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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-10-2015, 11:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,734
Posted By wildlifer
Well, that is just rude of them! We are lucky...

Well, that is just rude of them! We are lucky that our state IT is, ummm, "special," I don't think they could figure that out. I hope I did not just jinx it...

ETA -- thank you, Bee, those...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-07-2015, 02:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,734
Posted By wildlifer
Thanks for looking for it -- I'd love to see it!!...

Thanks for looking for it -- I'd love to see it!! It sounds great!
This is a really easy free way to share documents, people can even view them in-site: http://www.scribd.com/upload-document
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-05-2015, 03:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,734
Posted By wildlifer
*snif* I tried all the links & am a Google drive...

*snif* I tried all the links & am a Google drive user...no luck. Any updated links?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-14-2015, 12:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,186
Posted By wildlifer
I have not, but I HAVE had a picnic at 8,000' in...

I have not, but I HAVE had a picnic at 8,000' in the Sierras in Nov, complete with snowmen, & been to MN in Dec! And I still remember walking my dog in a brutal KY winter at -24F with my lungs...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-14-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,186
Posted By wildlifer
Thanks -- I agree about the 40W, I run Rotella...

Thanks -- I agree about the 40W, I run Rotella 10W40, we really (uh, except for when NC got drunk this year & became ND...) don't need the 5 here. We did use it back in KY in the winter on the...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-14-2015, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,762
Posted By wildlifer
I have always wanted to go to one of the meetups,...

I have always wanted to go to one of the meetups, but diesel & time are in such shortage! I hope I get to one day, I always want to learn more -- if I didn't have the horses (only one obsession at a...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-11-2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,762
Posted By wildlifer
And one in Granville County. :D Where, if you...

And one in Granville County. :D Where, if you ever need a great mechanic for this truck, we have him.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-11-2015, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 338
Posted By wildlifer
Sorry for the year-old bump, but just because I...

Sorry for the year-old bump, but just because I hate searching & finding threads with no resolution:

This ended up being a failure of the #8 injector. Beloved diesel guy replaced (I just don't...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-11-2015, 02:17 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,186
Posted By wildlifer
Thanks all -- now that NC seems to have returned...

Thanks all -- now that NC seems to have returned from its side venture into Antarctica, the truck seems to be behaving normally again. So it looks like you were right (as usual!) about the oil just...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-28-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,762
Posted By wildlifer
At 175k, no trouble here & I haul horse trailer...

At 175k, no trouble here & I haul horse trailer through Appalachians.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-28-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,186
Posted By wildlifer
Ah, thank you!! I did not realize that closed...

Ah, thank you!! I did not realize that closed the turbo. I apologize for my silly phrasing, but I'm a visual/descriptive person -- is that the same valve that closes when the truck is idling cold &...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-22-2015, 10:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,186
Posted By wildlifer
I know this is an older thread, but I found it in...

I know this is an older thread, but I found it in a search due to a puzzling incident on Friday when I came home from work. It's been insanely unusually cold here & I'm in a conference all this...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 02-22-2015, 10:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,287
Posted By wildlifer
Thumbs up I admit, it did make me feel a little less alone...

I admit, it did make me feel a little less alone in my "The Easy Way Is Boring" club...great thread!



This is a huge one for me. While I do some of my own stuff, the real job has gotten...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By wildlifer
Awww, that looked great -- except all the photos...

Awww, that looked great -- except all the photos have been deleted. :( <-- visual learner. But scanning the thread looks like there are lots of great tips and some other photos.

And thanks...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-03-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 247
Posted By wildlifer
Awesome, thank you!!! I knew I didn't want high...

Awesome, thank you!!! I knew I didn't want high metal readings (I'd prefer the engine parts stay entirely in the engine, thank you!) & did appreciate their note on the coolant, I thought that might...
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