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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-19-2014, 12:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,813
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
I should also add that the truck sags on the...

I should also add that the truck sags on the passengers side when driving down the road which is also a possible sign of weak leafs, right? I did not think about swapping the leafs out to coils, and...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-17-2014, 06:23 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,813
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Thank you to all who have posted information on...

Thank you to all who have posted information on the swap. I sincerely appreciate your input and expertise. I'm sorry about not being involved in the conversation until now (got a little busy since...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-17-2014, 06:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,813
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Link to some pictures: ...

Link to some pictures: http://imgur.com/a/qy97m#0

For starters, the suspension that I have now is tired like I stated earlier, it sags tremendously which causes really bad negative camber ...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-15-2014, 03:45 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,813
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
TTB Swap - What are my options?

Was wondering what the options and better choices are in swapping out the front end on my '89 F-250 are. Replacing the bushings and everything else has not helped this tired front end and I would...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-24-2013, 09:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Have not had the truck running yet. I tried some...

Have not had the truck running yet. I tried some ether and it wanted to start but no go. I've cracked the injectors and I'm getting fuel there so......

Back to checking out the glow...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-17-2013, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
I made a video (with the help of the wonderful...

I made a video (with the help of the wonderful wife of course) and uploaded it for your consideration. Any more suggestions? Here it is:

1989 7.3L IDI (Navistar) No Start (Pre-Power Stroke) -...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-17-2013, 11:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Here's a video of it turning over, spit &...

Here's a video of it turning over, spit & sputtering but not starting.

1989 7.3L IDI (Navistar) No Start (Pre-Power Stroke) - YouTube
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-17-2013, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Alrighty then. I have canned the idea of...

Alrighty then. I have canned the idea of changing out the diesel to gas. I will either rebuild or sell/part out the truck. Not gonna go with changing it out. I have compression as follows,...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-12-2013, 02:25 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 851
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Swapping out engines.....

1989 Ford 7.3L Navistar Diesel

What transmission is mated to this engine and will I need to do serious modifications if I want to change over to a gasoline motor? If gasoline motors will mate up...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-04-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
No smoke of any kind coming out of the tailpipe...

No smoke of any kind coming out of the tailpipe at the moment. I did have some smoke coming out of the pipe when it did run while turning it over I think (this was awhile ago so my memory is not so...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-29-2013, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
No, I did not remove it. Just took the IP out...

No, I did not remove it. Just took the IP out from the back of the gear.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
What makes it want to start if the block heater...

What makes it want to start if the block heater gets plugged in? I'm curious to know. Not doubting you, I just don't know. Really.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
No smoke coming out of the exhaust, or barely any...

No smoke coming out of the exhaust, or barely any for that matter. I've checked each glow plug by grounding them out and turning the key to the on position and they glow red-hot. They all seem to...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-28-2013, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 542
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Starting problems......

O.k. After talking to a local diesel guy, he told me he was pretty darn sure my injection pump was at fault for my truck not starting. So I went and bought one and replaced it. *sigh*

Here's...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-30-2013, 12:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 581
Posted By Ace_of_Spades
Still working on this truck as I haven't had the...

Still working on this truck as I haven't had the time to dedicate to it and haven't gotten any further than before. How does one check the injection pump to see if it's working properly? I'm...
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