My First Diesel - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Introductions This is the place that you introduce yourself

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 Old 04-07-2013, 10:34 AM Thread Starter
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
My First Diesel

So as the title states I have never owned a diesel though I have driven them (work trucks) for years and Friday I bought my first one.

This past Christmas we bought a 30' travel trailer and headed to California to spend christmas with the in-laws. Well we learned real quick that my Silverado 1500 might of been rated to pull it but what was on paper and what was real life experience are two totally different things.

So in order to keep the kids and wife happy I upgraded to a F250 Super Duty.

I looked at Dodge and Chevy but neither compared to creature comforts of the Super Duty.

I found the forum because I was looking online to find out how long a diesel goes before it needs an oil change.

And I plan to read through as much as I can especially about my truck 2008 Super Duty F250 FX4 with the 6.4 because I have been reading a few horror stories about this motor.
krausen is offline  
post #2 of 5 Old 04-07-2013, 05:27 PM
Emergency Services
 
HarvestingInternationally's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: South Jeerzy
Posts: 1,821
Thanks: 5
Thanked 8 Times in 8 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Welcome to the org good luck

http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/2580/oppt.jpg
2006 F250 Crew Cab Long Bed 6.0 TurboDiesel FX4

Diesel Site Coolant Filter, Edge Insight CTS, BPD FICM 48v, Metal CAC Tube, Blue Spring,Sinister Diesel EGR Delete w/ Up Pipe, Riff Raff Boots, MBRP 6212-409 Exhaust, BFG AT's,
Bilstein 5100's with Leveling Kit, ISSPRO EV2 Gauges (Pryo , Fuel Pressure)

Eric
HarvestingInternationally is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 04-11-2013, 06:30 PM
Other vehicle is an F250
 
Hank's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: N. Pickens County S.C.
Posts: 18,321
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Welcome to the org.! I like my 7.3s!

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!
CAROLINA POWERSTROKE ASSOCIATION
Hank is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 04-11-2013, 06:47 PM
Premium Member

 
tkobes43's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Sussex NJ
Posts: 1,717
Thanks: 13
Thanked 15 Times in 15 Posts
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Garage
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Congrats on the truck!!


Tom

5" MBRP Straight Exhaust w/ 6" tip, SCT Monitored, Limo Tints, 20" LED Lightbar, 8k HIDS, & Some other goodies
Other Rides
1978 Trans Am Y88 403 84k original miles
1996 Ford F350 PSD Mason Dump 134k Original Miles!
Gone But Not Forgotten... (Lilah) 2008 Ford F250 Lariat CrewCab
Proud To Be An American!
tkobes43 is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 04-11-2013, 07:20 PM
My 6OH Hates Me


 
mudrunninpig's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Nexus of the Universe
Posts: 24,836
Thanks: 8
Thanked 27 Times in 26 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 16 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
welcome to the org

Mike




"The Iron Pig"



mudrunninpig is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome