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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-21-2015, 03:10 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,286
Posted By River19
Lol I hear ya....or maybe I didn't...... The...

Lol I hear ya....or maybe I didn't......

The last couple years with the 7.3 I realized I had a 3-4 hr limit in that rig. Between the noise level and harsher ride a trip to our cabin 225 miles...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-21-2015, 08:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,286
Posted By River19
I missed my 7.3L for about 10 days but only for...

I missed my 7.3L for about 10 days but only for nostalgia and the fact that it meant a lot to me and I learned some valuable skills wrenching on that rig......and I appreciate this forum and still...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-29-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,784
Posted By River19
I tried to give the heads up on the 9000s being...

I tried to give the heads up on the 9000s being nice for that adjustability......lol

I just slapped some 9000 based struts with heavier springs on my Toyota and so far I like them as well.
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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-14-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 63
Posted By River19
Shut off the engine. Sorry couldn't...

Shut off the engine.

Sorry couldn't resist.......7.3 is not among the quietest engines ever produced....
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-04-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,784
Posted By River19
Or you can pay a monthly payment........options...

Or you can pay a monthly payment........options Rich, options.....

But I don't know what you would do without a project on your hands.

Frankly I find my new rig boring.....I get in, I push a...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-31-2015, 10:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,784
Posted By River19
I can appreciate that; I was skeptical myself...

I can appreciate that; I was skeptical myself until I realized much of teh complaining was from a few years ago and a lot about the 5000 series not the 9000s.

For years on Toyotas, Bilstein 5100...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-31-2015, 06:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,784
Posted By River19
Rich - While I was only in the 7.3 ranks for 5...

Rich - While I was only in the 7.3 ranks for 5 years, I've spent 15 years modding Toyota Tundras and Tacomas for light off road use, I've blown more Bilsteins that you can shake a stick at, Billstein...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-12-2015, 07:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 921
Posted By River19
That was my setup as well........Turbo spooled up...

That was my setup as well........Turbo spooled up just fine......to upper 20s nicely......
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 08-12-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 921
Posted By River19
I had a 5" on my 7.3 and I didn't find that it...

I had a 5" on my 7.3 and I didn't find that it droned excessively......then again it would be hard to tell with the 7.3 pounding away right in front of me.

I didn't choose the 5" myself, but the...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-28-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,319
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: 6,417
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: 6,417
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: 6,417
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: 521
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: 714
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..........
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