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Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-22-2014, 05:09 PM
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Also found out power is coming from cig lighter....

Also found out power is coming from cig lighter. fuse for the radio had a jumper wire in it and neither the constant 12v wire green/purple or the acc wire black/pink wire have any voltage at any time...
Forum: 1997 - 2003 F150 11-22-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By finitetime
need a radio wiring diagram for 97

Got myself a brand new old truck. No radio and all the wires had been cut.
I just printed of a wiring diagram from web and went to work I am now on my second one and it has the same colors for two...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-22-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 253
Posted By finitetime
zf5 oil change. What addatives do you use.

Just got myself and brand new old truck. :-X03 I got a 97 4x4 with the zf5 and am going to change trans and transfer chase fluid this weekend. I have seen a lot of threads about about people putting...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-10-2014, 12:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By finitetime
Thanks for the info. I was planning on going back...

Thanks for the info. I was planning on going back with full synthetic thinking it would have regular dino in it. I pull some heavy loads so i wanted to put synthetic in the trans and front and rear...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-09-2014, 11:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 503
Posted By finitetime
I just bought a 97 4x4 with a manual transmission...

I just bought a 97 4x4 with a manual transmission and was going to change all the fluids tomorrow so I decided to do a little research.

Is there a pump on a manual and it holds atf and not gear...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-03-2014, 05:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By finitetime
Keep buring up glow plugs.

I keep burning up glow plugs. Why are they going bad every few mo. I can change them and they work fine for a few mo. I just checked all the ones on the driver side of truck with a test light and...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-22-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By finitetime
When you changed filter did you put fresh fuel in...

When you changed filter did you put fresh fuel in it and did it run better for a few minutes?

First thing i would do is change the filter and fill with straight Diesel Kleen injector cleaner run...
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 09-05-2014, 12:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,543
Posted By finitetime
Don't worry about the suspended water in the oil....

Don't worry about the suspended water in the oil. Just letting it settle out and not using These engines (7.3 idi) are so tolerant it doesn't hurt them like the newer engines. Most of the damage...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-04-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By finitetime
Od light started blinking. Gave me a code 62....

Od light started blinking. Gave me a code 62. Drove fine until it went into limp mode. I can clear the codes and it will drive fine. I put a new plug on solenoid pack. Fluid was a little dirty but...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-03-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By finitetime
Possible reasons for a code 62 on 5 mo old e4od o

I have a re manufactured e40d that's 5 months old. Any reasons i can get a code 62 besides torque converter failure. Tech guy told me to change solenoid pack and plug.

Where is the transmission...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-08-2014, 11:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 772
Posted By finitetime
I pull skid steers and small mini excavators with...

I pull skid steers and small mini excavators with mine. My trailer is a heavy duty trailer that comes in a 2000 lbs by itself. My truck has service body and weights 7200 lbs with tools. My skid steer...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-08-2014, 11:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By finitetime
My dad got a Jasper engine several years ago....

My dad got a Jasper engine several years ago. It's still running but I remember him complaining about it using oil way earlier than he thought it should.

He didn't drive it much so it didn't have...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-01-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,018
Posted By finitetime
I burn 90% Veg oil with 10% diesel added just to...

I burn 90% Veg oil with 10% diesel added just to thin it out for filtering and cold weather. It retards the timing but I didn't adjust it due to the fact that I start and stop on straight diesel....
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-30-2014, 01:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By finitetime
I agree change the thermostat. Even if its not...

I agree change the thermostat. Even if its not the problem its the cheapest and easiest part to change and you will know its good after that.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 06-30-2014, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By finitetime
Cheapest way to get a faster truck is to buy a...

Cheapest way to get a faster truck is to buy a different truck. :-X03

These are not the cheapest trucks to modify.
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