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  1. 7.3l 1996-97 from a ups truck 250k mi good buy???

    What is This?
    Hi all: I'm new to the diesel & diesel performance world. I recently got a great deal on an old '63 International 1/2T swb pickup and plan to make a killer rat rod diesel project out of it. I went shopping on Craigslist & found a complete running 7.3l motor with 5 speed transmission. Seller...
  2. Fender Trim question

    94-98 7.3L Exterior Discussion
    Does anyone know a good site to find chrome fender trim moldings for my 97 f350 xlt Dually??? I've been waiting on a set from etrailer (the only place I have been able to find the correct ones) for about 5 months now, back ordered, and I am just over waiting for them and need to find some ASAP...
  3. IDI E4OD to 7.3 powerstroke

    94-98 7.3 Trannie Problems
    So my trans is shot. And I’ve got quotes for about $2500 for a rebuild. $3000-$4500 for a new trans. Etc etc. Searching the ol web, I found a 1994 F-350 crew cab dually that had the 7.3 idi in it. With e4od. Truck is pretty straight just missing interior and the idi. Says it had 220k on trans...
  4. 97 7.3 Voltage Swing

    94-98 7.3L Problem Forum
    Have had this problem for years, voltage swing from 14 - 14.7 v while running, engine runs smoothly, but you can see the swing corresponds to engine/belt movement. Alternator good, all new batteries and cables, rebuilt standard swamp's injectors about two years ago, new ford idler pully and...
  5. "Switch" on dash

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    I recently purchased an amazing 1997 Ford F-350 diesel. There is a "switch" on the dashboard, and I have no idea what it is for. I have looked online, looked in the manual, and reviewed 15 years of maintenance logs; all with no indication as to what it is and what it does. It definitely appears...
  6. 6.4 intercooler to OBS 7.3 retrofit?

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    I have recently found a cheap, functional, stock 6.4 intercooler and I was just wondering if it's possible or practical to retrofit a 6.4 intercooler onto an OBS 7.3, I have a 97' F-250. Please bear with me I'm new here
  7. Door Panels

    94-98 7.3L Interior Discussion
    Just bought a 97 F350 7.3L 4Door Dually. Interior is a little shabby but not bad. I am in desperate need of a driver side door panel. The previous owner had literally screwed the panel to the door :mad:. there are self tapping screws all over this thing and it looks like crap. Where on earth do...
  8. 1997 F350 7.3 4x4 Reg Cab Lng Bed Royal Blue

    97 F350 Automatic 131k miles Body is excellent shape, runs and drives great $13,250 Full Add 1997 Ford F-350 7.3l Powerstroke 4x4
  9. New member - tank search

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Can anyone tell me where I might be able to get poly/plastic tanks for my 97 F350 7.3?
  10. 1997 F250 Build Plan Help?

    94-98 7.3L Performance Parts
    Hi all, A little background I'm very new to the diesel world, but have been wanting to become a part of it for the past 2 years or so. Have loved OBS Fords since I got my first truck (93 F150), but this week I finally got myself my first PSD, and it just hit 46K miles yesterday. I've been...
  11. Parting out 97 f250 2wd auto 7.3 w banks power pack

    Parting Out
    I am parting out my 97 f250 2wd 7.3 running take out, auto trans it has banks power pack kit installed including inter cooler, cold air inlet, trans commander , k&n kit , turbo boost and eg temp gauges etc.....
  12. 1997 F350 Dually 84,600 Miles

    1997 F350 Dually 84,600 Miles make me an offer For Sale DAVISON MI - Sharp 1997 Ford F350 XLT 7.3 Turbo Diesel w/ less than 85,000 original miles, Manual Transmission, 2WD dually… asking $10,500...but I've had very few legit offers so I am open to suggestion. The truck is in excellent...
  13. Smoke when starting.

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    I have a 97 7.3 4x4 5speed and when I start it in the morning I get a small puff of white smoke. It only lasts about a second and wont do it again if I rev the engine or anything. I recently had new injector sleeves and o rings put in because of diesel in my coolant. I just want to know if this...
  14. Thinking about buying a '97 F250...

    Hi, I found a 2 wheel drive F250 Crew Cab with a 5 speed transmission and 7.3L with only 228k miles on it. I'm going to take a look at her tomorrow. What should I look for as far as maintenance issues. Ok, I don't know much about diesels. I am from San Antonio, Tx. I work out in the...
  15. 1997 7.3L XLT Stock Specs

    94-98 7.3L Exterior Discussion
    does anyone know the stock ride height of 97 f250? and what the measurement is from-to
  16. 94-97 Bully dog 6 pos. chip for gauges

    The Swap Meet
    Ok so I have a perfectly good one time installed 6 position bully dog chip for a 94-97 7.3 manual. The positions are 30hp 50hp 80hp(80 smokes good on stock injectors if you're into that) CARB(smog prevention or works as fuel Econ haul) and 1100 rpm high idle. It's a good "stage 1" chip for...
  17. 1.5 inch add-a-leaf?

    Suspension & Steering
    I have a 1997 7.3L ford f250 4wd that is completely stock. I talked my dad into ordering me a leveling kit (im 16) and he ordered a 1.5 inch tuff country add a leaf. I think it will still be nose diving once we add it and I thought we needed a 3 inch because the front is 3 inches lower. Im no...
  18. Need Opinions on Brake Issue, Help!

    Wheels, Tires, and Brakes
    Hi all, my name is Mike. I have a 1997 F250 7.3 turbo diesel. I bought it to pretty much flip the truck from basically stock to a badass rig. I already have a lot of money in this truck. I've been having a problem though since the day I bought it though and since I bought it 9 months ago, I...
  19. Flywheel Inspection Cover

    94-98 7.3 Trannie Problems
    So I bought my 1997 f250 a few months ago and recently realized that I dont have a flywheel inspection cover. The flywheel is out in the open, I cant believe I missed it but Im having a hard time finding a place that sells them, that will fit. I tried J-C-Rip-me and of course, it said it would...
  20. 1997 CCLB Powerstroke - $17K

    Ebay - Ford Diesel Related ONLY
    Found this awesome looking 97 on ebay (click here), and was very interested until I saw he was asking $17k. In my mind its about $5k too much. Plus, after talking with the owner, there is an unknown leak under the truck. he thinks its gas. If I am paying that much for a 97, it better not be...