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  1. 99-03 7.3L General Discussion
    2001 F450 crew cab with flat bed. Needing to lower my oil temp when hauling stock in the mountains. last time it was pretty warm, probably 80 Degrees outside. this trip includes two steep, long, passes. oil temp reached 249 by the time I would reach the summit. I've flushed the cooling system...
  2. 6.0 Motor problems
    My oil had turned to gel. Second time this has happened. First time I didn't believe the mechanics when they said the oil gelled up the engine and all the new injectors. 188k miles on the truck an have been running T6 plus Revx every oil change from 60k on the truck. This time I only had 800...
  3. Testing Forum
    So, if you get a prepaid $15 test kit.... you go to CAT and get a kit with envelope/tube/container/mailer for $15, and 3 days later I got an email with $175 (what fools charge for the same test, also performed by 4 year college grads who know nothing of engines, reviewed by someone who may have...
  4. General 6.7 Discussion (2011-2016)
    New to the forum, and although I have a lot of learning to do when it comes to navigating the site, I’m nearly positive I am the first, and possibly the only one, interested in doing something like this. Now to my question: My dad can turn the motor over in his 01 Ranger without the injectors...
  5. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    I have a 1999 f350 7.3 with 180k on it. The truck sat up for 11 years. I started it once In a while. I put a new belt fluids and tires etc on it to get ready for the trip. I took it on a few long trips to test it out before the cross country trip. Half way into my trip the truck started...
  6. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    Oil leak that looks to be coming from the top of the motor towards the rear on the passenger side from a cooler line. Seems like an odd place to run an oil cooler line, but thought I'd get some thoughts from everybody instead of beating my own head into the firewall... Thanks in advance
  7. General 6.4L Discussion
    Hey everyone, I purchased an 08 F250 6.4L a few months back and will be doing an oil change this weekend. I've done plenty of them on my other cars but seeing as this is the first one I'm doing on this truck I figured I'd ask a few questions. Reference info: I live in Oakland, CA. Weather...
  8. 6.0L Problems Forum
    So yesterday I was driving and lost power. Like it became hard to accelerate and the truck started chugging almost. Rpms were up a little high while it was doing this. The truck died shortly after doing this, truck won’t start back up, it’ll crank but no start. Just did an oil change the day...
  9. 6.4L Problems Forum
    alright in need of advice when at idle in neutral very very little white smoke if any when driving 70+ smoke can be seen coming out as i pull off highway LOTS of smoke pours out unless i shift to neutral it reduces almost completely not head gasket i replaced them. no rough idle, starts just...
  10. 94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Hey, I was thinking about doing my transmission service over this thanksgiving and was wondering which oil to use. my local store has Valvoline™ MaxLife™ Multi-Vehicle Automatic Transmission Fluid would it be fine to use this oil? also any tips and tricks would be appreciated with not getting...
  11. 94-98 7.3L General Powerstroke Discussion
    Good morning all! I am in the process of checking my oil pressure on my 95 7.3. Plugging my gauge into one of the ports by the valve covers, I'm getting about 6-650 psi at idle and when I floor it, it goes up to 2,500 psi for a few seconds and then drops to 1,500 psi. Is this normal? Thanks!
  12. General Diesel Discussion
    Greetings everyone! Let me preface this with I was a die hard "T6 or bust" guy for years... ever since I got my company trucks in 2010. For the sake of this thread and discussion, it’s a 6 truck fleet of all 6.0 Powerstrokes (four are 2006, two are 2007) and those of you in here who know how...
  13. 99-03 7.3L Powerstroke Problems
    Hi, Yesterday I noticed a significant amount of oil pooling on top of my transmission. There was also oil pooling in the engine valley and leaking down the back of my oil pan. Here's a photo of the oil pooling on the transmission. I cleaned off the oil from the engine valley, top of the...
  14. 6.0 Motor problems
    First off I'm new to the diesel world and I have a question or two. I broke down the the highway yesterday, but do have some sort of common sense. When I broke down there were no strange knocks, pings, smells or bumps. There were no fluids leaking out of any part of the vehicle that I could...
  15. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    My truck (2002 f250 superduty 4x4 7.3 turbo diesel 167000 miles) has been leaking oil since I bought it (from the front main seal and the turbo from what I was told). The leak from the turbo has gotten worse and worse and is now leaving a small puddle. I got it looked it a few weeks ago and was...
  16. 6.0L Performance Parts Discussion
    I installed a BPD Oil Bypass Filtration System on my 2004 F550 to do some oil testing. I thought that I would document the installation - at least to a small degree - for anyone undertaking in the future. First off - as with everything that I have seen from BPD - the components are well...
  17. 6.0 Motor problems
    I know the power steering is leaking but I can't figure out what could be causing a leak from the front that's soaking the oil pan and dripping on to the front axle. Thanks in advance for any recommendations/ideas. https://youtu.be/hQ-LCSlIi3s https://youtu.be/vnCUq_TRzyE
  18. Texas Members
    Biodiesel processing unit: turn used cooking oil (waste vegetable oil WVO) into diesel fuel with this reactor. Entire unit fits on a standard size pallet, great for garages. Never used, includes professionally designed processing unit (NEVER USED! $1800 value) & everything you need to get...
  19. 99-03 7.3 Motor Problems
    I have a 01 7.3 that when under moderate and up acceleration, particularly from a stop, the oil pressure gauge drops to zero. If i let off it goes back to normal. I know the "gauge" is either a yes or no rather than a gauge. I recently had the engine out to do oil seals, including the front...
  20. 6.0L Problems Forum
    So I have a 2005 f250 (6.0) and of course the oil cooler went bad and I noticed it early because of Oil in my coolant overflow tank. I had it bulletproofed, New oil cooler EGR cooler ... so on and so forth. The mechanic told me ahead of time that the one coolant flush wasn't gonna be enough to...
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