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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Today, 06:57 AM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 297,060
Posted By DIYMechanic
Congratulations, Phil! I'm glad to hear that...

Congratulations, Phil! I'm glad to hear that everyone is doing well and that no c-section was needed. That recovery is no fun for mom. Take these days in, they may be difficult but they are precious.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 08:12 AM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 297,060
Posted By DIYMechanic
Now, that's funny! We both do the finances...

Now, that's funny!

We both do the finances together here in our house, so there's not hiding it. It's a game of give and take. She wants a puppy, I get a new toolbox. She gets things in pink...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 9,353
Posted By DIYMechanic
In the US, that is what we call the 2 meter...

In the US, that is what we call the 2 meter amateur band (144-146 MHz). That's what I run in my truck (along with the CB which is limited to 5 watts here). In the US you have to have a license to...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 366
Posted By DIYMechanic
Yeah, family just changes your priorities, that's...

Yeah, family just changes your priorities, that's all.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 366
Posted By DIYMechanic
Sounds like you got the "Big Dog" woke up and...

Sounds like you got the "Big Dog" woke up and running well! I'm hoping to be traveling a similar path myself soon, but you know how that goes....

I'm curious as well to hear what you're putting to...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 9,353
Posted By DIYMechanic
So you're one of those "unsanctioned" CB'ers eh!?...

So you're one of those "unsanctioned" CB'ers eh!? Haha. I do both actually. I got my amateur radio license about 10 years ago and it is something I do enjoy from time to time, but I don't spend much...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 297,060
Posted By DIYMechanic
Well, I see you fellas have been up to your usual...

Well, I see you fellas have been up to your usual shenanigans while I was away. What a week....

But it's Friday now, I'm home and looking at a short week next week before Thanksgiving. And yeah,...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 4,633
Posted By DIYMechanic
Looking great JP! I'm a big fan of the...

Looking great JP! I'm a big fan of the monochromatic finishes. It looks killer!
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 9,353
Posted By DIYMechanic
Looks great Nick. I have long thought about...

Looks great Nick. I have long thought about robbing a fuse and relay block from another vehicle and using it for this kind of wiring as well. It makes it look a lot cleaner on final install.

Are...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-21-2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,272
Posted By DIYMechanic
I don't know if pushing both joints the same...

I don't know if pushing both joints the same direction at the same time would help or not. This was a long time ago, but as I recall the issue was that the actual cross of the u-joint would contact...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-10-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 297,060
Posted By DIYMechanic
The 3.3 is a sister to the 3.8, correct? Didn't...

The 3.3 is a sister to the 3.8, correct? Didn't those have issues with the intake manifolds leaking? That would most certainly create the condition you describe.



Don't feel too bad about it...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2014, 01:17 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 6,728
Posted By DIYMechanic
International and Navistar, who manufactures the...

International and Navistar, who manufactures the engine, calls the engine a T444E. The 7.3 Powerstroke weighs about 1000 pounds. If you're looking at a mechanical 7.3 with a turbo, it is not a...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-04-2014, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 297,060
Posted By DIYMechanic
Top Gear is one of my favorites and that episode...

Top Gear is one of my favorites and that episode is an absolute classic, lol.



Wrong, party at Nate's. There will be a postpartum red head at Todd's place!

Seriously, though Todd, I hope...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-03-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12,118
Views: 297,060
Posted By DIYMechanic
Good for you Nick! You've got some really good...

Good for you Nick! You've got some really good kids to be proud of there. My twins turn 9 today. Man, how is that possible!? :-huh Last night as I was tucking him into bed, my son said he wanted to...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-31-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 546
Posted By DIYMechanic
Sweet! Glad it worked out for you. It sounds like...

Sweet! Glad it worked out for you. It sounds like you've got a good one in there now.
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