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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-19-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
My truck has started doing the same thing...

My truck has started doing the same thing recently - very annoying - and with my recent mods and manual tranny, it actually makes my rears wheels break away sometimes.

I too would love to see a...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-19-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Ok, thanks guys. For the advice and for saving me...

Ok, thanks guys. For the advice and for saving me $600 and a lot of headache. I guess I'll just leave it open up there for now and put the air-locker in the back eventually. If I really want/need...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-18-2015, 09:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
How are your spring, shackle and track bar...

How are your spring, shackle and track bar bushings? Worn out bushings in those locations can cause ALOT of steering slop!

Your steering box and tie rods can be tight as a drum, but with what...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-18-2015, 08:35 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
...because of the noise or because it'll break...

...because of the noise or because it'll break stuff? I was doing some more research last night and there seemed to be some grizzly lockers (competitor of Detroit I guess) that were for off-road...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-17-2015, 06:21 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Oh wow! Good to know. Still leaning toward going...

Oh wow! Good to know. Still leaning toward going with it but nice to know of the downside.

Any suggestions for a front locker for significantly less than the $1k+ for an airlocker?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-17-2015, 04:29 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Thanks Darin. Sounds like it'd be perfect in a...

Thanks Darin. Sounds like it'd be perfect in a front axle as I only lock the hubs when needed. Also - I wonder if the ratcheting would be heard over the clatter of our engines? Especially my...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-17-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Still looking for answers to the question above,...

Still looking for answers to the question above, but have been doing some browsing today and have more questions.

Can't work on the truck today as I spend the night in the hospital after nearly...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2015, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
bill's got it. i put power doors into my...

bill's got it. i put power doors into my non-power XL truck during my rebuild. the two "lightly used" power doors i bought both had the same problem in their wiring harness: space is pretty tight...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-15-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 814
Views: 28,757
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Nik, i do not meet your 25k usage requirement,...

Nik, i do not meet your 25k usage requirement, but i put this unit in my efuel setup after i couldnt get my original switch from summit to stop leaking: McMaster-Carr...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-15-2015, 08:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
So, i had some time to start stripping my used...

So, i had some time to start stripping my used D60 down in prep for the rebuild. i got the steering and swaybar components off and started disassembling the hubs. i'm not really in any hurry on...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-14-2015, 04:16 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Leo - awesome pictures and very informative...

Leo - awesome pictures and very informative write-up on steering components that worked best with your setup. i'll probably follow it exactly!

i've also been reading through the "D60 refurb" link...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-13-2015, 03:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Thanks for the pics, Leo. So , even when...

Thanks for the pics, Leo. So , even when upgrading to SD U or V code springs, the shackle mounts in the old spring hanger location? I always though the SD springs were longer?

Also, these pics...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-13-2015, 06:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 250
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
glad to hear that method worked for you! ...

glad to hear that method worked for you! sometimes you get lucky, huh?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-13-2015, 06:30 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,593
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Hey - quick question for anyone who has done a...

Hey - quick question for anyone who has done a reverse shackle kit with SD spring upgrade. i plan on using the kit from Precision Metal Fab, but was wondering if someone could share some pictures of...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 06-30-2015, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,520
Posted By OldWoodsDiesel
Subscribing to thread. interested to see if any...

Subscribing to thread. interested to see if any root cause is found here. my CCLB had a moderate vibration between at 35 mph, then a small one at 70 before my rebuild. the vibration has reduced,...
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