1. Big Bart

    How to set the timing on your 6.9 or 7.3 IDI and how to buy timing equipment.

    This thread is how to set timing on your NA or Turbo 6.9 or 7.3 F250 or F350 pick up. When should you check your timing? Every 30,000 miles. As your pump and injectors wear, they begin to open sooner generally. (Lower pop pressure.) This changes your engines timing. As an IP wears it may take...
  2. Big Bart

    Where to go for injectors and injection pumps.

    I wanted to post this since it is a weekly question “who/where do I go for injectors and injector pumps?” I believe this has been posted by vendor but not a list. Unlike a oil filter, ignition switch, or fan belt. Buying injectors and pumps at the auto parts stores or worse yet online have...
  3. dday

    Does the engine sound loud? 1986 F250 with about 130K - Is timing necessary?

    I really don’t want more work. I also don't want to be stranded with my family somewhere far away. Hopefully y'all tell me the engine sounds just fine. Diesels are louder than an old _____. Finally got it to start on a dime and run smooth. I should have listened and changed the 30 year old...
  4. ocnorb

    1994 IDIT timing w/J33300 issue

    Truck is '94 F-350. I'm using the Kent Moore J33300 that I've had for 10+ years, but I haven't used it for a long time. Timing light is an ESI that does not have any advance dials. Just straight up zero. Using a fuel line ferret on #1 cylinder. I marked the dampener and the sight with white...
  5. zaroot

    WTB Diesel Timing Adapter Meter for 7.3idi

    Looking for the ferret style #1 injector line clamp style, that pairs with a traditional timing light gun. Located in MD if someone wants to rent me one instead. Thanks

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