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6.0L Oil Cooler Relocation Kit | Ford Upgrade

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6.0L Oil Cooler Relocation Kit | Ford Upgrade

Motor oil doesn’t just keep parts lubricated; it also helps keep your engine cool. As it flows through the cylinder head, engine block, and the piston cooling ports, oil absorbs heat, transferring it across the engine block. In most engines, the transfer of heat between the oil, block, and coolant is enough to keep temperatures under control. Some engines, like the 6.0 Power Stroke, take...

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Ford 6.0 FICM Symptoms | Fuel Injection Control Module

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Ford 6.0 FICM Symptoms | Fuel Injection Control Module

What are the symptoms of a failing 6.0 FICM? A failing FICM can cause all sorts of problems, but one of the most common symptoms is an engine that is hard to get started, especially when the engine is cold or has sat overnight.  This can mean that the engine cranks over for longer than normal before firing off and/or the engine starts, but then...

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These Are the ONLY Bullet Proof Diesel Solutions to the 6.0L Power Stroke

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These Are the ONLY Bullet Proof Diesel Solutions to the 6.0L Power Stroke

Let’s take a time machine back to 2008.   Ford had just suffered through 5 years of problems and warranty claims related to 6.0L Power Stroke engines.  A replacement engine (6.4L) was being rolled out, but the ailments of the 6.0L had never been completely solved, leaving some Super Duty and Excursion owners to replace the same parts over and over again.  Ford wasn’t looking back, but not everyone...

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Ending 'Belt Squeal' From the 6.0L Power Stroke's Water Pump Pulley

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Ending 'Belt Squeal' From the 6.0L Power Stroke's Water Pump Pulley

When you’re installing a Bullet Proof Diesel fan clutch adapter on your engine, you might find a glaze has formed on the water pump pulley over time. The image below shows a pump pulley with dark rings around its base; this is glaze buildup. Our technicians have found this glaze can cause slippage and squealing under heavy fan demand conditions, so it’s important to strip...

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6.0L EGR Cooler Install Tips Straight From Our Techs!

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6.0L EGR Cooler Install Tips Straight From Our Techs!

So, you've made the leap and decided it's time to replace your factory 6.0L EGR cooler.  Upgrading your EGR cooler is straightforward if you're familiar with the process, but our Bullet Proof Diesel Technicians have learned a few tricks along the way to make the install easier.  Below are some EGR cooler installation tips:1.  Use a silicone sealer on the intake to the EGR cooler...

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