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Old 03-22-2005, 18:01   #1 (permalink)
tom
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i am in the process of converting a 7.3 diesel from 5 speed to automatic,
and need to add a link to the throttle shaft on the injector pump. can i
remove the shaft from the pump, install downshift link, slide shaft back
into pump, or do i have to remove the pump and take it to an injector repair
shop???


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Old 03-22-2005, 19:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: ford diesel

On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 20:06:21 -0500, "tom" <tjctransport@optonline.net>
wrote:

>i am in the process of converting a 7.3 diesel from 5 speed to automatic,
>and need to add a link to the throttle shaft on the injector pump. can i
>remove the shaft from the pump, install downshift link, slide shaft back
>into pump, or do i have to remove the pump and take it to an injector repair
>shop???
>

most people who **** with pumps have runaway engines
hurc ast
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Old 03-22-2005, 20:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: ford diesel

On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 02:00:26 GMT, 3 dog nite@swatch.com wrote:

>On Tue, 22 Mar 2005 20:06:21 -0500, "tom" <tjctransport@optonline.net>
>wrote:
>
>>i am in the process of converting a 7.3 diesel from 5 speed to automatic,
>>and need to add a link to the throttle shaft on the injector pump. can i
>>remove the shaft from the pump, install downshift link, slide shaft back
>>into pump, or do i have to remove the pump and take it to an injector repair
>>shop???
>>

>most people who **** with pumps have runaway engines
>hurc ast


Any numbers on these "most people" ideally with a citation but I'm
not holding my breath
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Old 03-23-2005, 12:02   #4 (permalink)
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Re: ford diesel

Have you found a clutch strong enough to handle the
torque?


mike hunt



tom wrote:
>
> i am in the process of converting a 7.3 diesel from 5 speed to automatic,
> and need to add a link to the throttle shaft on the injector pump. can i
> remove the shaft from the pump, install downshift link, slide shaft back
> into pump, or do i have to remove the pump and take it to an injector repair
> shop???

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Old 03-23-2005, 12:02   #5 (permalink)
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Re: ford diesel

i put a centerforce "dual friction" button clutch in it 15 years ago, and
the only problem was the pos dual mass flywheel. the clutch and pressure
plate are like new 15 years later.
<Mikehunt@lycos.com> wrote in message news:4241B91A.4883AE8@lycos.com...
> Have you found a clutch strong enough to handle the
> torque?
>
>
> mike hunt
>
>
>
> tom wrote:
> >
> > i am in the process of converting a 7.3 diesel from 5 speed to

automatic,
> > and need to add a link to the throttle shaft on the injector pump. can i
> > remove the shaft from the pump, install downshift link, slide shaft back
> > into pump, or do i have to remove the pump and take it to an injector

repair
> > shop???



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