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Things I should do to my 6.4??

Quick Hello!. Former LBZ Dmax owner, traded on a 07 Escalade for some reason and pulled my little 25' one time and HATED it. That 6.2/6 speed combo is terrible even at 6k lbs load.

Anyways, sucked it up and traded the Caddy in on a dark blue pearl 08 F250. 1 owner new F250 trade, 50k miles and all stock. Oasis didn't show anything odd to me.

I ran EFILive on my Dmax and bang for the buck, that was a fast truck.


Some questions I have for you guys as a 1st time Ford SD owner. I'd appreciate a little help getting up to speed so to say..

1..I'm looking to do 35's on 20's. Would like to know what offset to run. I see that a leveling kit is worthwhile, which one would be good to try and not unnecessarily cost too much $?

2..Tuners. I guess this is a two part question. Seems that some tuners are made to run the DPF and up it 100hp/200ft lbs. Then the other set of tuners goes well past that with !DPF. What's the better idea here. I don't race people but I sure liked my 150hp adder on my LBZ. Mostly I ran around on the 100hp tune.

3..exhaust and intake mods, what's involved with the !dpf other than a tuner to support that !. What intakes do we like that let the turbo give some sound. I thought the Dmax was quiet, this thing is like a car. I'd like to hear her spool up and a little more from the pipe.


thx for the advice..
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General 6.4 Modifications

08 F350 cc/sb 4X4
h&s minimaxx, 5" flo pro, 4" down pipe, no limit cold air intake, dirty diesel EGR delete with intake elbow, 6.0 exhaust manifolds, custom up pipes, ported intake manifold, Apex 71mm LP turbo, Rudy's cold side pipe, diesel site coolant and transmission filter, diesel site intercooler boots, ccv mod, bilstein shocks, gogo dd solenoid, HID lights, Airdog II 165, PMF traction bars, PMF drag link, moshimoto aluminum radiator
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find an older off road Hand S mini max if you can,,,,,its worth the money at any cost......welcome to the 4m.........time to stop drinking the chevy cool-aid..........


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08 F350 MINI MAXX,5"FLO-PRO DPF DELETE, AFE INTAKE,HID'S,BFG A/T'S ON 20" BMF NOVAKANES,TIMBREMS,BLACKED OUT BUMPERS GRILL,STEPS RACING STRIPES,PAINTED HEADLIGHTS ,FABTECH LEVELD,RCX DUAL STABILISERS

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alright, that gets me going. Which tuners can do the delete? Is it a better idea to run a cat back or just ditch the dpf with a pipe and run the tuner?

I'm a little confused on the deleting sequence. Buy the tuner and get the pipe installed and then change the tune to delete?
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haha, these prices are ridiculous...
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haha, these prices are ridiculous...
THAT'S ONLY $500 more than they used to be.......you wanna open the 6.4 up u had better get one while you can..... tuned.... the other two truck companies cant even touch it........cant tell you how many tuned d-mexes ive humiliated....go to.... performance truck products .com and get a package deal....


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how about a new edge cts for $500?

will that do a dpf delete down the road if I chose to go that route, which I will.
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ok, that one is out.

How about the sct TSX?
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well hell, it's looking like I just need to suck it up and buy a full straight exhaust and tuner and be done with it.


so much for those new wheels/tires and leveling kit this so needs.
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local shop has the pipe and Sniper for $1200. 200/275/350

is there a better option?
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