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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 01-09-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By ms1780
Update: So I got the truck back from the shop a...

Update: So I got the truck back from the shop a couple days ago. On cold start is blows white smoke on idle and when I head down the road it pours it out. I mean like other cars pulling off the...
Forum: Brakes, Steering, Suspension, Tires, & Wheels 01-05-2016, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By ms1780
Bleeding brakes with Mityvac

Well I nearly had a car I purchased burn up on the side of the highway due to a pinion bearing failure the other day so I went to the scrap yard and purchased me a replacement. I swapped out the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-31-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By ms1780
On idle there was barely any smoke and the idle...

On idle there was barely any smoke and the idle sounded fine but when throttle was applied it smoked like mad and had nearly no power. It would barely pull up on the trailer when I picked it up.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-21-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By ms1780
Update: I ended up getting the truck bought and...

Update: I ended up getting the truck bought and took it to the shop. They say they are 90% sure its just the EGR but want to know if I want to do head studs/gaskets or just do the EGR delete. What...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2015, 01:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By ms1780
Thanks for the info. It turns out the "shop" he...

Thanks for the info. It turns out the "shop" he took he to didn't even pop the hood and told him it would be at least 5k to fix it. The seller is older and didn't want to screw with it so just went...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-10-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By ms1780
What live data gauge would you suggest? I am not...

What live data gauge would you suggest? I am not sure they will allow me to take to the truck to a shop before I buy it but I am sure I can do whatever diagnostics I can on site when I go look at it...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-09-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By ms1780
The body is in excellent shape and the interior...

The body is in excellent shape and the interior is as well. I am thinking the truck is worth around 12k fixed but maybe off there. I figure if I can pick it up for 4k and put 5k in fixing it...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Diesel 12-09-2015, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By ms1780
Opportunity to buy a 2003 6.0

I have an opportunity to buy a 2003 6.0 extended cab truck. Its an FX4 with just over 100k miles. I can pick it up for 4k but it is blowing white smoke bad. I am sure it needs head studs/head...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 06-18-2010, 09:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By ms1780
Sorry, I'm a moron sometimes...

Sorry, I'm a moron sometimes cardinaltrailersales.com or the manufacturer is performancetrailer.com
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 06-18-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By ms1780
Thanks for the info. I checked my oil and it is...

Thanks for the info. I checked my oil and it is a little low. I don't have a heavy tow setting, would that setting help keep egts down? I assumed that if you increase to heavy tow you would...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 06-18-2010, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By ms1780
p1211 when running hard

I have a 97 f250 with tw chip from total diesel performance and cold air intake, 3" downpipe, 4' straight exhaust, and wvo kit. I own a trailer dealership and ship my own trailer from Texas to...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-27-2009, 07:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By ms1780
It does have a cel, has had for years. I cant...

It does have a cel, has had for years. I cant remember the exact number, but it is gp monitoring system or something. After reading what some guys have been thru trying to get rid of that cel I...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-27-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By ms1780
It runs great in the summer and starts with ease...

It runs great in the summer and starts with ease as long as I plug it in when it is cold. I think it is gp's and/or gpr.

Mike
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-27-2009, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 219
Posted By ms1780
I have had mine apart a few times. If I remember...

I have had mine apart a few times. If I remember right there is a bearing before the joint for the tilt wheel. Mine was shot. I had a parts truck at the time so I just changed the whole thing. It...
Forum: 1994.5 - 1997 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-27-2009, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 428
Posted By ms1780
Thanks for all the info. I will do some checking...

Thanks for all the info. I will do some checking on the glow plugs and change the relay and let you know. My voltage was with the truck off. When I told a neighbor who is a mechanic about the...
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