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6.0 to 6.4 banjo bolt swap???s

ive been thinking about doing this swap on my truck and was wondering if there was anything else i need to do before hand or do i just swap them out to get better flow?

2006 4x4 6.0 powerstroke, ZF6, 4.5 lift, 35" mtz, quadzilla intake, afe blade runner intercooler to intake pipe, sinister egr delete, stc update, blue spring update, custom ladder bars, 4" straight pipe exhaust, diablo predator, high idle. 0-60 (7.4sec).
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Don't waste your time

Just skip those and install the updated fuel pressure regulator spring.
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i have no idea what that is or where its located

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How to replace the fuel pressure regulator spring, with pictures

The updated fuel pressure regulator for sale online at Tousley Ford
If you call them instead, you can order part number 6E7Z-9C165-B instead. It would save you a couple of bucks, and does not come with the fuel pressure regulator cover (you won't need it).
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thanks a bunch but whys the part number different from the link u showed me and the part number u gave me?

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The spring is available in two different kits. One that has the regulator cover and one that does not.
The one that does not is cheaper, but Tousley does not list that one on their website. I recommend getting it through Tousley, since they sell parts at 10% over dealer cost.
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ok whats the purpose of this upgrade, does it make it faster run better or what?

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The stock spring is known to allow your fuel pressure to fall. It weakens over time. Have your fuel pressure fall below 45 psi and you are buying new injectors.
One of the best updated parts for your engine under $100
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how often should i replace it?

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That is a really good question and have to say that it depends. The new spring is stiffer, resulting in a higher pressure to begin with. The new spring will give you very close to 70psi.
The best thing to do would be to add a fuel pressure gauge and keep an eye on it.
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