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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-25-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 201
Posted By MC5C
Advice on storing a 6.0 over a winter

I have a 2005 F250, 6.0 of course, and it's a good truck. Worth a lot less as a trade in than it is as a truck, if you get me. I'm getting out of a business that needed it, and I need to decide if...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-14-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By MC5C
I leave the turbo loose on the pedestal, only one...

I leave the turbo loose on the pedestal, only one bolt loosely fitted. That lets me get things seated and the clamp tight. Then I wrestle the turbo to get the other two bolts in, although to be...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-12-2015, 11:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By MC5C
I might change the calipers out, to prevent them...

I might change the calipers out, to prevent them seizing.

Brian
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-12-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 606
Posted By MC5C
Yes, I have had wheels balance with no weights. ...

Yes, I have had wheels balance with no weights. The tire guys say they need to put weights on both inside and outside to bet the balance correct, and to me that makes sense. If I was the owner of...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-11-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By MC5C
My point being that when you open the bleed screw...

My point being that when you open the bleed screw and they DON'T push back pretty easily, I change the caliper then rather than waiting for it to sieze on a trip down a mountain towing a trailer in...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-11-2015, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By MC5C
Watch closely for locking calipers. I find that...

Watch closely for locking calipers. I find that if I have difficulty pushing the piston back in fully to install the new pads, the calipers are gonna lock up and burn the new pads in a few thousand...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 04-08-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By MC5C
You need to get an OBDII data gauge like the...

You need to get an OBDII data gauge like the Scanguage II so that you can read your oil and coolant temps. If the temps get too hot it can cause the engine to de-power, but you would normally expect...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-04-2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 588
Posted By MC5C
Is your EGT sensor upstream of the turbo? I...

Is your EGT sensor upstream of the turbo? I would check on that. It basically ate something.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-04-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 712
Posted By MC5C
Just fuel up, put it in drive and go. The truck...

Just fuel up, put it in drive and go. The truck could care less. 500 miles is on the long side for me, but I've done it many times. I rarely exceed 12 hours on the road, that's three tanks of fuel...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-27-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 949
Posted By MC5C
On a truck with dual alternators the PCM selects...

On a truck with dual alternators the PCM selects which one will charge during the glow plug cycle randomly, to share the load. On trucks with one alternator, it will charge during the glow plug...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-22-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 346
Posted By MC5C
FWIW a bent rim is very obvious on a balance...

FWIW a bent rim is very obvious on a balance machine. A good operator will pick it up in an instant. What is less obvious is a damaged tire, and a pot hole can damage a tire.

Brian
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 03-20-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By MC5C
Good job well done. Can't ask for better than...

Good job well done. Can't ask for better than that.

Brian
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 03-18-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By MC5C
If you have a remote oil cooler and you have...

If you have a remote oil cooler and you have removed the stock oil cooler, the temperature spread between oil and coolant is totally and completely irrelevant. The two are not related in any way,...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-16-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 956
Posted By MC5C
Mark, my understanding is that the 5R110 is a six...

Mark, my understanding is that the 5R110 is a six speed dual stage transmission, basically a two speed automatic and a three speed automatic. Do you mind elaborating on this? I'd appreciate knowing...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 03-16-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 548
Posted By MC5C
I believe caps from the generation change up to...

I believe caps from the generation change up to 2006 will fit your truck. Later ones have a change in the tailgate that affects fit. short box is pretty unique. I would look for the right one, I...
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