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04-21-2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,568
Posted By brandonrr

Simply getting some decent tuning and a good...

Simply getting some decent tuning and a good intake will make a very noticeable difference in power. I dont think removing the muffler on a 4" exhaust will affect performance with stock injectors,...
04-09-2019, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,272
Posted By brandonrr

While you are checking for rust, be sure to check...

While you are checking for rust, be sure to check the engine oil pan. Changing an oil pan on a 7.3 is NOT fun. The engine needs to come out for that job.

It's not a common problem, but watch for...
04-05-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 635
Posted By brandonrr

Edit: forgot to mention. Dont just walk away from...

Edit: forgot to mention. Dont just walk away from the 6.4, RUN from it. That engine was a disaster for Ford, International and the end users. Ford paid big money to get away from international after...
03-29-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 10,791
Posted By brandonrr

As your first diesel, that is not a bad idea to...

As your first diesel, that is not a bad idea to make sure you dont fill it with gas. I'll admit the sticker color choice is a bit goofy, but at least it's only temporary.

Shortly after getting my...
03-15-2019, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 610
Posted By brandonrr

Thanks for following up with the outcome of this....

Thanks for following up with the outcome of this. It's nice to hear the shop did right by it and it all worked out. I can't help but wonder if it was shop/installation error that killed those turbos...
03-11-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,065
Posted By brandonrr

the roads you are driving make a huge difference....

the roads you are driving make a huge difference. When I lived in nevada, my tires would wear half as fast as they do in Idaho. The roads here have much more texture and grip, which in nice in the...
02-09-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,404
Posted By brandonrr

Once you picked up that truck, you were keeping...

Once you picked up that truck, you were keeping exhaust temps high enough for passive regen. When climbing grades with a heavy load, all that heat cleans things up quite nicely, including carbon...
12-01-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By brandonrr

You likely left a bit of silicone crud on the PCM...

You likely left a bit of silicone crud on the PCM contacts. I had a similar experience, but more severe. I'd have to tap the pcm box with my boot to get the truck restarted. The wait to start light...
11-23-2018, 01:22 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,978
Posted By brandonrr

a good tuner can dial back bigger injectors to...

a good tuner can dial back bigger injectors to almost stock power. 160/80s are the most recommended injector size on the 1999-2003 side. The biggest factor is by far is tuning when it comes to towing...
11-18-2018, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,474
Posted By brandonrr

My '99 turns 20 next month. 133k miles. I've only...

My '99 turns 20 next month. 133k miles. I've only had it since June '17 though.
10-27-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,265
Posted By brandonrr

I think a lot of people missed an important point...

I think a lot of people missed an important point that strictly diesel brought up...The price that they buy it for from the wholesaler.

Maybe the wholesaler's price is astronomically high. He's...
10-07-2018, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 973
Posted By brandonrr

My current 7.3 has cooper discoverer at/s 3 or...

My current 7.3 has cooper discoverer at/s 3 or something like that. The paperwork that was in the glovebox when I bought it shows they were put on in 2015 and have about 25k miles on them. The fronts...
09-29-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 706
Posted By brandonrr

I have been messing around with the idea of...

I have been messing around with the idea of running capacitors on the commuter car (2004 jetta tdi). They would be in addition to the battery. Capacitors instead of batteries would only work on gas...
09-13-2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,833
Posted By brandonrr

What condition are your batteries in? Weak...

What condition are your batteries in? Weak batteries and corroded or loose terminals will work an alternator harder and make running voltage less stable. Charging will be slower from high resistance...
09-02-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 495
Posted By brandonrr

If you are still losing a little coolant after...

If you are still losing a little coolant after fixing that leak and still are battling temps, your water pump is suspect. They usually start to intermittently leak and can sometimes squeal. The...
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