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11-04-2018, 11:46 PM
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Posted By strokin'_tatsch

I had so much fun wrenching with y'all and glad...

I had so much fun wrenching with y'all and glad to finally meet everyone in person. I hope we get to do this again at some point. This is a hell of a project Todd has going and I think it took a...
11-01-2018, 09:06 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 7,746
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

The biggest thing to remember on fire rings (I'm...

The biggest thing to remember on fire rings (I'm sure you already know) is hot retorque the studs before trying to run the engine too hard. I even like to retorque stock gaskets whenever possible...
08-13-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

Proper trans tuning works wonders. It just so...

Proper trans tuning works wonders. It just so happens I have full control of my auto though. I can make my BTS shift awful if i want to... i have engine braking, it stays in the power band at...
08-13-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 710
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

I spent $3200 on my manual last year. I wish i...

I spent $3200 on my manual last year. I wish i would have added a little more to it and sent that money to BTS. Lol
08-10-2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 718
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

Luk and Valeo single mass conversion flywheels...

Luk and Valeo single mass conversion flywheels are different and the only 2 styles Im aware of. Valeo style discs have a wider friction surface than a Luk style disc. Valair and Southbend both build...
07-25-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 286
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

What rear springs and blocks are you using? OEM...

What rear springs and blocks are you using? OEM springs and OEM blocks? Or aftermarket lift blocks?

Usually that's caused when people use aftermarket lift blocks on the 05+ trucks. PMF rear...
07-25-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 13,660
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

i have one on a stand over at my dad's house too...

i have one on a stand over at my dad's house too and the rockers and pushrods are already pulled out of it. Lol. I might mess with that next week.
07-25-2018, 02:39 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 13,660
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

EDIT.. So the hydraulic lifter was seized...

EDIT.. So the hydraulic lifter was seized internally, not in the lifter bore.. that's pretty odd for a new lifter, but definitely possible. I just assumed it was stuck up in the bore. I dont think...
07-25-2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 13,660
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

Getting a lifter out without removing the head...

Getting a lifter out without removing the head would be a real pain if the lifter would even fit through the pushrod holes in the head. Im not even sure what tool one would put through the pushrod...
07-18-2018, 05:11 PM
Replies: 323
Views: 13,660
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

The damage to the turbine wheel looks like it...

The damage to the turbine wheel looks like it could have been a result of the broken piston. It looks like there's a small piece of the piston missing which would have hit the turbine wheel.
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07-18-2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

Yes they are still tuning. They just made a...

Yes they are still tuning. They just made a facebook post yesterday with a link to their website. This is the link they posted and it worked for me. https://1023diesel.com/store/
07-16-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 323
Views: 13,660
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

I, personally, would change the oil the first...

I, personally, would change the oil the first time around 100 miles, then short change it one more time around 500 miles for good measure. I am OCD about having clean oil though. Break in for the...
06-19-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 321
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

Wow. Lol. Lots of people that dont know the 7.3L...

Wow. Lol. Lots of people that dont know the 7.3L up there. Injector o-rings are my first suspect. I've had them go through 4 gallons in less than 5 miles before... it would be pumping all the oil...
05-31-2018, 02:44 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 7,060
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

The issue is the stock plenums are so weak that...

The issue is the stock plenums are so weak that if you put any real clamping force on them, they will bend. Hair spray may help, but the only time we tried using stock 2" plenums back in 2008, i...
05-29-2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 697
Posted By strokin'_tatsch

i must be doing something right. Have a few work...

i must be doing something right. Have a few work trucks I maintain and work on for people that are over 400k on factory injectors. One is going to hit 500k very soon. That guy wants me to do...
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