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Forum: 99-03 7.3 Drivetrain Problems   01-23-2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By Mike Gs
I believe there are more than one cable in the...

I believe there are more than one cable in the system. 1 main cable, intermediate, then a right and left.
The rear cables, right and left are usually the bad ones, often swelled with rust.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Performance Parts   01-16-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 938
Posted By Mike Gs
I have Inline Tube kits on my 99 350 and my 65...

I have Inline Tube kits on my 99 350 and my 65 Cutlass. Both fit perfectly.
Forum: 94-98 7.3 Trannie Problems   01-15-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 851
Posted By Mike Gs
Try adding Lube guard trans additive. Red bottle...

Try adding Lube guard trans additive. Red bottle for that trans. Many trans shops recommend this additive, especially for the e4od.
I have used it for years.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   12-30-2018, 12:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,331
Posted By Mike Gs
I have used EBC pads with good results in the...

I have used EBC pads with good results in the past.
The power stop set up I have now is, I believe an improvement over stock. I have not towed heavy with them yet, but i do have some 9% grade hills...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems   11-30-2018, 05:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 640
Posted By Mike Gs
No offence taken- seems like the op got the info...

No offence taken- seems like the op got the info he needed- and I learned something. All good.
The Zerex must have changed color and formulation with the times. Either way as you said best to check...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   09-19-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Mike Gs
Yes I have one. It is the Ford service manual for...

Yes I have one. It is the Ford service manual for both gassers and diesel.
Thousands of pages, very helpful especially with troubleshooting.
It can be a bit frustrating as it is so many pages, but...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   09-18-2018, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 727
Posted By Mike Gs
Rock auto $22 on CD-

Rock auto $22 on CD-
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   08-27-2018, 03:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 542
Posted By Mike Gs
I believe Dana Spicer SPL55-3x fits 1973-2002...

I believe Dana Spicer SPL55-3x fits 1973-2002 dana 60
-4x is same but has grease fittings
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   08-23-2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,339
Posted By Mike Gs
193 and going on a long trip- I would change the...

193 and going on a long trip- I would change the fuel pump.
Not too hard a job.
Be ready with rags and I like to use a cheap aluminum turkey pan.
It is big enough to place and actually catch the...
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   07-26-2018, 10:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 254
Posted By Mike Gs
I got mine from Riffraff-oem Ford parts. Went on...

I got mine from Riffraff-oem Ford parts. Went on easily.
Forum: 94-98 7.3 Trannie Problems   07-17-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 353
Posted By Mike Gs
Torque converter cracked and leaking is most...

Torque converter cracked and leaking is most likely.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   03-09-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 985
Posted By Mike Gs
Mile marker stainless steel hubs, I have had mine...

Mile marker stainless steel hubs, I have had mine installed at least 10 years and they are like new.
I like manual hubs- they work every time.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   03-07-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,620
Posted By Mike Gs
Rock auto has Spicer kits.

Rock auto has Spicer kits.
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   03-04-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 690
Posted By Mike Gs
If you are not familiar with diesels- Brandon is...

If you are not familiar with diesels- Brandon is talking about maintaining the proper nitrite level in the coolant to avoid cavitation which is pin holes in the block. Ford has an additive to add to...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   02-25-2018, 04:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By Mike Gs
Rock auto has 4-5 different sizes from $3- $25

Rock auto has 4-5 different sizes from $3- $25
Forum: General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)   12-17-2017, 06:09 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,176
Posted By Mike Gs
Any try those felt pads under the connector? I...

Any try those felt pads under the connector? I think they help dissipate the leaking gasses and cut down or eliminate this type of corrosion- wont stop the leak but may cut down on the corrosion on...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   12-15-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mike Gs
This is what mine looks like- bottom...

This is what mine looks like- bottom number---says ratio under it. Generic pic but I have mine out right now and it is the same tag. I know-I have 2.73 gears but my understanding is there are...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   12-15-2017, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,983
Posted By Mike Gs
Transfer case also must match ratio-

Transfer case also must match ratio-
Forum: General 6.0L Discussion   11-24-2017, 06:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 812
Posted By Mike Gs
I think Ford recommends under 40 f --I usually do...

I think Ford recommends under 40 f --I usually do it under 30 f , my 99 starts up pretty easily at 32 or above. 3 hours is enough at 20 or over but in dead of winter-temps at 0 f overnight, I leave...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Interior Discussion   11-22-2017, 06:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By Mike Gs
I know there is an issue with a bushing or...

I know there is an issue with a bushing or something in the column causing wire chaffing. Rock auto has some kind of fix it with a collar or something. I believe it is under the "interior" section...
Forum: 99-03 7.3L General Discussion   11-20-2017, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 865
Posted By Mike Gs
Look at the build date on the 99- after 3/99 is...

Look at the build date on the 99- after 3/99 is essentially the same as the 00-03 with improvements to the turbo, injectors, brakes and other items. 99 stronger? Not sure about that, maybe 00-03 has...
Forum: 94-98 7.3L Problem Forum   11-18-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By Mike Gs
I agree ^^^^ I believe it started with the 6.0...

I agree ^^^^ I believe it started with the 6.0 trucks that need to remove the cab to work on the exhaust. 95 should have plastic inner fender wells that can be removed for easy access and rock auto...
Forum: Introductions   11-16-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 403
Posted By Mike Gs
Very nice looking rig- welcome.

Very nice looking rig- welcome.
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