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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-16-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 857
Posted By big poppa
I for one wanted the IH uppies but decided on the...

I for one wanted the IH uppies but decided on the Dormans and they have been great so far.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-16-2015, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By big poppa
I would do it. Its a smart investment. I had...

I would do it. Its a smart investment. I had about 120,000 miles or so approx. and installed a rebuilt VB and at 264,000, my truck has nice clean shifts and when I change my trans fluid with...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-05-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,074
Posted By big poppa
Great thread. My most important get r done is my...

Great thread. My most important get r done is my glow plugs, (motorcraft only). Needed them last year and struggled last winter with startups, very bad, unless I could plug it in. Check your oil pans...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 09-19-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,024
Posted By big poppa
I flush mine out at around 30,000 miles or so...

I flush mine out at around 30,000 miles or so with Valvoline synthetic and it makes a BIG difference, braking, steering, no noise. At 263,000, knock on wood, still my oem pump. Changed the hoses at...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 07-16-2015, 11:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 48,549
Posted By big poppa
This is what I do and it works. Bad thing though...

This is what I do and it works. Bad thing though is in my case, the more I bump or smack some electronic gadgets it gets worse. Just seen Joey's post above, very cool and that makes sense, thank...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 01-02-2015, 08:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 503
Posted By big poppa
I had my stock alt rebuilt by a local rebuilder...

I had my stock alt rebuilt by a local rebuilder and after about a year or so I had very eratic amperage adjustments, spiking then drawing down, it was getting out of hand. Took it back to them and...
Forum: S. California Chapter 08-25-2014, 12:57 AM
Replies: 230
Views: 20,843
Posted By big poppa
Just seeing this now and I'm saddened beyond...

Just seeing this now and I'm saddened beyond belief. Had the pleasure of meeting Steve the first Carlisle, Pa. GTG and he was a great guy. Truely a down to earth person period. Thoughts and prayers...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 05-31-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,778
Posted By big poppa
Valvoline max life which I believe is synthetic,...

Valvoline max life which I believe is synthetic, been using it for around 180,000 to 200,000 miles now, good stuff. With 30,000 change intervals that is.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-13-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,227
Posted By big poppa
Sorry to hear Jason but lets hope that just under...

Sorry to hear Jason but lets hope that just under warranty the shop honors the warranty and you loose your truck in the shop for a day or so with little or no out of pocket exspense.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 04-13-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,226
Posted By big poppa
Been running my oiled S-B filter for about...

Been running my oiled S-B filter for about 125,000 miles now and the filter still looks great, no drying out. Cleanings every 25,000 to 30,000 mile faithfully. Oiled if you want to forget about...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-10-2014, 07:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,149
Posted By big poppa
I had some new General grabbers installed back a...

I had some new General grabbers installed back a few years on my wifes previous vehicle, a 97 Expy and the wear was horrible. After some time the tires started wearing bad, cupping and no matter how...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 03-10-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,210
Posted By big poppa
I had the same problem when my up-pipes were...

I had the same problem when my up-pipes were changed out. I had mine done from a garage because of time restraints. I picked up my truck and while coming home my squeal was very loud. It sounded like...
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 01-26-2014, 06:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 129,561
Posted By big poppa
Thanks Scotty. I will remember this help. Gotta...

Thanks Scotty. I will remember this help. Gotta wait till warmer weather to dig into my truck. reps sent :-X22
Forum: Super Duty & Heavy Duty 11-22-2013, 01:24 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 129,561
Posted By big poppa
Same problem here also, windows and radio lose...

Same problem here also, windows and radio lose power but intermitinly come back on. Did notice though after getting new batteries and now the radio goes on by itself. I'll turn it off but then goes...
Forum: Ford Truck Parts for Sale 10-19-2013, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,350
Posted By big poppa
May I ask why your selling them? Why I ask is...

May I ask why your selling them? Why I ask is next month 11-11-13 I'll be shooting down 81 and if your anywhere not off the beaten path I might take them off your hands....
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