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Location: Cheney, Washington
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What Brand of Glow Plugs are best for 7.3 Powerstroke?
I am going to have my injectors upgraded to stage 1s. I plan to replace the glow plugs since I have the valve covers off. I have two questions really.
1. What brand of glow plugs work best in our trucks? I see there are a bunch of different brands of glow plugs out there. I am guessing Motorcraft but, I may be mistaken.
2. While I'm at it, should I change my valve cover gaskets or wiring harnesses for the injectors? My truck is a one owner (me) and has 80,000 miles.
Is there any other parts I should have on hand or replace while I have the injectors out?
I am original owner of 97 Extended Cab 4x4 with 86,000 miles, Unlimited Diesel 175/30 Stage 1.5 Injectors, ATS Intercooler, Tony Wildman 6 Position Chip, 4" Turbo Back Diamond Eye Exhaust, Stealth SPR1 HPOP, Wicked Wheel 2, Hypermax Combo Boost/EGT Gauge, DIY Intake, FPR Mod, CCV Mod, IDM Mod, 203 degree T Stat, Stainless Steel High Pressure Crossover Line, Fitch Fuel Catalyst, 40,000 lb. Trucool Max Transmission Cooler. Next up a Bean's D-66, electric fuel, torque converter and a valve body.