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Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   09-30-2019, 06:18 AM
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Posted By jjohnsonlta
Fuel Pressure gauge Question

I guess they must not make a electrical fuel pressure gauge that's 1 1/2 in size. I can only find mechanical ones this size. Has anyone used the Dyno Tune one? I seem to remember another manufacture...
Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   09-27-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Ok thanks I'll take a look at both ways to decide...

Ok thanks I'll take a look at both ways to decide which way to go.
Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   09-25-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Fuel Pressure Adapter Interference

I am going to finally hookup a fuel pressure gauge and have read where the adapter rubs on the upper radiator hose. For those that have the fuel pressure gauge did you buy the adapter that routes it...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   09-11-2019, 05:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By jjohnsonlta
I found Motorcraft LV at RockAuto for $4.25 qt....

I found Motorcraft LV at RockAuto for $4.25 qt. if you wanted to go with that instead of SP.
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   09-10-2019, 05:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,396
Posted By jjohnsonlta
I have a 06 that I changed out the oil pan/filter...

I have a 06 that I changed out the oil pan/filter to the 08 one. I refilled with the Mercon SP because that's what Ford called for. Mercon LV was available to use but I decided to stick with the SP....
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   09-09-2019, 04:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By jjohnsonlta
coolant flush complete and success

It took me two days to complete the process but I am set for next time. Day one got coolant drained, Fumoto valves installed and back flush ebay valve installed. Day two started off with the...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   09-06-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By jjohnsonlta
There is a really good podcast on YouTube called...

There is a really good podcast on YouTube called Powerstroke Failures and Fixes. In this they talk about how important oil temperature is to the longevity of the 6.0 motor. It states that you should...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   09-06-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By jjohnsonlta
coolant flushing

Came across some info as far as using Cascade DW detergent to aid in flush. Came across some other info said Cascade was good till they took most the phosphates out of it. Now it suggests using SHOUT...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   09-04-2019, 06:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Probably paid too much but bought one off ebay...

Probably paid too much but bought one off ebay that's a permanent one once installed. Billet one that looked pretty good to me and will be way easy after install. Purchased a offset tool for bits...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   09-04-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Thanks I just got the parts I needed to build...

Thanks I just got the parts I needed to build just what you have pictured. I think i will still use the rv water filter inline since I have one. Yes my oil cooler is a new Ford one. Supposedly the...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   09-04-2019, 05:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By jjohnsonlta
I had a quick question on flushing procedure. I...

I had a quick question on flushing procedure. I am going to do the oil cooler flush, water & air blast, since my newly installed oil cooler has high deltas . I was going to run the rv filter inline...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   09-03-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
more info

Head Gaskets are blown by either overheating or excessive cylinder pressure.
Overheating will burn the sealer on the gaskets and they will eventually fail.
Excessive cylinder pressure Will Lift...
Forum: 6.0L Problems Forum   09-03-2019, 05:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,094
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Read the post by 5J on "head gaskets". It may...

Read the post by 5J on "head gaskets". It may give you some info that may help. You need to tee in a pressure gauge to see what's going on with pressures. Also check your temp deltas between ECT &...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-31-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
HG Knowledge

I thought this was interesting information from a repair shop( 411 Diesel ) that's been working on the 6.0s for 10 years. Even with already having a EGR delete I went ahead and had a program written...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-28-2019, 06:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Update III

Finally got the truck back today. 5J wanted to know the price I paid for the HG job. My heads checked out ok for cracks so were surfaced before install. THe total came to $4500.00 which included a...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-26-2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Update II

Ok it's been a week since I took my truck in as earlier posted. The shop called today and said the heads checked out fine and they would be getting them back today after they were surfaced. They...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-25-2019, 05:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
I think your in the same boat as me, bad head...

I think your in the same boat as me, bad head gaskets. My troubles would only happen towing fifth wheel and working the engine hard. Normal driving it was fine. Of course I had them done before with...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-22-2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Update

Ok I took my truck in Monday to the shop as I said in previous post. They just called after checking out the high pressures I told them I was getting towing my fifth wheel . They confirmed my...
Forum: 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion   08-20-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 351
Posted By jjohnsonlta
I returned back to factory fan clutch on my 06...

I returned back to factory fan clutch on my 06 6.0. It was a noise issue with me. When not towing I have no problems with high coolant temps. When towing I do run a tow tune which starts running the...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-14-2019, 05:00 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Even with my egr delete I agree my oil cooler...

Even with my egr delete I agree my oil cooler needs changed out now. I am running synthetic oil so at least it's better for higher temps.

I have made the decision to have the heads pulled again...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-13-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,962
Posted By jjohnsonlta
I have a 06 F350 6.0 that I recently installed a...

I have a 06 F350 6.0 that I recently installed a pressure gauge to the degas bottle. I would get antifreeze venting out the degas bottle when pulling my 5th wheel sometimes. I would have to be...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   08-03-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,740
Posted By jjohnsonlta
Ok I returned today from running up the pass that...

Ok I returned today from running up the pass that gave me that high pitched sound as in post by ChrisSki. The cleaning of the pulley must have done the trick. No more ChrisSki squeal as per his...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   07-30-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,740
Posted By jjohnsonlta
I got my pulley cleaned up yesterday. I did it...

I got my pulley cleaned up yesterday. I did it with it installed no problem. I just took the belt loose to expose the pulley surface. I used a wire wheel in a drill to clean all the black off. I...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   07-28-2019, 03:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,740
Posted By jjohnsonlta
That the sound I am hearing also. I am going to...

That the sound I am hearing also. I am going to get mine cleaned up cause I will be doing that pass again.
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   07-28-2019, 06:11 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,740
Posted By jjohnsonlta
A while back I went with the BPD adapter and...

A while back I went with the BPD adapter and Hayden clutch. I forgot to clean the pulley as suggested in the adapter install directions. When I was pulling my fifth wheel up a steep mountain pass I...
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