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Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 01-22-2015, 03:53 PM
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Posted By Gettysburg150
My .02 The guy sounds like a tool ...

My .02

The guy sounds like a tool

Maintenance work on your vehicle doesn't increase the value, thats maintenance, you're supposed to do it

The van looks ok in the pics but you'd have to look...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-19-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,139
Posted By Gettysburg150
Thanks for the update, sorry you had to be the...

Thanks for the update, sorry you had to be the guinea pig

So can you salvage the board and swap it over to the original level sender?
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 01-16-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,509
Posted By Gettysburg150
For the IDI generation though the 460 (7.5) had...

For the IDI generation though the 460 (7.5) had comparable torque numbers. Advantage goes to the diesel though because that torque was avaiable right off idle and it has a very flat torque curve. ...
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 01-16-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,509
Posted By Gettysburg150
Yes Jayro is correct, Indirect Injection, I...

Yes Jayro is correct, Indirect Injection, I didn't get around to it fast enough lol

Diesels are great. You only need one wire for our variant of the diesel to start. Maintenance is really not...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-15-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By Gettysburg150
^Thats fair, you ever see how rusty those junk...

^Thats fair, you ever see how rusty those junk mini's get? :-roll
Forum: 1968-2013 Full Size Vans 01-15-2015, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,509
Posted By Gettysburg150
I'm a BMW technician, but that has nothing to do...

I'm a BMW technician, but that has nothing to do with my van (other than providing the necessary love it deserves lol)

We use Chubzilla primarily for when we want to take the dogs somewhere. 2...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-13-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By Gettysburg150
If its cold like it has been recently (20 deg F...

If its cold like it has been recently (20 deg F and below) I usually wait til the fast idle shuts off, then drive slow for the 2 miles it takes to get to the main drag, then its normal crusing speeds...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-13-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 15,139
Posted By Gettysburg150
Does it look decent? Both our diesel's suffer...

Does it look decent? Both our diesel's suffer from bouncing gauge syndrome. $139 is a little steep for me right now but if its gonna work it may be worth it
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-13-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 464
Posted By Gettysburg150
I wood'nt see any issues aspen taking you time...

I wood'nt see any issues aspen taking you time and lumbering along
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-12-2015, 04:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By Gettysburg150
BMW uses a similar method, its 2 part but...

BMW uses a similar method, its 2 part but basically a but connector then fancy shrink tube with shmootz that comes out when you heat it, very sturdy and approved for air bag harness repairs
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-12-2015, 04:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By Gettysburg150
I would have to argue that if you run the engine...

I would have to argue that if you run the engine at fuel cut off immediately after start up on a sub freezing day that the engine longevity may be diminished
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-12-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By Gettysburg150
Gotcha I always let mine get the oil pumping...

Gotcha

I always let mine get the oil pumping for a couple minutes before ever moving, specifically in the winter.

I don't hard load them till theres a little heat in the engine, I've always...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-12-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By Gettysburg150
So no worries of rebalancing after install?

So no worries of rebalancing after install?
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-12-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 804
Posted By Gettysburg150
After you reach operating temp, of course }>

After you reach operating temp, of course }>
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-09-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By Gettysburg150
Would it be 22 vane?

Would it be 22 vane?
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