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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-17-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Christof13T
And a wet & dirty picture of Motorbug... (about...

And a wet & dirty picture of Motorbug... (about time for a truck bath)

Im kinda digging the new stance.
...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-17-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 223
Posted By Christof13T
The general consensus regarding break in run on a...

The general consensus regarding break in run on a 7.3 is as follows...


Run the oil you plan to run for the life of the engine for break in.
Follow the 15-30 sec crank, wait 5-10min, crank again...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-17-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 461
Posted By Christof13T
Talking to Wall"s about batts...

So a month before I took posession of Motorbug, a fresh set of Wally World batts were installed. They are clearly marked 3 year replacement warranted. The sticker on both batts was from 04/12. The...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-17-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Christof13T
Old and busted... ...

Old and busted...

http://i1282.photobucket.com/albums/a540/Christofer_Taylor/Mobile%20Uploads/2014-12/20141216_075745_zpswxfr37xz.jpg...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-17-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Christof13T
My springs were quite literally back bending......

My springs were quite literally back bending... every bump included the scraping sound of the front hanger eye scraping against itself on both springs. Constant ping pong to keep the truck...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-15-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Christof13T
I ran myself out of stuff to do at the shop today...

I ran myself out of stuff to do at the shop today so i cut out around 13:30 and rolled to the house.
When I arrived, my new springs were waiting for me along with the box containing my new hub...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-14-2014, 08:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 347
Posted By Christof13T
Engine Ear Ring- Devising a device...

So some much needed attention is finally getting attended to on Motorbug.
The engine build is on hold due to recent discoveries... not all of them are even remotely related to my truck(well... that...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-21-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 889
Posted By Christof13T
Just spitballing here but... Back when...

Just spitballing here but...


Back when you were chasing jumping jekters and engine noise, etc... did you ever do a compression test?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-04-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By Christof13T
On the pic of the pushrod end... Are those...

On the pic of the pushrod end...

Are those 'nicks' i see... or reflections?
Those little diddys what look like little lines intented kinda make me a wee bit nervous.
I would venture to guess...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-02-2014, 03:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 493
Posted By Christof13T
Brice, The wear shown in the picture you posted...

Brice,
The wear shown in the picture you posted is negligible.
Places to be concerned about wear on one of these rocker arms would be the pushrod cups, and valve stem contact points. Even then,...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-01-2014, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Christof13T
No prob Brother. Glad to help.

No prob Brother.
Glad to help.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-22-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Christof13T
I got both messages and sent back an email each...

I got both messages and sent back an email each time.
Let me know if it made it to you or not.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-20-2014, 10:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By Christof13T
Pm me your email addy.

Pm me your email addy.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-16-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By Christof13T
Ahh... just read where he snuck that in. ...

Ahh... just read where he snuck that in.

Head studs
Something like forged cryo'd rods from Crower
Beefed up pushrods
910 springs for sure

Will this "honey badger" put out enough to feed that...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-15-2014, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 627
Posted By Christof13T
I feel the need to interject... Unless you...

I feel the need to interject...

Unless you intend on going above around 400hp/35+psi boost... dont bother spending the extra cash on head studs.

Connecting rods... same.
The pmr's do just fine...
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