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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-01-2014, 05:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By lartross
I like the rainx and don't hesitate to change 'em.

I like the rainx and don't hesitate to change 'em.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-03-2014, 11:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 591
Posted By lartross
In my younger days, I routinely did 1000 mile...

In my younger days, I routinely did 1000 mile days and once 2600 miles pretty much non-stop as in no sleep break...but, I really don't recommend that as ya' get pretty darned tired after 48 hours.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 243
Posted By lartross
You know ya' haf'ta let that Loctite set for 24...

You know ya' haf'ta let that Loctite set for 24 hrs, right?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-18-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,097
Posted By lartross
or up[pipes

or up[pipes
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-18-2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,097
Posted By lartross
I did the ball joints and tie rod ends. Not that...

I did the ball joints and tie rod ends. Not that big of a deal, compared to removing and installing the turbo...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-09-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By lartross
I got the clamp closed by wedging some small wood...

I got the clamp closed by wedging some small wood pieces between the firewall and the sprung up female part of the clamp. Slipped right in and tightened right up.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By lartross
Thanks Paul. I'm seeing the up pipes tight...

Thanks Paul. I'm seeing the up pipes tight against the turbo, so I'm pretty sure it's together. I use a strong bungee cord to hold it together. I did this before...getting the darned clamp off, I...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 09:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By lartross
No Justin. The coupling piece is "sprung" and I...

No Justin. The coupling piece is "sprung" and I couldn't get the male piece back in the female slot. I tried wire...small broke, big was too big. I'll try bare copper tomorrow.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By lartross
So, who knows a slick way to put that...

So, who knows a slick way to put that whachmacallit that holds the baby butt and turbo together. I spent a coupla' hours trying different things to pull the ends together to where I could get the "t"...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 12:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By lartross
Yeah Jason, that would be the smart thing to...

Yeah Jason, that would be the smart thing to do...but, being the not so smart guy I am, I'm kinda' past that so I guess I'll try shotgunning it a little. I know it's not the hpop hoses as they are...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By lartross
Alright! It's just amazing when you remove the...

Alright! It's just amazing when you remove the correct two bolts how easily that hpop comes out! I misread the instructions about removing the 2 10mm bolts that hold the hpop to the front cover and...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By lartross
Hpop removal

My truck started leaking oil like it was going out of style. I needed to install a wicked wheel anyway, so I thought i'd just remove the hpop and fix the leak...I never really saw where it was...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-01-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 896
Posted By lartross
My neighbor sold his 2000 sd 7.3, bought a...

My neighbor sold his 2000 sd 7.3, bought a Toyota, traded for a dodge diesel and is now with a 6.7l $$$$$. I know he wished he'd never started doing all that.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-29-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,271
Posted By lartross
Rich, no one has the right to judge your...

Rich, no one has the right to judge your commitment to perfection. I sincerely hope you get what you're striving for and I really appreciate you sharing your journey with us.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-25-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 401
Posted By lartross
Well, yeah, Franko...that kinda' sounds like it....

Well, yeah, Franko...that kinda' sounds like it. Jeeze, I hate to spend almost $500 to fix it...plus removing that damned turbo again! Thank you very much.
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