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Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 06-15-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,134
Posted By Shogun6
Is there any ethanol in your fuel or is it just...

Is there any ethanol in your fuel or is it just pure dino blood?

I run 10% ethanol (that is all we can get here) and the best MPG unloaded hand calculated is just over 11.

Usual MPG towing is...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 06-10-2012, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,392
Posted By Shogun6
Oh crud this thread is awful.... I was...

Oh crud this thread is awful....

I was truly hoping that my 08 V10 would be getting 15 mpg empty on the highway and 10 mpg towing my 32 foot travel trailer.....

This is just killing me that...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 06-01-2012, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By Shogun6
t repaces your oil pan drain plug with a spring...

t repaces your oil pan drain plug with a spring loaded nylon ball valve with a little nipple on the end to attach a hose to.

To change the oil you depress the spring held lever and simply drain...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 05-31-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By Shogun6
I checked the maf and hand calculated my last...

I checked the maf and hand calculated my last tow. All seem within the normal limits.

Dang my lie o meter seems to be a bit off.

I will be towing this weekend and will see what happens.
...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 05-30-2012, 08:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By Shogun6
The truck is a 2008 with the cartridge style unit...

The truck is a 2008 with the cartridge style unit on the side.

All wires reconnected easily and it seated well.

I'll have a good look to see if there are any leaks and make sure the plug is...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 05-29-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By Shogun6
Yeah the battery was out of it for about 6...

Yeah the battery was out of it for about 6 months.

I cleaned the maf and reinstalled and let it sit for a day or 2 before hooking up the battery to make sure all cleaner had evaporated.

I...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 05-27-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,094
Posted By Shogun6
I may have "oopsed" my MAF

Thinking that I was doing a good thing this spring I gave the truck a new air filter and good cleaning. I noticed a bit of fine white powder on the intake going toward the MAF. I removed the MAF...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 04-28-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,125
Posted By Shogun6
Ford has had some issues with the radiator cap. ...

Ford has had some issues with the radiator cap. It can loose spring force and allow the coolant to loose pressure and boil off.

Try replacing the cap with a new one, it might just be the...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 04-19-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 33,505
Posted By Shogun6
Don't feel bad about the no-response. Very...

Don't feel bad about the no-response.

Very good information on this site but alot of the time responses can take quite a while or need to bump the thread a few times.

Congrats on the repair. ...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 04-14-2012, 02:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,343
Posted By Shogun6
Hey guys I have one comment on bad gas..... ...

Hey guys I have one comment on bad gas.....

Just be glad that our engines keep working with a bad tank and that we can at least make it to the next station to get a better load of fuel without a...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 04-05-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 647
Posted By Shogun6
Oil change time, what to do.....

Well after the MAF cleaning, new air filter the beast fired right up after it's usual rest over the winter.

My protocol has been to change the oil just before putting it to bed. I have been...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 04-02-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By Shogun6
MAF cleaning

Hi guys, started the spring checkups for getting ready to fire up the beast (sitting for the winter). The battery was pulled and charged over the winter. Did a fresh oil change just before winter. ...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 03-26-2012, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,558
Posted By Shogun6
Fumoto oil drain valve

Hi guys,

I have been interested in the fumoto valve for a while. Just forgot about it until an add popped up on this site.

Do any of you use it on your V10?

Just by the location of the...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 03-04-2012, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 523
Posted By Shogun6
I just went trough the same thing. If your truck...

I just went trough the same thing. If your truck does not have it from factory then getting a factory unit installed is tricky and expensive.

You can get the same, and more, functionality from...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 02-21-2012, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,903
Posted By Shogun6
Bumpy Anyone??

Bumpy

Anyone??
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