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Forum: General Diesel Discussion 12-24-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By lemonshindig
I'm not interested in avoiding fuel tax. We who...

I'm not interested in avoiding fuel tax. We who use the roads ought to be paying our fair share.

Thanks for the thoughts, guys.
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 12-23-2014, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By lemonshindig
Can I fill my old home heating oil tank with on-road diesel?

I am almost done converting from an oil furnace to an air source heat pump.

I still have an underground 500 gallon oil tank that is darn near empty. With the recent price drop in diesel, I would...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-12-2014, 07:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 719
Posted By lemonshindig
All you need is a pressure gauge capable of at...

All you need is a pressure gauge capable of at least 3000 psi. You can get them on ebay or at your local plumbing supply.

Then you need to adapt whatever end is on the gauge (Probably 1/4" NPT) to...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-09-2014, 06:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By lemonshindig
Plumb a mechanical oil pressure gauge. You'll...

Plumb a mechanical oil pressure gauge. You'll need a gauge good for at least 3000 psi, a whip (hose), and a male end of #5 ORB.

Either that, or check what your ICP is reading by hooking up a scan...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-09-2014, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 719
Posted By lemonshindig
That should be conclusive. But remember that...

That should be conclusive. But remember that these engines are computer-driven. I would trust the numbers over what I feel during the test drive. Compare the ICP and duty cycle of the current sensor...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-09-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 719
Posted By lemonshindig
No, it doesn't. Put a gauge on it to verify if...

No, it doesn't. Put a gauge on it to verify if your ICP is accurate or not, and go from there.

A low duty cycle with ICP in range could mean that your truck is just fine, and doesn't need the...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-25-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By lemonshindig
Old diesel will make it run a bit strange. It...

Old diesel will make it run a bit strange. It won't make it smoke blue, though. Blue is always oil. White or black can be fuel related.

White smoke when cold is usually bad glow plugs, but white...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-23-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 253
Posted By lemonshindig
Your description is severely lacking. You can...

Your description is severely lacking. You can upload the sound or video clip to somewhere like youtube and link to it.

Answer the following:

1) Year of truck
2) Chip? (And which one, if so)...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-24-2014, 09:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 372
Posted By lemonshindig
Yes, you will have to drill through the tumblers,...

Yes, you will have to drill through the tumblers, and then use a screwdriver to turn the ignition to "Run", and then push in the lock pin (underneath) to pull the assembly out.

You can also drill...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-20-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 401
Posted By lemonshindig
By the way, you can get an extremely reputable...

By the way, you can get an extremely reputable injector overhaul from the gentleman who replied above (DZL JIM).

All 8 injectors budget overhaul: $500
All 8 injectors overhaul, 160 cc upgrade,...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-16-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By lemonshindig
There's not a whole lot of information here for...

There's not a whole lot of information here for us to work with... It could be normal, or it could be a number of things. 7,000lbs is probably heavier than you think.

If you have an android, buy...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By lemonshindig
There's a fuse marked "anti theft." No...

There's a fuse marked "anti theft."

No promises, though.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By lemonshindig
Yes sir, all appears well. Maybe I had...

Yes sir, all appears well.

Maybe I had triggered the anti-theft or something?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 09:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By lemonshindig
I disconnected the batteries for thirty seconds,...

I disconnected the batteries for thirty seconds, reconnected them, and it fired right up.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-07-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By lemonshindig
Another bad IDM?

I replaced my IDM about 6 months ago with a used one from a '99.

Recently, my truck wouldn't crank at the fuel station. This has occured several timed because my cables are loose. I jiggled the...
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