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6.0 XL to XLT Upgrades

Discussion in 'General, Performance, Upgrades & Accessories' started by aggiediesel01, Jul 10, 2019.

  1. aggiediesel01

    aggiediesel01 Registered User

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    This is a little bit pie in the sky but I'm curious so please don't poo-poo the idea yet.

    In 2006/07 F-series are the electronic modules in the interior that run all the niceities in the high end packages VIN Locked or otherwise have to be initialized/registered to the PCM? How about the speedo cluster? If so, can they be matched to a different VIN/PCM with the full ford version of autoenginuity?

    I'm working with a '06 xl crewcab basement model (not even Crusie Control but has upfitter switches and brake controller) and I'm investigating options to upgrade the interior to pretty much everything offered in 06/07.

    I'm sure some will say just find a truck with the options I want and sell what I've got but that's not something I'm considering yet. My area has a bunch of salvage yards with these trucks in it and I'm willing to strip an interior completely (including wiring harnesses and window brackets) if that's all it takes. If a bunch of computer reprogramming is required, then maybe a different path might be considered but for now I'm interested in knowing what's possible and a general outline of what it might take. Anyone know if the high end trucks also added additional sound deadening or insulation?

    How much of the XLT package wiring might cross the firewall that might require additional wiring? Cruise control function? Exterior Temp function? Any others?
     
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    Pretty sure it's wiring and modules. (Bcm?)

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    Thanks for the reply, so you think it might just be plug and play once the wiring and modules are in place?
     
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    I'm fairly certain. I think those are somewhat common swaps.

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    Thanks again.

    I've searched this and other sites and can find a lot on swapping seats, painting door cards, and dying leather but not much on adding the factory power windows, locks, keyless and all the dash goodies unless people are swapping between platforms and those usually devolve quickly into cutting and splicing and modifying things which I think can be avoided by staying in the same platform. That's why I'm here asking for any other knowledge, experiences, references, thoughts, prayers, or whatever will help me get enough information to decide to make a plan or move on.
     
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    snicklas 6.0 and Loving It!! Staff Member

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    I think @Double-S-Diesel did something like this. Not sure how active is is lately, but I think he took a 2wd XL and upgraded most everything, even converted it to 4x4.
     
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    If you have all the wiring and such, not much to it. (Besides a lot of labor lol)


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    i have put power windows and licks in my 84, my 96 and my 03
    on the 03 i used 99-2002ish switches and motors, even used some explorer pigtails.
    the later models use different switches that go thru the bcm the only other option for factory wires is a complete donor
     
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    Good to know thanks.
     

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