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Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels Today, 02:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Orpackrat
I have a wvo designs raw power and a simple...

I have a wvo designs raw power and a simple centrifuge, same basic design, a bowl with a curved and open partial lid...

Just got to keep it balenced.

I've been tempted to build a centrifuge...
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels Today, 02:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 77
Posted By Orpackrat
I have a wvo designs raw power and a simple...

I have a wvo designs raw power and a simple centrifuge, same basic design, a bowl with a curved and open partial lid...

Just got to keep it balenced.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Today, 02:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Orpackrat
FORD F-250 I BEAM PIVOT REPLCEMENT:...

FORD F-250 I BEAM PIVOT REPLCEMENT: http://youtu.be/evGHZUwnTbo

This video is what saw and I believe I can fabricate a similiar tool to remove the bushing...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Orpackrat
Just watched a video on replacing the axle pivot...

Just watched a video on replacing the axle pivot bushings, looked at mine and based on some rubber I saw, they probably need to be replaced.

Looks like a fairly easy replacement with the right...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Orpackrat
Took it into les schwab, they gave free a free...

Took it into les schwab, they gave free a free wheel balence to see if that worked, it didn't.

Took it to a mechanic who test drove it first thing...

Told me I needed a piece of steel on the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 02:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By Orpackrat
I recently hauled 200 gallons of vegetable oil...

I recently hauled 200 gallons of vegetable oil plus a good 800+lbs of additional weight in my 4dr f350 and it handles the weight well. Slight compression on the rear leafs, good handling, load feels...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Orpackrat
Been a bit, finally got around to checking up on...

Been a bit, finally got around to checking up on things, especially since I ended up with no power brakes lol...

Got the Vac pump off, no vacuum at all it seemed. Got a new pump, big difference,...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-27-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Orpackrat
10k or so, took the truck in a little while back...

10k or so, took the truck in a little while back for a front flat repair as I had a self tapping screw in the tread. 45 minutes later they told me it had not penatrated through so no repair was...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-27-2014, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Orpackrat
Tires are still like new, haven't had any issues...

Tires are still like new, haven't had any issues with the tread, none of the joints feel or look loose, have only observed the little play in steering going back to the bottom shaft on the steering...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-27-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 328
Posted By Orpackrat
shudder at 35-45mph help

I have a 1985 F350 2wd 7.3 C6 that has begun to shudder in the front end between the speeds of 35-45mph, less when accelerating through, more when speed holding steady. Also starts a bit at speeds...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-30-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Orpackrat
Just a random thought but, would it be possible...

Just a random thought but, would it be possible to convert to a electric vacuum pump.

Only reason it popped into my head is I have a nice little vacuum pump off a decommissioned ambulance...
...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-30-2014, 12:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Orpackrat
I'll take a look at the vac pump and rotate it by...

I'll take a look at the vac pump and rotate it by hand, I know its the pump from the 6.9 engine when I swapped for the 7.3 as it felt stronger.

Should I feel resistance when turning by hand or...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-30-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 248
Posted By Orpackrat
Intermittent power brakes?

My truck, this issue has been an odd one, think its the brake booster but till I can get paid at work, I can't afford to replace everything and hope it fixes it.

Basically, I have manuel brakes as...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-30-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
Posted By Orpackrat
Well, what I estimated th truck warming up to 220...

Well, what I estimated th truck warming up to 220 looks to simply be the stock gauge reading a bit off it seems. It moves around a bit but has been holding fairly steady.

For a brief few seconds,...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-29-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 752
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...
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