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Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   03-26-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 65,325
Posted By 4x4Given
Thanks, TKO! Glad you clarified that. ;)

Thanks, TKO! Glad you clarified that. ;)
Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   03-26-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 65,325
Posted By 4x4Given
I really think that pre Turbo is what matters, as...

I really think that pre Turbo is what matters, as post is already leaving the area and has no effect on engine performance or reliability.

I agree on the boost gauge, though from what I've seen...
Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   03-26-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 65,325
Posted By 4x4Given
I agree and EGT and Fuel Pressure are on my list....

I agree and EGT and Fuel Pressure are on my list. I'm thinking this is how I'm going to go:

EGT / Fuel PSI / ??? (whatever is "critical" that Torque Pro cannot monitor)
(not my truck and I don't...
Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   03-26-2014, 08:17 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 65,325
Posted By 4x4Given
I've been tinkering with it for about a year. ...

I've been tinkering with it for about a year. Been using Android phones for about 4 years (T-Mobile). I've just recently started to take more an interest in the truck, since we sold our previous...
Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   03-25-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 65,325
Posted By 4x4Given
And... Torque Pro will allow you to create...

And... Torque Pro will allow you to create multiple vehicle "profiles", with specific displays and monitors for each one. :)
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   03-25-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By 4x4Given
Are you talking about Torque Pro? That's what I...

Are you talking about Torque Pro? That's what I use. Works great and you can configure up to 7 screens of "gauges". I've got a pretty decent OBDII data scanner (realtime and triggered) and when...
Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   03-25-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 65,325
Posted By 4x4Given
Yep. :) And that and my $23 BT OBDII dongle is...

Yep. :) And that and my $23 BT OBDII dongle is exactly what I use to monitor the "important" stuff.
...
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   11-12-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,748
Posted By 4x4Given
Lou, are you interested in selling your old...

Lou, are you interested in selling your old mirrors?
Forum: 2008- 2010 General Questions   09-30-2009, 02:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 8,670
Posted By 4x4Given
And the insurance boondoggle continues... ...

And the insurance boondoggle continues...

I'm in Texas, and we've been with USAA for about 8 years. No claims. No tickets. We're both over 50 and neither smoke. We just traded in our '01 Jeep...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2009, 08:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
I'm the second owner and it has 148,000 miles on...

I'm the second owner and it has 148,000 miles on it. ;)
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-28-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
OK. Got mine back. As stated earlier, the used...

OK. Got mine back. As stated earlier, the used truck dealer agreed to split the cost. He gets a discount. He took it to his local Ford dealer (Bluebonnet, in New Braunfels) and my total cost, out...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   09-28-2009, 10:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,007
Posted By 4x4Given
My FICM was going bad on my (used) '07 F350. I...

My FICM was going bad on my (used) '07 F350. I just picked it up this evening. My cost for new FICM installed and programed, out the door was $300. The used truck dealer agreed to split the cost...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-24-2009, 12:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
No joke! You know, I just cannot imagine why in...

No joke! You know, I just cannot imagine why in the world they would mount that thing on a hot / cold, vibrating, at times soaking wet engine!!! Baffles me. It should have been mounted under the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-24-2009, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
Well, right now the upside to my problem is that...

Well, right now the upside to my problem is that I just spoke with the used car dealer I bought it from and he said he would be willing to go half on the repair, but he would prefer to use a mechanic...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-24-2009, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
Well, looks like I need a FICM as well. Or at...

Well, looks like I need a FICM as well. Or at least the dealership just called and said so.

Bottom line is, anyone have a known good FICM they're willing to sell? Stock preferred and I will be...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-23-2009, 06:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 865
Posted By 4x4Given
I've been researching Ford F350's a a number of...

I've been researching Ford F350's a a number of months too. Yes, there have been times where it seemed like all I read is negative stuff. But after spending the last 15 years on vehicle related...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   09-23-2009, 05:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,007
Posted By 4x4Given
Please read my "disclaimer". It's my view, NOT...

Please read my "disclaimer". It's my view, NOT advice. I'm not suggesting people don't buy extended warranty, Ford or otherwise.

I could just as easily say that your comment, earlier that was...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-23-2009, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,549
Posted By 4x4Given
I would suggest something free as a starting...

I would suggest something free as a starting point.

I had a TPC Fault indication this morning, after I tried for about 15 - 20 minutes to unsuccessfully start my truck. It cranked fine and tried...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   09-23-2009, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,007
Posted By 4x4Given
I just bought a used (completely stock, except...

I just bought a used (completely stock, except for the B&W turn over goose neck, bed mat and toolbox) '07 F350 SC 4x4 DRW (auto) with 148K / 3,100hrs on it. Out of curiosity, I priced out a 100K /...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-23-2009, 11:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
Well... the plot thickens. This morning, it...

Well... the plot thickens.

This morning, it wouldn't start. Cranked fine, indicated RPM, glow plugs and oil pressure fine. It cranked at what I felt was a normal speed, and tried to start (some...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-21-2009, 08:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
Hmmm Earlier I stated that I tested my...

Hmmm Earlier I stated that I tested my batteries, but I just realized that they were both connected when I did it. So, time to retest with both disconnected.

After sitting two days, temp about...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-19-2009, 04:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
Well, just got back from running some errands. ...

Well, just got back from running some errands. This time when I started it up to leave, it ran a little rough, the idle bounced up and down some, but no smoke. This went on for about a minute, then...
Forum: New Member Introductions & Forum Assistance   09-19-2009, 06:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By 4x4Given
Thanks for the "welcome". It does have the...

Thanks for the "welcome". It does have the factory trailer towing package, with the dash mounted brake controller and the "Tow/Haul" button on the shifter. The door sticker says the GVWR is...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-19-2009, 06:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 41,005
Posted By 4x4Given
OK, I discovered a "symptom" when leaving work...

OK, I discovered a "symptom" when leaving work today. It started perfect, idled smooth. But as I turned and drove up the on ramp to the highway (about 200 yards from the parking garage), the truck...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-18-2009, 02:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 19,052
Posted By 4x4Given
OK, I have a question about this. I had a...

OK, I have a question about this.

I had a CEL on and when I had AutoZone scan it, it showed 12 codes! 4 were duplicates. Well I felt that the best thing to do would be to clear them and let it...
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