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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 05-04-2015, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By diesel_dan
Sounds nice. Records are key! You should get a...

Sounds nice. Records are key! You should get a copy of them and go over everything he/dealer has done to the truck.

Cold start in cold weather could be just oil, or something like FICM/Batt...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 05-02-2015, 12:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By diesel_dan
I'm going to have to call you on this rant :-X19 ...

I'm going to have to call you on this rant :-X19

Randy asked a simple question and I think most gave an honest answer; To his question. This is the kind of post that Oil threads are known for: a...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-30-2015, 11:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,627
Posted By diesel_dan
OK, so let's start a thread on "gave up on trucks...

OK, so let's start a thread on "gave up on trucks and going motorhome, which one??"

Seriously, you might want to consider giving that side a try. A nice F150 if you need a truck, and then a...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-30-2015, 04:34 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,627
Posted By diesel_dan
I know you had constant issues, was it the wheel...

I know you had constant issues, was it the wheel (turbine) bearings actually seizing? I think the problem Scott was talking about is the VGT "sticking", which was more common. Don't know of many...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-30-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,627
Posted By diesel_dan
I meant to comment on this: the later trucks most...

I meant to comment on this: the later trucks most '06 and '07s don't usually have the turbo "lot rot" problem as they did some extra machining to the turbo to keep the VG from freezing up (something...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-30-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 404
Posted By diesel_dan
Randy: Was it Wolf's Head brand? Here's a site...

Randy: Was it Wolf's Head brand? Here's a site you can check out to see if they've tested an oil you are considering:

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (http://www.pqiamerica.com/)

I...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-28-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,627
Posted By diesel_dan
Nance: don't forget about Left Coast Diesel, they...

Nance: don't forget about Left Coast Diesel, they have a shop in Livermore and a good reputation on 6.0s.

I think the low mileage thing is pure baloney. Maybe if it was outside near the beach or...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-25-2015, 08:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,627
Posted By diesel_dan
Trying to keep up with your threads Nance!!! :p ...

Trying to keep up with your threads Nance!!! :p

What is the insurance offering you $s wise on the '06? Can you up it with all the bux you spent to BP it? (sometimes they will look at real...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-25-2015, 01:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By diesel_dan
Thanks for that! Torque Pro is bi-directional on...

Thanks for that! Torque Pro is bi-directional on the code resetting side, but doing stand alone tests takes CGP to a whole new level! :-jammin

Got to go check that one out.... :-X06
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 320
Posted By diesel_dan
He's showing you the cross-over piece on the...

He's showing you the cross-over piece on the intakes (upside down) -- see extra piece on left at bottom?
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-25-2015, 01:05 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,223
Posted By diesel_dan
It's just been a while is all -- seems most...

It's just been a while is all -- seems most recoveries happen sooner or never...

Our friends had their 7.3 and horse trailer stolen from a trail head parking area only a few miles from where we...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-24-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,223
Posted By diesel_dan
Nance: Is this the same tow truck driver you...

Nance: Is this the same tow truck driver you mentioned in the other thread? I assume you are sharing your findings/suspicions with the PD...

If they are crapping in their own back yard (so to...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-19-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 198
Posted By diesel_dan
Don't forget a nice cheap upgrade is the '08+...

Don't forget a nice cheap upgrade is the '08+ trans pan and internal pleated filter -- a little over a hundred bucks and well worth it for 100% filtering versus 10% tops on a fully warmed trans for...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-19-2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 294
Posted By diesel_dan
I bought mine off ebay -- just make sure the...

I bought mine off ebay -- just make sure the seller has US stock in case you run into a bad one. My Seller sent out a replacement and didn't even want the 1st one back. I sometimes have the restart...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 04-15-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,047
Posted By diesel_dan
Sorry for the thread hijack Nance -- maybe we...

Sorry for the thread hijack Nance -- maybe we should start a "theft prevention ideas" thread (there are probably dozens already :p). But since I have your attention:

what if I took one upfitter...
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