Injector cup - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-06-2012, 11:15 PM
Premium Member

 

Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 105
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Injector cup

Hey fellas,

So I think I have a bad injector cup. Fuel in coolant and pushing out of the cap. It has been like this for the past 200 miles or so. How long can I run the truck before things start going really bad? I have to save money to get a kit to replace all of them. Speaking of which, is this worth the money?

Riffraff Diesel: Motorcraft 7.3L Injector Cup Kit

Would it be wise to get the o rings and everything else from them? I want to do this right the first time! lol

Thanks for any input
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
  #2  
Old 07-11-2012, 01:59 PM
Premium Member

 

Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 105
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
No one has any suggestions or comments?
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #3  
Old 07-14-2012, 03:15 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Yuma, AZ
Posts: 51
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
I literally just replaced my injector cups and bought the kit sold on EBay. It was excellent quality and came with the injector cup removal/installation tool as well as injector o-rings. I replaced my glow plugs while I was at it for preventive measures, as the truck has 150k on it. And you can run the truck for a little while, but the fuel in the cooling system is not good for it.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #4  
Old 07-14-2012, 08:54 PM
Johnny Law Brown

 

Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Tipton, IN
Posts: 366
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
There is all kinds if kits rosewood diesel has one that's pretty good all you have to do is Google 7.3 injector cups and you will come up with all kinds of stuff so search before you buy is my suggestion and def do glow plugs uvch mod while your there
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
  #5  
Old 07-21-2012, 09:18 PM
Member
 

Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 40
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Be careful. There are cups out that are made in China and are .007 undersized. They work-for a while. I have had them fail and then come out with the injector. OEM Ford is the best way to go. Call Clay at Riff-Raff and find out if his are truely OEM. If they are OEM their price is very good. Use the Ford/International Loc-tite only. You can drive a long time with no issues if you get a hand pump and continue to suck off the fuel from the puke tank. After you change the cups run just water and flush the cooling system and run for a month and flush it again before putting anti-freeze back in.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:35 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors