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Forum: Introductions   04-02-2019, 05:48 AM
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Posted By pettyvtx
Welcome to the Madhouse

Welcome to the Madhouse
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-21-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By pettyvtx
Well I pulled the trigger on a VCM2 from YAHIKO....

Well I pulled the trigger on a VCM2 from YAHIKO. I hope it will tell the tale.
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-18-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,509
Posted By pettyvtx
Anybody have a part number for the Fumoto valves....

Anybody have a part number for the Fumoto valves. I really don't like getting wet.
Forum: 6.0L Electronics Discussion   03-18-2019, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By pettyvtx
Harbor freight sells one for less than $14.00 . I...

Harbor freight sells one for less than $14.00 . I also use one on my camper house batteries and it keeps them up also.
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-18-2019, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By pettyvtx
Haven't checked the EBP sensor yet but I will...

Haven't checked the EBP sensor yet but I will tomorrow. Would it need glow plugs if the light comes on and times out and truck starts right up? But I do have a lot of white smoke at start up then...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-18-2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 213
Posted By pettyvtx
AE Scanner questions

I have a 2003 6.0 and I have smoking problems. No codes so I thought coolant leaking in EGR cooler so I did a EGR cooler delete, a new oil cooler while I was in there, Everything looked new but I...
Forum: 6.0L Powerstroke Interior Discussion   03-15-2019, 06:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By pettyvtx
Drivers seat upolstery

Has anyone have a preference of drivers seat lower upolstery that will match the upper. I have a 2003 Lariat with tan leather. Its got a nice hole worn in it. I guess I need to replace both driver...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   03-07-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By pettyvtx
Injector check

Will the autoeniguity read if a injector is bad? So far ive been using TorquePro for all my readings and I have a miss and white smoke when the motor comes up to temp. Im thinking the white smoke is...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-07-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By pettyvtx
My next Diesel was a 2000 F-650 Rollback with the...

My next Diesel was a 2000 F-650 Rollback with the 7.3 motor. I put 350000 miles on it only put a high pressure pump, a idler pulley and a set of injectors in it. Most dependable vehicle ive ever...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-07-2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,224
Posted By pettyvtx
What was your first Diesel

These motors look like they might be pretty tough when you get some of the inherited problems fixed. My biggest BOO BOO was in 1981 I bought a GMC diesel pickup. You know the one with the converted...
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2017-2019)   03-07-2019, 07:33 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 8,022
Posted By pettyvtx
I bought mine as a project. Ive had Mustangs,...

I bought mine as a project. Ive had Mustangs, Corvettes, Camaro's. I bought it for the FUN of having it. Ok it was the idea of owning a diesel.
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   03-07-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,699
Posted By pettyvtx
Ok got it. That makes sense. I think I'm going to...

Ok got it. That makes sense. I think I'm going to flush my coolant system Like you did and install a welded EGR cooler. Cutoff the spool part on my EGR so everything looks stock. I wish that I could...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   03-06-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,699
Posted By pettyvtx
Ok maybe this is dumb but what is a spool plug...

Ok maybe this is dumb but what is a spool plug for the EGR cooler? Is it the freeze plug that gets welded in?
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-06-2019, 07:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By pettyvtx
Has any one used one of these plates and if so...

Has any one used one of these plates and if so are there any pics of the setup. These must not be too popular I haven't seen any pics of them in use.
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-06-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,509
Posted By pettyvtx
I know what you mean. not all of my diesels are...

I know what you mean. not all of my diesels are that way . Ive only made two mistakes on diesels I bought a gmc with the converted olds 350 to diesel. which I corrected by putting in a 350 chevy...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   03-06-2019, 06:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,699
Posted By pettyvtx
Makes sense but I thought the reason for the...

Makes sense but I thought the reason for the delete was to keep coolant from entering the exhaust system. I also thought the EGR cooling system was to do just that recirculate cooled down exhaust...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-04-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By pettyvtx
Yup that's what I was looking for. Don't know how...

Yup that's what I was looking for. Don't know how I missed it Thanks. That's probably the way I will go. Im going with a blocked off EGR full cooler (cut and weld EGR valve) and external oil cooler....
Forum: Towing, Hauling & Diesel Competition   03-04-2019, 06:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,270
Posted By pettyvtx
Almost looks like he is pointed uphill. Looking...

Almost looks like he is pointed uphill. Looking for that stairway to heaven.
Forum: Suspension & Steering   03-03-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By pettyvtx
Thanks I will leave them alone then. Thanks

Thanks I will leave them alone then.
Thanks
Forum: General Diesel Discussion   03-02-2019, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By pettyvtx
Oil Cooler Relocation

I am going to have to replace my EGR cooler and I know its best to replace the oil cooler while i'm in there. But I only want to do this job 1 time so i'm thinking.
EGR delete and leave the EGR in...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   03-02-2019, 05:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By pettyvtx
Yup did it again this morning. Smokes white when...

Yup did it again this morning. Smokes white when the thermostat opens. Then white smoke when running. looks like a EGR cooler is in the future.
Thanks
Forum: Towing, Hauling & Diesel Competition   03-02-2019, 05:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,261
Posted By pettyvtx
That looks like my setup. Did anyone figure out...

That looks like my setup. Did anyone figure out if it was Husky?
Thanks
Forum: 6.0L Powerstroke Interior Discussion   03-02-2019, 05:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 427
Posted By pettyvtx
No just the overhead console display. Mine...

No just the overhead console display. Mine doesn't have mirror display.
Forum: Suspension & Steering   03-02-2019, 05:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By pettyvtx
Well I guess its a good thing I marked them. I...

Well I guess its a good thing I marked them. I was wondering how toe in and toe out was obtained. I guess that a front end man has to take both ball joints loose to adjust it. Seems like Ford would...
Forum: 6.0 Motor problems   03-01-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 309
Posted By pettyvtx
Another white smoke problem

Hey guys Newbie here with a question. My 2003 starts idles great then when it comes up in temp it seems just as the thermostat opens I get a bunch of white smoke.No smoke at all up to that point....
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