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Forum: Oil sources 10-19-2018, 04:01 AM
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Posted By randy h
Im in Charleston. I might be able to help.

Im in Charleston. I might be able to help.
Forum: 99-03 7.3 10-19-2018, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By randy h
Thank you, Hawaian Diesel. I have the s4 system,...

Thank you, Hawaian Diesel. I have the s4 system, bought it about 7 years ago. Not sure if it's the new system or not.
Maybe it is a simply glow plug issue considering the event was coralated ...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 10-18-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 106
Posted By randy h
Blue exhaust smoke at start up. Opinions please.

Hi guys, shut truck down last night after a 4 hr drive on wvo. Normal 90 sec purge occurred before engine stopped. This morning the engine had to turn longer than usual to start and there was a...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 02-09-2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Hello guys. Sorry I haven't been in the forum...

Hello guys. Sorry I haven't been in the forum the last couple weeks. Life got busy.
I'm afraid I'm going to lose some McGyver points but I considered: the fact that
1) I have 4 years on my...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-26-2017, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Thank you Skyskijason. This afternoon I'll...

Thank you Skyskijason. This afternoon I'll perform the diagnostic maneuvers you suggest and get back to you.
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-26-2017, 05:45 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Well, the problems continue. I just completed a...

Well, the problems continue. I just completed a 250 mile drive with vice grips clamped to the wvo return (small hose) in order to stop d2 returning to my wvo tank while running the engine on d2....
Forum: Technical Write-ups 01-25-2017, 05:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,082
Posted By randy h
Biostroker, I believe TIH means tube in hose....

Biostroker, I believe TIH means tube in hose. Referring to the wvo flowing through a tube that is within the coolant hose. It's the same as HIH, hose in hose
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-25-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Skyskijason, do you still sell those filter wrap...

Skyskijason, do you still sell those filter wrap / Bogan pump combos?
Forum: General Discussion 01-25-2017, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,766
Posted By randy h
Skyskijason, do you still sell those coil wrap...

Skyskijason, do you still sell those coil wrap and bosch pump combinations.
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-24-2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Thanks for the clarification skyskijason. I'm...

Thanks for the clarification skyskijason. I'm driving from Clayton Georgia to Charleston SC tomorrow. I'll let you know how it goes.
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-24-2017, 03:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Thanks skyskijason. I tried running on Auto with...

Thanks skyskijason. I tried running on Auto with the wvo return clamped. Still getting "low pressure " on the readout and green light not illuminated.
Unlikely to have more than one component fail...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-23-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Thanks for the advice skyskijason. I'll follow...

Thanks for the advice skyskijason. I'll follow up with a more professional plan for if this ever happens again. For now, it's vice grips until I get home. I understand your reservations (ocd...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-23-2017, 04:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Thank you Greaseguy. I think I've temporarily ...

Thank you Greaseguy. I think I've temporarily accomplished the same effect by clamping the wvo return with vice grips.
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-23-2017, 04:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Thank you skyskijason. Pinching of the wvo...

Thank you skyskijason.
Pinching of the wvo return line (little hose) solved the problem of d2 entering the wvo tank via the wvo return when the engine is running on D2 (3 position rocker set to...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-23-2017, 04:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Thank you skyskijason. Pinching of the wvo...

Thank you skyskijason.
Pinching of the wvo return line (little hose) solved the problem of d2 entering the wvo tank via the wvo return when the engine is running on D2 (3 position rocker set to...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-22-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
New purge valve has been shipped from BFT. Should...

New purge valve has been shipped from BFT. Should be here soon. In meantime, I've clamped (with vice-grips) the wvo return hose between the v4 manifold and the veg tank so that I can run the truck on...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-21-2017, 06:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
Update: I pulled and cleaned the screen (it...

Update: I pulled and cleaned the screen (it needed it). I pulled and cleaned the purge valve (it needed it). Didn't pull Donaldson because it only has 200 miles since new. Reinstalled screen and...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-21-2017, 02:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,720
Posted By randy h
Hey AZdave, I just posted a similar question on...

Hey AZdave,
I just posted a similar question on the 7.3 forum. Maybe I should have read this first. Anyway, does what you just said on this thread apply to the V4 system add well?

Here is a copy...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-21-2017, 02:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,968
Posted By randy h
D2 returning to veg tank

My green light has been going off intermittantly while on auto. I assume it's due to clogged screen or filter but haven't investigated yet. Oddly, it doesn't flicker but goes off and stays off. Comes...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 06-02-2016, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,193
Posted By randy h
Thanks for the advice, guys. I just tried...

Thanks for the advice, guys. I just tried running it with a tank of fresh veg and everything seemed to run fine. Taking a 300 mile trip this weekend. I'll let yall know how it does.
Forum: 99-03 7.3 05-21-2016, 09:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,193
Posted By randy h
Advice please, haven't used my vegistroke in a while

I need some advice, please. For reasons beyond the scope of this thread, I haven't used my vegistroke in a year and a half. I've been running on diesel all this time (heaven forbid).
Can I just...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-30-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,318
Posted By randy h
Well, last thing before leaving town, for good...

Well, last thing before leaving town, for good measure, I replaced the cps with a new one from Ford. Btw, the one that came out of the truck was grey with a black electrical connector.
I'm in...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-22-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,318
Posted By randy h
Darrell, what you are saying makes perfect...

Darrell,
what you are saying makes perfect sense. However there remains 2 inconsistencies:
1) The truck is running fine now, on the same cps. So does the cps malfunction, as per the the Ford...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-22-2015, 03:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,318
Posted By randy h
Well, with 12hrs labor including diagnostics, 8...

Well, with 12hrs labor including diagnostics, 8 new Alliant injectors, a new starter, and a $4k lighter wallet... I made the 3 hour drive from the shop to home. The engine started almost instantly...
Forum: 99-03 7.3 01-21-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 7,318
Posted By randy h
Mechanic installed a new starter. Says it's...

Mechanic installed a new starter. Says it's running fine now. I will pick the truck up tomorrow and let yall know how my impressions.
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