The Age of Longevity - Bulletproof Wealth

Longevity In America: It's a Whole New Age "You're not getting old; you're getting ready." -Ernestine Shepherd, the world's oldest competitive body builder. The numbers are in, and people are living longer! The CDC calculates that overall life expectancy in the U.S. is presently 78.7 years, with women outliving men by an average of […]

6.0L powerstroke longevity? - Ford Power Stroke Nation

6.0L powerstroke longevity? Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 27 Posts. 1; 2; Next ... 2004 Excursion 6.0 Bulletproofed, 6" lift, custom external tire carrier Quad batteries/super-capacitor/400 amp alt and 15,000 watts of brain scrambling Two 200+ pound English Mastiffs riding shotgun...RIP Hercules. Save Share. Reply. 99coalroller · d-man. Joined Sep 1, 2008 · …

6.0 Powerstroke Problems – A 2021 Guide - Best of Diesel

6.0 Powerstroke Turbo Problems. The Problem: The turbo vanes are either stuck open or don't engage at all. Recommended Fix: If the vanes on your 6.0 Powerstroke work, but are stuck open, you can try to fix the issue by removing the turbo, and cleaning the soot build-up. If the turbo failure was caused by the oil collected in the turbocharger, you will need a …

Is a high mileage used Ford Powerstroke 6.0 diesel a good ...

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. I will show you what to look for …

Ford 6.0 Power Stroke Bulletproofing - How Do You ...

Other 6.0 PowerStroke Bulletproof Mods. We wrote about a post here regarding the most common problems on the Ford 6.0 Power Stroke engine. It's still not a totally exhaustive list. However, there are a few other problems on the Ford 6.0L that aren't considered a normal part of bulletproofing. As with several of the things on this list, it's probably not worth it to replace this …

Non Bulletproof Longevity of the 6.0L ... - The Diesel Stop

Non Bulletproof Longevity of the 6.0L...? Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 11 of 11 Posts. A ... 2005 F-350XL 4X4 6.0 221K ScanGaugeII, Sneaky Up-pipe, EGR unplugged, and Muffler delete, Warren Diesel Injectors, Pillar Pod W/Autometer sport comp Boost/Trans/Pyro. Save Share. Reply . SmokerSteve · Registered. Joined Feb 27, 2010 · 124 Posts #10 · Dec 2, …

Ford F-350 Super Duty Questions - is bulletproofing a 6.0 ...

So as I understand it, the 6.0 is a very good strong motor after its been bulletproofed. As I understand it, the reason the 6.0 break down is the poor design of the motor in that the oil pump resides below the intake manifold and the the oil coolant return passages get clogged. I have heard its not a matter of if you will have issues but instead when. That being said, I have heard …

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

How long should the 6.0L last - The Diesel Garage

The 6.0 needs to be worked, from what I experienced they need the **** beat out of them pretty regularly. The people I know who have the best luck work them hard. A friend of mine has an 03 6.0 farm truck, the truck idles all the time, pulls hay wagons non-stop, hauls heavy loads on the road, and makes trips up north. He has well over 120k on ...

How many miles a Powerstroke engine ... - Prosource Diesel

That's why a clean fuel filter is critical to the longevity of your engine. OEM fuel filters from Motorcraft or Racor are your best bet. For the 7.3L and 6.0L you should change your fuel filter every 15,000 miles, or every 10,000 in severe driving conditions. For the 6.4L, change your fuel filter every 20,000 miles, or every 10,000 in severe conditions. You can change your …

6.0 lifespan - Ford Power Stroke Nation

A 6.0 is the most UNRELIABLE diesel Ford ever made. It WILL nickle and dime you (big nickles and dimes, too) to death. It's a 6.0, that is what they do. A set of injectors (parts and labor) will run you about $4500. Then there are the coolers, etc. They just break all the time. The happy 6.0 owner who hasn't gone nearly broke keeping it on the road is a rare person. A 6.4 …

How Much Oil Does A Ford F250 6.0 Diesel Take? - UtilitySmarts

Motor oil for diesels have different additives that are meant to improve the longevity and performance of diesel engines, and oil for diesel engines also has a higher viscosity. How Many Miles Will A Ford 6.0 Diesel Last? The answer is 258,685.5 miles before failure. Are All Ford 6.0 Diesel Bad? They both are reliable, get good mileage, and have great power. The Ford …

Expected lifespan of bulletproofed 6.0 : Diesel

Expected lifespan of bulletproofed 6.0. Close. 6. Posted by. 3 years ago. Expected lifespan of bulletproofed 6.0. Any guesses on how long a bulletproofed (studded, deleted, oil cooler, gaskets, blue spring, etc.) 6.0 will last after it's bulletproofed? Just wondering because my truck is bulletproofed and has 212k on it. I'm hoping to go at least another 200k with it. 8 …

9 Common 6.0L Powerstroke Problems & Fixes - 03'-07' Ford ...

Our best advice is to look for a late model truck or a 6.0 that has been already bulletproofed. It seems like '06 and '07 model year trucks experience less issues than trucks from '03-'05. Bulletproofed trucks have aftermarket solutions already installed so you won't need to invest much money in the truck. Many of these problems occur early in these trucks …

What Does It Mean To Bulletproof A Diesel Motor ...

