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Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By madpogue
Some of the automatic trucks had plastic front...

Some of the automatic trucks had plastic front tanks; that ZF5-er should have two steel tanks. Couldn't tell you about the delamination. We have ours painted. If the truck is staying in the south,...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By madpogue
OBS has a mechanical fuel pump in the valley,...

OBS has a mechanical fuel pump in the valley, driven by an extra lobe on the camshaft. Also a mechanical vacuum pump and vac boost brakes. Simpler electronics in other respects (no GEM, no air...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) Yesterday, 01:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 197
Posted By madpogue
^^^^ With the ZF5 it's replaced by the TOCA =...

^^^^ With the ZF5 it's replaced by the TOCA = Transmission Organic Control Assembly





(aka the driver)
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-22-2016, 09:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By madpogue
That "wire" sounds like a fusible link that...

That "wire" sounds like a fusible link that burned, which is what fusible links are supposed to do. That means two things. One, you should replace it with another fusible link and not just a wire,...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-22-2016, 07:41 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By madpogue
So is that where you drove to look at it? Yeah,...

So is that where you drove to look at it? Yeah, sux to drive 8 hours, but that's an awful nice drive (from the perspective of us landlocked midwesterners anyway...).

And only if he drives it to...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-22-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By madpogue
+1; has vapor-truck / scam-truck written all over...

+1; has vapor-truck / scam-truck written all over it. Only one pic, wheels that don't match the description, etc.

Would the guy have budged any on the price? That's all fixable stuff. I woulda...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-21-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 133
Posted By madpogue
What about the little lever forward of the key...

What about the little lever forward of the key cylinder, that you push in order to turn the key back to LOCK? Does it move normally?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-21-2016, 07:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 829
Posted By madpogue
That is some fast-acting rust. The shackle is a...

That is some fast-acting rust. The shackle is a replacement (label, bolts) and it's already about as rusty as the frame.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 07-21-2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 25,791
Posted By madpogue
Either the sending unit they sent you was for the...

Either the sending unit they sent you was for the earlier generation of truck (where the resistance/level relationship is reversed), or you mounted the sending unit upside-down on the pickup tube....
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-21-2016, 07:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By madpogue
He was referring to his friend's truck, build...

He was referring to his friend's truck, build date 1/98, '97 VIN.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-20-2016, 09:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By madpogue
^^^^^ You've seen his buddy's truck? On the...

^^^^^ You've seen his buddy's truck?

On the fleet trucks you bought with 1998 on the title, what was the 10th digit of the VIN? VIN coding trumps any text in the title.
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-20-2016, 12:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 829
Posted By madpogue
Does the front cable work?

Does the front cable work?
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-19-2016, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By madpogue
Well a crew cab long bed will be an F350 one-ton,...

Well a crew cab long bed will be an F350 one-ton, whether dually, single, 2WD or 4x4. A crew cab short bed will be an F250 3/4-ton, though they're not nearly as commonly found.

$11,500 is at least...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-18-2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 277
Posted By madpogue
Any way of finding out if either IDM works in...

Any way of finding out if either IDM works in another truck?

Check the terminals on the connector of the replacement IDM.

Have you tested the glow plug system?

Whatever device you're using...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-18-2016, 06:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 672
Posted By madpogue
The OP appears to be looking for an F350 CC truck.

The OP appears to be looking for an F350 CC truck.
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