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Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel Today, 08:13 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By wp6529
Some dealers may have them, you might try the...

Some dealers may have them, you might try the medium/heavy truck dealers in your area as people tend to pay more attention to coolant testing on those trucks and any test strip that tests nitrite...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By wp6529
If the coolant nitrite is below 300 that tells...

If the coolant nitrite is below 300 that tells you three things:

1. There is a higher probability of cavitation pitting damage in the engine, particularly the coolant pump back cover which is...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 10-21-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By wp6529
I suppose you could check for any stored codes...

I suppose you could check for any stored codes even if the MIL light isn't on. If you are able to take a test drive long enough to warm it up, you could look at the oil/coolant temp differential...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 10-21-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 372
Posted By wp6529
The 6.4 does not typically "self destruct", in...

The 6.4 does not typically "self destruct", in many cases it is aided in destructing by operator who do not understand the requirements of the new emissions controlled diesels and use them for the...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 10-21-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By wp6529
If you did the gear change with stock tires you...

If you did the gear change with stock tires you would have seen a MPG loss. Instead you had changed to larger tires previously which is functionally the same as a gear change and gave you a MPG loss,...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-16-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,435
Posted By wp6529
Summary of key points: - Fluke rules for...

Summary of key points:

- Fluke rules for higher end use

- HF $6 DMMs are just fine for any sort of automotive side of the road troubleshooting and should be kept in every vehicle you own...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-14-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 990
Posted By wp6529
A trick I picked up when visiting a fire...

A trick I picked up when visiting a fire department is to mount a standard 20A male stage pin plug under the bumper wired to the block heater and wire the matching female plug to a wall or post with...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 10-14-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,435
Posted By wp6529
My "electrical" toolbox has a Fluke 87...

My "electrical" toolbox has a Fluke 87 (original), along with AC/DC Hall effect amp probe, thermocouple and adapter, a Fluke non-contact AC detector, plug in outlet tester w/ GFCI test, IR...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 09-15-2014, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By wp6529
http://wpnet.us/TorqShift_line_pressure_test.pdf

http://wpnet.us/TorqShift_line_pressure_test.pdf
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 09-13-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By wp6529
The Bilstein 5100s seem to work well, I have ~50k...

The Bilstein 5100s seem to work well, I have ~50k on a set. I do think the 6.4 is *HEAVY* and beats the crap out of whatever you put up there. I scaled at 5,060# on the front axle empty out of 8,750#.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 09-13-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By wp6529
The headlights (and other lighting) is controlled...

The headlights (and other lighting) is controlled by and the fuse for them are in the SJB (Smart Junction Box) located in the passenger footwell on the right side. There is an access panel you remove...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-13-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By wp6529
I'm pretty sure a good many of the lower priced...

I'm pretty sure a good many of the lower priced model name brand winches are made at the same noodle, iPhone and winch factory in China anyway and just get a brand name label and higher price.
...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 07-21-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 270
Posted By wp6529
Check for DTCs (codes), they will give you a...

Check for DTCs (codes), they will give you a direction for further investigation. Keep in mind that most everything on these trucks is controlled via data messages sent on a CAN bus network, rather...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 07-20-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By wp6529
~500 miles / tank (38gal) would be what you...

~500 miles / tank (38gal) would be what you should expect for a CC/LB/DRW w/ 4.10 axles under light load highway usage. If you have been driving with heavier loads / trailers, ~450 would be expected....
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 565
Posted By wp6529
Are you sure you calculated the MPG correctly?...

Are you sure you calculated the MPG correctly? You really need to calculate over several fillups to get a proper average since an extra regen in a tankful can skew the MPG a fair amount.

In my...
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