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I have an 06 F250CC with a sct with IDP tunes. Driving back from east Texas I was pulling some pretty good hills through the Davy Crockett national forest. I was pulling a 16" trailer loaded along with the back of my truck also loaded with my sisters Pb, moving her back from college. With my truck in tow aggressive my egt were anywhere from 750-950 and hit 1000 a few times on the longer hills. My engine temps. were in the 190's most of the time but hit as high as 207 a few times along with my tranny temps. for the most part in the 160's but got as high as mid 170's. My ? is what is normal engine temp and how high should I let it get before I start backing down? Do my tranny temps look ok? First time towing with live gauges and was wondering what are my limits and so I can set alarms on the insight monitor. Sorry for the long post. Thanks in advance.
 

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I have an 06 F250CC with a sct with IDP tunes. Driving back from east Texas I was pulling some pretty good hills through the Davy Crockett national forest. I was pulling a 16" trailer loaded along with the back of my truck also loaded with my sisters Pb, moving her back from college. With my truck in tow aggressive my egt were anywhere from 750-950 and hit 1000 a few times on the longer hills. My engine temps. were in the 190's most of the time but hit as high as 207 a few times along with my tranny temps. for the most part in the 160's but got as high as mid 170's. My ? is what is normal engine temp and how high should I let it get before I start backing down? Do my tranny temps look ok? First time towing with live gauges and was wondering what are my limits and so I can set alarms on the insight monitor. Sorry for the long post. Thanks in advance.
The engine temp. is ok up to about 205-210 maybe 215. Your trans. temps. are gok as long as they don't get over 215 or so. That is how I always judged mine. You're ok with the temos you have.
 

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READINGS WITH TUNERS
................................Normal..........Severe Service........Alarm
Tranny Temp............150 - 195...........195 - 215...............215
Coolant Temp............190 - 215...........215 - 220..............220
Fuel Press..................60 - 50...............50 - 45.................45
EGT - pre Turbo.........650 - 1200........1200 - 1250...........1300
EGT - post Turbo................700....................900............1000
Boost..........................0 - 26...............27 - 29.................30
Oil Temp...................220 - 230............230 - 240..............240
Oil Press............................12..................... na..................7
Coolant system Press....10 - 12......................na................16
 

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READINGS WITH TUNERS
Normal Severe Service Alarm
Tranny Temp 150 - 195 195 - 215 215
Coolant Temp 190 - 215 215 - 220 220
Fuel Press 60 - 50 50 - 45 45
EGT - pre Turbo 650 - 1200 1200 - 1250 1300
EGT - post Turbo 700 900 1000
Boost 0 - 26 27 - 29 30

Oil Temp 220 - 230 230 - 240 240

Oil Press 12 na 7
HPOP oil pressure
Coolant sys. Press 10-12 na 16

Looks like he has definetely got more info than I did :hehe::hehe:. Nice job there bismic. :thumb:
 

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I have an 06 F250CC with a sct with IDP tunes. Driving back from east Texas I was pulling some pretty good hills through the Davy Crockett national forest. I was pulling a 16" trailer loaded along with the back of my truck also loaded with my sisters Pb, moving her back from college. With my truck in tow aggressive my egt were anywhere from 750-950 and hit 1000 a few times on the longer hills. My engine temps. were in the 190's most of the time but hit as high as 207 a few times along with my tranny temps. for the most part in the 160's but got as high as mid 170's. My ? is what is normal engine temp and how high should I let it get before I start backing down? Do my tranny temps look ok? First time towing with live gauges and was wondering what are my limits and so I can set alarms on the insight monitor. Sorry for the long post. Thanks in advance.
As far as the EGT's are concerned you are fine. I believe that as long as you keep them below 1250 F for extended periods of time you are ok. As far as the engine temps I am not sure because I look at engine oil temp instead of engine coolant temp. My engine oil temp stays under 205 under all conditions. As far as the tranny temps I have been told that you don't want to exceed 180 F or the tranny fluid starts to break down, not sure to what degree that is true. just my 2 cents

my 2 cents are not valid anymore with that chart that was posted :)
 

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I pulled a 18' (I think) car hauler this weekend with a little ford ranger ext cab on it.
My engine coolant temp ran between 190 and 200 for most of the 150 mile trip the alert is set for 220, my oil ran up to 211 alert set for 230. I think the oil temp should run from 5 to 25 hotter than coolant. My trans ran 170 (alert set for 210). My egt ran from 800 up to 1100 a few times(alert set for 1250 (I was impatient and had to put my foot down. It even smoked a little at first. There was a Banks Ottomind and the rest of their set up on my truck when I bought it. I keep it on level 3. I'm not sure if this is all normal but it might give you something to compare to.
 

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When under any kind of load, your oil temp will be 20-30 degrees F hotter than the coolant. You may get a 5 degree approach under no-load conditions, but that is pretty hard for an oil cooler to accomplish - more likely the minimum spread would be in the 10 degree range (IMHO).
 
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