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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By madpogue
Dorman is the brand of valve cover wiring that's...

Dorman is the brand of valve cover wiring that's known to have problems.

It's easy to throw parts at it. But it's a LOT cheaper to TEST. Spending money on an IDM, esp. a reman, before removing the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By madpogue
Booster should last longer than that. But you've...

Booster should last longer than that. But you've pretty-much ruled out everything else.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By madpogue
Did you attach your hand-held pump to the check...

Did you attach your hand-held pump to the check valve, or directly into the booster (with the check valve out of the picture)?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 11:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 229
Posted By madpogue
The IDM will intentionally shut down a whole side...

The IDM will intentionally shut down a whole side if it detects any problem in any cylinder on that side. So yes, along with checking the IDM for water, don't rule out a UVC wiring issue under the...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-30-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,730
Posted By madpogue
Craigslist - proof that the world has an...

Craigslist - proof that the world has an inexhaustible supply of stupid. Similar thread on a Saturn site now has over 2000 posts, and is pushing a million views.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 01-30-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By madpogue
I would START by trying to crank it once. If it's...

I would START by trying to crank it once. If it's seized, it's seized and it won't matter if you try to crank it. If it's not, well, it'll crank. Could be any number of things, from the fuel solenoid...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-30-2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 898
Posted By madpogue
IIRC you have to be a paying member to get the...

IIRC you have to be a paying member to get the usual "Attach" (paper clip icon) feature. But you can add pics using the "Attach Image" icon - yellow square icon with what looks like mountains (let's...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-29-2015, 10:52 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,730
Posted By madpogue
^^^^^ That last one is BELOW average market...

^^^^^ That last one is BELOW average market value. Give or take, a clean CCLB OBS PSD 4x4 5-speed is a minimum $10,000 truck. There may be lots of those trucks to be had cheap down there, but you...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 01-29-2015, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 549
Posted By madpogue
^^^^^ Killer deal, even if yours are fine. For...

^^^^^ Killer deal, even if yours are fine. For that price it's worth having them as spares. Since it runs at all, that doesn't completely rule out the PCM, but it puts it lower on the suspect list...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 01-29-2015, 03:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By madpogue
Does "straight pipe exhaust" include an...

Does "straight pipe exhaust" include an aftermarket downpipe? Perhaps it's hitting/rubbing the firewall.....
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 01-29-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 15,197
Posted By madpogue
^^^^ Yep. The '83-'86 and '87-'91 trucks had an...

^^^^ Yep. The '83-'86 and '87-'91 trucks had an issue with the firewall flexing (and in extreme cases, cracking) from clutch pedal action on the master cylinder. Ford offered a reinforcement plate to...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-29-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 695
Posted By madpogue
If he was, I'd pay to see it.....

If he was, I'd pay to see it.....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-29-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,730
Posted By madpogue
^^^^^ You'd go broke looking for a 345 CI engine...

^^^^^ You'd go broke looking for a 345 CI engine to put in it.....
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 01-28-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 549
Posted By madpogue
That's what it was looking like to me. Esp. that...

That's what it was looking like to me. Esp. that last (or was it the scecond?) video, where it ran normally for a few seconds, normal injection pressure, then the performance went south as injection...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-28-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,207
Posted By madpogue
In that case, you'll want to remove the block...

In that case, you'll want to remove the block drains as well. This would also be an opportune time to replace the thermostat.

This -...
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