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Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks Yesterday, 02:27 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,722
Posted By madpogue
^^^ New tyranny is always better than that old...

^^^ New tyranny is always better than that old tyranny......

(And assuming he means TRANNY, how on earth did he treat this truck such that it required a replacement of a T19?)
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 02:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 135
Posted By madpogue
Two flashlights, good idea to have one of the be...

Two flashlights, good idea to have one of the be a wind-up.
Two or three of every rating of fuse, including maxifuses.
Two or three of every type of bulb used in the vehicle.
Bottle of Diesel 911...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-27-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 755
Posted By madpogue
^^^^^^ This is why it's good to have your own...

^^^^^^ This is why it's good to have your own testing equipment. Good to hear it's resolved, anyway; always sounds sweeter when it barks and fires after a lot of :-arrgh :-X09:-arrgh
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-27-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 446
Posted By madpogue
I got the Mag 1 for about $15 a gallon, and the...

I got the Mag 1 for about $15 a gallon, and the WM stuff is $12+ here. Worth the $3 for me, not to have to set foot in the tenth circle.....
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-27-2015, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 446
Posted By madpogue
^^^^^ Very similar here. I make a slurry of one...

^^^^^ Very similar here. I make a slurry of one part PS white-bottle, three parts ASHLESS (marine) two-cycle oil. One ounce (or a shade over) per gallon. White bottle all year, just because any one...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-27-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By madpogue
Reset the trip odometer, and drive it 1km down...

Reset the trip odometer, and drive it 1km down the road. If the trip meter says 1.0, the odometer is calibrated to km. If it says 0.6, it's calibrated to miles.

And if it is miles, +1 above; the...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-27-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 755
Posted By madpogue
That voltage loss is the load of the starter. If...

That voltage loss is the load of the starter. If you did this while it was actually cranking, you'd see the same thing. Esp. if you cranked it using the key, you were also energizing the GPs,...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-27-2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,045
Posted By madpogue
I bought a used SD pedal assembly by mistake, and...

I bought a used SD pedal assembly by mistake, and comparing with the OBS, they look to be physically interchangeable. Shape/countour of the bracket and its mounting surface, and the mounting bolt...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-26-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 402
Posted By madpogue
^^^^^ +1 on the brake job. That's beyond...

^^^^^ +1 on the brake job. That's beyond incompetence, it's bordering on criminal negligence.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-26-2015, 09:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 755
Posted By madpogue
Interesting that that document ^^^^^ makes no...

Interesting that that document ^^^^^ makes no mention of temperature. A fully charged battery could easily read lower than 12.7 at low ambient temperature. In any event, even at a 75% charge, two...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-26-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 755
Posted By madpogue
Um, have you tried turning the engine by hand? ...

Um, have you tried turning the engine by hand?

Automatic or manual transmission? If manual, have you tried pull-starting it?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-26-2015, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By madpogue
Correct, and this is the basis for the question...

Correct, and this is the basis for the question in post #3. With a '95, we have to know which type of cooling system. Having the OP describe the radiator answers that question.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-26-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 177
Posted By madpogue
That sounds like your problem. The red/green...

That sounds like your problem. The red/green small-terminal wire should have 12V at all times that the key is in the RUN position. Is your fuel filter heater still connected? Try disconnecting that...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-26-2015, 09:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 228
Posted By madpogue
Do you have a degas bottle with a pressure cap,...

Do you have a degas bottle with a pressure cap, or a cap on the radiator and external overflow?
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-25-2015, 11:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 402
Posted By madpogue
E) BEFORE paying the credit card bill with that...

E) BEFORE paying the credit card bill with that transaction (you DID get this done on a credit card, right?), take it back to the dealer and have them FINISH the JOB by getting it to run at least as...
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