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post #1 of 15 Old 08-15-2007, 07:00 PM Thread Starter
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Thinking about this...

OK...so I'm cruising EBay and I found this:

eBay Motors: Ford PowerStroke Aux Idle Control Power Module F-250 (item 230161935012 end time Aug-21-07 16:17:14 PDT)

What do y'all think? It's cheap, and adds some fun capability's. SO???


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For that price I say go for it, I had one on my truck and it was great in the winter time.

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Yah, if ya don't have a high idle setting on a chip or something - go for it -- some trucks come stock with those and that is a pretty cheap price!!
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Anyone know what they are going for NOT on ebay? Currently the bid is at $50, (b/c I bid on it) and if it's much more from the dealer or something...I'll probably pass. Thanks.


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i can't find where it says how much you can increase the idle,mine increases by itself after about 2 minutes of idling
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Yeah...but it only revs to about 1000rpms. With this thing, you could bump up the idle to 3000 if you wanted to.


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If you have the funds check these guys out (if you don't win that)

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I've installed 4 or 5 of these in our work trucks. They work great and are an easy install but are kinda pricey. If i remember right around 250 with shipping

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a well positioned brick paver is alot cheaper,it is all in the balance
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a well positioned brick paver is alot cheaper,it is all in the balance



I have the factory High Idle...handy during winter, I swear it warms up that much faster, and hopefully will prevent wet stacking since I idle a lot especially at work.

Plus I am planning to add warning lights and other equipment so the auto RPMs to keep the charge up will come in handy.

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OK...so I've been searching on the interweb for over 3 hours and I have yet to find anyplace to buy this thing...I can't even find a price. I MIGHT have seen something like 300-400 bucks...so I guess now that the bid is at $60-ish...I should go for it. At least until it gets to about $100.

Anyone have an idea, other than the dealer, where I can get a price for one?


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