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Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 11-23-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By joshofalltrades
I'm running an 87 e350 with a 6.9, so a whole...

I'm running an 87 e350 with a 6.9, so a whole different fuel system than your 02 has.
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 11-20-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 115
Posted By joshofalltrades
technical thoughts about wmo and timing, surging, and drivability concerns

I've been running wmo for quite some time now, and have some thoughts bouncing around my head about it.
1) I've heard multiple guys around here acknowledge the surging that seems to just happen for...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-20-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 306
Posted By joshofalltrades
When I had to replace mine, the new one was...

When I had to replace mine, the new one was universal and not compatible with the quick connectors on the plastic fuel lines, so I simply cut off the fittings and used rubber fuel hose to connect it.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 10-30-2014, 12:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By joshofalltrades
I had that transmission in an ltd, and played...

I had that transmission in an ltd, and played with it quite a bit. The adjustment on the transmission end is the coarse adjustment, and the little screw up top is the one you want to check out in...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 10-30-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 685
Posted By joshofalltrades
My best guess is that your ignition module is...

My best guess is that your ignition module is failing. On an 88 I believe it's a grey module screwed to the side of the distributor. Every parts store carries them. Heat is about the only thing that...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 10-29-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 104
Posted By joshofalltrades
door post cracking on my 87

On my 87 van, I noticed some cracks surrounding the door latch bolt for the drivers door. I welded up all the cracks and it was fine for a couple months, then it started cracking again, this time...
Forum: Washington Chapter 09-05-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,268
Posted By joshofalltrades
i have a couple pumps that i use for diesel and...

i have a couple pumps that i use for diesel and alternative fuels. i don't intend to sell one right now, but thought i'd pass on the ideas. one is a power steering pump from an 80s toyota pickup,...
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 09-05-2014, 01:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By joshofalltrades
thanks for the info, but to put this in...

thanks for the info, but to put this in perspective, there remains a significant flow through the lift pump, filter, and return lines even at idle. the quick minute i spend to purge may not be a...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-09-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 992
Posted By joshofalltrades
when i needed a starter last month, i noticed...

when i needed a starter last month, i noticed that oreilly had 3 different levels of quality on the same starter... doesn't sound promising. i'd read about the offset style ones being better, so i...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-22-2014, 07:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By joshofalltrades
There are a few hundred threads around here about...

There are a few hundred threads around here about the electric pumps. The best is the facet duralift pump, but they're hard to find at local stores.
Basically you need a low pressure transfer pump...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-22-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By joshofalltrades
its not uncommon for a dying starter to work when...

its not uncommon for a dying starter to work when cold but not when hot, especially on engines where its too close to the exhaust.

as for your temp sender, they make it sound like its probably...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-22-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 186
Posted By joshofalltrades
towing capacity depends on how heavy of a van it...

towing capacity depends on how heavy of a van it is. is it an e150, 250, or 350? and as he said, owners manual should give the factory specs for that. not enough info here to spit out numbers.
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 07-22-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 254
Posted By joshofalltrades
sounds like a dana 60 with 3.55 gears, open diff....

sounds like a dana 60 with 3.55 gears, open diff. for further confirmation, i once stumbled upon a site that shows pictures of many diff covers with their axle identity listed with them.

all of...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-22-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 662
Posted By joshofalltrades
ive had the fuel shutoff solenoid (FSS) fail a...

ive had the fuel shutoff solenoid (FSS) fail a few times. the easy way to test it is to leave the key on, and with one hand hold the top of the injection pump (IP) while with the other hand...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-22-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 252
Posted By joshofalltrades
i have more faith in the old original solenoid...

i have more faith in the old original solenoid than i do in brand new ones.

it sounds from here like some kind of safety switch is preventing you from starting, possibly the one that requires the...
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