1. S

    1993 F250 7.3 IDI injection pump

    Have a 1993 7.3 idi (non turbo). I bought the pick up recently, ran pretty well when I first got it, started having some problems with it, some I have worked out but I think I’m still having a serious fuel delivery problem. These two forums pretty accurately describe what’s going on with it...
  2. SterlingCharles

    1993 7.3 IDI Naturally Aspirated CRANK no START after sitting 11 years.

    Hello guys. I’m new to this forum. I have a 1993 Ford F-350 7.3 Naturally Aspirated. I recently purchased this truck from a guy that say for 11 years (since 2011). Got a damn good deal on it too. Bought it non running. When getting the truck I noticed a rusted out valley pan with pin holes...
  3. foundonroaddead

    1992 Ford F-350 7.3 IDI NA drives 1/2 mile then dies and has hard starts...

    Hi all, I recently began working on my dad’s old 7.3 IDI in mid November since my LB7 Duramax has faulty injectors (again). It’s been sitting since 2008 so I’ve done a decent amount of maintenance on it so far. I’ve replaced batteries, return lines, injector orings, oil, transmission fluid...
  4. stick_witch

    7.3 idi compression test numbers and discussion

    Hey guys! I just did a compression test on my truck while I have it torn apart. New to these motors and diesels in general so if anyone could shine some light on this topic that would be great. Results: 380psi @ 21 compression strokes 380 @ 21 340 @ 21 340 @ 21 380 @ 21 295 @ 21 440 @ 21 420...
  5. stick_witch

    7.3 IDI injection pump removal and compression testing after the fact.

    Hey guys! So I've got my truck in the shop to fix some oil leaks and to replace my leaking injection pump and I got overly excited and took off the IP and disconnected the hard lines running to and from the fuel filter head without doing my compression tests on the cylinders of this new to me...
  6. Storm02

    1987 6.9idi won't start

    Hello, I have a 1987 Ford F-250 with the 6.9idi engine. The truck hasn't ran in over a year. I replaced the fuel filter and then ran a temporary fuel line from a clean fuel source and primed the system. The fuel filter housing I'd purged of all air and the injection pump has pushed fuel to all...
  7. B

    Broken rocker bridges

    I have a 1983 6.9 idi that won’t start anymore. The I’ve narrowed down the cause with all the troubleshooting I know. This all started when I was testing the 4x4 after I bought it. I drove through what I thought was a puddle and ended up being a 5 foot pond. Engine hydro locked. I dropped the...
  8. D

    Cummins 6.7 in obs ford

    So has anyone swapped a 6.7 cummins into a obs ford. What engine mounts did you use. Were you able to use a mechanical fan. Trying to decide weather to swap in a 12v cummins, dt360, or a p7100 swapped 6.7. I want to be able to use a mechanical fan but iv never seen anybody be able to with a...
  9. J

    Dust shields for a 1989.

    Anyone selling both front dust shields? No one makes these anymore. Redoing a 89 F350 but need new shields. (Front brake shields.)
  10. T

    FS:1990 F250 4x4 7.3 IDI Los Lunas NM. Forced to sell due to out of state move. Farm truck but would restore. Needs electrical work and a ignition. [email protected]
  11. Mark Allen

    1990 Ford 7.3 idi

    Hello my name is Mark, I have a 1990 Ford Xlt 4x4 with a 7.3 idi. I bought it a few months back and just now getting around to working on it. The truck sat for 2 years before I got it and and it has not started for me yet so I figured I would start with 8 new glow plugs since someone allready...
  12. Vanzal15

    6.9 IDI 15 5/8 Radiator Replacement

    All, Wondering if anyone has an alternative to the $400+ Pep Boy's Spectra radiator for a drop in replacement. I hear I should go aluminum but have not been able to find one that has the 15 5/8 element height my truck has stock. Amazon and Ebay searches are all over the place. It looks like...
  13. C

    Intermittent Hard starting.....HELP!!!

    I have a 91 7.3L IDI that has 170K miles on it. Noticed one day it refused to start. Turning over but not starting. Ran the Batteries dead. Noticed that I had some wetness around some injectors and the IP. Had the money saved and This truck is clean as a whistle and never gave problems so...

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