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  1. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    I'll try to make this a comprehensive as possible without writing a novel. - Bear with a noob please. 2002 F250 - 4x4 auto CCSB. Bought almost a month ago with ~250k miles. Pulled about as strong to other 7.3 - maybe a bit more sluggish in higher RPMs. Bought torque pro - saw boost (map & the...
  2. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Hi all, Here is a little bit of a back story first. (2002 F250 7.3 107,000 miles) Over the past summer I replaced the leaky uppipes, rebuilt the turbo (changing o-rings) and added the wicked wheel. I also upgraded to the Donaldson 6637 air filter. All is good, the truck has more power and...
  3. 99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey, new guy/lurker here. I've poked around a fair bit across this site and others regarding this issue as it caught me off guard when I completed my Turbo Rebuild/Upgrade/EBPV delete at work yesterday. I haven't seen this method mentioned. Granted I'm not going to dig super deep to see if I'm...
  4. 99-03 7.3L Performance Parts
    this past weekend i did the EBPV delete on my truck. Had an oil leak so i figured i might as well get rid of it. bought the EBPV delete pedestal and then just removed the butterfly and welded up the hole. Got it all reassembled and then test drove it. Its got a louder WHOOOOSH now when i let off...
  5. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    Hello all, I have a 2001 7.3 with 230K miles on it. I rebuilt the backpressure valve assembly a couple years ago, new guts, seals etc and it has been working fine last winter. Now that is getting cool enough to start using it again I have noticed that after it kicks in for a minute or so it...
  6. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    Got a 00 psd, bought used in 05. I live in colorado and winters get cold. Since I bought the truck the ebpv has never actuated. Is stuck for whatever reason in the open position. Had a guy a shop a few years ago do a contribution test on my injectors and he also tried to actuate the ebpv by...
  7. 94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Where is the EBPV located at on the OBS 7.3?
  8. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Hey i just did the exhaust brake mod in my 02. I wired the switch into my brake light circut on my trailer brake switch. When i have the switch on and my foot on the brake and i turn the truck off it keeps running untill i take my foot off the brake. Not sure if this is normal or not just want...
  9. Engine 911
    trid to clean mine today.... found out in had cracked..... anyone know here i can get one specific to a obs??? i can find the 99 sd tubes no problem please help!!
  10. Diesel Diagnostics
    Searched the forums but can't find an answer. Just bought the '97 truck knowing it needed glow plugs and a water pump. Replaced all. Go for test drive and it revs almost normal till 2000 then blows blue/gray smoke and fights its way to ~ 2300, at which time it accelerates normally and stops...
  11. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    Been going on for about a week, sat outside and got below freezing and now my truck sounds like a dang jet! Barely in the throttle, LOUD wooshing noise. If i get on it, spool up, it closes and takes off like a scalded dog. Anyone have any advice? After talking to a diesel mechanic whose seen...
  12. 94-98 7.3 Motor Problems
    Hi, I have a 96 powerstroke 235k 10k mod trq lock mod no cat or muffler. I found a hole at the end of the exhaust port on the head about 1 inch long and 1/4 inch wide. Its not on the exhaust manifold. I have never seen such a thing before. Well i put muffler mend on there and it lasted for...
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