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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-22-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By DZL JIM
Yeah, stupid stuff like IH electronics, accessory...

Yeah, stupid stuff like IH electronics, accessory belt stuff, etc.
Not 7.3 motor/parts exactly.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-22-2015, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 254
Posted By DZL JIM
Oh, right, it's not frigid everywhere, boy am I...

Oh, right, it's not frigid everywhere, boy am I looking forward to summer for sure!!

I wouldn't worry about the block heater if you are 80°.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 254
Posted By DZL JIM
Having said all of that.... Have you...

Having said all of that....

Have you replaced glow plugs and glow plug relay? Some truck really need these to get fired up even in 50° or 60° weather.

Have you tried plugging in the block...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-21-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 254
Posted By DZL JIM
Smoke while cranking, but no start, and catches...

Smoke while cranking, but no start, and catches with starting fluid leads me to fuel pump.
ICP etc is probably fine as you'd never see smoke if there wasn't enough oil pressure in the injectors.
...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-17-2015, 06:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,281
Posted By DZL JIM
His text, descriptions, warranty, etc. on eBay...

His text, descriptions, warranty, etc. on eBay and on his site were copy pasted from MY website.
There's really nothing I can do about it, it just shows how crappy people can be.
I asked him many...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-16-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,281
Posted By DZL JIM
Is that Wrights Diesel Performance in GA?

Is that Wrights Diesel Performance in GA?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-15-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By DZL JIM
Service industries here like towing companies are...

Service industries here like towing companies are going all gas now. Just can't afford the diesels and the continued required maintenance and constant emissions repairs.

The last diesel UPS...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-10-2015, 04:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 262
Posted By DZL JIM
A good rust free southern bed is your best bet,...

A good rust free southern bed is your best bet, if you can find one.
Repairing rust will keep it pretty for a couple years until your patch areas rust through, and they will.
I have never seen a...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-10-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 192
Posted By DZL JIM
My suggestion, don't waste your time. The...

My suggestion, don't waste your time.

The vans have different exhaust manifolds because of different motor mounts.
Different oil coolers.
The valve covers are different as is the fuel stuff, all...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-10-2015, 05:56 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,302
Posted By DZL JIM
I didn't read the whole thread, so sorry if this...

I didn't read the whole thread, so sorry if this was already suggested.
But did you spray the intake joints with starting fluid with the truck at idle to find any leaks? RPM will rise if there is a...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-23-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,337
Posted By DZL JIM
Then again, I bet that little pink car in the...

Then again, I bet that little pink car in the back pushing helps too.
:-X04
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-23-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By DZL JIM
Funny, though, that all the tanks I have seen...

Funny, though, that all the tanks I have seen rotted out were rusted out at the seam of the tank halves and not where the crud sits at the bottom of the tank.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-20-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 463
Posted By DZL JIM
Some info for you here: OBS 38 gallon...

Some info for you here: OBS 38 gallon (http://www.rosewooddieselshop.com/DZLJIM/Ford/38gallonOBStank.htm)

I can't comment on specifics, projects like this I dive into and make things work as I go.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-20-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 203
Posted By DZL JIM
My concerns would be: 1) If it is the LPOP, I...

My concerns would be:
1) If it is the LPOP, I would wonder how much cranking they did with dry bearings before they figured it out.

2) 1/2 the oil pump is aluminum (front cover) and is not at all...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-20-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 191
Posted By DZL JIM
In my opinion, you will loose waaay more oil than...

In my opinion, you will loose waaay more oil than that in 6000 miles if the o-rings were bad.
Some motors just don't like certain oils.
I don't think I'd even notice if mine was 2 quarts low in...
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