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Old 01-08-2013, 11:50 AM
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Cold Weather Question

Hello All....Still a newbie here and to the powerstroke world. I have a 2006 6.0, and my question involes cold weather...I live in florida, so cold weather is a little new to me. We are traveling up to Boone, NC in Feb. for a 4 day vacation, and I was wondering if I need to do anything or add anything to the fuel or oil before we go. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks

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I don't believe it gets that cold there to worry about. Maybe someone from NC will post more.
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Hello All....Still a newbie here and to the powerstroke world. I have a 2006 6.0, and my question involes cold weather...I live in florida, so cold weather is a little new to me. We are traveling up to Boone, NC in Feb. for a 4 day vacation, and I was wondering if I need to do anything or add anything to the fuel or oil before we go. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks

Patrick
Just add power service or something equivalent w an anti gel. Its cold in boone but not as cold as you think. You'll be fine.

As far as oil goes....ive run rotella 15/40 up there several years and had no issues.

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If you'll just be in North Carolina, you shouldn't have to do anything.
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The lows at night right now are in the upper 30s to low 40s

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I guess if you felt compelled, you could add some anti-gel stuff but it's not imperative.
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Old 01-09-2013, 06:48 AM
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Thank you guys for the replies...Maybe Ill bring some anti gel just in case they get a freak snow storm or something in the mountains
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better safe than sorry. dont think youll have a single issue tho.
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carry a cetain 911 with you, but lows in the 30's try 1-5 as lows then try to start it...
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Old 01-09-2013, 11:47 AM
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Being a Florida boy, my truck would probably start before I would in that kind of weather

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