dropped a valve on my 02 7.3 and it cracked the block. i got a good block out of a 97. my question is are the blocks different other then the fuel pump hole will my crank and cam from my 02 work in the 97 block?
The blocks are a bit different. I believe the 02 crankshaft has a slightly larger counterbalance which requires some additional material to be removed from the block. Otherwise the blocks are the same, except for the already noted fuel pump hole. I would imagine that you could set the crank in the block and rotate it to find where you need to remove material. I have a pdf that describes the changes somewhere at home.
I'm at the tail end of building a 1933 RatRod using my father's old 1999 F350 7.3L as a donor vehicle.
I'm working on the electrical side of things now and looking forward to getting this beast running....
Hello all and happy fourth! I have a 2008 5.4L F350 with a 5r110w transmission. Was driving to a job last Friday got off the expressway and stopped at a stop sign and proceeded to go to the light which was red and stopped. Turned green and went to go and went nowhere. No gears work have codes...
Just purchased my first diesel truck last week, a 2006 F350 4x4 Crew Cab, 154,000 miles. $6k :cool:
Looking forward to getting to know this truck/engine and browsing this forum to help me along the way.
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I have a 2000 7.3 that is always hard to start when sits for a few days and now has graduated to when its warm, any thoughts? Im no mechanic but have fixed lots of stuff on both 7.3's I have and any help is much appreciated.
I have been looking for a cherry 7.3 or 6.0 for two years. I checked CL and FB every few days but never found what I was looking for.Found one worthy (low miles, not a farm truck, manual, STOCK) and took it off the previous owner's hands.
It had 51.7k miles. I love the 18's, such a good...
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