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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Today, 08:33 AM
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Views: 172
Posted By Tugly
Thanks for the mention. "Custom Tunes" link...

Thanks for the mention.

"Custom Tunes" link in my signature is the one he's referring to. I have run tunes from three tune providers, and they do not all have the same "mentality" or system...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 12:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Tugly
Torquing the sticks cleaned up a lot of knocks in...

Torquing the sticks cleaned up a lot of knocks in "Stinky". It's free, but it's a bit of work if you haven't had practice at it. 120 INCH pounds for the injector bolts.

For fun... set the wrench...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 05:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 155
Posted By Tugly
PERDELs can be misleading, specifically with #3...

PERDELs can be misleading, specifically with #3 and #8. Do you feel a big miss? You would with a PERDEL that high.

I would get a new CPS (like the one Riffraff has), swap it out, and take your...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 04:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 453
Posted By Tugly
I'm with Clem again.

I'm with Clem again.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 222
Posted By Tugly
Lay a camera under there and put it on video. ...

Lay a camera under there and put it on video. Make sure you have plenty of light.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-27-2015, 07:20 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 65,569
Posted By Tugly
Yup to part 1, and I never tried part 2 - exhaust...

Yup to part 1, and I never tried part 2 - exhaust leaks were pretty easy to spot when I had them. Others have tried to puff up the exhaust side, I remember reading about it here.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-27-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 785
Views: 65,569
Posted By Tugly
Bicycle pump? Ambitious, aren't we. Maybe if...

Bicycle pump? Ambitious, aren't we. Maybe if you're The Flash.

Soot does not come from the intake, it comes from the exhaust - swirling around under the hood and sticking to anything oily. I...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-27-2015, 08:16 AM
Replies: 785
Views: 65,569
Posted By Tugly
tjmike - The EBP is a bit too bouncy and the MAP...

tjmike - The EBP is a bit too bouncy and the MAP is anemic. I suspect an exhaust or boost leak.

Is soot anywhere under the hood? Are you familiar with the boost leak detector?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-27-2015, 07:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 453
Posted By Tugly
The magic numbers are all there and they make...

The magic numbers are all there and they make sense, but it is still deceptive nonetheless. COMPARED TO AN ENGAGED FAN CLUTCH you get a 17 HP bump and 2-3 MPG improvement. If your fan clutch is...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-26-2015, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Tugly
The Cummins 8.3 was blowing soot and running hot...

The Cummins 8.3 was blowing soot and running hot on the Banks EGT gauge. Two of the 5 reasons it's not in my driveway.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-26-2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By Tugly
There is another possible source, but there would...

There is another possible source, but there would be more fuel than oil in the coolant if that was the case. You likely nailed it - if no new oil is in the coolant.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-26-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Tugly
If you've ever driven a 12' by 8'6" by 40' brick...

If you've ever driven a 12' by 8'6" by 40' brick on a two-lane highway, your attention is somewhat distracted from enjoying the dash bling... at least until you develop a "feel" for it.

During the...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-26-2015, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By Tugly
I check mine in gear. Is this bad?

I check mine in gear. Is this bad?
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-26-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 453
Posted By Tugly
I'm with Clem on this, and I'll add: Stinky's...

I'm with Clem on this, and I'll add: Stinky's OEM fan has been put to real tests in my desert environment. It works great!

Electric introduces a whole new set of potential issues, and you won't...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-26-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 369
Posted By Tugly
Since OBDII is out of the question on these rigs,...

Since OBDII is out of the question on these rigs, I found BlueFire and SilverLeaf so far. Do you you have anything AE-ish for your MH?
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