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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-28-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 240
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
I got an '83 IDI!

Always wanted a first year IDI Ford truck :-X03

Heres the kicker, hasn't run since 2002....

1983 F250 4x4, 4spd 6.9 with a complete Fisher plow, new southern box never seen the road on this...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 291
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Check your heater cores, both of 'em. My F150 was...

Check your heater cores, both of 'em. My F150 was "loosing" coolant as well, checked everything (but the heater core) and it's only when it really started leaking bad that I knew that was the...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-20-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Found the problem!!! When I pulled the...

Found the problem!!!


When I pulled the tranny, I had to remove the starter, and I shoved up the starter cable up above the manifold heat shield.


Well it never came back down, and cable was...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-18-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
I broke a small white plastic lock pin of...

I broke a small white plastic lock pin of somesort using that U shaped tool. nothing happened. Still jammed in there.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-18-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 302
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
So got abit of time on my hands, and decided to...

So got abit of time on my hands, and decided to look abit more into my non locking TC.


So Ford dealer near me, had a TPS in stock when I asked 'em, so why not I bought it, installed it.

Made...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-18-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
So everything is out or removed, tranny is ready...

So everything is out or removed, tranny is ready to drop, one problem.


I can't get the line off the original slave? It doesn't have the same kind of lock ring as y new one.

Anyone have an...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Battery is good, I will check ground cable to...

Battery is good, I will check ground cable to engine tomorrow if it doesn't rain, that's the only thing I haven't checked yet.


Cables are a year old, ground and power.


The bigger bolt was...
Forum: 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-17-2014, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 192
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Stumped! 300 doesn't wanna turn over

Hi guys,

My first time posting in this forum. Got a question for my '77 E100 van, I know this is the truck forum, but it's engine/starting system related, so same as trucks, more traffic here.

...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-14-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
I have my shifter out, I took out the 3 little...

I have my shifter out, I took out the 3 little screws, and pulled the whole assembly out, came out without effort, 4x4 shifter is unbolted from the side of the tranny as well.

Cross member bolts...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-13-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 334
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Doing a clutch master, and slave on an M5OD....tips?

So 2 years ago on my '94 shorty 4x4 F150, I did the clutch, but didn't do the slave, I cheaped out, thinking it should last another couple years till I get rid of the truck....and well that back...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-13-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 620
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Dropping down to 55 will also increase your fuel...

Dropping down to 55 will also increase your fuel mileage, because around 59 or 60mph, you hit a "wind wall", and once you hit that wall, thats where mpg drop the most, cause your engine is working...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-04-2014, 04:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
I know in the older cable driven speedo E4OD's,...

I know in the older cable driven speedo E4OD's, the speed sensor is the RABS in the rear axle, and mine works, as the light isn't on while driving.


Brake switch must work, brake lights come on...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 10-04-2014, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 347
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Special tool to remove Ignition control module

Anyone know where I can get that tool?

Or is there a socket small enough to fit in the little holes?


It's the flat control module all Ford gassers have, that plugs right under the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-04-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 460
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Well I been driving it like that since I put the...

Well I been driving it like that since I put the van on the road half way through summer, and already put about 10k miles on it. I changed the filter, and flushed it with all new fluid when putting...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-04-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 468
Posted By IDIDieselJohn
Mine was all rebuilt and updated 45k miles ago.

Mine was all rebuilt and updated 45k miles ago.
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