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Coldest temps you've run your 6.7 in?

Just wondering whats the coldest yall have run your trucks in and how they have done? So far the coldest I have had mine in is -15 actual temp with -35 windchill and for sunday through Monday they are talking a high temp of -12 and windchills anywhere from -45 to -60 coldest northwest iowa has seen in over 25 yrs!!! im not worried though because when it was -15 I didn't have her plugged in and she fired right off love this truck!!!!

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Last winter I had it out one time at -18 if I remember correctly. Truck did just fine never skipped a beat. (the Canada and Alaska boys are chuckling right now....)
yep they are its because of them we are getting this weather they say its a Canadian front coming through and dang I don't know how they do it!!!! I don't mind down to -5 but holy heck this stuff is tough to work outside in

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Ran mine in -25 actual temp last week, but I started out from a heated garage. Coldest I've started the truck outside was this morning at -17, and I forgot to plug it in last night. It started right up, but ran rough for a minute or so.
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-45f click the command start and than look it wasn't plugged in like uh oh, open door can hear it running it was -73f with windchill that day. I always plug it in but the gf took it and didn't plug it in but she started with no problem so i was very happy!

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Yah no problems so far up here in northern alberta and we had -30 to -40 pretty steady last month and a bit. Cold starts without the block heater are usually avoided but worst case scenario it fires up better cold at -40 then the wifes jeep..

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-45f click the command start and than look it wasn't plugged in like uh oh, open door can hear it running it was -73f with windchill that day. I always plug it in but the gf took it and didn't plug it in but she started with no problem so i was very happy!
Good god! I thought it was bad here...been at least -10*f at night for the past 10 days or so...can't imagine -45 to start with and windy on top of that.
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Ran today, -30C before the wind, will run again tomorrow -33C before the wind, ran all last week in the mid -20's and will run all next week (actually next 1.5-2 months haha) in the mid -20's.

I like how quick it warms up with the old supplemental heater.
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We get down to -40ish up here in northern British Columbia. So far no issues, it doesn't complain as much in the cold as my 6 l did. I normally plug in when it gets -20 (-5 f) or below.


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So you all are not having any fuel or def related problems?

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I haven't had any when I was all stock and now that I'm deleted I have no worries. I always run 8 oz of power service( white bottle) in every tank in the winter months and knock on wood have never gelled any vehicle I've had. I also make sure I'm running fuel that is actually blended and not the caseys fuel or fuel from stations that only add an additive

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