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post #1 of 10 Old 05-27-2013, 03:29 PM Thread Starter
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Hi guys! I am another one of those, traded off my f150 for a powerstroke guy. This is my first diesel, and I absolutely love it over my 1/2 ton.

Reading through this forum helped my pick out this truck. I wasn't sure which engine to go with, what to look for, or what would be best for me. So, after hours of reading and searching, I ended up going with this one. I've had it for almost 6 months now. First thing I did when I got it home was EGR delete, fuel filters and SCT tuner! I only tuned the transmission and for EGR delete. Crossing my fingers for long life stock head gaskets.


2006 F250 Lariat FX4 6.0 PSD
Performance: EGR delete, SCT tuned, 5" straight pipe, blue spring, 03' turbo
Other mods: Nathan Airchime K5HA locomotive horns, high idle mod, fog light mod

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post #2 of 10 Old 05-27-2013, 03:31 PM Thread Starter
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Now the search for our new horse trailer begins!

2006 F250 Lariat FX4 6.0 PSD
Performance: EGR delete, SCT tuned, 5" straight pipe, blue spring, 03' turbo
Other mods: Nathan Airchime K5HA locomotive horns, high idle mod, fog light mod

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Nice looking rig! Personally, I wouldn't worry about running a tune. Your HGs could go regardless of whether you are running stock or tuned. So, I say tune it and love it!
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I wouldn't be worried about a tune either. The srl is a great tune that is said to have lower than stock cylinder head pressures (only 20psi of boost) but still makes a lot more power than stock.

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Also, don't be afraid to push your truck to keep the turbo vgt vanes from getting stuck in one position. The 6.0 loves to be worked hard... Just have to maintain it properly.

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2006 F250 Lariat FX4 6.0 PSD
Performance: EGR delete, SCT tuned, 5" straight pipe, blue spring, 03' turbo
Other mods: Nathan Airchime K5HA locomotive horns, high idle mod, fog light mod

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