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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-29-2015, 11:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By lindstromjd
In my opinion (and shared by a lot of people) you...

In my opinion (and shared by a lot of people) you wasted a lot of money on that K&N filter. There are much better options out there. And I STILL say your turbo has a blown seal. If you are dead set...
Forum: Iowa Chapter 04-29-2015, 11:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 293
Posted By lindstromjd
No one has come up with any good dates or...

No one has come up with any good dates or locations yet. :-X06
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-27-2015, 10:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 236
Posted By lindstromjd
It's not the engine RPM's that will get you at...

It's not the engine RPM's that will get you at those speeds, it's wind resistance. Anything over 65 mph and the mileage will tank because the wind resistance of an OBS goes up exponentially, not...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-23-2015, 07:41 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,991
Posted By lindstromjd
There is literally no such thing as "stage...

There is literally no such thing as "stage anything" injectors for an IDI. You get stock injectors no matter what unless you find someone who can modify them like a "Moose Mister". All the fuel in an...
Forum: Iowa Chapter 04-10-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 797
Posted By lindstromjd
Happy Friday, indeed... I got laid off today....

Happy Friday, indeed... I got laid off today. :-arrgh

Oh well, I was counting down the days until I was done with this job anyway. Those guys were starting to drive me nuts. I have my own theories...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-10-2015, 05:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 342
Posted By lindstromjd
Last IP that I dealt with that had been left...

Last IP that I dealt with that had been left sitting for an inordinate amount of time (few years) was completely red on the inside with algae and didn't last for very long before it went ka-blooey....
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-10-2015, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By lindstromjd
If it's anything like the trucks, the wing window...

If it's anything like the trucks, the wing window support is part of the track for the main window. Gotta pull off your door panel, unhook your window regulator, unbolt the track closer to the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-08-2015, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By lindstromjd
Rubber bands are your friends for holding the...

Rubber bands are your friends for holding the bolts and pushrods in place. Just wrap them around whatever needs held in place and it'll ease the headache of doing the head in the engine bay. I...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-07-2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By lindstromjd
If you can't find anyone local to you who has a...

If you can't find anyone local to you who has a proper meter to check, there is a guy over on OB.net that rents some. And there's also a listing of guys who own meters and are willing to help others...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-07-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By lindstromjd
Without any of those symptoms though, I would go...

Without any of those symptoms though, I would go with timing first and replacing parts after that if you're still not happy with performance. The IDI's only make about 180-190 hp anyway. Their power...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-07-2015, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By lindstromjd
Well, expected service life of the injection...

Well, expected service life of the injection system is 100k-150k miles. Easiest way to tell if they're original is if they have any hints of gray paint on them. Your truck wouldn't be the first to be...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-07-2015, 07:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By lindstromjd
Ok, we can all work with this and figure...

Ok, we can all work with this and figure something out. The fuel screw is definitely maxed out, once it stops turning that's all there is to it. I'm surprised you could get a full 3 turns out of it....
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-07-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 199
Posted By lindstromjd
I will start this off with a disclaimer... I am...

I will start this off with a disclaimer... I am NOT saying this to be an a##, I am saying it because you're quite vague on what you're actually asking about.

Don't come in to a site and ask how to...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-07-2015, 07:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,991
Posted By lindstromjd
8-9 is the generally accepted range to aim for....

8-9 is the generally accepted range to aim for. More or less depending on your altitude and how you work the truck.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 04-07-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,991
Posted By lindstromjd
I'm more willing to bet that your timing is off...

I'm more willing to bet that your timing is off for your application if you need less fuel.
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