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How to Time a 7.3 IDI


The venerable 7.3-liter IDI engine was used by Ford for years. This engine is powerful and surprisingly efficient given its diesel topology. Setting the fuel pump timing on these engines often proves to involve a little trial and error to elicit the best results. However, using the proper tools and built-in gauge indices on the engine helps you get good results.

Things You’ll Need

Spray de-greasing agent, Clean cloths, Ratchet with 1/4 inch socket, Dental mirror, 5/32 inch Allen wrench, Flashlight