Ford 7.3L Resurrection—A "To The Bones" Engine Rebuild

Some time back, John Ferguson, the owner of Domestic Diesel in Chino, California, was approached by a long-time customer looking to unload a well-used 7.3L-powered Ford pickup from his work fleet. The clock showed a hard-earned half a million miles, hardly ideal under typical circumstance but it was the service performed by Domestic Diesel over the years that had helped get it there.

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How to Get More Power Out of the 7.3L Power Stroke Engine

Premier injector builders in the 7.3L world include: Full Force Diesel, Unlimited Diesel Performance, Rosewood Diesel, and Swamps Diesel Performance. Complete, rebuilt injector sets, where all major wear components are replaced, start at roughly $1,200 for an injector that can get you into the 350hp range and top out around $3,000 for a ...

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What Breaks When: Ford 7.3L Powerstroke Diesel - Diesel ...

7.3 Powerstroke 1994 To 2003: The Big Block of Diesels. You've heard the phrase "bigger is better" many times in your life, especially when talking about engines. In the early 90's when Dodge and Chevy were putting mere 5.9- and 6.5-liter diesels into their trucks, Ford raised the bar with its juggernaut powerplant, the 7.3-liter ...

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Ford F-Series: How to Install 6.0 Bulletproof Kit | Ford ...

Bulletproof Diesel's complete 6.0 Power Stroke upgrade kit. Step 2 - Basic Bulletproofing. If your truck is running well at the moment but you're looking to add some protection against future head gasket problems, less work is necessary. The first thing you'll want to do …

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6.0 vs 6.4 Powerstroke - Top Comparison Between Two ...

17.5:1. Take our advice and choose neither! You will do much better if you go with 7.3L powerstroke engines. However, if that's not an option, you should choose 6.4L because it clearly has better features than 6.0L. The only place where it loses is the repair expenses.

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Performance Roadblocks of the 7.3L Power Stroke | DrivingLine

And while T4 turbo systems paired with big hybrid fuel injectors do yield fairly solid power gains, peak power still tops out between 600 and 650rwhp—good numbers for a 7.3L, but more or less par for the course for modern day diesels. For a closer look at what really holds a 7.3L Power Stroke back, keep reading.

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Critical part of a Ford 7.3 Powerstroke Diesel that most ...

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How does a Powerstroke diesel work?

Bullet Proof Diesel has been hard at work, coming up with innovative and creative parts for your Ford Powerstroke 6.7L engine.Whether you're looking for our Heavy-Duty, Direct-Fit Engine Oil Cooler or upgraded metal oil pan, we have your covered with what you …

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which is more reliable, bulletproof 6.0 or stock 6.7 ...

Registered. Joined Aug 7, 2012. ·. 798 Posts. #12 · Aug 4, 2018. 00t444e said: If it is a True "bulletproofed" 6.0 vs a stock 6.7 then I would say the 6.0 is more reliable, but if it is a tuned and deleted 6.7, I think the 6.7 would be better.

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POWERSTROKEHELP.COM – The Information Source for Ford ...

6.0L & 7.3L Power Strokes Suffer Cold Start Problems. Eliminate Them With One Simple Step. The HEUI injector system found in 6.0L & 7.3L Power Strokes causes one of the most common problems in these trucks – stiction. Watch the video and see how Archoil AR9100 eliminates hard starts and drivability issues caused by HEUI injector misfires ...

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What does "Bullet Proof" mean? - Bullet Proof Diesel - The ...

A Bullet Proof 6.0L starts with getting educated on the 5 main pattern failures that occur with this engine. These pattern failures are: OEM Oil Cooler - The OEM oil cooler is a common source of failure. The small coolant pathways within the oil cooler can become plugged and this, in turn, can lead to failed EGR coolers as well as hot, thin ...

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How reliable is the 6.0L Powerstroke if left stock? - Quora

Answer: Unreliable. I worked at a shop whose specialty was Diesel engines, even more focused on power strokes, on the 6.0 if the 3–5000$ to "bullet proof" the engine components that are known to fail, and installing of the head studs the motor will never be reliable. Although I still would never...

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7.3L vs. 6.0L: Which Power Stroke Is Really Better ...

