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Forum: New Member Introductions & Forum Assistance   01-29-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By capt205
Thanks, just did with my user name capt205 since...

Thanks, just did with my user name capt205 since 2000, and the 4 possible email addresses I have had since then.
Forum: New Member Introductions & Forum Assistance   01-28-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 290
Posted By capt205
trouble logging in

Entered my original user name (capt205), but couldn't remember my password.
System doesn't recognize my email, so I cant reset password.
So I created a new user name to be able to get on to...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-28-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 325
Posted By capt205
ABS issues

Long story...

2003 F350 7.3 with 4 wheel ABS

About 3 years ago, I noticed a strange sound like a pump kicking on, and slight brake pedal feel when slowly stopping at a stop sign or light. It...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   01-11-2014, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,085
Posted By capt205
Took me about 2 hours in the driveway. Got...

Took me about 2 hours in the driveway.

Got parts here: Genuine Ford Oil Cooler Repair Kit with 2 Genuine Ford gaskets and 4 o-rings for the Ford 7.3 Diesel...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   01-06-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,304
Posted By capt205
Been using the 3.5 ton "Big Red" from Sam's Club,...

Been using the 3.5 ton "Big Red" from Sam's Club, got it for about $75.00

Has no problem lifting my truck. I'm sure its built in China, but these days, unless you want to spend $300 or more...good...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-15-2013, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 37,507
Posted By capt205
I tow a 14,000lb TH with my signature truck....

I tow a 14,000lb TH with my signature truck. Based on info gathered here from a few respected members, I went with OEM Blue Box rotors and calipers, and Performance Friction Carbon Metallic pads.
...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-15-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,556
Posted By capt205
http://www.dieselorings.com/1999-2003-ford-7-3l/en...

http://www.dieselorings.com/1999-2003-ford-7-3l/engine-o-rings-and-plug-gaskets/8-004-ccv-o-rings.html
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-15-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,828
Posted By capt205
This...It fixed mine.

This...It fixed mine.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   02-25-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,974
Posted By capt205
I just installed these...

I just installed these (http://www.dieselorings.com/1999-2003-ford-7-3l/engine-o-rings-and-plug-gaskets/8-004-ccv-o-rings.html) on mine, fair price and good guy to deal with. I have purchased the IH...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   02-25-2013, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,248
Posted By capt205
Just did the O-rings...

Just did the O-rings (http://www.dieselorings.com/1999-2003-ford-7-3l/cooling-system/oil-cooler-o-ring-and-gasket-set-late-94-03.html) on mine this past weekend as well. Drained both the coolant and...
Forum: '99 & up Upgrades and Aftermarket - 7.3L Engine   02-01-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,767
Posted By capt205
I have Fabtech bars on mine...same basic setup as...

I have Fabtech bars on mine...same basic setup as yours. Also tow heavy 5th and GN. The Fabtech bars have a design that allows the bar to move fore and aft when the bed squats down.
...
Forum: Towing and Hauling   12-15-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 30,697
Posted By capt205
I re-geared a few years ago, based on Smokies...

I re-geared a few years ago, based on Smokies advise. Running 35x12.50x16.5 BFG's, and had stock 3.73's. Same issues, always searching for the right gear and rpm while towing my trailers. Re-geared...
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   08-24-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 20,735
Posted By capt205
I went with the Seatshop to replace the leather...

I went with the Seatshop to replace the leather on my 2003 Lariat (driver seat), perfect factory match, and they have a great tutorial video for the self installer.

I also have the Marathon seat...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   08-24-2012, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,912
Posted By capt205
I had 3.73's with 35" tires and towed 13,000lbs....

I had 3.73's with 35" tires and towed 13,000lbs. I decided to re-gear, went with 4.10's which put me back to stock performance 2100 @71mph and good all around performance.

I don't tow that weight...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   06-26-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,147
Posted By capt205
Get these... Torklift STABLE LOAD Super...

Get these...

Torklift STABLE LOAD Super Springs Reinforcement | eBay...
Forum: Towing and Hauling   05-22-2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 31,688
Posted By capt205
Pulling the 13,500lb TH in my sig. I have the...

Pulling the 13,500lb TH in my sig. I have the Firestones, on board compressor and tank plumbed to the bags and PacBrake, a dual needle guage to moniter tank pressure, and bag pressure, and a ...
Forum: Towing and Hauling   05-22-2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,142
Posted By capt205
I removed the grille, fashioned up some mounting...

I removed the grille, fashioned up some mounting tabs, and mounted the cooler just above the top of the bumper, centered, directly behind the grille, in front of the condenser and radiator. Replace...
Forum: '99 & up Upgrades and Aftermarket - 7.3L Engine   05-02-2012, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,465
Posted By capt205
Did you get a cost estimate? How much?

Did you get a cost estimate? How much?
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   05-02-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,708
Posted By capt205
So...did the shim kit fix it?

So...did the shim kit fix it?
Forum: Towing and Hauling   05-02-2012, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,142
Posted By capt205
I have the Tru Cool Max on my 2003 7.3, pulling a...

I have the Tru Cool Max on my 2003 7.3, pulling a 13,500lb toy hauler in FL heat, ISSPRO guage is usually between 180 and 200 tops. Many times its around 100 plus ambient outside temp.

I just...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   04-13-2012, 10:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,960
Posted By capt205
Pro Comp Stage II 4" lift on mine since about 200...

Pro Comp Stage II 4" lift on mine since about 200 miles on the odometer in 2002. Now have 185,000 and no issues with the lift. I did buy new shocks about 2 years ago, the ones I got with the lift...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   04-11-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 13,708
Posted By capt205
YES...2nd opinion! Check clutch air gap, and...

YES...2nd opinion!

Check clutch air gap, and also check pressure switch and plug assy on compressor.

I had symptoms like yours, these were the only things I could find the were not working...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain FAQ   04-10-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 488,329
Posted By capt205
Did mine this past Sunday, per the instructions,...

Did mine this past Sunday, per the instructions, and with a filter change. Used the Mobil 1 Synthetic. With the wife in the cab, and me doing the rest...start to finish was about an hour.

Very...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   03-27-2012, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 22,171
Posted By capt205
I live in Tampa, and had the same issues. I...

I live in Tampa, and had the same issues. I checked the clutch gap, then did the fix, no problems now. All I did was remove the spacer, and the clearence was right back at spec.

SpringerPop's...
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   10-06-2011, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,286
Posted By capt205
Or find someone who wants to go from SRW to DRW,...

Or find someone who wants to go from SRW to DRW, and swap parts.
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