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06-19-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Picton

Love the Spartan (Patriot Diagnostics) tuner for...

Love the Spartan (Patriot Diagnostics) tuner for the monitoring capabilities...No one comes close. However, I don't like their turbo heavy tunes at all(and I don't want to run around with a 210+ hp...
05-23-2018, 07:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,343
Posted By Picton

- Agreed. The higher the tune, the more...

- Agreed. The higher the tune, the more sensitive. This has been true with Spartan and Torque Technologies tune.

- Agreed.

- Torque Tech is the same. You have (3)...
05-16-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Picton

Yeah...missed all last weekend (Mother's Day)...

Yeah...missed all last weekend (Mother's Day) because I was at the office. Interested to see what you find Denny.
05-16-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,987
Posted By Picton

Above in red. ^^^

Above in red. ^^^
05-16-2018, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,916
Posted By Picton

A lot of good advice here. I run the Archoil oil...

A lot of good advice here. I run the Archoil oil and fuel additives. Run Motorcraft filters. Follow the severe duty maintenance schedule...thats oil/filter every 5k and fuel filters every 10k. Drain...
05-16-2018, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,987
Posted By Picton

Finally...Someone else mentions the turbo/boost...

Finally...Someone else mentions the turbo/boost issues with Spartan tuning. I posted threads on this subject, posted Youtube videos wandering what the hell the problem was...I replaced both the...
04-24-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,376
Posted By Picton

I had the Ford dealer do that **** man. Full...

I had the Ford dealer do that **** man. Full flush with "ATF" and filter change. If it fu*s up...its on Ford baby...yeah. It'd be on like Donkey Kong.
04-24-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 950
Posted By Picton

I've been running Valvoline ZerexHD (Red ELC) for...

I've been running Valvoline ZerexHD (Red ELC) for a while now with no issues. I'll throw a Napa coolant test strip down into the degas bottle every now and then just to be sure all is well. As long...
04-24-2018, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,022
Posted By Picton

A good idea to replace the factory coolant cap if...

A good idea to replace the factory coolant cap if you haven't already. You could be boiling the coolant out of your system. It's a cheap bit of peace of mind. If the factory cap isn't holding 16 psi...
04-24-2018, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Picton

Well said. Unfortunately, I think you're...

Well said. Unfortunately, I think you're right.[/LEFT]
04-24-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,492
Posted By Picton

I run the Archoil oil additive every change. Keep...

I run the Archoil oil additive every change. Keep in mind that it's a nano-borate friction modifier. So, it could serve to treat other fluids on the truck. I always throw a quick splash each time...
04-13-2018, 08:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,522
Posted By Picton

Good to hear Robert. I'm not sure if it really...

Good to hear Robert. I'm not sure if it really makes any difference though related to performance...though if you've noticed an improvement...hell...take it.

I leave the plug slightly plugged...
04-13-2018, 07:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 740
Posted By Picton

Crap. I wish I knew what these vibrations felt...

Crap. I wish I knew what these vibrations felt like. Is it something subtle? Or, when you experience it, you KNOW something is up?
04-12-2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Picton

Thanks fritz. Preparing for next week like...

Thanks fritz. Preparing for next week like preparing for a serious donnybrook.

I would say my engine purs...I associate that word with a well oiled machine. I can see the sewing machine...
04-12-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By Picton

Stock exhaust save the 4" delete pipes for...

Stock exhaust save the 4" delete pipes for DOC/DPF. Sounds like a hair dryer from hell at idle. Under acceleration, it sounds like a turbine jet engine that has a pissed off hair dryer somewhere in...
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