Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L)Diesel Topics Only
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i went to my local part store and they promise me my truck has nothing on it called a cdr. Which i know it does. How do i go about getting one? Will it have any effect on my engine besides my oil consumption?
You can try removing it, and letting soak in gasoline for a few hours, taking it out and shaking it every 20 min or so during those hours, to clean it up. But it wouldn't be a bad idea to get a new one.
I think the CDR is a Ford or IH dealer part only.
But yes a bad, or dirty CDR will cause oil consumption.
1990 Ford F250 4x4, ZF5, L/S 4.10, N/A 7.3L Diesel, 568,808km/377,497 miles, still on the original clutch!
1989 Ford F150 300-6, C6, 2.73, 135,000km/84,000 miles.
1987 Ford E350 26ft. Motorhome, N/A 6.9L Diesel, C6, 3.54, 277,000km/173,000 miles.
1985 Ford E350 Ext Van, 6.9L Diesel, C6, 4.11, 670,000km/419k miles
Its pretty much a dealer only part these days, and not as cheap as it should be
1988 F250, 7.3L IDI, regular cab, long bed, 5spd ZF
Mods: ATS turbo, 3.5 inch exhaust, superduty springs front and rear, 4 gauge A-pillar pod: boost, pyro, coolant and 4th spot is switches; was 2wd, now 4wd with Dana 60 front axle
next projects: fix/complete the 3.5 inch exhaust (tailpipe exits waaaaaay to low, and needs to be extended out from under the bed) swap to a rust free cab
yeah.so many of us would faint if we had to maintain a powerstroke.
did ya see the first link though,it's 50 there.much better,but still does seem silly high for such a basic device.
i know you can wash 'em out,but your not supposed to used compressed air,and if you see black chunks coming out while washing,that's when you know you need to replace it i guess.still haven't bothered to wash mine yet so i dunno.
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