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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By sherwin johnson
Don't know much about the conversion but I'd buy...

Don't know much about the conversion but I'd buy that truck in a heartbeat. Looks to be in great shape.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By sherwin johnson
:) Tom and I must type about the same speed :-X04...

:) Tom and I must type about the same speed :-X04 :-jammin
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 05:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 131
Posted By sherwin johnson
Do a search on air intrusion. If you have...

Do a search on air intrusion.

If you have any place where air gets in up by the engine or anywhere, it will do as you describe. The air getting in lets fuel bleed back into the tank after sitting...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 222
Posted By sherwin johnson
^^^ that's what I'd do. There seems to be a lack...

^^^ that's what I'd do. There seems to be a lack of van turbo kits; at least for what IDI owners want to pay. :) :-X04
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 181
Posted By sherwin johnson
Mine's the same way. Had the thermostat replaced...

Mine's the same way. Had the thermostat replaced and everything and the gauge still doesn't move very high. Most real boys say to put in a real temp gauge, but I haven't got around to it yet. :-X21
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-20-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By sherwin johnson
Subscribed. I mean freakin subscribed!!!

Subscribed. I mean freakin subscribed!!!
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-15-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By sherwin johnson
thing is usually the front bumper will rust...

thing is usually the front bumper will rust through/hang down on the sides. May have been replaced as well.

At least he put some underhood shots in the ad. So many CL ads don't.

One more...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-15-2014, 10:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 314
Posted By sherwin johnson
The biggest issue with them is the reverse and...

The biggest issue with them is the reverse and fourth gears have problems staying in gear. I've had mine rebuilt and I still occasionally have issues.

The body looks fair for that many miles.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-14-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By sherwin johnson
Mileage drops as the fun factor (read: turbo)...

Mileage drops as the fun factor (read: turbo) increases!!! :-jammin :-X03
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-11-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 239
Posted By sherwin johnson
Yeah unwritten forum rule: if you post a problem...

Yeah unwritten forum rule: if you post a problem and later resolve it, you really should post the solution and how you attained victory. Who knows who your thread may help 5 years from now!
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-10-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 129
Posted By sherwin johnson
My guess is it broke right beside the nut? I...

My guess is it broke right beside the nut? I drilled mine out with a left hand drill bit and then ran a tap through to clean it up. I then welded a 1/4"-28 fine thread bolt to the rod, and...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-08-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 173
Posted By sherwin johnson
How full is your fuel tank. These rigs are bad...

How full is your fuel tank. These rigs are bad about losing the screen on the end of the fuel pick-up in the tank and sucking air if the tank gets low enough. Do a search for "cone of failure",...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-08-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 931
Posted By sherwin johnson
Too late....pieces of skull and brain splattered...

Too late....pieces of skull and brain splattered all over my office following the explosion of said head.....Nothing like a worthless post like I'm typing right now to increase post count...:-X21...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-08-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 317
Posted By sherwin johnson
At the top of the forum are articles with red...

At the top of the forum are articles with red letters in front saying: "Read First:".

Do that.

Then up in the upper right hand corner it says "Search This Forum".

Do that.

If you can't...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-07-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 210
Posted By sherwin johnson
Had one guy quote me 22-2300 for a complete...

Had one guy quote me 22-2300 for a complete front-end rebuild, and someone else quote 18-2000. Not sure what brands of parts he'd be using tho...I'd say go with your gut feeling and you'll probably...
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