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post #1 of 10 Old 10-26-2012, 03:11 PM Thread Starter
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What's going on new to diesels but not to ford
Just pick up a 2004 f250 diesel fx4 lariet with arp head studs and upgraded head gaskets.
Truck has been running great since I picked it up in June
Just have a few questions to make sure I am on track.
Just ordered a sct x3 tuner a edge insight touch screen
4in tb mbrp exhaust
Coolant filtration system
Egr delete and bypass kit
Fuel water separator upgraded plug
Blue spring upgrade kit
Just seeing if I need to look at anything else.
Really don't have a gaol in mind but this is my dd so reliabity is good
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Looks like you're off to a great start - hopefully 'upgraded headgaskets' means new OEM Ford gaskets, not the Black Onyx ones. Seems theres a few stories on here of them failing with studs.

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Oem head gaskets
Anything else I should look at or replace
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Welcome to the ORG. Your off to a good start. That said get your monitor hooked up and start monitoring the vitals of your engine and go from there.

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Waiting on this hurricane to go away and I can get started

4in MBRP TB exhaust
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Egr delete
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