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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-02-2015, 09:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 583
Posted By 83capril
I myself have a 1989 F250 regular cab, long bed,...

I myself have a 1989 F250 regular cab, long bed, 4x4, ZF5, 7.3L N/A with 4.10 gears. I love it. Slow as heck. Plenty of power for what I do and tow. I get around 16 mpg empty during the summer. I...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 02-24-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By 83capril
Looking good. What paint did you use?

Looking good. What paint did you use?
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-29-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By 83capril
Drive shafts to the front axle will be different....

Drive shafts to the front axle will be different. Also the transmission cross member. You may also have to rework the exhaust. Obviously the manual pedal setup. Do both trucks have cruise control? ...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-28-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 252
Posted By 83capril
Here is some info on the ZF6 swap. ZF6 same...

Here is some info on the ZF6 swap.
ZF6 same pattern as ZF5 (http://www.oilburners.net/forums/showthread.php?52923-ZF6-same-pattern-as-ZF5)

Also I thought the later ZF5 Trans was rated the same....
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-26-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By 83capril
I haven't bought many radiators. Only one I can...

I haven't bought many radiators. Only one I can remember where I got it from was for my Diesel. It was from Advance Auto. It has a lifetime warranty. It developed a leak about 6 months after I...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-25-2015, 11:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By 83capril
I know but it's just odd to me it has the lower...

I know but it's just odd to me it has the lower GAWR.
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-22-2015, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 341
Posted By 83capril
I got one that will rattle the brain. My 92 F250...

I got one that will rattle the brain. My 92 F250 7.5L has the front GAWR of 3850 #'s, same as my 89 F250 7.3L. The 89 has a D44 "HD" while the 92 has a D50. Both trucks are regular cab long beds. I...
Forum: 1987 - 1996 F150 & Larger F-Series Trucks 01-04-2015, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,392
Posted By 83capril
Anyone every tried candle wax?? Heat up the...

Anyone every tried candle wax?? Heat up the rusted bolt/nut. Melt the wax into it and remove. I have only done it a few times. It worked great where PB Blaster & others failed. Not saying it works on...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-01-2015, 11:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By 83capril
Yes it was an auto correct fail... Good is...

Yes it was an auto correct fail... Good is suppose to be yoke. Well at least that's what I believe it is called. The part that the drive shaft mounts to on the transfer case and front axle. I wanna...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 01-01-2015, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 364
Posted By 83capril
No the drive shafts are different lengths for...

No the drive shafts are different lengths for both front and rear axle. (Or so they were for my auto to ZF5 swap) You will also need the ZF5 cross member if memory serves me right. Also I believe the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-24-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,499
Posted By 83capril
Merry Christmas to you guys!!! Hope all the IDI's...

Merry Christmas to you guys!!! Hope all the IDI's are running well. Going to get mine out for a drive latter.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-15-2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,365
Posted By 83capril
Looks like a sweet truck. Are you going to be...

Looks like a sweet truck. Are you going to be stripping the frame down and painting it? Looking forward to more pics.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 12-03-2014, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 383
Posted By 83capril
I would for sure take a magnet. All looks...

I would for sure take a magnet. All looks repainted but the hood. Also the passenger fender has a dent in it as does the trim around the head light yet the paint doesn't appear to be messed up. I...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-27-2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 213
Posted By 83capril
I did a tour of a manufacturing plant that made...

I did a tour of a manufacturing plant that made dashes etc. I asked if using Armor All was bad for them. They said yes and to avoid using it on anything. This was around 2005. I myself never use the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 11-15-2014, 11:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,562
Posted By 83capril
Great video, helps us new guys to understand....

Great video, helps us new guys to understand. I've had my IDI for over a year and I'm still learning. .
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