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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 05:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
I figure I need to add another cooling fan and...

I figure I need to add another cooling fan and construct a better mounting bracket for higher airflow.

Return trip home, it was 10* cooler the whole run, of course it was about that same...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2014, 10:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
Freeway speeds, 75mph a bit, 5 passengers and...

Freeway speeds, 75mph a bit, 5 passengers and 1000lbs in the bed, engine maintained 210*

Didn't reach as hot as other trips where I'm guessing it got upwards of 220*

How hot is too hot for this...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 123
Posted By Orpackrat
Oops, sorry, didnt see you had put a new...

Oops, sorry, didnt see you had put a new injection pump.

Since its running the single tank, I would simply run a new fuel line to a frame mounted electric pump, and then run new line directly to...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 123
Posted By Orpackrat
Is there any fuel getting to the fuel filter? ...

Is there any fuel getting to the fuel filter?

Have you tried removing the fuel filter with pump on to see if the fuel is making it up there?

One other thing to check is to loose. The center...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 91
Posted By Orpackrat
Also interested in what would be needed to put a...

Also interested in what would be needed to put a lift on my 85 truck 2wd 7.3

A 2" or possibly 4" body lift.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2014, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
Got the gauge installed, seems half way up on the...

Got the gauge installed, seems half way up on the factory gauge is 200, I can see the thermostat working, based on the way the factory gauge was working, I would guess that my higher temps were about...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-25-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By Orpackrat
In a sense, I narrowed it down to a highly...

In a sense, I narrowed it down to a highly probable cause.

Before I ended up re-doing it, the fuel lines I replaced by section by section.

The final fix that cured the fuel pump pulling air was...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-25-2014, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
Thank you. While not related to the cooling...

Thank you.

While not related to the cooling side of the, I just picked up 2 new 19gal fuel tank for my truck since mine are rusting out (reason I am running double fuel filters), both tanks are...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-25-2014, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 157
Posted By Orpackrat
I had an air intrusion problem, came on suddenly...

I had an air intrusion problem, came on suddenly one night, started with a plugged fuel filter, ended with me running a new hose off the tank to the engine compartment, into a 10 micron hydraulic...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-25-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
What size is the port for the sensor.

What size is the port for the sensor.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-25-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
I'm just on a quick cool down from working in the...

I'm just on a quick cool down from working in the heat and replenishing fluids so I'm not all there...

While the pic says not too, are you saying that is the correct port to use without disrupting...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-25-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
My housing is large, uses an irregular shaped...

My housing is large, uses an irregular shaped gasket rather than the ovalish one, has a bypass hole above as I recall and what looked like a ball assembly as well.

I guess right now the question I...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-24-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
Drove to work this morning all on the freeway,...

Drove to work this morning all on the freeway, engine temp guage kept about 1/3 of the way up once warmed up, only in the final 8 or so miles did it jump to half and slightly above, so I turned on my...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-19-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 168
Posted By Orpackrat
This is the scenario where on one of my fathers...

This is the scenario where on one of my fathers vehicles, I would be wiring a hidden push button ignition.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-19-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 535
Posted By Orpackrat
As another temporary (till I get the motorcraft...

As another temporary (till I get the motorcraft thermostat, since everyone only had those rubber wrapped ones for my engine, I picked of a thermostat for what was my old engine, a 1985 6.9, 195*...
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