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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-04-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,669
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Fusable link is a fancy name for wire designed to...

Fusable link is a fancy name for wire designed to burn out like a fuse if extreme current exceeding the normal operation is passed thru the wire. My local carquest store had the fusable link right...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-15-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,965
Posted By rosesrfree4u
In case anyone reads this as an archived...

In case anyone reads this as an archived thread....

As suggested I tried using a hammer and block of wood, and also tried using a rubber mallet. In both cases the seal was getting very...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2012, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,965
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Ah yes, front pinion bearing is correct, don't...

Ah yes, front pinion bearing is correct, don't know why I said carrier bearing earlier. I think the race may be okay as this is preventive maintenance, the old bearing was working fine when I...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 04-10-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,965
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Front Pinion Seal and carrier bearing REAR Axle Sterling 10.25 HELP please

I'm planning to change the carrier bearing on my 1993 F-250 with sterling 10.25 semi floating rear end. I have read a bunch of old threads on the topic and have a pretty clear idea of the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-25-2011, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,244
Posted By rosesrfree4u
I followed ArdWrknTrk's advice and brought the...

I followed ArdWrknTrk's advice and brought the "good" drum into my parts shop and they measured it which led a lot of head scratching. Turns out these are custom drums. And when I say custom,...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 08-20-2011, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,244
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Brake Drum Nightmare

My f-250/350 frankentruck needed new brake cylinders and as it turned out, new shoes and drum on the passenger side. It was all siezed up and after a few shots with the sledge the drum fractured...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-26-2011, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,669
Posted By rosesrfree4u
I used fusible link because that was what the...

I used fusible link because that was what the factory harness was made of. It's identifiable by markings on the insulation. I'm not sure why the factory harness was made with it, but they probably...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-26-2011, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Gotcha, anyone know the specs? Should I be...

Gotcha, anyone know the specs? Should I be checking for forward backward (in relation to the vehicle) freeplay or side to side? It certainly could be that, this truck loves to bath in salt water. ...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-26-2011, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 14,669
Posted By rosesrfree4u
How to make your own glow plug wiring harness

While replacing my glow plugs, I ran into the need for a new wiring harness when my old one literally crumbled in my hands. This procedure should work for all 7.3 as far as I know, however I will say...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-26-2011, 12:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,958
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Ok, heres the update. I was able to get at...

Ok, heres the update.

I was able to get at all the plugs after all :-X22 I was lucky, I was dealing with removing Beru;s after all so it was a breeze. I thought I'd give a short description given...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-26-2011, 12:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Ok, I just checked and the hubs are definitely...

Ok, I just checked and the hubs are definitely unlocked and the front axles are and were freely rotating.

It just seems weird to me that I can get on the fuel hard in 1st and it's fine, 2nd...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-14-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By rosesrfree4u
The wheels are totally clean. I spent a shiny 5$...

The wheels are totally clean. I spent a shiny 5$ bill at the carwash, just today :) It is a dually.
I should re-emphasize.... there's always a vibration whenever the vehicle is in gear - it gets...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-14-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,592
Posted By rosesrfree4u
vibration in 3rd gear

My one ton has a vibration which is becoming unignorable. Its a 93 with 210K on the clock. Since I got er I noticed a vibration whenever accelerating hard especially more when pulling a load.
...
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 03-08-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By rosesrfree4u
Thanks for the really fast reply. I can see...

Thanks for the really fast reply.

I can see how I wouldn't want to change the overall resistance to the controller's brain. That makes sense.
What doesn't make sense is how the oem harness...
Forum: Electrical Systems/Wiring 03-08-2011, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By rosesrfree4u
longer wires more resistance, right?

I think i have this figured but I wanto check with the experts. I'm fabricating a glowplug wiring harness for beru zd9 plugs. I've heard elsewhere that they draw 200 amps (I assume collectively)...
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