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Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 05-22-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By tradergem
If your truck has the intermittent controller...

If your truck has the intermittent controller like my 1990 f250, you can take it apart and re-solder the connections on the circuit board and it will be good as new. I did this to my truck about 15...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 03-21-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By tradergem
If someone could post the manufacturing...

If someone could post the manufacturing specifications for the hydraulic lifters you could then measure the parts of your lifters and compare them to the specs to see if they are worn out or damaged...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 10-29-2008, 10:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By tradergem
You can't realy tell without double checking with...

You can't realy tell without double checking with a timing meter. However just by the looks of the photo I would say the pump is a little advanced. Stock from the factory the marks are lined up with...
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 10-05-2008, 12:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By tradergem
Algae Info

You might find these links useful:
BioDieselNow - Renewable biodiesel fuel (http://www.biodieselnow.com/)
ATCC: The Global Bioresource Center (http://www.atcc.org/)
Ecogenics Product 2...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-08-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By tradergem
I just replaced my Fuel Transfer Valve two weeks...

I just replaced my Fuel Transfer Valve two weeks ago. And yes I took a bath in diesel because I had just filled both tanks the day before the valve stopped working and I underestimated how much fuel...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-07-2008, 04:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,109
Posted By tradergem
If you have a VOM, start with the dash switch. If...

If you have a VOM, start with the dash switch. If it checks out good, then you need to check the connector to the Fuel Transfer Valve, which is located on the driver side frame just in front of the...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-04-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 422
Posted By tradergem
According to the factory manual the timing should...

According to the factory manual the timing should be 8.5* BTDC when using the pulse timing method at sea level and with average #2 diesel. I am not sure but I think the timing using the luminosity...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 09-04-2008, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By tradergem
Thumbs up Return line kit

Whenever you replace the return lines you should also replace the orings under the plastic return tees on the injectors. As you have found out the hard way, the orings become hard from the heat of...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-30-2008, 10:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 480
Posted By tradergem
You should get a OBD1 code reader and read the...

You should get a OBD1 code reader and read the codes from the transmission to get some idea what is wrong with it. I assume you have already checked the fluid level and made sure the fluid wasn't...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-27-2008, 12:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By tradergem
Inside the engine compartment on the fire wall...

Inside the engine compartment on the fire wall you will see a long rectangular connector with a 10mm bolt going through the center of it. You have to unbolt the connector and very carefully pull it...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-27-2008, 12:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,321
Posted By tradergem
The head bolts on the 6.9 are 7/16" dia. and the...

The head bolts on the 6.9 are 7/16" dia. and the head bolts on the 7.3 are 1/2" dia. and longer.
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-27-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 747
Posted By tradergem
The ABS system on my truck sucks too. Jim

The ABS system on my truck sucks too.
Jim
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-26-2008, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By tradergem
The TECA is located on the firewall behind the...

The TECA is located on the firewall behind the driverside inner fender. It is low down on the wall and is hard to reach. If you decide to disconnect the wire harness from it, be careful not to bend...
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-26-2008, 02:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 992
Posted By tradergem
If you can't get any codes you may have bad...

If you can't get any codes you may have bad connections to the TECA( transmission electronic control assembly) or the TECA may be bad.
Jim
Forum: Pre-Power Stroke Diesel (7.3L IDI & 6.9L) 08-23-2008, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 426
Posted By tradergem
You might check and see if you have fuel in the...

You might check and see if you have fuel in the filter. If not, check the fuel pump to see if it is working. If the pump is working then fill the filter with fuel or diesel cleaner, re-install the...
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