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  1. Psychowolff1
    07-25-2015 04:01 AM - permalink
    RE: 6.9/7.3 IDI Diesel tech info Sticky

    Hi Mike!
    Thanks for the Info Write up. I haven't gotten through much of it and I wanted to say Thanks and ask if there is a List of the Parts/Numbers for the regularly changed items. I recently purchased an RV and looking to do a complete tune up on it. brakes, fluids, filters...

  2. danadances
    10-16-2010 02:59 PM - permalink
    I added the following to thread re:fuel leak in my dad's truck but wanted to ask you-your advice really helped>I managed to replace the lift pump but fuel is still leaking from the same spot-at the bottom of the lift pump where the metal fuel line that runs up to filter goes into the pump. The only thing holding the line in place is a threaded piece that screws into the pump around metal line. Is there supposed to be a rubber seal,ring, something @ this spot (the bottom of pump)? Dude@ local Ford place said there should be a seal @top of line @ filter, not @ bottom. Metal fuel line is flared @the end going into pump. Might this flared end be worn down &therefore not sitting properly? If it is worn, it's worn evenly as I can't see/feel any nicks. I thought the line itself may be bad but don't see any leaks anywhere on the line-only from where it goes into pump.Guy @ local Ford place said that fuel line is 'obsolete' Any suggestions for stopping the leak or a substitute fuel line?
  3. gasgrunt88
    06-16-2010 02:13 PM - permalink
    hey man just wondering where in bear you are located. im in bear/christiana myself.
  4. Surge08
    04-25-2010 10:37 PM - permalink
    Sweet, so when are you going to break it again? lol j/k Congrats on the repair
  5. Surge08
    03-02-2010 02:03 AM - permalink
    Here is an t case here Mike
  6. firemaster
    02-25-2010 06:19 PM - permalink
    If my scale is correct its 85 plbs.
  7. firemaster
    02-25-2010 07:35 AM - permalink
    I didnt look for the T-case. I thought your problem was resolved...sorry about that.
  8. Mark Kovalsky
    02-22-2010 09:01 AM - permalink
    Mark Kovalsky
    Any brand of MERCON or MERCON V will work fine. The filters are the same at the Ford dealer and the parts stores. If you have the rubber gasket it is reusable and MUCH better than the cork gasket that usually comes with a filter.

    Here's how to do it: Changing ATF Fluid in a E4OD and 4R100 transmission .: Articles
    The article needs updating because MERCON V has replaced MERCON, though sometimes you can still find MERCON fluid.

    The cooler from a 6.0L truck is the best cooler you can get. You only need to improve the cooling if you are seeing over 200°F often,


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    Bear, DE
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