How Much Horsepower Does A Bulletproofed 6.0 Have? What Years Did The 6.0 Have Problems? How Much Does It Cost To Rebuild A 6.0 Powerstroke? Is A Bulletproof 6.0 Reliable? How Can I Make My 6.0 Reliable? How Often Should You Change Fuel Filter On 6.0 Powerstroke? Is The Ford 6.0 Diesel Good Or Bad? Can You Bulletproof 6.0 Without Pulling …

How To Bulletproof A Diesel Engine

Speaking of the 6.0L Power Stroke, simply deleting the EGR cooler and adding head studs does not equate to being bulletproofed. In fact, removing any part of …

6.0 Bulletproofed Powerstroke or 5.9 Cummins | Ford ...

Hey guys, I'm new to the diesel world and have an opportunity to get a 05 bulletproofed 6.0 f250 that has around 137,000 miles for $20,000. Should I go with that one or a 2003 Dodge Ram 2500 with 224,000 miles for the same price. I would go for more expensive but it's my off season currently and want to keep some money put up as I'm aware diesel can get …

Non Bulletproof Longevity of the 6.0L ... - The Diesel Stop

...to bulletproofing your 6.0L. Click to expand... It just depends on your situation with your truck. #1 for EVERYONE is good maintenance. That is the bottom line. No upgrade or modification (except coolant because it is both maintenance and upgrade) will trump maintenance. A good guideline is like this...

6.0 powerstroke "bullet proofed " | Indiana Gun Owners ...

Bulletproofed on a 6.0 means head studs and egr delete. That's all. It is a common term to use for 6.0 PS because they were plauged with egr cooler failures as well as head gasket failures. They have 4 extremely long coarse threaded,torque to yield head bots per cylinder. Also have a fragile egr cooler that when coupled with a easily ...

How Long Will a Bulletproofed 6.0 Last? - Authentic Pick

Your Bulletproofed Ford 6.0 can even provide you with up to 500k trouble-free miles or die every now and then. The way you maintain this truck also plays a part in determining its lifespan. You can either improve the lifespan or …

HOW I BULLETPROOFED MY 6.0 MYSELF AND WAS IT WORTH IT ...

A video on how i bullet proofed my 6.0 Powerstroke along with a little truck edit. I know, i need to get a tripod and get better at filming!I do not own the ...

How many miles will a 6.0 Powerstroke last? - Curate View

Without stretching things too much, I can say a 6.0L Powerstroke can go up to 400k miles in top conditions. If you are doing things correctly and have got the right engine, you can expect the 6.0 Powerstroke to last for 400k miles. Although that's a rare case for many people, after going through detailed research, I found that the life ...

How Do You Bulletproof A 6.0 Diesel? - UtilitySmarts

How Do You Bulletproof A 6.0 Diesel? The fine folks at BulletProof Diesel define 6.0L Power Stroke as being "bulletproofed" when it has at least four of the five main problem areas addressed. These five areas are: Oil cooler, EGR cooler, head studs, fuel injection control module (FICM), and water pump.

Bulletproof 6.0 vs Newer 6.7 - The Diesel Stop

John - what he's saying is the 6.0 can BE bulletproofed. That's a several thousand dollar investment to overcome the motor's shortcomings. Head gaskets, ARP studs, EGR delete, STC fitting, blue spring upgrade etc. The 6.4 has a few things you can do to help it last longer, but still no where close to the reliability of its predecessors. As of yet, the only "mod" you can do to …

How To Check for a Studded Engine | Bulletproofed 6.0 ...

What to know if your truck engine has head studs or head bolts? Wades will show you today how to tell the difference. This can be critical information when l...

2007 6.0 Longevity Advice. : FordDiesels

I have a 2007 F250 with 207k miles. The truck is not bulletproof but has some work done. At around 200,000 miles new turbo, FICM, and injectors. I …

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

Good day, Gentlemen & Ladies. Long time truck owner, first time considering diesel. Looking to purchase a 03' F250 4x4 Crew with the 6.0 diesel, which has recently been Bulletproofed by a reputable Diesel shop. She's only got 180k on it and he's recently replaced: egr, new turbo, upgraded oil...

Bulletproofing a 6.4 vs a 6.0? : Diesel - reddit

I bulletproofed my 6.0, but since I can't see inside of an engine, I had no idea that it needed way more love than the bulletproof. So, for instance, I originally bought my truck for $10k @ 200,000 miles. Not bad, and I already had the figure of $5k on top of that for the full bulletproofing, including the labor. So, that's: Studs. OEM head gaskets. Heavy Duty oil cooler + gaskets. …

Life expectancy of an 6.0 - Ford Truck Enthusiasts Forums

Thanks for all the input. I want a 6.0 but all my experience is with 12.7 and 14 L Detroits. My non-egr 12.7 got 1.2 million before getting an inframe due to the o-ring at the bottom of the piston liners getting old and brittle. My EGR 14L only got 580K miles before the whole head was cooked. I'm learning all I can so I can make an informed purchase. Reply Like #12 01-26 …

What does "Bullet Proof" mean?

The 6.0L is not a "Bullet Proof Diesel" engine unless four of the five main pattern failures are addressed with genuine Bullet Proof Diesel parts. What is the origin of a Bullet Proof engine? Back in 2008, we developed and installed the first solution to the chronic EGR cooler failures experienced on the 6.0L/VT365 platform. Shortly thereafter, we invented and patented our well …

6.0 life span - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum

Ford mod motors 4.6 5.4s v-10s will last as long as any modern diesel, and a good low mileage used gas motor costs much less than a head gasket job on a 6.0. So if longevity is the only reason to change,DO NOT DO IT. My v-10 Excursion is completly trouble free oil changes cost less than half of those on my 6.0, and I go to 10000 miles with mobil 1 and a …