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  1. Rear breaks on a 6.7 2016

    General 6.0L Discussion
    just wondering if any one else has the same issues i do with the rear breaks always grinding after done doing them. ive had to grind down the backing plates and a little of the rotor its self some times to fix the grind. if you have encounter this issue please tell what im doing wrong here...
  2. Bad injector?

    General Diesel Discussion
    So I had whitish bluish smoke ONLY on start up and a few minutes after when the engine was fairly cold, so I replaced the glow plugs and a whole list of things which took just over a month. I had trouble with glow plug on number 6 cylinder it was stuck in due to carbon (I finally got it out) and...
  3. Spinning stick glow plug

    6.0L Problems Forum
    So I bought cheap glow plugs last year and of course they failed (should have listened) so I bought motorcraft plugs and harness. One glow plug came out with ease and the second glow plug felt like it was coming out with ease but just keeps spinning and spinning, I used a 1/4 inch ratchet and...
  4. Help...2008 1A Auto Trail Ridge Mirror Fitment

    6.0L Exterior Discussion
    Currently (1300PST) trying to get these(TRMRP00018) mirrors installed on my 06. The fitment doesn't look like right to me. I have 100"# on the nuts and it doesn't seem like any amount of loosen/tighten order/sequence nets me any better results. I haven't started the passenger side yet to...
  5. Is a delete in Texas legal In 2020?

    Articles - Engine, Other
    Hi, I’m 16 and I’m about to get a new diesel truck. Ide like to delete and tune it but I’m not sure if a delete is legal in 2020. I know it has been legal as far as January 2019, but I don’t want to delete my truck off of that information then go through an emissions test and get screwed. Can...
  6. 2004 6.0L powerstroke weird leak (dont think it's oil)

    6.0L Problems Forum
    Got a wierd leak around my pulleys. Took a closer look to see if it was my passenger side block. But I seems to originate a little bellow it. Seems like it's a lot of leak. But I think it's been going on for a while. I haven't noticed any leaks on the ground. Until I decided to take a look...
  7. E99 Restoration - My first Diesel Project (Won't Start)

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey everyone, In September I bought a E1999 F-250 with 355k miles on it. It was/is in pretty rough shape and had been sitting for at least 2 years since it was last driven. I started this project with a friend and his dad, who is a mechanic. Our goal is to make it a nice daily driver, and sell...
  8. Should I buy it? 7.3

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    My buddy is selling his truck and I don't know if I should buy it or not. I am looking at getting a 7.3 for my own personal use. I was wondering if this one would be worth it. It's $4000 but I'm sure he'll move a little. It is a 1997 f-350 7.3 powerstroke. Single cab long bed. It's a little...
  9. 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...
  10. Buying a 7.3 and I'm new!!! Help!!

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Hey fellas!! I'm new to the powerstroke group and to the diesel group as well. I'm buying a 1997 7.3 f350 tomorrow, hopefully, and when I went to test drive it, it was kind of lacking on power. I could hear the turbo spooling but It didn't quite kick in like I've felt it while driving a dodge...
  11. PMT-3 pcm

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Hey guys I have a PMT-3 DPC-422 PCM What so special about it that makes replacing it so expensive? If you have any information on this pcm it'd be greatly appreciated.
  12. Help needed

    General 6.4L Discussion
    I have a 2008 King Ranch, and the 6.4 motor blew. I decided to spend the time and money to do a cummins swap. I dropped a 2006 common rail cummins in the truck and ran into a roadblock. I need to know what the pluse is being sent to the crank sensor. Does anyone know if it has to be a 4, 12, 48...
  13. Truck will not start help please

    94-98 7.3 Motor Problems
    I have a 97 7.3 I purchased from a man that did not run. He told me that he brought it to a mechanic and they told him it was the lift pump . Well I changed out the lift pump and guess what? It still will not start. Its a standard. Need help fast. I'm new to diesels so easy on the diesel...
  14. BUCKING & CHUGGING!!

    General 6.0L Discussion
    I'm not sure if someone else has asked this question or has this problem but......When I drive my truck down the road even after warming up for 15-20 min, around 50mph & kicking in to top gear (OD around 1250 rpm's or so) my truck starts bucking! If you barley give it fuel or start gassing it...
  15. 2003 6.0 Excursion power loss

    6.0 Motor problems
    I've got an issue here on this Excursion it is equipped with only a triple dog and a cold air intake. I have had this since it had 180k miles on it now has 245k on it been pretty flawless for most part 2 inj were put in back in may of this year on the pass side back 2 and I went ahead and had...
  16. Why is my f250 bouncing?

    6.0L Problems Forum
    I recently bought a 2005 f250 xlt. If I hit a bump when I am going down the highway my truck will start bouncing really bad. It is a really smooth ride other than that. I've read some forums about problems with shaking, but mine isn't shaking, it is bouncing up and down. It only has 113K...
  17. 1996 OBS Build Ideas Help!

    94-98 7.3L Performance Parts
    Well it's finally about time to start dumping money into my 1996 ECSB 2WD powerstroke. I'm probably gunna have about 3-5 grand to spend.. This is my first diesel truck and I just wanted some ideas and opinions on how I should build her up... Truck is all stock at the moment. Trans has no been...
  18. 2002 F350 4x4

    99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    Okay fellas, I'm new to the diesel community (sort of), I work for John Deere as a mechanic. I know a little about diesel engines, but know nothing as far as tuning. I have an 02 F350 single cab single rear wheel 4x4. Obviously has the 7.3 engine, and has around 200k miles on it. It's mostly a...
  19. buying rig: good option or keep looking?

    94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Hey all, im new here so if i do something wrong in these posts let me know. So im looking at getting my dream truck. 96 250 PSD 4x4 CC short bed SRW. THe truck has a pretty straight body on it with a noticeable dent on the drivers side rear door. 253k miles. Found the seller and he claims to...
  20. 07 Overheating Issues

    6.0 Motor problems
    Im a Diesel Tech for a private company, Ive recently had an 07 F550 had all "normal" issues. Six months ago I replaced the EGR cooler with Bulletproof's the oil cooler is a stock replacement also replaced the thermostat, 3 months ago the hard start when hot popped up no problem dummy plugs and...
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