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07-18-2018, 04:20 PM
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Posted By cadunkle

I'm not familiar with the 085 but the...

I'm not familiar with the 085 but the thermocouple is likely on the pedestal right before the turbo. Exhaust manifold is a better location as it'll give a better reading (hotter, more accurate) and...
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Posted By cadunkle

Bolt in swap. I had already lifted mine 4" when I...

Bolt in swap. I had already lifted mine 4" when I did it, so already had longer shocks. You'll need the track bar and track bar brackcet that bolts to the frame. Also be sure to get the cast ubolt...
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Views: 623
Posted By cadunkle

I think 3.55:1 and an E4OD will be your ticket,...

I think 3.55:1 and an E4OD will be your ticket, should get you around 2000 RPM at 70 MPH. If you want a higher final drive ratio you can run a GearVendors or an over/direct auxiliary transmission.
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07-17-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 139
Posted By cadunkle

ENGINETECH RCF420P, though I wouldn't rush to get...

ENGINETECH RCF420P, though I wouldn't rush to get it all in one kit. Convenient but not necessarily best value. Compare to a list of what you need from your preferred manufacturer.
07-17-2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By cadunkle

OP stated his mechanic bent the pulley. The point...

OP stated his mechanic bent the pulley. The point of outsourcing something is to save time vs doing it yourself. Could be for a number of reasons such as it's a big project, required knowledge you...
07-17-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,524
Posted By cadunkle

Haven't looked into the noise, no failures this...

Haven't looked into the noise, no failures this far. Oil pressure is steady, oil is finally starting to get a little dark but not black as I'm used to seeing. Have not noticed any signs of metal of...
07-17-2018, 09:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 231
Posted By cadunkle

Your mechanic can buy you a new pulley and...

Your mechanic can buy you a new pulley and install it. If he bent the old one he may well damage the bearings in the drive portion of the vacuum pump installing it, but that's fine he can buy you a...
07-17-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,829
Posted By cadunkle

Yes that is the reverse lockout, it goes under...

Yes that is the reverse lockout, it goes under the shift tower. There is also a spring that goes over the pokey end of it and sets against the main case. Without this you can engage reverse directly...
07-13-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By cadunkle

Makensure snap rings are seated. The ZF snap ring...

Makensure snap rings are seated. The ZF snap ring kiys have several rings in each diameter, varying thickness. Special attention to 3-4 synchro body snap ring.

Replace the synchros while it's out....
07-13-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,881
Posted By cadunkle

Sector shaft seal is a common leak, about $5 for...

Sector shaft seal is a common leak, about $5 for a kit with seal and snap ring. If there is play in the sector shaft adjust the preload screw to take it out or reduce it. Preferably so the proper...
07-12-2018, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By cadunkle

I got mine from Rock Auto. Luk 07-255. I've used...

I got mine from Rock Auto. Luk 07-255. I've used it on 6.9 and 7.3. Supposedly 6.9 is a very slightly different imbalance, but I noticed no vibrations or oddities.
07-11-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,524
Posted By cadunkle

With 130 miles on the engine I changed the oil...

With 130 miles on the engine I changed the oil and headed north. The engine performed well, no failures. I took it easy keeping EGT at 1000* pulling.grades, occasionally hitting 1100* momentarily....
07-02-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 962
Posted By cadunkle

I've looked at the liquid cooled intercoolers,...

I've looked at the liquid cooled intercoolers, liquidboost or frozenboost was the brand. Someone here down in DE or MD ran one on his truck and took air temps before and after the intercooler,...
07-01-2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 258
Posted By cadunkle

Hard brakes

'86 F-350 4x4, brake pedal is very hard. Somewhat better than when there is no vacuum, but power assist is marginal. Vacuum pump is about 1-2 years old and pulling 20"+ vacuum with reasonable...
07-01-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,524
Posted By cadunkle

I put 57 miles on it today. Seems to run well,...

I put 57 miles on it today. Seems to run well, feels more torquey down low than the 6.9. How much of that is from the extra displacement vs the cam I don't know. Above 35 psi cold idle, 15 psi hot...
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