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  1. oldbird1965
    05-21-2013 09:48 PM - permalink
    oldbird1965
    Thanks for the rep Rich!
  2. FI460
    04-25-2013 05:11 PM - permalink
    FI460
    Thanks for the reps Rich. My 6.0l has been making that noise for a while and I suspected carrier bearing since I had a little slack in it. That video is actually done by Sr Master Tech from youtube. I was so happy when he posted that.
  3. Deer80
    01-23-2013 01:13 PM - permalink
    Deer80
    Hey Rich,
    I hope you are still entertaing questions about the 7.3 IDM 140 volt mod. My 1999 truck has an IDM 110 volt. I want to convert it so it is essentially an IDM 120 volt. I was advised to go with the 120 by my tuner. I am not looking for any performance gains, only efficiency and longevity, much like running an electric motor at 220 volts rather than 110 volts. Buying a used IDM 120 from E-bay or Craigslist is a gamble and I'm not too confident about the remanufactured ones. Do you have enough electronics knowledge to know what size resistor is needed to get what I want or do you know someone who would know? Thanks! Brian D.
  4. pjwoolw
    12-15-2012 10:17 PM - permalink
    pjwoolw
    Thanks for the rep Rich! Happy holidays!
  5. JonathanN
    04-19-2012 01:26 PM - permalink
    JonathanN
    Thanks for the reps, man!
  6. RÖENTGEEP
    03-14-2012 03:35 PM - permalink
    RÖENTGEEP
    Thanks for the reps Rich.
  7. POWERSTROKE ARUBA
    03-11-2012 10:17 AM - permalink
    POWERSTROKE ARUBA
    Hi Richdawg,

    Q: should the resistor when modified measur the size replaced with or will these be reduce by the other component in the circuit.

    I had replaced the old chip with a in series to achieve 75kohm but measures about 40kohm when installed. Engines cranks but does not start

    I have tried spraying starting fluid into the air intake and it show that it wants to but I have to keep switching on constantly.

    Any ideas?
  8. POWERSTROKE ARUBA
    02-27-2012 10:33 AM - permalink
    POWERSTROKE ARUBA
    Hi Richdaw,

    I saw your post after searching for a possible repair for a IDM-100. I have a F350 1997 7.3 ps dually which cranks but does not want to start. I have had a diagnose and which said that the IDM has failed.

    Today I have measured the chip resistor you were refering to in your post on increasing volt for the idm. I have noticed that the resistor is measuring 37.8Kohm. It should be measuring about 60.4kohm right?

    If I replace this chip for the one you have posted I am asking my self and you at the moment what are the chances that it will start again?

    Looking forward to hear from you.

    Kindest Regards and warm greetings from Aruba Dutch Caribbean.
  9. superduty4x4
    01-04-2012 11:37 AM - permalink
    superduty4x4
    Thanks for the reps
  10. richdawg
    09-23-2010 02:57 AM - permalink
    richdawg
    I really like mine, and would like to get oil temp and water temp. I think there is room to install another just below the egt gauge, and the other may fit where the removable trim is below, with a little modification to the trim for fit. Do you have a boost gauge and if so where did you mount yours? I really don't like the pillar mounts. Glad to hear its accurate.

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  • About richdawg
    Location
    Spokane, WA
    Interests
    Camping, Boating, Fishing, Tow 5th wheel
    2 Letter State/Province (use "--" for outside USA/
    WA
    Country
    USA
    Make
    Ford
    Model
    F-350
    Year
    1997
    Current Mileage
    125,000 - 149,999
    Miles per year
    1,000 - 4,999
    Ride
    97 F350 s/cab dually
    Engine type and displacement
    7.3 psd
    Induction
    Turbo
    Major modifications
    Intake,Downpipe,Catdelete,Stage 1's
    Tranny type
    Manual
    Tires
    Street Radials
  • Signature
    Rich-97 F350 SC Dually long bed 2wd, 5 speed, 410's, 145000 : 6637 intake filter, Tymar 3" down pipe, cat delete, IDM 140v, Digital pyro gauge, Rosewood Stage 1's, FPR shim, CCV mod. Valair 400 HP Organic Clutch, GPR manual momentary switch, Superchip 1700 tuner/programer.
    To do would be install 6.0 intercooler (need pipes and boots)

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