icanfixall
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icanfixall

Official GMM hand model, from West coast

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    1. Whisp
      Whisp
    2. Zephyr
      Zephyr
      I saw in a past thread that you had extra stock of the IDI valley pan drain plugs located near the turbo grommet. Do you still have any, if so what is the cost? I am working on one that has had a brass plug to replace the correct plug.

      Secondly are you still doing timing meter rental?

      Thanks!
    3. BajaJeeper
      BajaJeeper
      Hey there, I'm back. did you miss me? I sold my old idi back in 08. I'm considering buying a 05 6.0 and trying to do some research on it. So far they look quite intimidating and expensive to maintain.
    4. Caleb Spencer
      Caleb Spencer
      Hello sir! I’m was reading from 2015 I’ve got a 1988 7.3 looking for the vrv was wondering if you possibly still had one? Thank you!
    5. Zephyr
      Zephyr
      Hi, I'm just checking to see if you have had any luck fixing timing meters. I'm looking for one to set my timing in Colorado. I did see a few shops in the timing registry thread. Thanks, Curt
    6. Pork_Chop50
      Pork_Chop50
      What brand/type of timing meters do you have for the "rental fleet"? There is a tool sale coming up and if I can get a decent timing meter reasonable I will be purchasing.
    7. Macrobb
      Macrobb
      Hey, you asked me to PM you about connecting rods. I created a 'conversation' with you... is that what you do on this forum to PM someone?
    8. Mr Clickety Clackety
      Mr Clickety Clackety
      How do I send a private message? Pm
    9. thendrix
      thendrix
      Ok thanks for the reply
    10. thendrix
      thendrix
      I'm looking for info on your thinking meter rental program.
      1. icanfixall
        icanfixall
        Sadlt all my meters have broken. I will not be able to rent any meters till I have them fixed. When that happens I will post so everyone knows I'm renting once again.Very sorry this has happened too. I will be sending out 4 meters for repairs very soon so I will have at least one meter available. Gary
        Feb 28, 2017
    11. notenuftime
      notenuftime
      Hello I am interested in timing rental I still need to dial in my baby moose. Never have timed before how easy is it for a novice to do with your set up, let me know what ya think. thanks.
    12. Austinfee
      Austinfee
      Hello,
      I saw a post of yours from a while ago about a broken flex plate shim . Like you said, I can't find one anywhere . My truck has been off the road for a month and its my only vehicle! Is there any chance you still have one laying around.
      Thanks in advance
      Austin
    13. BBB
      BBB
      hello go by BBB new to oilburners forum read a while before i joined was reading on here you rent a timing adaptor. I recently put a rebuilt 7.3 in and timed it to the marks and runs good I know need to time it but dont want to spend cash on a adapter and I have not used one in a long time read you rent one out would apreciate any info on that.. i live in southcentral kansas if you could send back if you still do this
      Thanks
      Brian
    14. jmuenchow
      jmuenchow
      Hello do you still do the dynamic timing equipment rental service? I recently replaced my pump and would like to time it correctly, thanks.
    15. icanfixall
      icanfixall
      Thanks for the question. The gear vendors splits each gear except 1st gear from the start. Not once your rolling about 20 mph it makes enough hydraulic pressure to shift up between 1 and 2nd gear. So you start out in 1st gear then shift up to 1st over. Then shift to 2nd and then 2nd over. The factory considers this an over under drive aux trans. What the black brain box does is keeps the unit from shifting when backing up or shifting at the wrong times. You can run without this brain but it can cause the trans to ruin itself too. They really are not that expensive and show up on ebay in the Gear Vendors search all the time. Does this unit have the large or small speedo housing in the end of it. The large one is the "P" model and a much tougher trans but they all are great units. They are no longer made in England. The Gear Vendors company bought the factory a few years ago and now is still located in the San Diego area.
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    Location:
    West coast
    Occupation:
    Machine shop mechanic for a major public utility
    Truck Year:
    1989
    Truck Make:
    Ford...
    Interested in helping others learn about these trucks

    Family first, then my truck and work

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    89 SRW crewcab, Banks Sidewinder Turbo, 8 speed BTS E4OD with a Gear Vendors, Shifts smooth and positive with any load on it:sly. Triple disc torque converter has 150 square inches of friction material, stock has just 25 square inches of material.Transcold Carrier pump helping out Moose Pump and just loven it. 4 inch Straight piped, hydroboost with a 1 5/16 inch master cylinder. 7.3 turbo upgraded motor, ported heads, intake & exhaust manifolds. ARP studs. Block sleeved on all 8. Mahle turbo pistons milled, are 24 to 26 thousands above the deck, then ceramic coated with Tech Line CBX. Line bored and balanced. Decked block. Each piston is 1/4 and 1/3rd gram of each others weight. "BB" injectors. Custom Rodney Red aluminum radiator and running cool. Now it needs my new Hypermax intercooler to help out the famous Moose Pump and a set of Moose Injecters thrown in just for giggles...Double FatMat inside of the crewcab... Nice and quiet too...;Sweet