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Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   08-19-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By packnrat
Post wireing

wanting to install aux lights on my truck. but do not want to cut/splice into the factory wires.
what i am trying to do is a power feed to a relay, to get its supple for the lights right off the...
Forum: 7.3L IDI Diesels (Not Power Strokes)   08-19-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 32,533
Posted By packnrat
ok talk here is a rear mounted tank. i would...

ok talk here is a rear mounted tank.

i would rather do a true duel tank aka one on each side of the truck.
is there a tank that would fit on the rt side of the drive shaft? as spacing looks...
Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   04-21-2014, 11:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,634
Posted By packnrat
Post thanks to a bunch of harley owners there are now...

thanks to a bunch of harley owners there are now noise restrictions in some towns. and as of this or next year state wide...for all moto bikes.
yes my bike does not have a factory exhaust but is not...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   04-21-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,550
Posted By packnrat
Post much cheaper and far less hassles to just pay the...

much cheaper and far less hassles to just pay the tax at the pump.
even if the motor can burn untaxed fuel.

never even try to mess with the IRS....


maybe we should send the irs to go get all...
Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   04-20-2014, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,394
Posted By packnrat
Post is there a aftermarket oil pan that drains the...

is there a aftermarket oil pan that drains the oil from the side not out the bottom of the pan? :sick:



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Forum: Upgrades and Aftermarket - 6.0L Engine   04-20-2014, 03:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,634
Posted By packnrat
Post why do people have to make so much noise for no...

why do people have to make so much noise for no reason.
we have new laws restricting what we can do case some just want to be a pain in everybody's arse and ears. :nono:

try to live in a way...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   04-20-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 12,550
Posted By packnrat
Smile real easy to know how to work it out. if...

real easy to know how to work it out.

if your truck has street legal plates on it then ALL fuel must be taxed fuel.

farm tractors, and "other" equipment. can run the non taxed fuel.

so far...
Forum: Off-Road Discussions   12-26-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,638
Posted By packnrat
Post a bit late but fod future needs here is a site...

a bit late but fod future needs here is a site showing most used diffs covers and axle id charts.
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Forum: Towing and Hauling   12-23-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 16,342
Posted By packnrat
Post no scales in our future. at least the built up...

no scales in our future. at least the built up ones on our freeways.
the chp has way too many trucks now, they do not want buses, if they were to add RV's to the mix it would be a cluster at the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   12-22-2013, 06:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 33,857
Posted By packnrat
Post very easy to change out the bearings in a diff. ...

very easy to change out the bearings in a diff.

just take the truck down to a rear-end shop. NOT the dealer.

plunk down your cc. and weep😤

also take this time to add a locking diff,
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Forum: Other Technical Questions   12-22-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By packnrat
Smile my truck is a 2006 F250 4X4. stock hight. ...

my truck is a 2006 F250 4X4.
stock hight.

ok then by all rights should hold up,---as long as the "hardware" is in correct and working shape.
but to be on the safe side i will look into building...
Forum: Other Technical Questions   12-21-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,096
Posted By packnrat
Question tail gates?

how much weight can a stock tail gate support?

object is loading and unloading motobikes, can most any stock tailgate support the full weight of a sports bike, not talking about a two stroke off...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   10-09-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By packnrat
Smile yes everything is in working order, tow-haul...

yes everything is in working order,
tow-haul mode worked great, held the truck and trailer great going down a very steep grade.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   10-09-2013, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By packnrat
Smile sorry i do not have the rpm number, ground was...

sorry i do not have the rpm number,
ground was soft dirt about 5500 feet in the sierras, slight moisture content very low dust, but not wet.

front tires sunk in a 1/2 inch,
25 ft fifth wheel...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   10-08-2013, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By packnrat
Smile bunk. to day while trying to leave camp the...

bunk.

to day while trying to leave camp the truck would just not move.
plenty of rpms.

just the stall would not lock up.

yes i had a rv trailer hooked up
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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   10-08-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,050
Posted By packnrat
Post torque converter

how can one make the torque converter hook up better?

not tire spinning, just where the motor is not loading up and truck and trailer not moving.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-29-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 874
Posted By packnrat
Smile best differential is the "ARB" air locker. is...

best differential is the "ARB" air locker.
is a limited diff till air is applied then it is a spool.
second best is the Detroit locker, never fails no mater how hard you abuse it.
but anything...
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions   09-28-2013, 11:57 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 898
Posted By packnrat
Post lawyer up

i need help just a couple questions for a Contract lawyer.

this Ca law, in dealing with the dealer that sold me a used truck.
they want more cash out of me. X number if months after the deal has...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   09-03-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,509
Posted By packnrat
Post as for using tap or bottled distilled water. do...

as for using tap or bottled distilled water.
do you have hard or soft water at home?
how does your soaps lather up?
how soft is your wife-girl friends hair?
hard water = bad hair days all the...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-31-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,539
Posted By packnrat
Post sad but not just wally world. had sears do a...

sad but not just wally world.
had sears do a front end alignment on my jeep (just needed the print out to fix the caster/camber) but because the steering wheel was not true with the wheels/gear box...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-24-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,525
Posted By packnrat
Post some commercial -pre computers- rig owners would...

some commercial -pre computers- rig owners would dump some gasoline in there tanks to help keep it from frezzing in the cold north.

but here we are talking Five gallons gas mixed into a 100 -200...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-23-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By packnrat
Smile ok i knew about a "cam" sensor. now i know...

ok i knew about a "cam" sensor.
now i know about a "crank" sensor.
will go get both.
after reading looks like i am in for some fun.
big fat arthritic hands and fingers. and then the cc&r's...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-23-2013, 01:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By packnrat
Smile i am known as one who can get better mileage out...

i am known as one who can get better mileage out of most any car/truck than even the owner can :-)
i am cheep so must get better mpg. best out of a 7.3 was 25 (open rd freeway).

ok i am not up on...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-22-2013, 12:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,174
Posted By packnrat
Smile fuel mileage

well now that the trip is over.
the mpg for my truck was great. mostly 18 - 19 mpg.
but the last leg i got 22+ miles per gallon.

2006 6.0 auto 4X4, quad cab short bed (mty) stock other wise....
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-20-2013, 07:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,300
Posted By packnrat
not sure about what the probe says about the...

not sure about what the probe says about the filter,
but at the price it is going to have to wait any how.

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