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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-22-2015, 10:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 593
Posted By Dan V
I cut them like you, then I went with...

I cut them like you, then I went with oxy/acetylene heat. Heat the manifold cherry red, clamp a visegrip on and break it free a small amount, then work it back and forth until you succeed. Slow...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-20-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 213
Posted By Dan V
You aren't, IMO, going to find a crate engine at...

You aren't, IMO, going to find a crate engine at that price point. It's like $4k to rebuild one on your own.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-18-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
Granted, it wasn't cold this am, but there was no...

Granted, it wasn't cold this am, but there was no cold start smoke.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-17-2015, 04:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
It might have cured mine. The snake oil that is....

It might have cured mine. The snake oil that is. I'll know more in the morning.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-16-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
As you know, temps are quite a bit different than...

As you know, temps are quite a bit different than a couple months ago. I very seldom let it idle after smoking out the neighborhood in January. I start it, let it idle for maybe a minute and hit the...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-15-2015, 09:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
But wait!!...there's MORE!! If you order in the...

But wait!!...there's MORE!! If you order in the next 5 minutes...we'll double your order!!
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-15-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
Come on man...we were talking about engine oil...

Come on man...we were talking about engine oil additives....and now windshield washer fluid?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-14-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
takotruckin...my experience mirrors yours.

takotruckin...my experience mirrors yours.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-13-2015, 07:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
My thinking was that if there was another area in...

My thinking was that if there was another area in the oil control system that was sticking, HotShot might free it up. I'm really at a loss...maybe some oil control piston rings got freed up? I just...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-13-2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 873
Posted By Dan V
Snake oil or not?

As some of you may recall I have been fighting a smoke at cold start issue and oil consumption for the last 40k miles or so. Thought it was injectors. Nope. Thought it was turbo shaft seals. Nope.
...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-12-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By Dan V
I went with a new NAPA unit for a 2005...140...

I went with a new NAPA unit for a 2005...140 amps. $300. Minor filing of the bracket required.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-08-2015, 09:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 502
Posted By Dan V
I'm from MN, I've seen rusty exhaust. Never have...

I'm from MN, I've seen rusty exhaust. Never have I witnessed an exhaust rusted out that close to the manifold. Never.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-07-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 576
Posted By Dan V
John, Have you thought about Rhino/Line-X or...

John,

Have you thought about Rhino/Line-X or some other bedliner product on the bottom of the cab floor? And perhaps spray the firewall as well?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-05-2015, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By Dan V
Those years don't have egr's to delete.

Those years don't have egr's to delete.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-24-2015, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By Dan V
Montanasteve, I'm in Ellensburg for the next...

Montanasteve,

I'm in Ellensburg for the next week....flying, sorry...DC power is sold out on the 170amp unit. ...I'll wait as long as I can to score that unit.
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