Hi all, I've been researching (legal) reliability upgrades for my 2012 F250. I'm wondering how critical these upgrades are. Please number them from highest to lowest priority, in your view:
- Water separator fuel filter - get a billet drain valve, or an auxiliary fuel filter (and drain the filter frequently)
- Cold side intercooler pipe (here, here or here)
- CCV re-route/internal catch-can
- High-flow low-temp transmission thermostat
- Upgraded trans cooler
- Metal oil pan
- 2.5" leveling kit and Rancho RS9000XL shocks
- CP4.2 Injector pump disaster prevention kit, or bypass kit
- Or CP4.2 upgrade
- Fuel delivery/separator upgrade
- Engine oil cooler upgrade
- Turbo upgrade, to either 2015+ or aftermarket
- Radiator upgrade (if experiencing low coolant/coolant leaks)
- Glow plugs - how to fix issues?
- EGR cooler - is there a fix for soot build-up, or just replace the cooler?
- NOx sensor failure - is there a fix, or just carry extras?
- EGT sensor failure - is there a fix, or just carry extras?
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