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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Today, 07:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By CGMKCM
From what I have read there are Two different...

From what I have read there are Two different pans (ford) f81z-7a194-ba (4wd, deep) (ford) f81z-7a194-aa (2wd, shallow). The shallow pan holds One quart less than the deep pan.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 09:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 224
Posted By CGMKCM
Just a clarification, It is not Loctite red. I...

Just a clarification, It is not Loctite red. I would hate to see someone use red and then have issues later. It is actually Loctite 680.

Loctite 680 Retaining Compound - Henkel...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-20-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 408
Posted By CGMKCM
The correct way to check oil level is the old...

The correct way to check oil level is the old school way. Warmed up engine running in neutral. The dipstick no longer states this but it will not be accurate if checked any other way.

The normal...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-19-2014, 10:01 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,454
Posted By CGMKCM
I had not seen this posted yet. The 444e...

I had not seen this posted yet.

The 444e and the Powerstroke 7.3l both share a B50 life of 350k miles.

B50 = 50% of engines in service will require overhaul at 350k miles, when properly...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2014, 03:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By CGMKCM
Thanks for the compliment. I used the old o-ring...

Thanks for the compliment. I used the old o-ring that was already on the filter cap. I guess I should add a disclaimer that I only install that gauge to test fuel pressure EOKO or at idle with me...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2014, 12:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By CGMKCM
The spring would not move if properly centered. ...

The spring would not move if properly centered. You would not have any indication that the fuel pressure was excessive, just hard on the fuel pump from what I have read when others had spring...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2014, 09:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By CGMKCM
When you installed the FRx did you test fuel...

When you installed the FRx did you test fuel pressure after the install? If the spring on the regulator is not centered it will cause fuel pressure to shoot up to 90+ psi. That is the only...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-10-2014, 07:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By CGMKCM
Sorry about not seeing the FAQs. I searched the...

Sorry about not seeing the FAQs. I searched the site using 7.3l turbo diesel glow plug controller, nothing came up, so I jumped on posting.

The truck has the factory original glow plugs and...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-09-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 152
Posted By CGMKCM
Glow plug controller??

My Nephew has a < 90k mile 1994 7.3 Turbo Diesel that does not want to start. Batteries are less than a year old, battery cables look good, cranks fast but does not want to start 40* temps.

So...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-08-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 310
Posted By CGMKCM
I would flush the PS system and hydra boost also....

I would flush the PS system and hydra boost also. Between flushing both systems my brake pedal feel improved quite a bit.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-05-2014, 05:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By CGMKCM
Banks install guidance on the trancommand was to...

Banks install guidance on the trancommand was to mount it on passenger side of the transmission. You will see the wiring harness and the trans command will plug into that harness.

Tugly's...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-05-2014, 08:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By CGMKCM
You hit the nail squarely on the head. Lots of...

You hit the nail squarely on the head. Lots of performance information about going from the stock restrictive exhaust to either a 3.5" or 4" mandrel bent low restriction exhaust. I have not seen...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-03-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By CGMKCM
I would move the pyro to the drivers side exhaust...

I would move the pyro to the drivers side exhaust manifold, you may see 200* higher temperatures at the manifold. You really want to have an accurate reading on what temperature the exhaust is...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-02-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 698
Posted By CGMKCM
I have the banks 3.5" exhaust system also. You...

I have the banks 3.5" exhaust system also. You might have a truck with the old Banks Power pack system. Check the ends on the Inter cooler, Is it stamped with Banks on the ends. Do you have grey...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-29-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,589
Posted By CGMKCM
I added this to my stereo also. It really made a...

I added this to my stereo also. It really made a big difference cutting down the glare.


http://www.amazon.com/Lexerd-Pioneer-AVH-X8500BHS-Anti-glare-Protector/dp/B00CEC0XD6
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