The 7.3L Power Stroke was the first Navistar-built turbo-diesel engine for Ford. The electronically controlled, direct injection engine came from the factory with 210hp and 425 lb-ft of torque, along with a bore of 4.11 in and stroke of 4.18 in, creating a displacement of 444 ci. The 6.0L Power Stroke began rolling out in the 2003.5 model year ...

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just how bulletproof a 7.3 powerstroke is | Bob Is The Oil Guy

Feb 22, 2012. #1. most of us know that a 7.3 powerstroke diesel, with the right maintenance, can last basically forever. my neighbor has proven this many times. he has a 2001 F350, purchased new, which now has about 180,000 hard, neglected, miles. a normal start up for this truck in cold weather, or any weather, he cranks it, pumps the gas till ...

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Ford 6.0 Power Stroke Bulletproofing - How Do You ...

Install can run about $700-1,000 so the upgrade can cost upwards or beyond $3,000 all in. Compare that to a factory Ford 6.0 Power Stroke oil cooler for about $300. Add in labor and you can still replace the factory oil cooler about 3x before the bulletproof 6.0L oil cooler upgrade is worth the cost.

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If buying a used Powerstroke, tread lightly with ...

Doing some math here, for the 10k it costs to bulletproof a 6.0, you could be 3 turbos in the 6.7 motor. The 6.7 is also probably the most reliable factory diesel engine ever put into a pickup truck, and has less recalls than the 7.3 from all the way back. It's a fantastic motor and Bill still calls it shit.

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What to look for when buying a used 7.3L Powerstroke ...

Ok guys, not sure if this have been covered before, but what do you look for, and what are some of the questions you ask when buying a used 7.3L Powerstroke. Make sure to be specific. It is very difficult to argue with me, since I am likely to have knowledge regarding everything, not in detail.

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Bullet-Proof Your Ford 6.0L - Bullet Proof Diesel - The ...

HOW TO BULLET PROOF YOUR 6.0L FORD We have provided this easy-to-follow Road Map to Bullet Proof Diesel products that leads to Reliability and Peace-of-Mind for you and your 6.0L Ford. The First Step in Reliability: Address These Five Pattern Failures These five pattern failures are the main reason why the 6.0L has the

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How & Why - 7.3L Powerstroke Valve ... - Full Force Diesel

How & Why - 7.3L Powerstroke Valve Train Upgrades. Posted by Robert Breedlove on 7/26/2019 to Why do 7.3 Powerstroke valve springs fail? To maintain the correct valve operation all of the valve springs must exert a certain amount of spring pressure. If spring pressures are low or weak they may cause the valves to not completely seal or float at ...

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Is the 7.3 diesel a good engine?

The 7.3L International Power Stroke engine is considered by many to be one of the best diesel engines ever to be equipped in a modern heavy-duty pickup truck/van. Although there are a number of great things about this big diesel engine, it has gained such a following by providing bulletproof reliability. Find out everything you need to know ...

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bulletproofing my "new" 7.3 (is it possible?) | Ford Power ...

I'm new to PSN, and recently just purchased my first diesel. 2001 F-250 crew cab 4x4 7.3 with 116,000 miles and 4" lift. I've added AFE intake, 4" turbo back exhaust, and edge evolution programmer. i will be using it for hauling a trailer once a week, bean head couple times a year and the...

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How Long Does the Ford 7.3L Power Stroke Last | Fremont TAP

Meet 80-year-old Mr. Freeland, the owner of a 2000 Ford F-350 DRW 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel with 1.3 million miles! Freeland and his million-mile F-350 7.3L Power Stroke. Photo: T. Esterdahl. Mr. Freeland from Texas bought the F-350 dually brand new and uses it for hot shot driving.

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How to Add 300HP to 7.3 Powerstroke - Diesel Power ...

The 7.3 Powerstroke is a two-valve behemoth which measures in at 444 cubic inches and has a maximum stock power rating of 275hp and 525lb.ft. of torque. While that may not get you down the racetrack in a hurry, the 7.3 can tow like a champ, gets great fuel mileage for its size, and is one of the more reliable diesel powerplants Ford has used.

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Making the 6.4 bullet proof...... | Ford Power Stroke Nation

2008 HD F250, Elite Stage 1 motor, High Powers, 110's, dual pumps, Stage 4.5 trans a bunch of No Limit parts 2008 ECSB F250, cabs off and under the knife

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