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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-08-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 658
Posted By finitetime
I pull skid steers and small mini excavators with...

I pull skid steers and small mini excavators with mine. My trailer is a heavy duty trailer that comes in a 2000 lbs by itself. My truck has service body and weights 7200 lbs with tools. My skid steer...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-08-2014, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 242
Posted By finitetime
My dad got a Jasper engine several years ago....

My dad got a Jasper engine several years ago. It's still running but I remember him complaining about it using oil way earlier than he thought it should.

He didn't drive it much so it didn't have...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-01-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By finitetime
I burn 90% Veg oil with 10% diesel added just to...

I burn 90% Veg oil with 10% diesel added just to thin it out for filtering and cold weather. It retards the timing but I didn't adjust it due to the fact that I start and stop on straight diesel....
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-30-2014, 12:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By finitetime
I agree change the thermostat. Even if its not...

I agree change the thermostat. Even if its not the problem its the cheapest and easiest part to change and you will know its good after that.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-30-2014, 12:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 704
Posted By finitetime
Cheapest way to get a faster truck is to buy a...

Cheapest way to get a faster truck is to buy a different truck. :-X03

These are not the cheapest trucks to modify.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-29-2014, 11:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By finitetime
Bag filters I use for my oil can be had here for...

Bag filters I use for my oil can be had here for less than $10 a filter.

Bag Filters / Sock Filters / Water Sock Filters / WVO Filters / Oil Filters / SVO Filters - 1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 75, 100, 200...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-29-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 763
Posted By finitetime
Most of the comments here are BOTH RIGHT AND...

Most of the comments here are BOTH RIGHT AND WRONG.

I have been running wvo for 5 yrs no problems. Sorta!! Wvo and Wmo are both fine in the system. Its the fine particles and contamintats that...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-29-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 330
Posted By finitetime
I've had the same problem every time I change...

I've had the same problem every time I change them. Twist the caps back and forth after you get it all the way down. I think this allows the oring to move and get seated good and not have pressures...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-24-2014, 12:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 314
Posted By finitetime
The standard replacement that Autozone sells for...

The standard replacement that Autozone sells for my 93 is 135 amps anyways. Why do you need that much power. These trucks really don't use that much.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-24-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 865
Posted By finitetime
If you want mpg in a diesel burn veg oil like I...

If you want mpg in a diesel burn veg oil like I do. Other wise you should just have another vehicle to drive.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-23-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 359
Posted By finitetime
Fluid? motor oil, transmission fluid, diesel,...

Fluid? motor oil, transmission fluid, diesel, what kind of fluid or what does it look like.

Where is the vent tube coming from engine or transmission?
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 02-18-2014, 08:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,320
Posted By finitetime
No not to often. I drive all over N GA but...

No not to often. I drive all over N GA but usually don't get that far east. Did you build your system or buy it.




what type of solenoid valve are you using and how did you create a heated...
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 02-15-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,320
Posted By finitetime
Very true. Now for my 1.5 cents. I have a...

Very true.

Now for my 1.5 cents. I have a 7.3 idi and have been running some very nasty wvo that looks like coffee mixed with grits for 4 years now at a rate of 30-40 gallons a week. The...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-14-2014, 10:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By finitetime
Sorry double post

Sorry double post
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-14-2014, 10:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 812
Posted By finitetime
They were never fast and won't be without you...

They were never fast and won't be without you putting in tons of money. These engines were made to be reliable workhorses that are cheap to maintain.

Paying for timing by ear!!! If your willing...
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