6.0L Power Stroke Engine and DrivetrainDiscussion of the 6.0L Power Stroke diesel engine and drivetrain in the 2003-Up Super Duties and Excursions. No gas engine discussion allowed except on transmissions and drivetrain that pertain to all models. Please confine discussion of topics in this forum to those items that are specific to the 6.0L Power Stroke engine.
Take care of yourself and may the force be with you! A set of batt maintainers and Diesel-kleen in the tank. Have someone exercise the ponies while you are away. Thank you, my friend! Bill
03 F-250 CC LB XLT 3:73 rear/ almost stock/ early build/ 70,000 miles...03 F-250 ext cab Lariat Fx4 SB 3:73's /stock/170,000 all original injectors...FICM by Ed @FICM.COM / ScanGuage 2 monitoring the vitals...
Thanks for your service, keep your head down and get your butt back to the states to enjoy your truck! To your question, probably the best thing would be to have a friend you trust run it around a couple, three time a month long enough to fully warm it up, charge the batteries and circulate all the fluids. If that's not an option, it best to have fresh fluids in it and pull the batteries after a full charge and store them away from freezing temperatures. Good luck and be safe!
Tim in Central Florida
2012 F350 CC SB Lariat Tuxedo Black w/RollnLock bed cover
2012 F350 CC Cab/Chassis with 9' Knapheid tool box
2006 F250 CC Lariat with ARE construction cap
2007 F350 CC Lariat with 8' Knapheid tool box
2006 E350 Extended Cargo Van
2005 F350 CC King Ranch with ARE construction cap
2005 E350 Extended Cargo Van
2004 E350 Extended Cargo Van
And, sorry to mention on this forum
Two 2012 Nissan NV3500 High Roof cargo vans
Leaving in a few months for an undetermined time amount of time. What should I do to my truck to prevent any damage while I am away? Any additives, disconnect batteries, etc...?
Already walked this road............what these guys are suggesting is spot on It would REALLY be great if you could have someone go out and drive that girl a few times a week. If that's not an option, remove the batts and fully charge them. Fill it it up with fuel and change the fluids/filters before you park it (that way she'll be ready to go when you get back).
Keep your head on a swivel and stay alert! Take care of each other and get everybody back safe If you can, get to one of those internet cafes and follow the forum there.............sure helps the time go by. I even had all my diesel magazines shipped to me over there.
2006 F-350, King Ranch, 6.0L PSD CC, DRW, 4X4
Kenwood Head Unit / Navigation system
Audiovox LCD DVD player
Rancho RSX 9000 shocks
JL Audio ZR-570CSi speaker system
JL Audio StealthBox Sub
2 JL Audio Amps
2 Odyssey PC 1500DT batteries
DC Power 275-SP High-Output Alternator
Amsoil By-Pass system
ARP Head Studs
Bullet-proof EGR Cooler
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