Diesel Bombers SIGN UP NOW

National Association of Diesel Motorsports
Go Back   Diesel Bombers > Ford Powerstroke > Ford Powerstroke 03-07 6.0L
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Registered Members don't see these ads. Register now it's free!

Ford Powerstroke 03-07 6.0L Discussion of 6.0 Liter Ford Powerstroke Turbo Diesels
Sponsored by Sinister Diesel
Click Here


Welcome to Diesel Bombers Forums!
Welcome to DieselBombers .com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Diesel Bombers Forums community today!


Hay guys i am new to this page and had a few questions on my 2006 6.0 powerstroke my warranty is getting ready to go out and i was thinking about installing a egr delete on my truck should i do this or not and ... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER

Reply
 
 
 
submit to reddit
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-23-2010, 12:58 PM
ranger518's Avatar
Diesel Enthusiast

   

Default 6.0 egr delete questions

Hay guys i am new to this page and had a few questions on my 2006 6.0 powerstroke my warranty is getting ready to go out and i was thinking about installing a egr delete on my truck should i do this or not and is there anything special i will need to to to the truck if i do install one. or is there somthing else i need to do first i have as of know MBRP 4" SS exhaust turbo back with cat delete and a airaid cold air intake and i would like to add a edge tuner to it also. Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-23-2010, 01:23 PM
Mdub707's Avatar
BOMBARDIER
Status: 6.0 powerstroke masochist

   

Default

Lets start this right, forget the Edge, get an SCT with custom tuning.

The EGR delete is a great idea. If you do it, you will get a check engine light. SCT will take care of that CEL, since the custom tunes have the EGR function turned off. Edge will not do that.

SCT tunes the transmission, Edge does not.

I'd look into a coolant filter from www.dieselsite.com it will catch all the sand from the block, and prevent the oil cooler from plugging.

Do you have gauges now? If not, save for some and get some good gauges. Despite what most people have, I would get Fuel pressure (most important gauge), pyro, engine coolant temp and oil coolant temp. I wouldn't bother with tranny temp unless you're towing a lot. Engine and coolant temps are great to monitor to tell you when your oil cooler is plugging. This is what leads to headgasket failure most of the time.

What EGR delete kits were you looking at? There has been a few good threads recently about delete setups, try reading into those.

Feel free to ask any questions, we're here to help.

Mdub707's Sig:

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-23-2010, 03:42 PM
Diesel Enthusiast

   
View Member's FaceBook Profile

Default

Hey Mdub.
where is a good palce to buy guages at with a pillar? I have the 07 F350 6.0 and cant find a single palce that I can just buy them all at once. Fuel guage, pyro, oil and engine with a pillar?
Also what does the SCT monitor? Does it show temps for anything? Just waiting to hit 100k then Ill get an egr delete since I do not ahve to smog my truck till 2013. But looking to et other things asap like the oil cooler. Later the SCT. Any info would be great.

Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 10-23-2010, 04:40 PM
Mdub707's Avatar
BOMBARDIER
Status: 6.0 powerstroke masochist

   

Default

Most of the vendors on here should be able to help you. The only vendor I've worked with out of Cali is Browns diesel. I know dieselmanor.com has great deals on gauge packages, but check with some of the sponsors/vendors on here, I'm sure they can get you a good deal.

The SCT x-cal 3 is just a handheld programmer and doesn't monitor anything by itself, but you can get the livewire which will. You can however download the free software on SCT's page, and then hook your programmer up to your truck on one end and to your labtop via usb cable to the other and then monitor live time, and even export to excel files. I've used it a few times. I prefer the stand-alone gauges though, so no need to monitor anything with the tuner.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-23-2010, 04:50 PM
Jagsdiesel's Avatar
Diesel Bombers Sponsor- Jags Diesel
Status: Going fast breaking more parts

   
View Member's Albums

Default

Yep I agree forget the Edge unless you want problems. The SCT live wire comes with egr shut off capibility right from sct. Do the egr delete. Put the SCT in it. I personaly would go with a s&b intake with dry filter myself. Just my two cents.

Jagsdiesel's Sig:Real racers go straight to the finish line, the other guys go around in circles trying to find it!

JAG'S PRO TRUCK SHOP DIESEL PERFORMANCE AND REPAIR SPECIALISTS!!
Call us today @ 612-961-3187 or visit our websitehttp://www.jagsprotruckshop.com/
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-23-2010, 06:00 PM
ranger518's Avatar
Diesel Enthusiast

   

Default

well if i go with the sct is it ready to use right out of the box or do i need to program my own custom tunes and which sct should i get i see that there is several to chose from. Just wanted to get the edge b/c that is what all my buds have and they love it and it also takes care of all your guages but if it will not delete the egr i do not need it
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 10-23-2010, 08:44 PM
Jagsdiesel's Avatar
Diesel Bombers Sponsor- Jags Diesel
Status: Going fast breaking more parts

   
View Member's Albums

Default

The sct live wire is a guage interface also. The programing will beat an Edge all day. It also is easier on the trans due to you can set for firmer shifts, lockup, and WOT shifts.
And yes it is ready to rock right out of the box. You'l have two tow tunes, street tune and a performance tune.
If you get the sct it won't be long and your budies will be throwing the Edge away and getting sct's.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 10-23-2010, 10:35 PM
Mdub707's Avatar
BOMBARDIER
Status: 6.0 powerstroke masochist

   

Default

I strongly suggest buying the SCT from a reputable tuner like Innovative diesel. Purchasing through them gets you three custom tunes for free. Getting the SCT without the custom tunes is almost a moot point. You WANT the custom tunes. Do it once and do it right! Call them up and tell them and talk to them, they will answer all your questions and get you set up.

Edge = CRAPOLA. They had decent power back in the day, but destroyed transmissions. Now to alleviate that problem, they've just backed the power off. Get an SCT with an extreme street or race tune, and blow those edge trucks your buddies have out of the water. Even if they can run close to you, it wont be for long, because their transmissions have got to be hating life. The only thing on your truck that might not last is rear tires.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 07-28-2014, 08:33 PM
Newbie

   

Default Update

Since this post is 3.5 years old I was wondering if this is still peoples opinion. I am going to delete my EGR valve and wondering about what SCT tuner is the best one to get?
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 07-28-2014, 08:47 PM
Adrenaline junkie's Avatar
Diesel Enthusiast

   
View Member's Albums

Default

Any sct from a reputable company is good. There are advertisers on here like innovative have done a great job of building power reliably. Talk to your supplier and they will custom tune for you.

Adrenaline junkie's Sig:03 f 350 6.0, 4 dr, 8 ft 4x4 ( bus!) most factory options, leveling kit 35s on 18 rims, S&B intake XDP coolant filter kit,, ficm repair.com with power hungry 40 tune, airdog 2 with 6.4 banjos, blue spring mod, DC Power 220 amp alternator( this thing looks cool too!) MBRP turbo back 409 with muffler, dieselsite adrenaline HPOP, . . . studs and sct with Eric's tunes coming soon!!!
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
submit to reddit
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


 
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:56 PM.

Copyright And Legal Notice Links Of Interest

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Diesel Bombers ® - All Content Protected Under Intellectual Property Rights Law of Registered Trademarks
Reg. No. 3,494,401 Cls. 100, 101 & 104 Under Int. Cl. 38
USE AT YOUR OWN RISK WE HOLD NO LIABILITY FOR ANY CONTENT RIGHT, WRONG OR INDIFFERENT

Protected by Copyscape Duplicate Content Check