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post #1 of 5 Old 01-31-2013, 05:10 PM Thread Starter
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Howdy from Colorado!

We just picked up our first ever diesel two days ago and I've been lurking like crazy here and on FTE ever since. It's a 2006 F-350 SD 6.0L XLT/FX4 long bed. Had 90,000 miles on it. It's a little more basic in the options department than I wanted but that's ok. It doesn't have an overhead console or a trip computer or "message center?" but I'm hoping I can add those.

None-the-less I absolutely love driving it. I really don't know why but it puts a smile on my face just cruising down the highway in it.

First mod will be gauges (Edge CS Monitor or ScanGauge 2 and EGT). After that I'll go through it with all new fluids, filters and etc. Then.......I'll start the performance stuff.

Anyway, back to my lurking.

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post #2 of 5 Old 01-31-2013, 09:56 PM
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My Truck: 2001 F350 | 7.3L PSD | 4R100 | Crew Cab | Long Bed | 4x4 - 222,000 miles - 10 Years of ownership
Mods: Autometer Z-series Gauges | K&N GenII FIPK | MBRP 4" TB Exhaust | Hypertech PP3 | Toyo OC ATII (LT285/75R16 "E") | SilverStar 9007/9145 | Dura-Flap Mud Flaps
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your in the right spot , there is tons of great info in the 6.0l section check out the stickies

2006 ford f350 xlt cclb
blue spring mod
6.4 banjo bolts
gogo direct cluth solenoid
Insight cts with pyro
str8 pipe , fuel pressure gauge
air raid cold air
zoodad mod
high idle mod
sinister coolant filter kit ec-1 rated
58 volt ficm
powermax turbo , sinister y pipe
egr delete
sct x3 with running looney wild , spd early lock up
arp studs , updated stc fitting ,stand pipes,
dummy plugs , new oem injectors
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Let us know which guage you go with and how you like it.
BTW, Congrats!!!

2015 F-350 CCLB DRW, Lariat Ultimate,
2nd Gen. 6.7L "Scorpion" Turbo Diesel,
440HP/860TQ, Torque Shift 6-speed,
Tuxedo Black W/Charcoal Black Int.,
14,000 LB GVWR,
3:73 Gears W/Limited Slip,
17" Polished Forge Alum. Wheels,
BFG All-Terrain Tires,
Factory 5th Wheel/Gooseneck Prep Pkg.,
Spray In Bed-Liner,
Supplemental Cab Heater,
Camper Pkg.,
Chrome Pkg.,
FX4-Off Road Pkg.,
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Engine Block Heater,
9025 Lbs. on the CAT Scales.

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Welcome to the org.!

2001 F250 Lariat Crewcab, Automatic, 4X4

(Late '99 Regular Cab Work Truck)

6.5" Pro Comp Lift ~ Traction Bars ~ Son-Built Sliders ~ 16" Pro Comp Xtreme Wheels with 35" BFG TA KM2s
4" Banks Exh.-Power Elbow ~ Wicked Wheel ~ DIY AMSOIL EaAU4090 Intake ~ PHP 6 Pos Chip ~ LowDown LED Upgrade
Stage 1 Injectors ~ HankDaddy Mod. ~ BUILT TRANNY! 352 HP Shootin' for 375!
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