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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-16-2014, 10:18 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,316
Posted By insolution
My $0.02 FWIW... I run the LF691A and have...

My $0.02 FWIW...

I run the LF691A and have since about 24k miles. I change the oil and filter every 5-6k and haven't had any oil-related issues. No smoke, minimal oil consumption (maybe a quart...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-16-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,274
Posted By insolution
Where do these kits pick up dirty oil and return it to?

I am putting together my own setup for oil and trans. I already did the coolant (wow, I sure did filter out a lot of crap from the NEW coolant--good investment).

I'm a shadetree engineer and like...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 09-15-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 210
Posted By insolution
What are these bock ports by my 7.3L oil filter for?

2001 Excursion 7.3L 4x4. The pic was taken from underneath the truck looking up at the block just behind the oil filter.

I am installing a 10 micron bypass oil filter setup of my own design (but...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-08-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 877
Posted By insolution
I don't know how this all worked out, but I can...

I don't know how this all worked out, but I can tell you from experience (at least on my 2001 4x4) that there were TWO different ABS Hydraulic Control Units (HCU) used by the factory, different part...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-07-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 33,083
Posted By insolution
Hi Andy, sent you cash and a return envelope...

Hi Andy, sent you cash and a return envelope today. Tried to PM, mailbox full.

Thanks for the effort making these available.

Scott Coats
Sarasota, FL
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-23-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By insolution
No fuel smell (or oil for that matter) in the...

No fuel smell (or oil for that matter) in the reservoir.

I did have the injectors changed out about six months ago...mine were really weak, I had a noticeable, gradual loss of power over the past...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-23-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By insolution
Steve, can you elaborate on what your symptoms...

Steve, can you elaborate on what your symptoms were and what exactly you did to resolve the issue? I have never delved in to the oil cooler...

--Scott
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-23-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By insolution
Hmmm. I am sure I have mixed coolant brands over...

Hmmm. I am sure I have mixed coolant brands over the years. This will be the first ELC fill.

It's been at least 200k since the last flush (my bad). I didn't detect any oil when I mushed it with my...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-23-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By insolution
What is this in my coolant filter?

With 440k miles, my 2001 Excursion is still running strong (new injectors and some mods, otherwise original innards). Synthetic 5k oil changes and keeping up with the maintenance has proven an...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 07-07-2013, 08:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 546
Posted By insolution
2001 7.3L PSD Rebuild Options

I have a 2001 Excursion and just turned 410k miles (I know this is the Super Duty thread but my question is not Excursion-specific and this forum gets more traffic). It's my work truck and I pull...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-02-2010, 12:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,007
Posted By insolution
Just got back from the dealer with a new ICP,...

Just got back from the dealer with a new ICP, installed replacement for the defective (new) ICP and the truck fired right up.

Lesson: don't assume new parts are good parts, even from the dealer.
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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-02-2010, 11:38 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,007
Posted By insolution
Jason, unplug the old ICP and see if the truck...

Jason, unplug the old ICP and see if the truck starts and runs. If it does, then the ICP is probably bad. If not I would start with the Cam Position Sensor and go from there as it has a very high...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-01-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,007
Posted By insolution
Hi Jason, I suggest you start a new thread to get...

Hi Jason, I suggest you start a new thread to get the attention of folks who might no longer be following this thread.

But, beware the dealer! almost cost me $1300 more!

Scott
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-01-2010, 01:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,007
Posted By insolution
I am still in Phoenix but thought I'd update you...

I am still in Phoenix but thought I'd update you all...I think I found the problem finally.

On Weds night before I left for Phoenix I was out in the driveway in the dark trying to start the truck...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-27-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,007
Posted By insolution
Exactly what I plan for Monday. Unfortunately I...

Exactly what I plan for Monday. Unfortunately I have to leave for business until Monday, so the truck is going to sit for a few days. The tank kit is due in next Tuesday and I'll probably install...
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