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Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 Upgrades and Aftermarket   08-03-2019, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 76
Posted By DAH7
Do I have a Chip? Discovered paperwork in seat...

I have owned this truck for a year now, i'm the 3rd owner. I thought the truck was all stock, but I was cleaning it today and found a folder with some paperwork from the original owner. It was...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 Upgrades and Aftermarket   07-29-2019, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By DAH7
I just went through emissions last week and the...

I just went through emissions last week and the guy used a mirror to peek under the truck... I assumed he was looking to make sure I had a CAT on there... Are you thinking they just don't look? Or...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 Upgrades and Aftermarket   07-29-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By DAH7
Need bigger exhaust, but have to pass annual emissions test?

I am looking at an exhaust system as my next mod, hoping to help lower the egt's when towing through grades. I already have a 3' downpipe coming off the turbo, but I believe it just ties into the...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-25-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 252
Posted By DAH7
Am I CRAZY? Found a 2002 f250 7.3 with 370k miles?

As the title states, I have been looking for a newer 7.3 with 4 doors since the wife is beginning to demand a baby.

i have been looking for something around or under 150k miles. I would be...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-14-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
Thanks for the tip, I wasn't sure what the...

Thanks for the tip, I wasn't sure what the etiquette was for starting a new thread... Didn't know if that was frowned upon?
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-13-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
I am working on replacing my glow plugs right...

I am working on replacing my glow plugs right now, and the very last one that I tried to remove seems to be stuck. I was slowly unthreading it from the head, when I realized that the casing was...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-09-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
This forum is the best haha... such a wealth of...

This forum is the best haha... such a wealth of knowledge. I will certainly switch my motor oil on my next change. I'll probably run this stuff for 3k miles just so I don't waste the $70 in oil and...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-09-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
Thanks guys! I'm going to start ordering all of...

Thanks guys! I'm going to start ordering all of the parts I need to replace the glow plugs...

Seems like most people think its a good idea to replace all 8 glow plugs while your in there? and also...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-08-2019, 10:12 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
Thumbs up Finally got around to checking the Delo bottle......

Finally got around to checking the Delo bottle... it looks to be Delo 400 SDE... does that answer your question? it also says API CK-4/SN

Whatever all that means haha
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-02-2019, 11:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
Thanks Denny, i'll take all the hints and tips...

Thanks Denny, i'll take all the hints and tips you've got haha for some reason the thought of removing the valve covers and getting at the glow plugs seems daunting. I'll have to search around for a...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   07-02-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
Since it's looking like i'll need to replace my...

Since it's looking like i'll need to replace my glow plugs, I wanted to run one of these oil analysis to get a feel for what kind of shape the motor is in. I went with blackstone labs as a few people...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-15-2019, 10:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 96
Posted By DAH7
Considering replacing my 96 7.3 with this 2003 6.0 ???

I have my 96 7.3 supercab, but the wife wants to try and make babies this year and I'll need the crew cab soon enough. I use the 7.3 sparingly to tow the toy hauler and RZR to the dunes. Fully loaded...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   05-08-2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
I just ran the drop test as you suggested. With...

I just ran the drop test as you suggested. With the key on and the GPR activated, one multimeter probe on the 'always hot' lug and one on the 'power delivery to glow plugs' lug... Voltage reading was...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   05-07-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
ArcticDriver, My apologies! Let me clarify...

ArcticDriver,

My apologies! Let me clarify the "EGT pegged at 1200" statement, I should have explained that better. I was towing around 65 to 70 mph most the way, and it was not always pegged at...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   05-07-2019, 12:13 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
cold start issues

On to the next project... Chasing my cold start issues:

This last winter was my first since buying the truck. The previous owner warned me that it could get tough to start in colder temps, but...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   01-18-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By DAH7
Thanks for the info guys.. It just seemed like...

Thanks for the info guys.. It just seemed like such a good deal that I couldn't pass it up. I looked at the truck and it looks good and sounds great. He said he would take 8k, but I am starting to...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   01-18-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By DAH7
Rookie mistake! My apologies guys, the truck is a...

Rookie mistake! My apologies guys, the truck is a 2003 f350 4x4 CCLB.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   01-17-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 572
Posted By DAH7
Should I buy this 6.0?

I have my 96 7.3 supercab, but the wife wants to try and make babies this year and I'll need the crew cab soon enough. I use the 7.3 sparingly to tow the toy hauler and RZR to the dunes. Fully loaded...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   11-27-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By DAH7
Im sure the 6.7's are a huge upgrade in...

Im sure the 6.7's are a huge upgrade in technology most of all. Unfortunately, my wife and I are not in a position to step up to that truck at this stage in our lives. Out toy hauler weighs about 7k...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   11-27-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By DAH7
So whats the safest way to guide the auto trans...

So whats the safest way to guide the auto trans to shift when you want it to?

My truck has stock injectors and doesnt have any chip that I am aware of. I start to let out when my EGT's get to...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   11-27-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
https://www.powerstrokenation.com/forums/members/d...

https://www.powerstrokenation.com/forums/members/dah7-albums-96-f250-7-3-4x4-picture35669-gauges-day.jpg
I just got my gauges installed for our first road trip. We towed the Toy Hauler down to the...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   11-27-2018, 10:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By DAH7
Do you always run in OverDrive? I am new to...

Do you always run in OverDrive? I am new to towing and have never had a truck with OverDrive. I have no idea what this feature is for, or how to use it properly.

I never took the trans out of...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   11-26-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 966
Posted By DAH7
Questions about towing... OverDrive, Gauges, MPG's, possible upgrades?

https://www.powerstrokenation.com/forums/members/dah7-albums-96-f250-7-3-4x4-picture35657-truck-hauler1.jpg
The wife and I finally towed our first toy hauler to southern california (Glamis) this...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   11-07-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,104
Posted By DAH7
So I finally bought a trailer to haul with the...

So I finally bought a trailer to haul with the diesel.. We are really excited! Its a 28ft toy hauler and weighs about 5500lbs empty and about 7500lbs max when fully loaded.

The wife and I towed...
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 General   09-27-2018, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By DAH7
Need help identifying part: Leak at trans dipstick adapter tube?

I have looked everywhere for this replacement part... diagrams, write ups, forums, Trump tweets... No luck!

I've sprung a leak where the transmission fluid dipstick enters the case right above the...
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