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Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 08-26-2017, 01:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 342
Posted By handifletch
DEAD CAT BAD CAT

What are the indcations that the cat/c has or is going bad. I recently, ran on 9 cylinders for longer than I would like to admit while chasing a rough idle. I have heard the stories that fuel from...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 08-26-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 532
Posted By handifletch
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00HEGMG1O/ref=o...

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Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 07-18-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By handifletch
Thanks for the input I am going to get the reader...

Thanks for the input I am going to get the reader and the app, sounds way cool. I agree swapping out COPS ever 75 is probably overkill but gonna do it anyway with my maintenance schedule, I use the...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 07-17-2017, 09:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By handifletch
Absolutely no spark from coil, installed new as I...

Absolutely no spark from coil, installed new as I carry a spare and all is well. It is just a super pain in the arse to track this down. This is the first cop that has gone bad, but I have changed...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 07-15-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By handifletch
Bad Cop Good reader

Hey guys, My 9 COP died and all I noticed was rough idle after the engine warmed up. I know my truck pretty well after 260 K but I would have figured losing a cylinder would be much more noticeable....
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 07-15-2017, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 873
Posted By handifletch
I did the y pipe, cat and muffler and would agree...

I did the y pipe, cat and muffler and would agree that my truck had a better jump but I didn't drag the other Make of trucks backwards any faster than before. Sorry non Ford guys
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 07-15-2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By handifletch
If you need to get to the tank lift the bed off,...

If you need to get to the tank lift the bed off, much easier that dropping the tank, in my opinion. My 38 gallon has never accepted more than 35 gallons and I have run it down to fumes more than I...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 07-15-2017, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,156
Posted By handifletch
Wow you have had some bad luck, sounds to me like...

Wow you have had some bad luck, sounds to me like you have a money pit at this point, what did the Jasper motor run you. Just for comparison my same year with 260k runs like a champ but I am the only...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 06-18-2017, 09:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 237
Posted By handifletch
MOTOR MOUNTS

Looking over stuff to do on my truck. I noticed the rubber motor mounts are looking kind of bad, dry and cracked. Anyone do a replacement on these? I did a search on the forum did not see anything...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 06-03-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By handifletch
EUREKA

Idle problem solved, found the oil cap seal in bad condition, causing a vacuum leak. New cap all is well, thanks for the input.
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 06-03-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By handifletch
That looks like a cool tool please let me know if...

That looks like a cool tool please let me know if you are happy with it.
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 06-02-2017, 12:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By handifletch
easy

So laying out in a superman stretch on top of your engine, hands stretched under the the hood cowl and working tools is easy. Your my hero:-jammin
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 05-18-2017, 06:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By handifletch
EXACT SAME PROBLEM 88 I love this forum, I...

EXACT SAME PROBLEM 88 I love this forum, I replaced my IAC about 2 years ago while hunting down another problem, it was a real bitch as I remember, turned out to be the elbow hose. Aftermarket parts...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 05-17-2017, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 619
Posted By handifletch
SLOW TO GO TO IDLE

So I start up my truck, starts first second of twisting the key, revs to about 1600 rpm then it seems like a long delay to drop to the 8 to 900 rpm which for my truck is normal idle. Noticed this...
Forum: Modular V10 (6.8l) 03-29-2017, 09:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 741
Posted By handifletch
REAR WHEEL BEARINGS

THANKS for the feed back, sort of if it ain't broke don't fix it approach, I am guessing that jacking up the rear end and side to side force should show any slop in the bearings or just listen for...
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