Making the 6.4 bullet proof...... | Ford Power Stroke Nation

Discussion Starter · #1 · Oct 10, 2010. I have seen several write ups on different things we as 6.4L owners need to consider doing if we add performance parts. I have also read a few articles about some of the design issues with our trucks...radiators, etc. All in all, it seems like the 6.4 is a really relaible motor if you are willing to DPF ...

Can I trust a 6.0L Bullet proof motor? | The Diesel Stop

NO, you cannot trust the early build 2003 6.0, even after bulletproofing... My 2004 with leftover early build 2003 6.0 (quite possibly the worst engine ever put in any truck ever) has been bulletproofed and I still have problems with it, I can't trust it, and that's with 88,000 original miles...

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Bullet Proof Diesel Packaged Kits Your choice of packaged diesel engine kits offered includes both fully BulletProof and semi-BulletProof kits for upgrading your Ford Powerstroke 6.0L or 6.4L diesel engine. The patented BulletProof engine oil cooler kit is available with …

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6.0 is the worst diesel ever made .... I have a 04 I ripped out the 6.0 and dropped a Cummins in it, best money I ever spent don't waste money with the bulletproof crap. Ford settled on countless lawsuits against them for the many 6.0 problems Rip out your 6.0 to …

How reliable is the 6.0L Powerstroke if left stock? - Quora

Answer: Unreliable. I worked at a shop whose specialty was Diesel engines, even more focused on power strokes, on the 6.0 if the 3–5000$ to "bullet proof" the engine components that are known to fail, and installing of the head studs the motor will never be reliable. Although I still would never...

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In this video I decided to give a little update on what I thought about my truck after getting it bulletproofed, the process, parts and cost of this whole pr...

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A Bullet Proof 6.0L starts with getting educated on the 5 main pattern failures that occur with this engine. These pattern failures are: OEM Oil Cooler - The OEM oil cooler is a common source of failure. The small coolant pathways within the oil cooler can become plugged and this, in turn, can lead to failed EGR coolers as well as hot, thin ...

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Bulletproofing can solve a fair few problems but guys have still popped them even after the bullet proofing. The 6.7's seem to be a good engine. Issues have become present but nothing that can't be fixed. The build date shouldn't be an issue. The miles are a bit high but if it is a clean running truck I do not think I would be overly scared.

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We bought a 2007 Ford 6.0 diesel truck. It has 54K miles. There are known issues with this engine, and many shops specialize in bulletproofing to fix these issues. One in Phoenix seems to be the most prominently mentioned, but I saw a video on another in Corpus Christi, Texas. The problem is that I am in Washington, state, thousands of miles away.

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The 6.0 powerchoke, unless it is bulletproof, is a very ify truck to buy especially with that many miles on it. I would go onto some forums and look into every 6.0 thread possible.

Is the 6.0 really worth fixing? | The Diesel Garage

My reason for going with the 6.0 was it looked to be the latest engine I could still do the work on, the 6.4 and on get pretty complicated. If you have the knowledge, tools and place to work the 6.0 is good buy relatively easy to work on and can be made dependable. If you have to rely on a shop to do all the work the bills can get out of hand ...

Should I "bulletproof" my 6.0L F250? | TigerDroppings.com

I have a 2003 6.0 with 166k on it. Bought new, no mods. Replaced injectors once, FICM and a few other things along the way.. It finally died. Mechanic said there was metal in the oil, bad valve etc. I don't remember what all. He recommended rebuild/replacement. It is not my daily driver and hasn't been for a while. so here it sits.

Buying a 6.0 is it worth it? | The Diesel Stop

There's a Ford diesel tech on the other forum that claims the early 2003 were the least troublesome. And the people holding off the the 6.7 scorpion were just like the people holding out for the 6.0 and then holding out for the 6.4 People don't have to lay out $5 G's to repair a 10 year old they can always buy a new one in 2013 for 50-60 thousand.

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The 6.0 is the 6.0, no matter where it is. A pickup, school bus, or shuttle bus. It's gonna go bad, it's just waiting. As soon as you see the white smoke out the rear, it's getting to be too late. SO, yes. you can do bits and pieces though I don't suggest it. It will take 4-6 hours EACH TIME to get to the engine to do the changes, which adds up.

Bulletproofing your 6.0 diesel | TigerDroppings.com

re: Bulletproofing your 6.0 diesel Posted by Boats n Hose on 1/30/12 at 9:07 pm to DownshiftAndFloorIt So the bulletproofing seems like it would fix a lot then. In that case if the OP is willing to spend the money I say why not.

what do i need to bulletproof a 06 6.0 | Ford Power Stroke ...

i got a lead on a automatic 2006 6.0 f350 xlt 4x4 flatbed with 40,000 miles on it for $20000. i know its a good price but i was wondering how good it is. i wanted to know what i would need to do to bulletproof it, ive heard about putting on egr delete kits and doing the head studs but id like to get more info on it. any recommendations on brands and other good mods are appreciated. ps im new ...

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Bullet proofing a 6.0 Power Stroke engines in it's simplest form, is swapping out the weak factory head bolts for quality head studs, such as ARP Head Studs, upgrading the EGR and replacing the factory oil cooler with a new Motorcraft Part. ARP head studs are our personal stud of choice, they are insanely strong and extremely stretch resistant.

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This time, the world's most-hated diesel is up against the 6.4L—an engine that hasn't exactly been known for being bulletproof in recent years. But while the 6.0L and 6.4L are arguably the most problematic diesel V8s to ever don the Power Stroke name, each engine still enjoys tens of thousands of fanatical followers.

