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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-18-2014, 12:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Smokey_7.3
I'll check around the pump more later this...

I'll check around the pump more later this weekend. But as far as everything else around it, nothing leaks. I might have developed a tear in the lines somehow I don't know. I'll definitely replace...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-17-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 386
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Leaky Situation

Hey everyone! Well after I tackling the bent connecting rod problem, I'm onto the next. 😧

I have a fuel leak in the valley that isn't coming from the FPR, Fuel bowl, or the rubber lines. It's...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-22-2014, 09:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Yeah. I went out and bought a compression tester...

Yeah. I went out and bought a compression tester and all were at 500+ while number 5 was around 290-310. Took The head off to check it out and the piston didn't rise to TDC.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-22-2014, 05:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 857
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Turns out it was a bent connecting rod. Replaced...

Turns out it was a bent connecting rod. Replaced and smoke went away. Thanks you guy!
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-22-2014, 04:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 440
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Turns out it was a bent connecting rod. Replaced...

Turns out it was a bent connecting rod. Replaced and smoke went away. Thanks you guy!
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-22-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Dang. I had already ordered 1 that was 48...

Dang. I had already ordered 1 that was 48 bucks... I'll keep this guy in my bookmarks. Thank y
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-22-2014, 01:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 257
Posted By Smokey_7.3
lengths?

Hey guys and gals.

Are the connecting rods the exact same lengths comparing an early 7.3l PS (96) and late year 7.3) (99+)???
I bent 1 of the rods and I'm in desperate need to just find 1. I...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-03-2014, 02:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
So after replacing the EBPS I took her on a test...

So after replacing the EBPS I took her on a test drive to Houston. 46 miles and only used 1/16th of a tank. Still sluggish on take off but it is getting better.

Next step is stiction eliminator.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-01-2014, 05:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Let the truck sit for an hour. Disconnected the...

Let the truck sit for an hour. Disconnected the ICP and cranked on easier. Drove it and it got some a punk back. Still weak on take off but at least I'm not as paranoid of anyone t boning me anymore....
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-01-2014, 02:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Well I just changed the oil, oil filter, and has...

Well I just changed the oil, oil filter, and has a brand new MAP sensor. She's reading boost on the dash again.
But good Lord I forgot how little power she had! I took her for a quick run and I...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 08-01-2014, 10:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Better yet, where can I get either 1 of the 3 in...

Better yet, where can I get either 1 of the 3 in the Houston Area? I've heard a lot of good talk about Rev-X. Just recently found out about HSS and Archoil but read good things too
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-31-2014, 01:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Which additive is best for that? Rev-X? Hot...

Which additive is best for that?
Rev-X? Hot shot secret? Anything else?
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-30-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
I did a contribution test when I first started...

I did a contribution test when I first started this thread. Injectors 2 and 8 (and rarely injector 3) would be all over the place on the charts during the test. I shut the injectors off one by one...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-30-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
Another thing just occurred to me. When...

Another thing just occurred to me.

When she's cold she idles smooth and quiet. Once she's up to operating temp she idles rough and loud like my 7.3
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 07-24-2014, 10:38 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,917
Posted By Smokey_7.3
I just cleaned the threaded nipple. Blew out the...

I just cleaned the threaded nipple. Blew out the hose to make sure it w as not stopped up.
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