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im picking up a 1997 powerstroke tomarrow. Is it true the 1997 have more power?

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Yeah I think its like 20-25 more than the previous years.

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Yes, 25 extra hp. I like it was like 225 and then 250 on the 97s, or maybe 210 and then 225 sometime like that.

Quote from member Alberta 7.3 from this forum. "The 94.5-early 95 used a High pressure oil pump that is different from later models. Using a later model pump will result in the High pressure pump supply reservoir draining out when parked. There are modified pumps and other modifications that will work around this issue.

The mid-95 and 96 engines were pretty much run-of-the-mill with no noticeable changes.

96 and 97 California models used a different PCM and wiring, utilized split-shot (pilot injection) injectors, and had a pulsation damper on the fuel pump.

1997 engines had a different oil pan, oil pickup, and front cover in an effort to reduce the "dry start" of a lack of lubrication oil being pumped. The 1997 block was also thickened and reinforced internally in an effort to reduce combustion noise."

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the trans also has a larger pan too, and the cali model has larger injectors

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found out my 1500lb engine stand is a piece of garbage. Had to put it on a skid and push the skid. I dont know what im gonna do take the injectors out and sell the motor or rebuild it for mine.

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y not sell it off and send injectors for a rebuild to stage 2's, then sell your injectors to recoup some

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yea thats what i was thinking i hate to get rid of the motor but better sell it to someone that needs it than make it sit.

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