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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By sherwin johnson
Well, Yes, But.... These trucks are well...

Well, Yes, But....

These trucks are well known for a certain problem. Do yourself a favor and do a search here on the forum for "shower head" or "cone of failure". Basically, the fuel pickup...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 09:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 222
Posted By sherwin johnson
Plugging in won't hurt anything. The heater will...

Plugging in won't hurt anything. The heater will get it to a certain temp and maintain. Your electric meter will spin a certain speed and maintain LOL.

Congrats on the purchase! Sounds like a nice...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-01-2015, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 229
Posted By sherwin johnson
What he said. With a bit of love, these...

What he said.

With a bit of love, these trucks will do most anything you ask of them. Will they be the fastest things on 4 (or 6) wheels? No. Will they be one of the most reliable and...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-26-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By sherwin johnson
Not necessarily. If air can get in, the fuel in...

Not necessarily. If air can get in, the fuel in the lines will drain back into the fuel tank. Then you will have to crank for a while to get fuel back up to the engine.

And no, just because fuel...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-26-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By sherwin johnson
Do a search here on this site for "air...

Do a search here on this site for "air intrusion". That sounds like what's going on.

JM2CW
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-26-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 159
Posted By sherwin johnson
Who are ya gonna believe? Some parts store...

Who are ya gonna believe? Some parts store website or guys that have engines just like yours and know what works and what doesn't?

the ZD-9 are the right ones.

Just sayin'
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-26-2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 159
Posted By sherwin johnson
YANK out those autolites immediately unless you...

YANK out those autolites immediately unless you want to pull the heads to remove broken gp tips!! Motorcrafts are proven to be the only way to go.

Like Tom said, if the filter is full it should...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-25-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 402
Posted By sherwin johnson
OK then you asked for it :-X03 :-X03 :) Is...

OK then you asked for it :-X03 :-X03 :)

Is your pump "new" or rebuilt?? This forum knows of a few places that can rebuild a pump to factory or better quality. Unfortunately, there are many...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-23-2015, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 174
Posted By sherwin johnson
That's two "offshore" referrals now in the same...

That's two "offshore" referrals now in the same thread lol

The link posted above is what I used when I did my Duralift.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-04-2015, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 217
Posted By sherwin johnson
No. IMO no chance.

No. IMO no chance.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-03-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By sherwin johnson
Did you crank the engine while holding the...

Did you crank the engine while holding the throttle down and lines cracked? Or just try to bleed through with the e-pump? My understanding is you have to crank the engine....and that it may take...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-30-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 395
Posted By sherwin johnson
Wow only 12k miles?? How do you know the odometer...

Wow only 12k miles?? How do you know the odometer hasn't rolled over and you actually have 112k?

You should be able to get it running again fairly easily. May have to bleed the line again and or...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-29-2015, 11:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 785
Posted By sherwin johnson
Agreed. To the OP....there are many bale bed...

Agreed. To the OP....there are many bale bed companies out there with tested and proven set-ups. Why re-invent the wheel??
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-27-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 658
Posted By sherwin johnson
Even my 06 F150 doesn't have one. I'm fine with...

Even my 06 F150 doesn't have one. I'm fine with that. One less filter to change:-jammin
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-26-2015, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 495
Posted By sherwin johnson
Hmmmm. Not sure if its even possible to lift a...

Hmmmm. Not sure if its even possible to lift a TTB that high?

Would say the truck is definitely worth a look tho.
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