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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #30 on: February 25, 2020, 12:54:07 PM »
I would be he meant he tuned is 02 and 03.
Or he needs to have a serious talk with whatever mechanic did it... lol

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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #31 on: February 25, 2020, 01:00:16 PM »
I was seeing the "cleaning exhaust filter" message come on way too often in my 2012 6.7.  It seemed like it would happen about every 100-150 miles (new it did it about every 300 miles).  My thoughts were that the DPF was getting plugged.  My mileage was in the toilet because of this.  I put the plates over the egr cooler, went with 4" downpipe back exhaust and tuned with semi custom tunes.  I don't have to add DEF anymore and my mileage went from 14-15 to 18-20 mpg.  I didn't do this for the power gains, although they are nice.  I did this around 75,000 miles and have 90,000 on it now.  I was extremely nervous at first, but I'm glad I did it.  I did everything myself in my driveway in about 4-5 hours. 

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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #32 on: February 25, 2020, 01:03:18 PM »
I was seeing the "cleaning exhaust filter" message come on way too often in my 2012 6.7.  It seemed like it would happen about every 100-150 miles (new it did it about every 300 miles).  My thoughts were that the DPF was getting plugged.  My mileage was in the toilet because of this.  I put the plates over the egr cooler, went with 4" downpipe back exhaust and tuned with semi custom tunes.  I don't have to add DEF anymore and my mileage went from 14-15 to 18-20 mpg.  I didn't do this for the power gains, although they are nice.  I did this around 75,000 miles and have 90,000 on it now.  I was extremely nervous at first, but I'm glad I did it.  I did everything myself in my driveway in about 4-5 hours. 

How often did your truck get out on the highway for a good 20 or so mile run?
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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #33 on: February 25, 2020, 01:04:03 PM »
Im going to follow the same plan this summer. Just a delete pipe in place of the DPF, egr block off plates, and mild tuning. Im thinking no more then 100hp, probably more like 60 and ill be happy realistically.
I mean really, stock power has never left me wanting, I am just tired of the regen thing, and tired of fighting a DEF tank that doesn't take fluid worth a darn.

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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #34 on: February 25, 2020, 01:19:11 PM »
I would be he meant he tuned is 02 and 03.
Or he needs to have a serious talk with whatever mechanic did it... lol

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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #35 on: February 25, 2020, 01:21:00 PM »
I would be he meant he tuned is 02 and 03.
Or he needs to have a serious talk with whatever mechanic did it... lol

Damn woodchucks.........................Quit chucking my wood!!!!



I meant to say fed it more air, let it breath, and scrambled it's brain into thinking it was a Shelby that could tow.
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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #36 on: February 25, 2020, 01:30:46 PM »
@jackelope it has 104k. Did that recall expire in 12/18 though? First I have seen of that. Would be nice if it could be a warranty fix.

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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #37 on: February 25, 2020, 02:39:35 PM »
I was seeing the "cleaning exhaust filter" message come on way too often in my 2012 6.7.  It seemed like it would happen about every 100-150 miles (new it did it about every 300 miles).  My thoughts were that the DPF was getting plugged.  My mileage was in the toilet because of this.  I put the plates over the egr cooler, went with 4" downpipe back exhaust and tuned with semi custom tunes.  I don't have to add DEF anymore and my mileage went from 14-15 to 18-20 mpg.  I didn't do this for the power gains, although they are nice.  I did this around 75,000 miles and have 90,000 on it now.  I was extremely nervous at first, but I'm glad I did it.  I did everything myself in my driveway in about 4-5 hours.
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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #38 on: February 25, 2020, 02:45:01 PM »
I would be he meant he tuned is 02 and 03.
Or he needs to have a serious talk with whatever mechanic did it... lol
An exhaust bp valve can be deleted.  Exhaust can be freed up.  I had 2001 f350 7.3.  Tuned it with full free turbo back exhaust.  Was a great engine but ran out of fuel injector uumph after about 425hp aprox.  Trans are total garbage, get a manual...
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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #39 on: February 25, 2020, 05:01:01 PM »
@jackelope it has 104k. Did that recall expire in 12/18 though? First I have seen of that. Would be nice if it could be a warranty fix.

You should still be covered. Bring it to me if you want, I'll get it taken care of.
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That 12/18 part just means if you were over the 120k mark or the time when that recall was released, it would be covered till 12/18.
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Re: Deleting PowerStroke
« Reply #40 on: February 26, 2020, 07:26:48 AM »
I was seeing the "cleaning exhaust filter" message come on way too often in my 2012 6.7.  It seemed like it would happen about every 100-150 miles (new it did it about every 300 miles).  My thoughts were that the DPF was getting plugged.  My mileage was in the toilet because of this.  I put the plates over the egr cooler, went with 4" downpipe back exhaust and tuned with semi custom tunes.  I don't have to add DEF anymore and my mileage went from 14-15 to 18-20 mpg.  I didn't do this for the power gains, although they are nice.  I did this around 75,000 miles and have 90,000 on it now.  I was extremely nervous at first, but I'm glad I did it.  I did everything myself in my driveway in about 4-5 hours. 

How often did your truck get out on the highway for a good 20 or so mile run?

I had a good mixture of town and hiway/freeway driving.  I would see the cleaning exhaust filter message come on 3 times on our trips to our ranch in Idaho (thats 3 times one way, so 6 times round trip) its about 350 miles one way.

 


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