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Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-13-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By JJEdwards
Could be because I haven't towed my 8000 lb...

Could be because I haven't towed my 8000 lb camper since the last oil change. I still do remember the oil turning black before I towed the last two times however.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-12-2019, 06:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By JJEdwards
Thumbs up!

Thumbs up!
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-12-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By JJEdwards
I have to apologize for starting an oil thread. ...

I have to apologize for starting an oil thread. LOL :)
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-11-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By JJEdwards
I'm not really concerned about it, just wondering...

I'm not really concerned about it, just wondering honestly.

What I've heard from many others is that there oil turns black after the first drive including myself with the first two changes. "If...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-11-2019, 02:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By JJEdwards
Could be. So, i've owned this truck for 18...

Could be. So, i've owned this truck for 18 months, did an oil change immediately when I picked it up and 2 since every 5000 miles. First 2 with T6 5w and third with 15w. The first change I added...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-09-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 247
Posted By JJEdwards
T6 15w-40 not cleaning?

Just got a question for those of you that have been running the new T6 15w...I have a 1000 miles on this oil since last oil change and it still looks like new. All my previous oil changes with T6 5w...
Forum: 1999-2007 General Questions   08-07-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 102
Posted By JJEdwards
Although not universal, the chart below is a what...

Although not universal, the chart below is a what I use and it has produced great results on my 2000. The refrigerant quantity should be listed on a sticker under the hood.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   08-01-2019, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 105
Posted By JJEdwards
It sounds like it could also be turbo surge which...

It sounds like it could also be turbo surge which can be fixed with a new compressor wheel. Does it also happen under load/towing, not just WOT?
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 Upgrades and Aftermarket   07-29-2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By JJEdwards
Not sure what they're looking for. I have a lift...

Not sure what they're looking for. I have a lift so it's easy to see everything under my truck. They hook up the exhaust baffle to my straight pipe every time
Forum: Power Strokes 1994-1997 Upgrades and Aftermarket   07-29-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 104
Posted By JJEdwards
I pass emissions every time with my 5" straight...

I pass emissions every time with my 5" straight pipe here in AZ.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-25-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 263
Posted By JJEdwards
For the price range you're willing to pay you...

For the price range you're willing to pay you could get a 99-03 7.3 pretty close to perfect with less than 200k. Including new leather interior, carpet, etc. You have to search your ass off though....
Forum: New Member Introductions & Forum Assistance   07-20-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
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Posted By JJEdwards
11 psi of boost? 11 psi of what exactly will be...

11 psi of boost? 11 psi of what exactly will be needed in order to help you out further.
Forum: Off-Topic Discussions   07-17-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 11
  COAL
Views: 207
Posted By JJEdwards
Thank god i haven't seen it here yet. These...

Thank god i haven't seen it here yet. These idiots are giving diesels a bad name. My last 7.3 which was stolen had a hydra installed at purchase and had a tune uploaded called "smoke show". ...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-03-2019, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By JJEdwards
So maybe i have a little fuel from the bowl...

So maybe i have a little fuel from the bowl dripping into the valley and washing away any remaining oil spilled from my turbo rebuild and re-seal. That would make sense with the added pressure. I...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-03-2019, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By JJEdwards
Thanks. Yah, I was thinking most likely scenario...

Thanks. Yah, I was thinking most likely scenario would be an odd coincidence. I was thinking about this after I posted...I also just put in the Eithysixd fuel pressure spring this last weekend. ...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   07-02-2019, 11:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 178
Posted By JJEdwards
Oil leak after switching to T6 15w-40

So I thought I would try out the new Rotella T6 15w-40 since I live in the lower desert and don't have to worry about cold weather starts. Changed the oil this last weekend and now I'm seeing oil in...
Forum: '99 & up Upgrades and Aftermarket - 7.3L Engine   06-29-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 269
Posted By JJEdwards
I installed the Derale pan last year. From my...

I installed the Derale pan last year. From my experience it's worth it. last week I went up to Sedona (the high country) and pushed it hard in 100*+ temps and never saw Trans temps above 190*. I...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   06-26-2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 692
Posted By JJEdwards
Agreed! And thanks to all the comments, I went...

Agreed! And thanks to all the comments, I went ahead and ordered a fumoto. Great timing too...I was planning on changing the oil this weekend and it's in the mail today!
Forum: '99 & up Upgrades and Aftermarket - 7.3L Engine   05-11-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By JJEdwards
Very noticeable difference! I had surge under...

Very noticeable difference! I had surge under load between 15 and 20 psi and now it is completely eliminated. I put in the Riffraff billet wheel ($179.00 US) and am very happy with it. Performs...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   05-09-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 597
Posted By JJEdwards
Only two settings on the knob that the compressor...

Only two settings on the knob that the compressor does not engage are OFF and FLOOR.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   04-16-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 403
Posted By JJEdwards
The T6 15/40 was just recently introduced by...

The T6 15/40 was just recently introduced by Shell and is now available in some areas. 5/40 is better for cold weather starts.
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   03-31-2019, 12:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,342
Posted By JJEdwards
Do you have an exhaust brake installed? If not...

Do you have an exhaust brake installed? If not and don't plan on installing one in the future, do an EBPV delete. You can do this in your spare time in a day or weekends time so you don't have to...
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   03-31-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 459
Posted By JJEdwards
Got it all back together couple days ago and...

Got it all back together couple days ago and everything went great. The up-pipes weren't bent and the turbo and new pedestal went on relatively easy. The up-pipe pin alignment is truly a PITA like...
Forum: '99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain   03-31-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 554
Posted By JJEdwards
I just did a turbo rebuild myself with new...

I just did a turbo rebuild myself with new Riffraff wheel. My pedestal was deleted like yours so switched that out to a non-EBPV from Riffraff. I too didn't have any problems before except some...
Forum: 1999-2007 Upgrades and Aftermarket - General   03-30-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,985
Posted By JJEdwards
I bet you're itchen to get your truck back by...

I bet you're itchen to get your truck back by know, LOL. Nice lookin' work!
Jared
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