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Old 12-15-2010, 12:01 PM   #113
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In this post, they mention the Edge Insight, which is an older model of the Edge CTS I mentioned just today in this thread. It is a really god way to add digital gauges for all sorts of readings that normally do not display on the dash gauges.
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Old 12-15-2010, 12:07 PM   #114
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Great write-up on your other post, Dave! The only think I will say about aftermarket intake filters for 6.0 owners is DON'T DO IT!!!!! The stock Donaldson is the best around and that fact has been proven over and over again, so much so that their filter is now being copied by an aftermarket company for other brand vehicles.

SCT also makes digital gauges, with their TSX and Livewire models, both of which can also carry tunes for your truck.

I'm going to follow my own advice and get gauges in my truck, as soon as I get back from Maryland, in February...should have done it a long time ago, but procrastination and lack of money are my enemies.
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Old 12-15-2010, 12:10 PM   #115
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I looked at the SCT gear, and only went for the Edge CTS because of the custom mode where I could set custom shift points for the transmission, so given a trailer of a certain weight, I can force or prevent downshifting depending on the terrain.
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Old 01-13-2011, 07:53 AM   #116
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Well, after almost 5 years of worry, pain (think wallet), and fear of the unknown, I've decided to just shoot my 2006 PSD. After a less ( much less)than steller towing experience while attending this years Can Opener, in Destin, Fla, I've had one problem after another, gone to arbitration with Ford Motor (they lost), and it's been impossible to think of future travel when the truck still has so many issues that seemingly aren't going to be resolved, at least by the diesel mechanics that are in my area. I like the F-250 build, body and ride, alas the engine is a killer. So after many days of research and test drives, I decided to try the new 2011 6.2 liter gas engine in the 250. There is an amazing difference ( at least from my 6.0 ride), and the future of my travels ( and retirement) looks much better. I'll keep you posted on it's ability to tow my 06' Classic.

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Please - keep us updated and pictures if you get a new TV...
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Terry, my brother-in-law was suffering with his PSD. I sent him most of the text from the OP from this thread and this got his truck diagnosed and fixed along with $1,000 or so in savings as Ford agreed to participate in the repair cost.

....just in case you want to try again.

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Terry, my brother-in-law was suffering with his PSD. I sent him most of the text from the OP from this thread and this got his truck diagnosed and fixed along with $1,000 or so in savings as Ford agreed to participate in the repair cost.

....just in case you want to try again.

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Pat,

Glad to see that my post came in handy. These ARE good trucks...all we have to do is make them 100% reliable. Should we have to? Absolutely not, but I would rather spend a little extra money in the short term than a whole wad of cash on a new engine, or even truck for that matter, in the long run.
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Old 01-17-2011, 04:04 PM   #120
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Well, my b-i-l thinks I did him a great favor and he is much better off. Thanks for that.

If we ever find ourselves camping together, I'll cover the bar bill.

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Old 06-06-2011, 09:48 AM   #121
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Are the 2005 6.0's better then the earlier ones?
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Old 06-06-2011, 03:24 PM   #122
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I have a 2005 and mine went out at 200 miles over warranty and Ford would not do anything. So far in the past two years I have spent 10,000.00 on my truck just throwing good money after bad. I wish to hell I had never seen it.

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Old 06-06-2011, 05:30 PM   #123
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I have a 2005 with about 75000 miles on it. It had 52000 on it when I got it 3 years ago. The only repair so far was to replace the turbo last summer. It was more than 5 years since the in-service date, so I had to pay.

I wish I had the time and money to drive it more, I'm afraid I'm going to have more problems because it sits so much.
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Old 06-07-2011, 09:58 AM   #124
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As far as the 6 leakers go, there is no "good" year. Just look at the number of TSB's and you will need an adult beverage for relief. The 6 leaker is the very reason I bought a V-10 and have never been happier. The V-10 is the best, most reliable engine Ford ever made.
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Old 07-15-2011, 07:51 AM   #125
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Any suggestions for which tire to purchase for my 2005 F350? Hankook DynaPro ATMs seem to have very good reviews. Anyone here using them?

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I would only buy Michelins if it was me. Anything else is a crap shoot IMHO.

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