Bullet-Proof Your Ford 6.0L

HOW TO BULLET PROOF YOUR 6.0L FORD We have provided this easy-to-follow Road Map to Bullet Proof Diesel products that leads to Reliability and Peace-of-Mind for you and your 6.0L Ford. The First Step in Reliability: Address These Five Pattern Failures These five pattern failures are the main reason why the 6.0L has the

What does it take to build a BULLETPROOF 6.0...and how ...

So my 03 6.0 is puking coolant from the degas bottle under high boost. It still runs fine and does not overheat or anything, but I'm thinking its days are numbered. I'm on the fence about fixing or trading for an 08. With 150k miles, I know a lot of stuff is going to go south soon which is...

Bulletproofing a 6.4 vs a 6.0? : Diesel

The 6.4 is a time bomb on wheels. 2. level 1. Kampfgegenfeuer. · 2y. If you get a 6.0 with more than 200k budget in a new turbo and get ready for your normal wear and tear items. Also don't be surprised if the fuel system needs fixing and upgrading. The 6.0 is a great motor, but the trucks are getting very old now.

2006 F250 Bulletproofing | The Diesel Stop

I'd still buy the 6.0, because its a newer truck, and the 6.0 is a more powerful engine. You just need to go into it knowing that there are some things you need to do to the 6.0 to keep it reliable. Plus, if the Excursions are anything like the trucks then the …

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Traction Bars. Adding traction bars should be a top priority when bulletproofing your diesel. With as little as 100 more horsepower, rear axle spring wrap becomes noticeable, and you can start to experience differential twist, driveshaft plunge, wheelhop, driveline vibration, premature U-joint failure, and a …

Bulletproofed 6.0 reliable? | Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

Been kicking around the idea of buying a low mile 07 6.0 and throwing the extra cash I get on top of selling my truck into bullet proofing and maybe performance mods on a 07. Prolly have around 8 to 10 grand to throw at it. Plan on all the supporting mods needed for around 500+hp first, then adding power as money allows.

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The 6.0L's are so loud that you do have to kill the engine at any drive-thru for them to hear you over the clickety-clack. The 6.7 has a ton more power and torque than the 6.0 for sure. 475hp/935lb ft tq versus 325hp/560 lb ft TQ. Dameon I agree the 6.0L was a POS. It's a different animal when bulletproofed though.

How much does it cost to bulletproof a 6.0 Powerstroke ...

The cost of a 6.0 Powerstroke bulletproofing varies depending on the level of protection you want. A basic level of protection will set you back $5,000 to $7,500. For more comprehensive protection, expect to pay anywhere from $8,000 to $10,000. Bulletproofing your truck is a great investment because it can save you money in the long run by ...

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The 6.0 is well under rated and takes a lot of shit for the emissions equipment and head studs. They are a bulletproof engine if you do the deletes and replace the head studs. Which isn't the cheapest thing to do but really isn't a big deal. You get a newer truck with lower miles and nicer interior if you opt for the 6.0.

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While the 6.0 Powerstroke has earned a name for itself as a problem engine, the low cost and availability of this generation of Superduty pickups have more and more people trying to decide whether to give them a shot or not. So in this series of articles we will be going through a high mileage 6.0 which we have named the Low Dollar Hauler.

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Reaction score. 327. My work had our 05 bulletproofed and it cost about $10k through OC diesel. Not worth it IMO and it doesn't really make it bulletproof. Other shit has happened to it here and there which has added up to a few grand each time. Sep 16, 2015. #6.

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The rear injectors get starved for fuel and that fuel is the only lubrication those injectors get. You looking at about 2 solid days worth of work to get all this done. Use a good mechanic that knows how to bulletproof 6.0's. [This message has been edited by Burnetaggie99 (edited 7/21/2014 6…

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Bullet Proof Diesel. The slogan at Bullet Proof Diesel is, "If you depend on it, Bullet Proof it!". It seems like every 6.0L or 6.4L owner either has Bullet Proof Diesel products on it, or is planning to in the near future. This manufacturer has a solid reputation in the diesel industry and a lot has to do with its EGR Coolers.

Bulletproofing? Or? | Ford Power Stroke Nation

So I am about to have mechanic begin bulletproofing the motor. Stage 3 - so its $$$. Mechanic feels the truck is worth it since the cab and frame are in good shape, and 2004 truck only has 45k miles on it. Cab has two significant dents that I plan to repair and it needs a new bed. Other than...

What to look for when buying a used Ford 6.0 Powerstroke ...

What To Look For When Buying A Used 6.0 Powerstroke Diesel Truck If you are reading this you are most likely thinking about buying a used 6.0 Powerstroke Diesel pickup. We get asked what to look for on these trucks about ten million times a day, so we decided to put an article out that you can take with you to look over your new truck.

bullet proofing the 6.4? | Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

6.0 because it can be fun without violating laws. The 6.4 is a gamble in many ways. You mod it it voids the warranty and the EPA can get you, ooooo. And it is much more expensive to fix. If you have a good modded 6.0 I would keep it they are nice trucks and solid motors after what you did to them.

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Bulletproofing a New 6.7 | Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum

37 Posts. Discussion Starter · #1 · Oct 21, 2011. Well after a good night of sleep, I decided,today is the day to trade in the F350 6.0L and go back to Cummins. What do you guys recommend for changes to make the 6.7 bulletproof.. Keep in mind, it will be used as a everyday driver and some towing of my bobcat.