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  1. Kimber1911
    11-25-2015 11:01 AM - permalink
    Kimber1911
    Hi, sorry it took so long to reply, I've been out of town.

    I don't know much about the glider kit trucks, other than to say they seem like a good $$ deal. I was looking into a glider truck for a business project, but that project never worked out.

    There are companies out there who can repower an existing truck, or they can order a new truck without an engine and repower it that way. All glider trucks have rebuilt engines, and you don't get many engine options.

    I found all my info by doing web searches and looking at trucks on truckpaper(?).com.

    Sorry I couldn't be more help.
  2. Fordlunatic
    11-22-2015 08:50 AM - permalink
    Fordlunatic
    Hey, Maryland dieselnick told me to contact you because you may be working with or have knowledge about glider kits. At some point (it may be a while!) I might look in that direction in order to find an end run around the whole emissions debacle.

    I now have an F550 spec'd heavy (19,500gvw) to haul over the road and although it has proved itself in the first 100K miles for sure I'm always looking at alternate plans trying to stay ahead of the curve so to speak. It is as big a truck as I need short of having a decent sleeper however this whole def/dpf issue is something that I want to keep ahead of. Other plans may include dropping the def/dpf once it completely fails.

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks in advance,
    Phil

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04-21-2019
11:11 PM - Kimber1911 quoted narmalee in post 7.3 powerstroke won,t start
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10:59 AM - roylll quoted Kimber1911 in post IPR Votage ?
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04-02-2019
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01-25-2019
12:02 PM - Kimber1911 quoted bluenavigator in post Fuel pump leaking badly
I had pulled the fuel pump couple ...
01-24-2019
08:23 AM - Kimber1911 quoted bluenavigator in post Suspected dirty injectors
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01-23-2019
11:25 PM - bluenavigator quoted Kimber1911 in post Suspected dirty injectors
Maybe the engine is running rou...
08:49 AM - GrumpyOldGoat quoted Kimber1911 in post Loss of Power, Need Advice
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01-22-2019
06:36 PM - Kimber1911 quoted rdriver in post 1996 F-250 Cranks/No start
P.S. The oil level in the HP...
06:04 PM - Kimber1911 quoted GrumpyOldGoat in post Loss of Power, Need Advice
A possibly related question. Woul...
05:57 PM - Kimber1911 quoted Bradshaw_david in post No fuel pressure
My lowest hose from my fuel bowl to...
12-06-2018
08:12 AM - Kimber1911 quoted MichaelPatrick in post '95 7.3L powerstroke cuts off
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08-17-2018
11:59 PM - Kimber1911 quoted okney1lz in post Died driving, no start, oil in filter housing?
I Still running a little rou...
06-01-2018
03:20 PM - Kimber1911 quoted rdel5547 in post What are the symptoms of a bad fuel pump?
was driving my truck when it ...
05-30-2018
09:22 AM - Kimber1911 quoted 79jasper in post Trouble Shoot No Start 7.3L
That's laziness on your part....
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Based on his original post, how...
07:46 AM - Kimber1911 quoted 79jasper in post Trouble Shoot No Start 7.3L
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05-22-2018
05:02 PM - Kimber1911 quoted AaronSEIA in post Dead 7.3L
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05-04-2018
01:23 PM - Kimber1911 quoted Steve83 in post '95 horn contact rings
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05-03-2018
01:34 PM - Kimber1911 quoted Steve83 in post '95 horn contact rings
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11-16-2017
10:06 AM - trahilaloid quoted Kimber1911 in post '95 and '96 PCM and IDM interchangeable?
A bad CPS can cause some strang...

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