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whats a 7.3 idle at? can it be moved?

What is a 7.3 auto supposed to idle it?
is there an adjustment? mines at approx 750 is that high? low?
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mines at around 500

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Mines probably around 8-900

My uncles early 99 idles probably around 6

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actually mine idles at around 50 now.... broke and its tearing me apart hahahahaha

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look at your pass side valve cover. ittll state right there what your PSD should be idling at.

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will do, mine seems a tad high, going tolook at the valve cover now
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600-800 Is about right for a PSD.

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Mine idles at around 690. And yes, you can move it with either a tuner or an AIC/APCM, or if you got crafty you could probably rig up a potentiometer to adjust the idle.

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600-650 when she is cold, and 700-850 when she is warm, is what mine idles at.
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