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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-07-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By jrods2
I have no plans to keep this diesel, got no use...

I have no plans to keep this diesel, got no use for it, work or pleasure any more. I pulled 7k lbs to ca from seattle. it's bye bye time
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 11-06-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 569
Posted By jrods2
rebuilt turbo

PureTurbo in Oceanside calif will rebuild for $405 plus $25 for shipping within a week for a 97 7.3 ford. plug & play
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 11-06-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 672
Posted By jrods2
Smile s WHY IS MY ?

call Gear Vendors and get a overdrive for your trans auto or stick. They give you 8 speeds if you have a 4 speed or 10 speed for a 5 speed. If yourndoing 2800 at 60 you would reduce that buy using...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-13-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
Posted By jrods2
out of fuel

might look at fuel line connections. there's a u shaped plastic clip that holds the fuel line together. If fuel lines are not put together right and clip installed properly you could get air sucking...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-16-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,716
Posted By jrods2
4 sale add

wow please excuse me for not reading all the rules, excuse you guys for sending me on a wild goose chase.
Everything has a procedure from start to finish. most of the advice I got was from the...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-16-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,286
Posted By jrods2
replaced turbo, won't run

well it finally started. Had a couple guys work on it and the last one left it in pieces. I had to put it back together. Man if you can't finish the job don't even touch it. After trying to start it...
Forum: FE & FT Big Block V8 (332, 352, 360, 390, 406, 410, 427, 428) 09-09-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,512
Posted By jrods2
fe motors

excuse me for being blunt but the hype around the fe is cr@p. there's 1000's of them out there & everybody thinks they are worth GOLD. I have one. I just keep shopping around and sooner or later you...
Forum: FE & FT Big Block V8 (332, 352, 360, 390, 406, 410, 427, 428) 09-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 805
Posted By jrods2
piston bore

you have a 390 bored .060 over, 428 std bore is 4.135. I've seen so much false info about the 390 that it's mind boggling. The only way to tell what you have is to dismantle it and check numbers....
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-08-2014, 10:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,286
Posted By jrods2
Oh NO anything but that

I located a diesel mech a couple bays down from me, he stopped by and like you just said played with the wiring and found the cam position sensor does not have a weather protector so CPS connector is...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-08-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,286
Posted By jrods2
Thank you. I'm on the way to my shop now, but I...

Thank you. I'm on the way to my shop now, but I don't have internet capability at the shop. I will do this and let you know the results later.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-08-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,286
Posted By jrods2
I traced the wire from the relay to the plug on...

I traced the wire from the relay to the plug on the valve cover. Its a solid brown wire. I pulled the plug and turned the ign to the on position and checked each brown wire to the positive of the VOM...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-08-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,286
Posted By jrods2
Thanx, If I got proper fuel pressure What is the...

Thanx, If I got proper fuel pressure What is the next check I should do?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-08-2014, 11:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,119
Posted By jrods2
All I know is the tire failed at 45 mph. If I"d...

All I know is the tire failed at 45 mph. If I"d have known more about these tires I would never have used the truck to haul over a thousand lbs of engines to my .my shop. These tires were designed...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-08-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,286
Posted By jrods2
answer 3 ?

WTS does come on.
tach moves while cranking.
No smoke, doesn't even act like it wants to fire
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-08-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,286
Posted By jrods2
I,m sorry

You were and are absolultly right. no electric pump I'm sorry for doubting you. I just getting frustrated with this project, and seem to forget it's something simple. I can't convience myself to just...
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