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    09-16-2013, 02:42 PM
Originally Posted by Phly    
So what I'm getting in the sum if all this is, yes it's a gutless wonder and it can be made better. Am I close? Lol.

It's not my truck, it's a guy I work for. Ida never bought it.
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Yes you're close. The pickup needs to be taken into a mechanic who is used to dealing with 6.0's. With the right changes to them they make one heck of a motor from what I've been told by those that have owned them. Without those changes they are an expensive POS to keep running. My cousin has one and put thousands into repairs until he found out what was needed to fix it. Once he made those changes (several thousand more) he hasn't had another problem. The changes cost my cousin about 2,500 but he has a total of about 10,000 into that motor all told.
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    09-16-2013, 03:54 PM
Originally Posted by Adam    
LS6, I've been reading through this thread trying to figure out why he'd have such low power while building up normal boost..... Any chance fuel pressure could be something he should look at? I can't remember what happens when the stock spring in the pressure reg goes weak (I did the 'blue spring mod' before mine actually went out, so I'm not sure how low fuel pressure would present it's self)
yea that could very likely be the issue too

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