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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By sherwin johnson
Hey Y'all take a look at this unique deal! Too...

Hey Y'all take a look at this unique deal! Too bad I don't have a spare $25k sitting around lol

1989 international pickup truck (http://rockford.craigslist.org/cto/4807214060.html)
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-18-2014, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 351
Posted By sherwin johnson
X2 Pal, weld looks good. I might have to consider...

X2 Pal, weld looks good. I might have to consider getting some filler for my TIG unit so I can do cast. Now do you know, is that cast iron or cast steel? I have some experience with cast iron stick...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-17-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By sherwin johnson
Yeah right!! Like is there even any of those...

Yeah right!! Like is there even any of those left?!?! LOL but yeah I hear ya. My truck came from Iowa and the body is quite bad from rust. What really bites is there's no source for new core...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-17-2014, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By sherwin johnson
Or there's this one. Quite rough but turboed and...

Or there's this one. Quite rough but turboed and cheaper!! :-X06:-X04

1991 ford f250 diesel 4x4 flatbed trade (http://tulsa.craigslist.org/cto/4801285519.html)

Hey so what if I am bored this...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-17-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By sherwin johnson
If someone's looking for a truck, check this one out...

91 Ford F250 4x4 Diesel or trade (http://ksu.craigslist.org/cto/4797090345.html)

Just as an fyi......

Seems a bit high on price but really fairly low miles for an IDI

If there's a better...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-12-2014, 11:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By sherwin johnson
man what do you do, surf old threads and revive...

man what do you do, surf old threads and revive them in your spare time??? lol
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-04-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 178
Posted By sherwin johnson
search: Oil Cooler

search:

Oil Cooler
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-02-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By sherwin johnson
^^^musta been the last thing you said..... ...

^^^musta been the last thing you said.....

it was the tcase. mechanic said that something in the front half of the case was worn and had let it disengage somehow. the tech that did the work...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-29-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By sherwin johnson
hmmm. interesting. that does make sense. will be...

hmmm. interesting. that does make sense. will be looking forward to what the mechanic finds out.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-29-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By sherwin johnson
yeah but it'd still grind when I tried to shift...

yeah but it'd still grind when I tried to shift into gear, engine on, no clutch, correct?
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-28-2014, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By sherwin johnson
the plot thickens. so today the mech...

the plot thickens.

so today the mech down the street called and said he had a couple of tcases on hand. so I thought OK great, I'll just tow it over to him and let him mess with it since I...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-27-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By sherwin johnson
well when I step and release the clutch it sounds...

well when I step and release the clutch it sounds like it's working. can hear a "grabbing" noise if you will. also sounds like the gears in the trans are turning....

more later. thanks for the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-26-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By sherwin johnson
all good ideas. thanks. I doubt its the clutch....

all good ideas. thanks. I doubt its the clutch. if it was I probably couldn't shift it freely into gear with the engine running.

I'll have to do more diagnosing after Turkey day.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-26-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 343
Posted By sherwin johnson
could this be anything but the transfer case??

OK so on the truck in my sig. was hauling along on the interstate. had probably been driving a half hour at 75-80mph. started slowing down, took an exit ramp, downshifted out of od into 4th, slowed...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-21-2014, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,573
Posted By sherwin johnson
Wow.... I usually look at amped-up newer...

Wow....

I usually look at amped-up newer diesels in magazines like Diesel Power and Diesel World.... and often as horsepower goes up, torque doesn't necessarily increase the same amount. Here we...
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