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11-12-2017, 08:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,678
Posted By Powerdude

Yep, that matches what my truck does with my...

Yep, that matches what my truck does with my camper. Frontal area of truck with the truck camper is pretty big.

9-ish mpg is generally what I get, and I've learned to lock out 6th.

Works just...
Forum: 6.2L V8
11-12-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,488
Posted By Powerdude

When I got my F250 CCSB, the only option I was...

When I got my F250 CCSB, the only option I was not able to find was the 4.30 gears.

Everything else was exactly what I wanted on it. I thought I would need the 4.30 gears, but it turns out I...
Forum: 6.2L V8
11-11-2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,920
Posted By Powerdude

Make sure that you are using a quality oil and...

Make sure that you are using a quality oil and that your oil level is full.

Mine ticked a bit when cold started, but I switched to Castrol 5w30 Titanium full synthetic, and it went away.

Been...
Forum: 6.2L V8
09-04-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By Powerdude

Yep, locking out 6th is a good idea. Since...

Yep, locking out 6th is a good idea.

Since you say the ride was harsh, does your truck have the truck camper package or the snow plow package?

With 75-80 psi in the rear tires, mine is a little...
Forum: 6.2L V8
08-04-2017, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 911
Posted By Powerdude

Aftermarket diff covers anybody?

Has anybody around here gotten aftermarket rear (or front) differential covers?

I'd like to get one which has a drain plug and maybe a window?

I e-mailed AFE power, but they apparently don't...
Forum: 6.2L V8
08-04-2017, 10:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 8,746
Posted By Powerdude

I use Tow/Haul mode, and lock out 6th gear, when...

I use Tow/Haul mode, and lock out 6th gear, when hauling my camper.

In the winds of Nebraska, I locked out 5th gear too.

That way, the transmission doesn't hunt up or down much at all....
Forum: 6.2L V8
08-03-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,014
Posted By Powerdude

For commercial purposes, it depends on the state....

For commercial purposes, it depends on the state.

At least several states I know of do not really care what the sticker says.

It's whatever weight you are willing to pay for. That's what will...
Forum: 6.2L V8
07-26-2017, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,014
Posted By Powerdude

I carry a 3000 lbs camper on my 2016 CC SB F250...

I carry a 3000 lbs camper on my 2016 CC SB F250 6.2 4x4 with the truck camper package. It has the upper and lower overload leafs on the rear just like an F350.

Not a single problem. Truck handles...
Forum: 6.2L V8
07-14-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,157
Posted By Powerdude

Those winds going up to Nebraska/SD from Kansas...

Those winds going up to Nebraska/SD from Kansas City can be killer on the gas mileage.

I averaged 7.5 mpg carrying my truck camper going up there.

Looks like a nice trip. Going out west in a...
Forum: 6.2L V8
07-14-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,995
Posted By Powerdude

That is pretty much my maintenance schedule as...

That is pretty much my maintenance schedule as well.
:-drink
Forum: 6.2L V8
05-14-2017, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,525
Posted By Powerdude

Well, I figure additional filtration can't hurt. ...

Well, I figure additional filtration can't hurt.

If you have a bypass filter that filters 5-10% of the oil (or coolant) every hour, while the normal higher flow oil filter still works, that's a...
Forum: 6.2L V8
05-08-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,525
Posted By Powerdude

6.2L bypass oil filter and coolant filter?

Hello,

I've scoured the internet, and I have not managed to find anybody that makes either a bypass oil filter kit, or a coolant filter kit.

Has anybody found either one or adapted an existing...
Forum: 6.2L V8
05-08-2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,877
Posted By Powerdude

Awesome ! Was the transmission filter...

Awesome !

Was the transmission filter difficult to do?
Forum: 6.2L V8
12-20-2016, 08:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,447
Posted By Powerdude

Definitely check it every oil change. I usually...

Definitely check it every oil change. I usually change it every other oil change.

Always have 1 or 2 on hand, just in case.
Forum: 6.2L V8
12-19-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,517
Posted By Powerdude

I'm was getting 11.5-12.5 tooling around town,...

I'm was getting 11.5-12.5 tooling around town, some highway driving in my 3.73 rear end CC. Was closer to 11.5 when brand new, it's 12-ish with summer blend gas at 9k miles.

Now with winter blend,...
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