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Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-23-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By hdude
Did 20 miles at various speeds and acceleration....

Did 20 miles at various speeds and acceleration. After about 5 miles, truck stopped smoking except when I put the pedal to the metal and then just got a quick black puff. The engine hums when...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-22-2019, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
It's Alive Took a 40amp charger and 6...

It's Alive

Took a 40amp charger and 6 minutes of cranking. Sounds pretty and maybe a bit quieter. No smoke. I will probably road test tomorrow after I finish putting everything back.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-22-2019, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
I ordered 1 Injector from AutoNation @ $181 the...

I ordered 1 Injector from AutoNation @ $181 the taxes and shipping added $32 total $213 (Cores are 180 + Tax) Ordered Saturday, got Thur.
I ordered 1 Injector from Injector Direct @ $199. No...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-19-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
Pulled #8 because it was tested with a minor...

Pulled #8 because it was tested with a minor contribution error a couple years ago when I 1st got the truck. I notice that the #8 lower o-ring is all white, while the one I took out of #7 is...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-19-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
Number 7 cracked but intact. Lot of carbon in...

Number 7 cracked but intact. Lot of carbon in injector sleeve and body.

Compression Test
#7 375 #8 375
#5 375 #6 340
#3 380 #4 340
#1 375 #2 360

Standpipe & Dummy...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-17-2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By hdude
My bad. When I get my truck back together, I...

My bad. When I get my truck back together, I will be able to refer to my ScanGuage to find the PID that was able help diagnose the IPR being clogged and I will update my previous post.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-16-2019, 10:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 313
Posted By hdude
IIRC: IPR should be running at 85%. About 10...

IIRC: IPR should be running at 85%. About 10 miles driving (after I did a cooler relocation), my IPR valve screen clogged (limped home). Replaced the screen and the truck ran file.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-16-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 109
Posted By hdude
Priced like the 2006 I bought two years ago with...

Priced like the 2006 I bought two years ago with 200,000 miles on it. I've had to put in about $4000 in upgrades and repairs I handled myself. I understand that the 2003 early 2004 are the weakest...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-16-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By hdude
Don't try this at home.

Don't try this at home.

Using a drill where you cant' get close to straight and even tell what you've been destroying. As I mentioned, successfully drilled other ports with a dremel using a...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-15-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
Found a tip on removing the injector electrical -...

Found a tip on removing the injector electrical - use a 12 point 18mm (and not a 6pt like I 1st tried).
So far this project replace 1 or more injectors seems like a lot more work than when I...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-15-2019, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
Delays. The cheepie compression tester kit does...

Delays. The cheepie compression tester kit does not have an adapter for the 6.0. OTC has one, but only works with their gauge, so I bit the bullet and bought adapter and guage (total price of 1...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-14-2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By hdude
Got the last two out. They were actually easy...

Got the last two out. They were actually easy compared to what was on the driver's side. Buggered one of the ports (2nd one I drilled) but doesn't seem to be in the area that the o-ring sits. I...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-14-2019, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By hdude
Using 4" wood screws, I have been able to get the...

Using 4" wood screws, I have been able to get the plugs out of the drivers side. 2 plugs on the passengers side came out with 18ga wire. #1 & #3 broke and need to be drilled and screwed. ugg.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-14-2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By hdude
First thing I did when I started the tear down. ...

First thing I did when I started the tear down. Still not enough room. I have ordered a flex attachment for the dremmel, may be I can chew them out with it.
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-14-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By hdude
Unhappy GlowPlug Connector Hell -Boots frozen

Every connector in the drivers side (4) broke when trying to remove.The remainder of the rubber boot still in the engine frozen to metal. Can't pry them out. Got one out with some careful drilling,...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-13-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
Initial Testing

Got the AE test software and ran it. Has a P0281 - Cylinder 7 Contribution Failure.
Ran the test to deactivate each cylinder and when all but #7 was disabled, the power dropped. Nothing changed...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-10-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 560
Posted By hdude
Unhappy White & Black Smoke - Hope I didn't trash engine

Coming home from camping pulling a 4Klb trailer yesterday, all of a sudden started smoking black - mostly on acceleration or going over mountains. I was in the mountains, 100 miles from home or...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-16-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By hdude
Threw a 2284 DTC

After a few hundred miles, I got a CEL and DTCe was 2284. Researched the forums and found that this occurs quite often when a cooler or HPOP is changed out and the IPR screen gets clogged. Sure...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-11-2017, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By hdude
Back together

The truck is back together after 7 days of work. Started this project to replace a $2 o-ring on the EGR delete. Took 2 days to pull everything off the top to get manifold off. Another day to get...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-07-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By hdude
Looks like the previous owner did some work but...

Looks like the previous owner did some work but used a cheap gasket set (dorman?) and the o-ring definately was worn and somewhat tattered. The manifold inlet was also a bit crusted. The Ford o-ring...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-04-2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By hdude
Post Mortem - Went ahead and pulled the...

Post Mortem - Went ahead and pulled the manifold (about 6 hrs for a diesel virgin). Yep it was the J-tube o-ring letting coolant by (bye). Worn. Also the manifold not smooth where the delete went...
Forum: 6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-23-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By hdude
Thumbs down Flushed Coolant System - Now have possible EGR delete leak

I am new to the forum as well as 6.0 Diesels. Just bought at 2006 F350 (w200Kmiles) and working through the issues. Changed the oil and flushed to coolant system (Restore & Restore + following...
Forum: New Member Introductions & Forum Assistance   07-11-2017, 10:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 263
Posted By hdude
New Member

While searching for an affordable truck (F150) to replace my 2000 F150 XL (v6) I was on a used car dealers lot. The car I wanted to review was sold. I turned around and there she was. A black...
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