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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Today, 05:16 AM
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Posted By River19
If you don't have a goal per se, what about...

If you don't have a goal per se, what about intended use? Towing? Off Road? Daily Driver? Highway? Altitude? Hauling? etc.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-24-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
The 5.7L is still the Hemi in the 1500 and the...

The 5.7L is still the Hemi in the 1500 and the base for the 2500 they added the larger 6.4L in 2014 with 410hp 429ft/lbs as an optional engine for the 2500......and that is what I have. Tows great...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-24-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
Glad you are comfortable with your decision, that...

Glad you are comfortable with your decision, that is awesome. If my 7.3L wasn't rusting heavily etc. I would love to have kept it for a few more years. And you are right about the miles......I...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-23-2015, 10:59 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
Fantastic car......my father added a 2013 Vette...

Fantastic car......my father added a 2013 Vette that Callaway has warmed over to his garage and he loves it. He also has a 911 C4S and prefers the Vette......

He worked hard for his money so...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-07-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 140
Posted By River19
I had the JW body and you will get firm shifts,...

I had the JW body and you will get firm shifts, there is no doubt about that.

My trans temps also were always good while towing with the JWVB.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-07-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 554
Posted By River19
And as a 2000 I believe you will have forged rods...

And as a 2000 I believe you will have forged rods so 400hp could be safer bet than the "newer" PMR rods if that truly is your goal and not just a number you threw out there.

My new motto..........
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-07-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
Whether they would admit it or not on a public...

Whether they would admit it or not on a public forum in front of their 6.7 friends, they probably all wish they still had a warranty and would advise and have advised to buy extended warranties and...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-06-2015, 03:11 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,303
Posted By River19
I think it comes down to what these rigs are and...

I think it comes down to what these rigs are and are not.......

IF and that is a big friggin' IF....they were truely routinely capable of 20+mpg it would be well documented over the last 16 years...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-06-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,303
Posted By River19
How do I drive for best fuel economy? I...

How do I drive for best fuel economy?

I drive from behind he steering wheel of a new Rav4 and enjoy 28-32mpg highway lol

In my 7.3L it was all about staying below 2K rpm.....she gets thirsty...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-06-2015, 11:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
I wouldn't touch a 2011 with even someone else's...

I wouldn't touch a 2011 with even someone else's money.....

I might pay $29K for one if they put $25K in small bills in the glove box......
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-06-2015, 10:38 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
POR15 won't replace missing metal lol.....used it...

POR15 won't replace missing metal lol.....used it on several vehicles before.

And prior to selling my truck I had the roof rust fixed and repainted......but it was bad....the bed rails were the...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-06-2015, 08:59 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
Not with the rust issues I was encountering along...

Not with the rust issues I was encountering along with everything that usually needs to be replaced updated etc. on a 15 year old truck

Reliability along with comfort and sanity were beginning to...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-06-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
Based on my personal observations with their...

Based on my personal observations with their reliability (friends have them) I would punt before warranty on all the new diesels.

Which is why I went the route I did.

For some, the payment on a...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-02-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,040
Posted By River19
Man I was scratching my head waiting for the...

Man I was scratching my head waiting for the corrections to come.......

24mpg.....so that puts him at 800-1000miles per tank.....riiiiiight.....
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-02-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,132
Posted By River19
Just further confirms that for me, the personal...

Just further confirms that for me, the personal decision I made works in my situation.

I have heard it thrown around that in XYZ state you can remove the DEF systems etc as the state doesn't...
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