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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-16-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,286
Posted By lartross
The AIH is rarely needed and really just to...

The AIH is rarely needed and really just to reduce smoking in cold weather. Disconnect it and make sure the glow plugs are connected and have a low resistance to ground. You may need to check each...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-09-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By lartross
Related to where you are, you may have rust...

Related to where you are, you may have rust issues to deal with also, which really can be a mess.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-09-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By lartross
It is one of the more challenging jobs I've done...

It is one of the more challenging jobs I've done on my truck, involving turbo removal and removing the uppipes from the headers. I took the passenger side wheel well out to ease access there and...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-03-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 9,286
Posted By lartross
I used a piece of 3/4" plywood, long enough to...

I used a piece of 3/4" plywood, long enough to span the truck, with old towels between the wood and the fenders, about 12" wide...it was reasonably comfortable. I've also just layed on towel and...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 01-23-2015, 10:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,442
Posted By lartross
I did know a guy with a Subaru diesel that had...

I did know a guy with a Subaru diesel that had never changed his oil with over 200k. The dip stick looked like 90w oil! I was so amazed...I just couldn't imagine doing that to an engine!
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-01-2014, 04:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,434
Posted By lartross
I like the rainx and don't hesitate to change 'em.

I like the rainx and don't hesitate to change 'em.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 11-03-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 656
Posted By lartross
In my younger days, I routinely did 1000 mile...

In my younger days, I routinely did 1000 mile days and once 2600 miles pretty much non-stop as in no sleep break...but, I really don't recommend that as ya' get pretty darned tired after 48 hours.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-18-2014, 10:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 304
Posted By lartross
You know ya' haf'ta let that Loctite set for 24...

You know ya' haf'ta let that Loctite set for 24 hrs, right?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-18-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,202
Posted By lartross
or up[pipes

or up[pipes
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-18-2014, 10:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,202
Posted By lartross
I did the ball joints and tie rod ends. Not that...

I did the ball joints and tie rod ends. Not that big of a deal, compared to removing and installing the turbo...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-09-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By lartross
I got the clamp closed by wedging some small wood...

I got the clamp closed by wedging some small wood pieces between the firewall and the sprung up female part of the clamp. Slipped right in and tightened right up.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By lartross
Thanks Paul. I'm seeing the up pipes tight...

Thanks Paul. I'm seeing the up pipes tight against the turbo, so I'm pretty sure it's together. I use a strong bungee cord to hold it together. I did this before...getting the darned clamp off, I...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By lartross
No Justin. The coupling piece is "sprung" and I...

No Justin. The coupling piece is "sprung" and I couldn't get the male piece back in the female slot. I tried wire...small broke, big was too big. I'll try bare copper tomorrow.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By lartross
So, who knows a slick way to put that...

So, who knows a slick way to put that whachmacallit that holds the baby butt and turbo together. I spent a coupla' hours trying different things to pull the ends together to where I could get the "t"...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-08-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By lartross
Yeah Jason, that would be the smart thing to...

Yeah Jason, that would be the smart thing to do...but, being the not so smart guy I am, I'm kinda' past that so I guess I'll try shotgunning it a little. I know it's not the hpop hoses as they are...
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