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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-26-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By Y2KW57
People who advertise their "bulletproofed" 6.0L's...

People who advertise their "bulletproofed" 6.0L's around here claim they've got receipts for $15,000 worth of work at places like Left Coast Diesel. On the other hand, places like Tousley advertise...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 12-26-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 865
Posted By Y2KW57
I'd have more "worries" driving a brand new bone...

I'd have more "worries" driving a brand new bone stock 2015 Ford diesel, with full warranty coverage, than I would have driving a 7.3L.

Newer doesn't mean fewer worries. Which is probably why you...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-24-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 835
Posted By Y2KW57
Best/favorite headlight? The stock ones. 15...

Best/favorite headlight? The stock ones. 15 years and the original bulbs are still going strong.

No way would I want to go through what Seth said about changing Silverstars every 3 or 4...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-23-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By Y2KW57
That's very kind of you to say Rich, but you have...

That's very kind of you to say Rich, but you have added a tremendous amount of informative posts, outlining your trials, tribulations, and triumphs in detail... and this forum serves as a library to...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-23-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By Y2KW57
But if you find a really good dealer, you might...

But if you find a really good dealer, you might get a stale sticky Svenhards. Wouldn't want to pass up one or two of those would you?

This recall has been around since 2004, first as a soft fix in...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-23-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By Y2KW57
The clues for the timeline are embedded in the...

The clues for the timeline are embedded in the recall numbers and the part number prefixes.

I already talked about the part numbering dates in my post above, so let's just consider the recall...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-22-2014, 04:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 960
Posted By Y2KW57
No. However, AGM batteries generally have a...

No. However, AGM batteries generally have a lower freeze point than wet cell batteries for at least a few reasons that I am aware of:

1. AGM's electrolyte paste is not in liquid form.

2. The...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-22-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By Y2KW57
And miss out on a stryofoam cup of burnt waiting...

And miss out on a stryofoam cup of burnt waiting room coffee? To each his own.

:-X04
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 12-22-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By Y2KW57
I seem to recall changing the steering on mine,...

I seem to recall changing the steering on mine, from parts sold by a guy named Gordon when he worked at Advanced 4WD in Utah during the mid to late 1990s. I bought a new set of bushings from him as...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-22-2014, 03:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By Y2KW57
Ford should fix it for free, if that is what you...

Ford should fix it for free, if that is what you want.

To help prevent the dealer from opening the hood, looking at the Universal Fused Jumper Harness (UFJH) that you have, and closing the hood...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-22-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,276
Posted By Y2KW57
Thanks Tim, for "jumping" back in to explain your...

Thanks Tim, for "jumping" back in to explain your circumstance. I'm not entirely convinced of the correlation, and am thinking your stated possibility of "coincidence" may be more the case.

Pop,...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 12-22-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By Y2KW57
The photo earlier above with the square tube and...

The photo earlier above with the square tube and the cut out factory crossmember is a non-Pathfinder modification. Pathfinder's design goal was to modify the original vehicle as little as...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 12-22-2014, 01:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,118
Posted By Y2KW57
I'm not sure what wall the various GVWR options...

I'm not sure what wall the various GVWR options are for future trucks, but in earlier years past, the jump from a 450 to a 550 meant the difference between 14,000 GVWR versus OVER 14,001 GVWR. That...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-22-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 970
Posted By Y2KW57
Original production harness: No fuse holders, no...

Original production harness: No fuse holders, no fuses. Also no fusible links.

First Ford Recall Fix: Unplugged original harness from the master cylinder. (That's it.)

Second Ford Recall...
Forum: 2016 Super Duty 12-21-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,118
Posted By Y2KW57
600-700 lbs can make a huge difference...

600-700 lbs can make a huge difference commercially, from a regulatory compliance perspective. It can mean that 700 more pounds of cargo instead of carcass can be moved for the same amount of fuel...
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