewhere that the 6.4's sold down in Mexico are bulletproof, have awesome power, problem free and get 23 to 25 MPG. Because none of the EPA added bull crap fowls anything up. SOOOO, my question is...
Why can't we just remove all the bull crap from our trucks, buy a PCM at the parts counter down at Mexico City Ford... install it in our truck and live happily ever after?
Nothing is stopping you from doing that. A ton of people here have done it.
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Old 06-19-2012, 04:11 AM
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I read on hear somewhere that the 6.4's sold down in Mexico are bulletproof, have awesome power, problem free and get 23 to 25 MPG. Because none of the EPA added bull crap fowls anything up. SOOOO, my question is...
Why can't we just remove all the bull crap from our trucks, buy a PCM at the parts counter down at Mexico City Ford... install it in our truck and live happily ever after?
That's why everyone buys a tuner however I don't think you will be getting 23-25 mpg unless you are driving 75kph maybe.
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Nothing is stopping you from doing that. A ton of people here have done it.
A ton of ppl? Granted, I don't peruse the 6.4 forums everyday but read a lot that are on the active page and I've never seen this before.
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Old 06-19-2012, 04:55 AM
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the PCM is the same, it's just programmed differently. Just run delete tuning and enjoy
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:29 AM
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Not many people are doing this. Why spend 1k on a PCM to run stock power levels when you can spend the same money and get more power and better economy?
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Old 06-19-2012, 05:37 AM
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nobody is doing this

Ford isn't going to sell/program you a non-compliant PCM for your truck.
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:03 AM
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Thats why you order it from Ford Mexico. Its compliant down there
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:14 AM
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Thats why you order it from Ford Mexico. Its compliant down there
Oh, is that what you do? And it comes pre-programmed with your US/Canada VIN in it? Sure would be a shame if your truck ended up at the Ford house for whatever reason and they performed a recall flash on it!

Definitely seems logical to just order a $1000 ECM from Mexico vs. buying a $500 programmer and running a stock power tune
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Old 06-19-2012, 06:42 AM
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No one ever said it was logical and if you read my above post you would know that.


However find me a 500 dollar programmer for a 6.4 that deletes the DPF
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