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Glow plugs

Putting new glow plugs and relay in saturday, hope everything goes well. using my neighbors garage and he has a psd and he said he is havin some starting trouble so he is going to watch me do mine so he knows what to do!!

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let me know how long it takes you. im thinkin im gonna have to do mine here pretty soon but dont no how long of a job it is.

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i did mine in about 3 hours...i took my time....lots of breaks......got a bad back so it took me longer than it should.


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I've done them on my truck, it's not too bad. If you get stuck or need a hand let me know, I'm not too far away from you.

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did u have to pull anything big?

on a scale from 1-10 (10 bein highest) lol how hard of a job was it. im debating whther to do it myself or take it to a shop. idk much about them. im new to the diesel world

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harrys91rs, i will keep you in mind when changin them out, if i get stuck i will let you know. Thanks Mike

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did u have to pull anything big?

on a scale from 1-10 (10 bein highest) lol how hard of a job was it. im debating whther to do it myself or take it to a shop. idk much about them. im new to the diesel world
I'm not sure about an obs, but on a superduty the hardest part imo is getting the passenger valve cover off. The bolts near the heater box are hard to get at.
I don't think I could put a number on how difficult it is, but i'd say it's a little harder than changing spark plug, Only because your under the valve covers.

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http://www.powerstroke.org/forum/7-3...low-plugs.html

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harrys91rs, i will keep you in mind when changin them out, if i get stuck i will let you know. Thanks Mike
I'll pm you my number.

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Got the new plugs in and it runs great! Did it in about 3.5 hours, took my time and everything went well, only broke 1 bolt and that was the one holding the old relay on so no bigge just drilled it out and new on is installed. I agree with Harry, the hardest is the back bolt on the passenger valve cover but you can actually reach up from under neath and break it loose that way. But other than the broken bolt everything went well.

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Got the new plugs in and it runs great! Did it in about 3.5 hours, took my time and everything went well, only broke 1 bolt and that was the one holding the old relay on so no bigge just drilled it out and new on is installed. I agree with Harry, the hardest is the back bolt on the passenger valve cover but you can actually reach up from under neath and break it loose that way. But other than the broken bolt everything went well.
Glad it went well! I didn't hear from you on sat, so I figured you didn't have problems

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Yep everything went good but I had you in my phone in case something came up! I got the stancor relay to put in place of the old one and im going to see if i can make a new bracket for the relay itself so i can put that cover back on the top of the motor. But if not then the cover will just stay off.

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