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Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   Today, 09:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 263
Posted By ArcticDriver
Big Horn, I think Ford u-joints lacked zerks...

Big Horn,
I think Ford u-joints lacked zerks for that era.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   Today, 08:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,140
Posted By ArcticDriver
Id laugh too since theres nothing to honor....

Id laugh too since theres nothing to honor. That's an information bulletin, not a recall. They don't offer anything on it and simply state an issue. Clearly says at the bottom its information only....
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   Today, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,062
Posted By ArcticDriver
INFRNL, The UV clouds up headlight housings...

INFRNL,
The UV clouds up headlight housings very bad here.
I replaced my first trucks headlights using genuine Ford from White Bear Lake. I replaced my current trucks housings with aftermarket (TYC...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   Yesterday, 02:04 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,140
Posted By ArcticDriver
Here is a TSB that indicates Ford was aware of...

Here is a TSB that indicates Ford was aware of the problem and a list of parts:

https://www.thedieselstop.com/faq/9497faq/tsb/tsb/files/002404.pdf

They thought it was pretty funny when I asked...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-19-2019, 09:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,988
Posted By ArcticDriver
For a year I have thrown “P1876 Transfer Case 2WD...

For a year I have thrown “P1876 Transfer Case 2WD Solenoid Circuit Failure“ but the SOF Transfer Case continued to work...until today.

I have not gotten under it yet but I get the feeling that...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-19-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,140
Posted By ArcticDriver
I did not assert that a new motorcraft cooler had...

I did not assert that a new motorcraft cooler had debis in it.[/QUOTE]

Nor did you specify it was NOT a Motorcraft cooler.
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   07-19-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By ArcticDriver
I need the bottom. Do you recall how much...

I need the bottom.

Do you recall how much you were quoted?
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-18-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,140
Posted By ArcticDriver
You have to buy more than just a radiator. You...

You have to buy more than just a radiator. You have to buy the lines as well.

Are you towing?

I had a 2000 7.3 and I only had the stock OTA radiator. According to my ScanGuage I never even came...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-18-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By ArcticDriver
An additional lube point are the brake caliper...

An additional lube point are the brake caliper slide pins and these need a silicone based grease such as Syl-Glide.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions   07-17-2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 7
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Views: 89
Posted By ArcticDriver
Haha. I must really be getting to be an old...

Haha.

I must really be getting to be an old man when I start voicing thoughts like:

“These damn kids today!”
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   07-17-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By ArcticDriver
Great topic. I need to do the same.

Great topic.
I need to do the same.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-17-2019, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 67
Posted By ArcticDriver
It depends on what parts have been replaced as it...

It depends on what parts have been replaced as it was common for Ford to use “Lifetime” greased u-joints, etc.. Part of the reasoning is that owners would neglect to grease and parts would wear...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-17-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 187
Posted By ArcticDriver
I use Valvoline MaxLife ATF in the dark red jug...

I use Valvoline MaxLife ATF in the dark red jug in my 4R100. It is synthetic. I have not had issues.

Although, I would recommend Mobil-1 ATF in the power steering unit.

EDIT:
MaxLife is not...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-17-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,140
Posted By ArcticDriver
I find it surprising that a new Motorcraft cooler...

I find it surprising that a new Motorcraft cooler should have a problem with debris remaining from manufacture. Possibly your experience was quite rare. What was the actual debris material?
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-16-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 153
Posted By ArcticDriver
If the same factory airbox is used then the...

If the same factory airbox is used then the equation is:
Better filtering = more restrictive.
Less restrictive = poorer filtration.

Individual preference on priority.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-16-2019, 08:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,140
Posted By ArcticDriver
If you choose to install one of these inline...

If you choose to install one of these inline filters then you are correct that you need to follow a maintenance schedule for replacement.

You are probably lucky the used cooler deal fell through....
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions   07-16-2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
  COAL
Views: 89
Posted By ArcticDriver
The only petrol vehicles that smoke equally as...

The only petrol vehicles that smoke equally as much are all those with occupants exercising their marijuana rights...Lol
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions   07-16-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
  COAL
Views: 89
Posted By ArcticDriver
The fad of rollin’ coal has skyrocketed in the...

The fad of rollin’ coal has skyrocketed in the Front Range of CO this summer. I pulled up to one of these brain cell challenged types about 1/4 mile after he spewed atleast 10 cars and he had a GoPro...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-14-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 107
Posted By ArcticDriver
+1 on new Motorcraft/IH CPS. Its a $35 part...

+1 on new Motorcraft/IH CPS.

Its a $35 part and saves customer from having to get towed or drive back to your shop later.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-14-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,916
Posted By ArcticDriver
I would start a new thread at some point since...

I would start a new thread at some point since this is getting stretched out over a year.

If I was in your spot then I would do whatever is necessary to remove and replace that broken GP.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-12-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 353
Posted By ArcticDriver
It would depend on how many days you return to...

It would depend on how many days you return to your truck after a very cold winter camping trip whether its cost effective.

The rest of the mornings you could just plug in the block heater.

One...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-12-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 353
Posted By ArcticDriver
RedLance. That is quite a heater unit. I...

RedLance.
That is quite a heater unit.

I wonder where a good location would be under the hood?

I would be inclined to purchase the Honda generator since it can be used for multiple tasks and...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, Brakes, and Suspension   07-11-2019, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 185
Posted By ArcticDriver
https://agscompany.com/product/sil-glyde-silicone-...

https://agscompany.com/product/sil-glyde-silicone-lubricant-tube-4-oz/

I use Syl-Glide.
NAPA sells the same under their label.

Its Silicone based.
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-08-2019, 07:56 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,916
Posted By ArcticDriver
https://cglapps.chevron.com/sdspds/PDSDetailPage.a...

https://cglapps.chevron.com/sdspds/PDSDetailPage.aspx?docDataId=481951&docFormat=PDF

“Delo 400 SDE SAE 15W-40 with
ISOSYN Advanced Technology is
a super premium quality
conventional engine oil...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-08-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 353
Posted By ArcticDriver
If I just got finished with a winter camping trip...

If I just got finished with a winter camping trip away from civilization, I would sure want to be confident my truck is going to start also.

I think you are on the right track with a small gas...
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