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Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: New Martinsville, West Virginia
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Cab off -- worth it?
It's time to do some work to the ol' Ferd... the F350 (details in sig) is leaking at the up pipe gaskets, I'd like to install a Wicked Wheel, and clean the CAC tubes, and if I'm doin' all that, it would be reasonable to me to replace the HPOP o-rings while I'm in there, (I understand they are problem prone) as well as any turbo pedistall o-rings that need it, and do the crank case vent mod that NC hornet recomends.
So here's my reasons for this post...
I would like someone who knows these trucks and the details of what all little parts, things that go wrong doing these repairs, etc. to tell me what parts I need to have on hand when I do this... and if possible would like to order all the parts from one place and know that it's a complete "kit". Maybe this is where Raul will have something to say...
Second, due to the turbo and up-pipes being back under the dash, is it worth lifting the cab and front clip to do this work? I can get into a shop with a lift, and a weekend to do the work... Sure seems like it would make the whole thing much easier if there wasn't fenders and cowling to work around. Give me some feed back please!
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