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Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   01-10-2019, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
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Posted By Xeonpony
12v is the most fire prone voltage, add the fact...

12v is the most fire prone voltage, add the fact it is DC.

Grounds need to be clean, tight and well secured from becoming lose.

So start from there, check the wiring run from the starter to...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   01-06-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,224
Posted By Xeonpony
speaking in engineering terms wind chill is a...

speaking in engineering terms wind chill is a fake number, you can not get below ambient on a dry surface no matter how much wind you have, I would wager that to which they are referring, but wind...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   12-24-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,320
Posted By Xeonpony
Just fabricate one with 3/8 break line, use a...

Just fabricate one with 3/8 break line, use a bender to get nice clean bends.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   12-03-2018, 06:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Xeonpony
plugged filter + possibly water in fuel, depends...

plugged filter + possibly water in fuel, depends on what light

These trucks need LOTs of juice on start up, even on the charger doesn't mean they will be healthy enough to start, so use the boost...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   12-02-2018, 03:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 864
Posted By Xeonpony
deep socket 1/4inch with a cv joint, and some...

deep socket 1/4inch with a cv joint, and some flexing and contortionist work
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   11-11-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,642
Posted By Xeonpony
just a warning, that issue will be them swelling...

just a warning, that issue will be them swelling and breaking off into your cylinder or seizing in the hole.

there is a reason we all warn you to get rid of them asap, but may luck be on your...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   11-11-2018, 09:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 733
Posted By Xeonpony
thinking isn't the same as knowing. Test the glow...

thinking isn't the same as knowing. Test the glow plugs and let us know, then we can move forward.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   11-10-2018, 04:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Xeonpony
Actually air is used in some cases as a...

Actually air is used in some cases as a refrigerant as is CO2, known as supercritical refrigerant cycle, then we have R290 (propane) that beats the crap out of R22 in over all cycle efficiency,...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   11-10-2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By Xeonpony
These are what is called a critical charge...

These are what is called a critical charge system, please note the word critical there!

Step 1 - Clean coils, ensure condenser is clean, and evaporator is clean.

Step 2 - recover all gas in...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   11-10-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,642
Posted By Xeonpony
for the love of idi's and sanity throw those...

for the love of idi's and sanity throw those autolites in the garbage where they belong!

pute in the above mentioned!, then make sure the connections and grounds are all clean, we're talking close...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   10-11-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,402
Posted By Xeonpony
I used blue bullet connectors, females, and they...

I used blue bullet connectors, females, and they been working great since 2013 and still are.
Forum: News, Comments, Site Help and Suggestions   06-23-2016, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By Xeonpony
Site was hacked probably Yes it is real ...

Site was hacked probably

Yes it is real

Just make a new complex pass word, write it in an email and send it to your self so you don't lose it.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   06-18-2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,647
Posted By Xeonpony
Yes the the capacitance meters can give very...

Yes the the capacitance meters can give very accurate capacity info, what they do not do is filter out the weak batteries, what I like about the old style load testers is they will finnish off a...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-25-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 807
Posted By Xeonpony
Ensure the grounds are clean and torqued for good...

Ensure the grounds are clean and torqued for good conductance.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-25-2016, 12:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,384
Posted By Xeonpony
That is your Vehicle speed sensor for the ABS...

That is your Vehicle speed sensor for the ABS system, the IDIs where not that fancy, but you can install kits if my research has lead me to the right conclusion.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-19-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,023
Posted By Xeonpony
Useless till it gets cold out!

Useless till it gets cold out!
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-17-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,023
Posted By Xeonpony
High quality lubricant and some force does wonders

High quality lubricant and some force does wonders
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-15-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,825
Posted By Xeonpony
Some oil field rigs use the air shut off system....

Some oil field rigs use the air shut off system. I want to replace the fuel shut off solenoid with a hand pulled system, ie manual fuel shut off system.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-11-2016, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By Xeonpony
Glow plugs are a consumable, they get weak over...

Glow plugs are a consumable, they get weak over time, Hens why they use a controller! To minimize the burn time to reduce the wear and tear on the GPs to give max life with good performance.

By...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-11-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,211
Posted By Xeonpony
odds are leaking valve cover gaskets! for the oil...

odds are leaking valve cover gaskets! for the oil around the head area, Oil in coolant or the revers would be an indicator of a head issue far as leakage goes, As said check blow by, do a compression...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-11-2016, 11:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,018
Posted By Xeonpony
Connect a ground line on the alt its self, run it...

Connect a ground line on the alt its self, run it to the reg, then to the battery negative!

I did that and it was a vast improvement in voltage regulation!
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-04-2016, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By Xeonpony
Check your glow plugs, rigging it manual odds are...

Check your glow plugs, rigging it manual odds are ya cooked a few of them.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-04-2016, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,236
Posted By Xeonpony
Check your returns too that was a big part of my...

Check your returns too that was a big part of my problem, All so the metal fuel line is a pita to keep patched! I have quite allot of probs on mine there too.
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   04-02-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,141
Posted By Xeonpony
Be a man and suck it! Diesel don't taste half as...

Be a man and suck it! Diesel don't taste half as bad as gass!
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   03-31-2016, 10:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,142
Posted By Xeonpony
All so on those servos, if it is stiff pop it...

All so on those servos, if it is stiff pop it open and clean out the gear train and then put in some high quality low viscosity grease in there and it aut to buy you another 20+ years out of it I had...
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