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post #1 of 5 Old 09-03-2007, 05:06 PM Thread Starter
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powerstroke into an IDI truck

i was wondering if you guys knew if a 94-98 PSD (not sure of year) would go into a '89 F250 with a 7.3 IDI? i realize ill have to take the turbo, intercooler, computer and wiring into account, but what about the actual mounting, etc?
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It will fit and will mount right in place of a 7.3 IDI. I have seen one in an earlier truck with a body lift, so it may need a little more clearance for the turbo.

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sorry dont mean to hijack but is the block rods, crank, and all the engine internals the same on an idi as a powerstroke? Are the heads the same? what are the differences

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I'm not totally sure, but some block upgrades were made and the heads are very different. I think compression was lowered in the PSD.

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