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  1. Thirsty first start '85 f250 6.9 IDI

    6.9L IDI Diesels (Not Powerstrokes) 1983-1987
    Only 1st start of the day, I have to dump a cup of diesel in the intake to get it started. I was using starting fluid, but was told its harmful. So I tried straight diesel and it worked! It starts fine after that, unless it sits for more than a couple hours. So, which component is losing...
  2. Thirsty 1st start

    6.9L IDI Diesels (Not Powerstrokes) 1983-1987
    Only 1st start of the day, I have to dump a cup of diesel in the intake to get it started. I was using starting fluid, but was told its harmful. So I tried straight diesel and it worked! It starts fine after that, unless it sits for more than a couple hours. So, which component is losing...
  3. 6.0 hard start cold

    6.0L Power Stroke Engine and Drivetrain
    I’m new to this forum stuff, but I have a 04 6.0 powerstroke. The truck has a hard start after it sits for about 5 hours or more the truck fires off almost right away when starting to crank it, but as soon as it fires once it dies and I have to sycle the key and crank again the truck will do...
  4. New life in old truck

    99 & up 7.3L Power Stroke Engine & Drivetrain
    I have a 03 f350 cc 2wd lb 7.3l with 300,324 miles on it. She was having a hard time starting but after warmed up she was good , well ok. Then I started loosing power and then came the miss at 2k rpm. So I ordered full force diesel stage 1 180cc single shot with stock nozzles. Also with the...
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