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Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 12-03-2006, 06:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 505
Posted By scooter80
Pennzoil Platinum Synthetic?

Found a decent sale on the stuff and am wondering if it will be OK for my '02 7.3. It's full synthetic 10W-30 (my winter weight choice) with API service of SM. The manual specs API CG-4/SH. I am...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-28-2006, 03:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By scooter80
Thanks for the welcome! I did a google for "ford...

Thanks for the welcome! I did a google for "ford diesel truck forums" when I was looking to buy a truck in August. Bought mine in September this year and these forums have been a huuuuge help in...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-27-2006, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By scooter80
With the springclips common to today's...

With the springclips common to today's manufacturing techniques, I doubt there is a way to "tighten" the dash, unless you take it all apart and bend the clips to provide more clamping power. But the...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-27-2006, 06:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By scooter80
From what I understand, the admins are modifying...

From what I understand, the admins are modifying the sticky and have taken it down while they do so.
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-26-2006, 07:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 54,491
Posted By scooter80
Fantastic write-up Strokin'. I have done the...

Fantastic write-up Strokin'. I have done the intake (AIS), chip (Edge for now) and the insulation removal. I think that's it for this season (other than a fuel filter after filling with B11 soon),...
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 10-26-2006, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By scooter80
Thanks Fab, This is all great news! Can't...

Thanks Fab,
This is all great news! Can't wait to stop relying so much on the conglomerates! Looks like there's a fillup with B11 near one of the area shopping holes! Can't wait to try it out,...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 10-26-2006, 05:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,496
Posted By scooter80
Unfortunately it seems even Ford Parts people...

Unfortunately it seems even Ford Parts people don't know what's what when it comes to the slide pins. When I did my pads and rotors a month back I found a pin had siezed in the caliper saddle...
Forum: Bio-diesel, Propane & Alternative Diesel Engine Fuels 10-26-2006, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 399
Posted By scooter80
Newbie Questions Biodiesel

So I think I know mostly what's what and want to start using the BD, but have a few questions first. I'm sure they've been asked a hundred times, but I just can't seem to find them. Maybe a sticky...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 10-26-2006, 11:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By scooter80
Usually a cupping tire is due to low pressure.

Usually a cupping tire is due to low pressure.
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 10-23-2006, 10:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 432
Posted By scooter80
Due to no vacuum on a diesel motor, the power...

Due to no vacuum on a diesel motor, the power brakes are powered by the poewer steering pump along with the steering. The two systems are linked, so that is why you hear the whine with both steering...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-23-2006, 05:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By scooter80
Yeah, I bought my truck in Texas in September and...

Yeah, I bought my truck in Texas in September and already the batteries were not liking the chilly temps here in N IL. Switched them from 700CCA Everstarts to the 875CCA DieHard Northerns and it...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-23-2006, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 459
Posted By scooter80
I have a programmer and my CPS went bad a few...

I have a programmer and my CPS went bad a few days ago. The CPS DID throw its own code. I also have the constant "PCM memory" code. The CPS code is something like "intermittent CPS communication"...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-23-2006, 05:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,286
Posted By scooter80
I just got mine at Sears Auto Center. They are...

I just got mine at Sears Auto Center. They are the DieHard Truck and SUV (basically Golds in a "anti-vibe package") 875CCA in the northern build. $93 a piece. Awesome starts!

If you are having...
Forum: 1999 to 2016 Super Duty 10-22-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By scooter80
Rhino is thicker (1/4") than Line-X and tends to...

Rhino is thicker (1/4") than Line-X and tends to be a bit softer, but stays nicer looking if you don't gouge or otherwise harm it. It tends to keep it's gloss, in otherwords.

Line-X is the way to...
Forum: 1999 - 2003 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel 10-21-2006, 12:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 574
Posted By scooter80
Timely topic. I installed my Edge Evolution...

Timely topic. I installed my Edge Evolution Program a week ago on the 1st level. It was clearly more power with no smokey exhaust. A Great addidtion no doubt. Two days ago I decided to go to...
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