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post #1 of 15 Old 05-08-2012, 05:11 AM Thread Starter
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diesel in the degas

hey just wondering if anyone can enlighten me on this, I just noticed there is about a gallon of diesel in the degas. It started out as engine oil in the degas but there was only a couple tablespoons and after I cleaned it out it didn't happen again, that was last summer/fall. I dont drive it much in the winter so I didn't notice anything abnormal. I'm thinking cracked injector cups but not sure, if theres someone that could point me in the right direction that would be great....thanks in advance, Rob. Maybe I should say that its an '02 F350 with 7.3ltr thanks again

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I belive you are correct. I had to change a set of injector cups a few months ago for that very reason.

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can a guy change them without pulling the heads????
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Yes you can. Its a little tight but that's the way I did it.

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I can't believe I'm about to post this, but...
It's pretty spot-on, for replacing the cups with head's still on the truck.
But there are a few other videos out there as well.




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Pretty easy to do really. The tool is the expensive part. I'd say it's 99% sure thing that its the cups and not a head problem.


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excellent video, also found some other videos...FYI found the injector cups,removal/install tools and injector seals all in a kit for about $400 on ebay while I'm in there I'm gonna do a turbo rebuild/wicked wheel, any other ideas since I'm going to have a bunch of stuff off and out of the way...
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any other ideas since I'm going to have a bunch of stuff off and out of the way...
FRx Mod - would be be best time to do it since you'll have everything out of the way.
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EBPV delete, polish/paint cooler tubes and spider. Maybe throw a set of glow plugs and new harnesses in there if you have some extra cash. Hell, go crazy and get some upgraded injectors


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gets kind cold here in the winter not sure EBPV delete would be wise...and going crazy with this would be nice but not an option(just got out of school and on a buget)...the FRX is kinda cool we'll see what the warden says...thanks again
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