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Forum: 7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels   03-26-2011, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
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They did offer a Factory Turbo in '93 and a non....

They did offer a Factory Turbo in '93 and a non. My buddy had one we drove 500,000 plus miles.
Forum: 7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels   03-17-2011, 11:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,200
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I own 3 IDI's right now and I love them. I have...

I own 3 IDI's right now and I love them. I have had every engine Ford has put in except the new 6.7 and I like the IDI's about as good as any. They have a whole lot more potential than people think!...
Forum: 7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels   03-17-2011, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,357
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The '90 I just bought has a Banks turbo, and they...

The '90 I just bought has a Banks turbo, and they put an adapter in front of the oil filler for the tube that usually runs from the valve cover to the intake, I am thinking (I am NOT a mechanic) that...
Forum: 7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels   03-07-2011, 04:56 PM
Replies: 8
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You are'nt the only one with blow by I guarantee!...

You are'nt the only one with blow by I guarantee! I have a '94 IDI Factory Turbo with almost 315,000 miles that looks like a tea pot and still runs great! I just bought a 1990 with a 116,000 miles...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   02-04-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,772
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I made the trip from Knoxville TN to East Glacier...

I made the trip from Knoxville TN to East Glacier Montana grossing 36,000lbs in '99 and had no problems only because I drove it straight through on a weekend. Nebraska ports say all pickups are to...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   01-11-2011, 06:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,497
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I guarantee you can't drive a manual any better...

I guarantee you can't drive a manual any better than I can, I am a truck driver. I am just saying the clutch fell apart on every six speed we have had, we put Luk clutches in them and then they were...
Forum: 7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels   12-26-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 9,550
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I have a K&N on mine and I have had no issues.

I have a K&N on mine and I have had no issues.
Forum: 7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels   12-25-2010, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 773
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ATS recomends welding a bung in the drivers side...

ATS recomends welding a bung in the drivers side cross over pipe from the manifold to the turbo, seems a simple place and it is pre turbo. I think I maight try it on my next truck.
Forum: 7.3L IDI (Non-Powerstroke) Diesels   12-25-2010, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,717
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My '94 did the same thing with a new relay the...

My '94 did the same thing with a new relay the other day, went on oilburners.com and found a way to bypass the relay with a momentary switch. It was super easy and I have never had an IDI start like...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   12-15-2010, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,311
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Thats incredible and completely underhanded, but...

Thats incredible and completely underhanded, but it is ''Government Motors" and that is how they work (Liberals) LOL!
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   12-15-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,311
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If they raced with the Ford in two wheel drive...

If they raced with the Ford in two wheel drive and the GM in four wheel drive it was a very unfair race, you are right on!!! What was their excuse why the Ford would not go into 4 high?? Ford is the...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   12-11-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,544
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What about the "Ram 60 day handshake deal", seems...

What about the "Ram 60 day handshake deal", seems like you are the perfect guy to take advantage of the money back guarantee they are so proud of. Maybe it is over, glad it all worked out for you,...
Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   11-28-2010, 08:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,180
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I have 101,000plus miles, have had a DPF delete...

I have 101,000plus miles, have had a DPF delete for over 60,000 miles. I myself would not buy a 6.4 with many miles if it is stock after the experience I had with mine when it was stock. Mine got at...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   11-22-2010, 05:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,608
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Excellent analysis Shadrack!!!!!! That makes a...

Excellent analysis Shadrack!!!!!! That makes a lot of sense, and shows how there could be the difference in the speeds. Thank you for going to all that trouble to make it comprehendable for an...
Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   11-21-2010, 08:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
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Good to see milage like this with the 6.4!! I...

Good to see milage like this with the 6.4!! I have a '94 IDI Factory turbo with 312,000 miles, I was wandering if we were going to be seeing good high milage trucks like the good old 7.3's and it...
Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   11-21-2010, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
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I went the cheapest route I could, Edge...

I went the cheapest route I could, Edge programmer, 4'' straight pipe, and AFE factory replacement air filter. I have never had a single check engine light, and not one problem since I did the...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   11-21-2010, 12:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,608
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I knew when I started this thread there would be...

I knew when I started this thread there would be some controversy. I was just floored by the gap the Duramax had on the Powerstroke in the test and wondered what others thought. If the results are...
Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   11-20-2010, 05:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
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Thanks guys. I had my doubts about it when it was...

Thanks guys. I had my doubts about it when it was stock getting 3mpg with my 40' trailer, but after the delete I found out what an excellent engine it is! Now I get great milage and the power is...
Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   11-19-2010, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,524
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100,000 miles today!

Turned over 100,000 miles today! I have not had one issue with this truck for the last 60,000 miles, and I attribute it to a DPF delete. The engine seems to be just getting better, I think it is...
Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   11-19-2010, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By powerstrokes only
The factory gauges are a complete joke on these...

The factory gauges are a complete joke on these trucks. Get a programmer with a monitor and you will find out how inaccurate they really are. My truck can be running 230degrees on the monitor with...
Forum: General 6.4L Discussion   11-19-2010, 05:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,954
Posted By powerstrokes only
Just do a DPF delete. My F350 pulling my 40'...

Just do a DPF delete. My F350 pulling my 40' flatbed used to get 3mpg, and it was all due to regen every 45min. and they lasted up to an hour. I did a DPF delete and I have never seen below 8 again....
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   11-19-2010, 05:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,608
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I have no doubt the Duramax engine brake is...

I have no doubt the Duramax engine brake is better, I wish Ford made a button for manual engagement like Ram and Gm.
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   11-19-2010, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,608
Posted By powerstrokes only
The gap between the two was a lot bigger than I...

The gap between the two was a lot bigger than I ever thought it would be. I know we have had 7.3's the same year that pulled completely diff. from each other, every truck is a little diff. I guess. I...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   11-19-2010, 06:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,608
Posted By powerstrokes only
You have good points, who knows how the trucks...

You have good points, who knows how the trucks were driven, was the Ford pushed as hard as it could have been? It is hard to believe the Ford was that much slower.
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   11-18-2010, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,608
Posted By powerstrokes only
Rumble in the Rockies test

Has anyone else read the Rumble in the Rockies test between Ford and Chevy? I guess Pick-up trucks .com ran it, and it looked like it was a pretty well run test as far as I can tell from the article....
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