Looking at a 92 7.3 nonturbo...newbie questions - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels Technical discussion of topics related to vehicles powered by the 7.3 Liter In-Direct Injection Navistar engines.

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-12-2011, 11:16 AM
Powerstroke.org Rookie
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Posts: 1
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Looking at a 92 7.3 nonturbo...newbie questions

Hello everyone any help and direction would be greatly appreciated.

Found an 92 F250 7.3 non-turbo automatic 4x4 with 108K. The original seller sold the truck for $4,000. I was bummed I missed out on this truck but recently saw it on the market again for $7,600. So I called the previous owner and this is the info I obtained.

The previous owner owned the truck for one year. Bought it for the business and was one of the trucks that wasn't being used in the down economy. Truck sat for 2 months had trouble starting it. New starter and glow plugs. Currently has a bipass switch for manually operating the glow plugs. Asked about additives for the coolant to prevent cavitation knew nothing about it. The truck shifts hard between 3 and 4th. The current owner believes that the trans has been rebuilt due to the harder shifting, but no one is certain. When the current owner was looking over the truck he mentioned something about the front end (towers, tie rods) need to be fixed would cost $300.
Also the current owner recently changed the oil. The current owner was wanting to put a flat bed on the truck but for some reason has opted to sale it???

My biggest concern is cavitation. On one site it was mentioned that cavitation happens around 150k if not treated. The glow plug hack is another concern. I have a good idea what to look for radiator, oil, trans fluid. Any other advise.

Thank you
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 07:51 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors