New to forum and 6.4! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 29 Old 04-06-2013, 12:47 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Paolos08F350KR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florence
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
New to forum and 6.4!

How's it goin everyone! My name is Paolo. I live in Florence, Az. I just bought a 08 Ford F-350 King Ranch 4X4 for $28,500 and it has 70,000 on it. Last two trucks I owned was a 2006 Lincoln Mark Lt, sold it cuz I bought a 26Ft travel trailer so I wanted something with more power. Bought a 04 F-250 6.0, but only owned it for a few months. Started having trouble with it,(egr cooler, etc) so I got rid of that and got a 08 F-350 King Ranch and I couldn't be any happier!

So anyone got any suggestions for me? What should I be aware of, things I should replace, etc?

Here's my truck







2008 Ford F-350 King Ranch 4X4
2002 Chrysler Prowler
2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2010 Nissan Cube (Wife's Car)
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Last edited by Paolos08F350KR; 04-06-2013 at 01:07 AM.
Paolos08F350KR is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 29 Old 04-06-2013, 01:04 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: corpus christi
Posts: 431
Thanks: 5
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
welcome to the forum but if that truck was mine h&S delete . ive read the egr and dpf on the early 6.4s can be problematic. and throw a s&b intake on and u should a very stout pulling rid with tons of problem free miles

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
lhood6.7 is offline  
post #3 of 29 Old 04-06-2013, 01:08 AM
Emergency Services
 
kirbybc12's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Bergen County, NJ
Posts: 1,008
Thanks: 1
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Delete delete delete! I've got a Mini Maxx for sale too, just for your truck lol


Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

2012 F-350 Lariat FX4 CCSB
2.5" Carli Commuter
Carli High Mount Steering Stabilizer
AFE Cold Air Intake
Truxedo Lo Pro QT
Line-X
Dura-Flap Mud Flaps
Timbren SES
High Idle
35x12.5x20 Toyo AT II Extreme
H&S Mini Maxx, 4" AFE Turbo Back
kirbybc12 is offline  
post #4 of 29 Old 04-06-2013, 07:38 AM
Premium Member
 
ramonpowerstroker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Posts: 594
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
well that's a nice truck right there!!!! OK first do research about a DPF delete..... you're gonna see a message about a "cleaning exhaust filter" well that's what we call regent mode.... it shoots 1200° heat through the turbo and ruins everything..... if you want there's a thread called 6.4 General modifications in the General section this is what you can do
ramonpowerstroker is offline  
post #5 of 29 Old 04-07-2013, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Paolos08F350KR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florence
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by lhood6.7 View Post
welcome to the forum but if that truck was mine h&S delete . ive read the egr and dpf on the early 6.4s can be problematic. and throw a s&b intake on and u should a very stout pulling rid with tons of problem free miles
Thanks! So between the 6.0 and the 6.4, did I pretty much just buy a even more expensive fix?

Quote:
Originally Posted by kirbybc12 View Post
Delete delete delete! I've got a Mini Maxx for sale too, just for your truck lol

Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
Man that truck is sweet! How much you sellin the mini maxx for?

Quote:
Originally Posted by ramonpowerstroker View Post
well that's a nice truck right there!!!! OK first do research about a DPF delete..... you're gonna see a message about a "cleaning exhaust filter" well that's what we call regent mode.... it shoots 1200° heat through the turbo and ruins everything..... if you want there's a thread called 6.4 General modifications in the General section this is what you can do
Thanks! I'm gonna need all the help I can get! I'll look up that thread. Thanks for the info!

2008 Ford F-350 King Ranch 4X4
2002 Chrysler Prowler
2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2010 Nissan Cube (Wife's Car)
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Paolos08F350KR is offline  
post #6 of 29 Old 04-07-2013, 10:54 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: corpus christi
Posts: 431
Thanks: 5
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
no u didnt buy a more expensive fix the engine is put together alot better and there is a ton of improvements from the 6.0-6.4 . the only real problem with the 6.4 is the regen process . it basically shoots 1200 degree heat through your turbo . and thus causes multiple problems . its so much easier to buy a delete pipe and mini maxx and get rid of the problem before it eats ur engine . not saying it will happen but does happen quite a bit .

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
lhood6.7 is offline  
post #7 of 29 Old 04-07-2013, 11:56 PM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Paolos08F350KR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florence
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by lhood6.7 View Post
no u didnt buy a more expensive fix the engine is put together alot better and there is a ton of improvements from the 6.0-6.4 . the only real problem with the 6.4 is the regen process . it basically shoots 1200 degree heat through your turbo . and thus causes multiple problems . its so much easier to buy a delete pipe and mini maxx and get rid of the problem before it eats ur engine . not saying it will happen but does happen quite a bit .
Thanks! Wouldn't happen to know the costs would you?

2008 Ford F-350 King Ranch 4X4
2002 Chrysler Prowler
2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2010 Nissan Cube (Wife's Car)
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Paolos08F350KR is offline  
post #8 of 29 Old 04-08-2013, 12:09 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: corpus christi
Posts: 431
Thanks: 5
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
mini maxx 12-1500 bucks delete pipe 150-200 bucks egr block off plates 20 bucks or ege delete 180 bucks . all in all 2grand the smile and worry free life priceless kirbybc12 has one for sell it is the race tuner while ur trying to find one make sure it is the race tuner not the street

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
lhood6.7 is offline  
post #9 of 29 Old 04-08-2013, 12:18 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Paolos08F350KR's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Florence
Posts: 14
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by lhood6.7 View Post
mini maxx 12-1500 bucks delete pipe 150-200 bucks egr block off plates 20 bucks or ege delete 180 bucks . all in all 2grand the smile and worry free life priceless kirbybc12 has one for sell it is the race tuner while ur trying to find one make sure it is the race tuner not the street
Thanks again, gonna save up for the next couple weeks and get this truck goin! So is this "complete solution really necessary? I have a 26Ft travel trailer that I use once a month, would I need to get the complete solution or am I good with what you told me to get?

Complete Solution® for Ford 6.4L Powerstroke with Sinister EGR Delete Kit, Oil Cooler and ARP Head Studs

2008 Ford F-350 King Ranch 4X4
2002 Chrysler Prowler
2004 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited
2010 Nissan Cube (Wife's Car)
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Paolos08F350KR is offline  
post #10 of 29 Old 04-08-2013, 12:25 AM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: corpus christi
Posts: 431
Thanks: 5
Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
all depends on what you use the truck for and how deep u wanna dig into ur pocket books but most people start out with what i said and studs etc is followed later im no 6.4 head but from what ive read and seen thats what people seem to do .

]2011 f250 king ranch cc/sb fx4 black and tan allot of inferior parts fell off so i put better ones on . 5inch exhaust axle dump s7b intake . blistien 5100s all the around . 20x12s on 305,55,20s .leveling kit with bags in the rear .5% tint all the way around
lhood6.7 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
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