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post #1 of 18 Old 03-09-2010, 10:55 AM Thread Starter
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Powerstroke Magic ROCKS!!!!

So here is how last week went:

75 down I-10 at 0 dark 30 and went dead - lights only, no power anything. I FINALLY am able to get all the Houston azzhats to let me over 4 lanes to the shoulder. My wife calls AAA for me but while I'm waiting a really nice Sheriff pulls up behind me and calls me a Safe Clear (free tow off the highway). Anyway the flatbed pulls up, loads me up and gets me a couple miles down the road. While he's unloading me another rig shows up and tows me to the house from behind. All really cool guys.





Anyway I call my buddy Scott and he thinks its the STC on the high pressure oil pump that has gone out. I called my other buddy Garrett, the owner of Powerstroke Magic in Houston and he agrees. SO I had it towed to Powerstroke Magic:





Anyway, I got to check out Garretts shop - and his cool toys:











Anyway - Garrett, TJ and Phillip with Powerstroke Magic - you guys ROCK and my rig is running great! Thanks as always!!!

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Woo hoo!! You really gotta stop breakin ur truck!

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I'll be in houston... very soon with a new trans and hopefully the caltracs installed.


Want to see if my smoke still smells the same as you're trying to catch me? ...again

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I'll be in houston... very soon with a new trans and hopefully the caltracs installed.


Want to see if my smoke still smells the same as you're trying to catch me? ...again
Alan, youve been called out.....


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Alan, youve been called out.....

Nah.


Just another friendly, yet scary run. No nitrous. No water/meth. I'm still having oil issues and my single hpop can't keep up with the hybrids while I have the dual pumps on the bench. WOT from a dead stop, I'll throw a ICP code within 3-4 seconds.

I doubt she'll pull 400hp at the wheels at the moment.

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When you coming down Dirk? You know you have a place to stay buddy.

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Snow Performance Stage III Water/Meth Kit
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DashBoss on my iPad
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High Idle Mod
Iron Horse Front Bumper Replacement
12,000LB MileMarker Winch
2000Watt Power Inverter
Viper 5901 Remote Start/Alarm
Pioneer Avic-D3 Stereo/Nav
Train Horns!
Valentine 1
Velvet ride shackles
RockStars on 33's
Big azz dent from a blown tire.


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So what was the problem Alan, the STC fitting? That must be a TX thing, because I think the chances of that scenario happening here in CO, are slim to none


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Yeah, it was the STC fitting and the IPR valve. All is good now.

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Nitrous Express NXd Stacker
Snow Performance Stage III Water/Meth Kit
ARP Studs
MBRP 4" Turbo Back w/ no Muffler & no Cat
DashBoss on my iPad
ISSPRO Gauges in Triple A-Pillar
High Idle Mod
Iron Horse Front Bumper Replacement
12,000LB MileMarker Winch
2000Watt Power Inverter
Viper 5901 Remote Start/Alarm
Pioneer Avic-D3 Stereo/Nav
Train Horns!
Valentine 1
Velvet ride shackles
RockStars on 33's
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I've never heard of them just failing like that. I've always heard where they give hot start issues. The STC fitting is the one under the valve cover right, a HPOP line?


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* 08 style mirrors
* 4" TB exhaust
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*Full Bulletproof Diesel kit with remote oil cooler
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* Repaired FICM by BPD
* Dfuser coolant filter
* Stage1 MTW turbo



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When you coming down Dirk? You know you have a place to stay buddy.
In a few days.. just to drop off the truck and haul a$$ back. I'll let you know when I fly down to pick up the truck. Maybe stay a day or something. Tell John I'll be down there shortly as well...

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