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Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   09-11-2019, 11:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By benchmstr
not in my case, i put over 500 miles on it the...

not in my case, i put over 500 miles on it the first time around..it shifted, down shifted, and locked up just as hard and rough at 500 miles as it was the day i loaded it.

the second time it was...
Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   09-10-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By benchmstr
agreed...hate the 45mph lock up! I didnt realize...

agreed...hate the 45mph lock up! I didnt realize how many 45mph speed limits I had around here until i loaded it...but its really my only complaint.
Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   09-10-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By benchmstr
SRL+ is my daily tune, and i have about 30,000...

SRL+ is my daily tune, and i have about 30,000 miles on it...but, I almost gave up on it!

When I first loaded it didn't run worth a damn, constant slam shifting, started super hard and wasn't...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   07-18-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 552
Posted By benchmstr
I did all those mods in one sitting with the...

I did all those mods in one sitting with the exception of using the sinister filter kit...took me 4 beers(longnecks)...I am not even a good mechanic.

bench
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   07-18-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 556
Posted By benchmstr
you will run less boot usually. also, matt...

you will run less boot usually.

also, matt robinson from gearheads told me they were seeing better MPG of 6.0's that still had EGR'S vs deletes.

bench
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   07-01-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 62,466
Views: 3,834,485
Posted By benchmstr
well, I honestly do not attribute it to the...

well, I honestly do not attribute it to the tunes...no matter what tune I run I get the exact same MPG...even on stock!

I do not hot rod at all.....I attribute it mainly to filling the toyo's to...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   06-25-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By benchmstr
I’ve never tried it on another vehicle. I have an...

I’ve never tried it on another vehicle. I have an 05 explorer that I use for extra jobs. I keep saying I’m going to plug it in and see if I can read diagnostics without it locking but I keep...
Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   06-25-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By benchmstr
Flush it first. Might not need a new...

Flush it first. Might not need a new cooler[/QUOTE]

Exactly! Get the priorities handled first!

Bench
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   06-25-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 162
Posted By benchmstr
I run the bulletproof radiator...it is...

I run the bulletproof radiator...it is essentially stock dimensions but metal end caps instead of plastic.

I used to run a mishimoto but it always had very inconsistent cooling. when it was...
Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   06-25-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 420
Posted By benchmstr
forget the tunes and rims and all that little boy...

forget the tunes and rims and all that little boy stuff! that comes later! priorities first.

now, stud it, get a new oil cooler, and delete the egr...then when its mechanically sound and not a...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   06-25-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
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Views: 296
Posted By benchmstr
I have one with all of my tunes loaded in it. ...

I have one with all of my tunes loaded in it.

It does have the ability to read codes...I have a cts hooked up to read live though

bench
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   06-25-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 62,466
Views: 3,834,485
Posted By benchmstr
Drove the excursion 2000 miles round trip from...

Drove the excursion 2000 miles round trip from Houston to Orlando Florida this weekend.

Outside temp was 101 most of the time, the excursion stayed cooler than I thought it would..the interior was...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   06-04-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By benchmstr
So, just fill and drain and not a full flush?

So, just fill and drain and not a full flush?
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   06-04-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By benchmstr
I’m not running the oat...just standard es...

I’m not running the oat...just standard es compleat
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   06-04-2019, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By benchmstr
Fleetguard elc compleat mixed with rotella elc

I am replacing my degas bottle and thermostat today. The bottle cracked and the thermostat will be replaced just because I am in there.

My question!

I cannot get the fleetguard elc...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   05-26-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 95
Posted By benchmstr
MTZ engines in Houston

anyone have any experience with them? they are not a performance shop, just a diesel engine joint.

they have always had extremely good ratings and reviews but i dont know of anyone personally who...
Forum: Kill Stories   05-20-2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By benchmstr
Not at all! the bench

Not at all!

the bench
Forum: Kill Stories   05-20-2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By benchmstr
killed a duramax!!

I was in my 6.0 excursion. My buddy in his raced out 2018 2500 duramax. We were racing at 75mph on the way to san antonio and he ran out of fuel!

Not really a race story...I drive like an old man,...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   05-15-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,174
Posted By benchmstr
I could buy a brand new long block and have it...

I could buy a brand new long block and have it installed for a few hundred, possibly thousand dollars less...
Forum: 6.0L Ford Excursion Discussion   05-14-2019, 05:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By benchmstr
dont think i could trim...my bulletproof oil...

dont think i could trim...my bulletproof oil cooler relocation filter is in the drivers side bumper...it would wear on my mind knowing i had to trim to accommodate
Forum: 6.0L Ford Excursion Discussion   05-14-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 367
Posted By benchmstr
How much lift to fit 38's?

I have an 05 excursion 4x4...what is the minimum amount of lift I need to clear a 38x12.50 on a 20" rim?

bench
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   05-14-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By benchmstr
Does y'all's start hard? Not a long crank, just a...

Does y'all's start hard? Not a long crank, just a abrubt bark instead of smooth roar?
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   05-13-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 371
Posted By benchmstr
check the icp or ipr

check the icp or ipr
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   05-13-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By benchmstr
Yea, I was pretty rough on them.[/QUOTE] ...

Yea, I was pretty rough on them.[/QUOTE]

See, I drive like a ***** lol

Bench
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   05-13-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 455
Posted By benchmstr
What kind of driver are you? Were you rough on...

What kind of driver are you? Were you rough on them?

Bench
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