Is your 7.3 cold blooded ..?

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Today's another beautiful 94* day here in Florida. My 7.3 Tremor has about 1700 miles on it. When I first start driving for the day, it acts like "the choke is sticking". It surging while I try to maintain 25 mph, until I can get out of the neighborhood. It's not as severe if I drive faster, and gets better in a couple of miles. It's done this since new, no CEL, just wondering if its the nature of the beast.
 
Mine does it when its in open loop(still warming up). Its tune related and can be fixed if you ever flash the truck. The low 1st gear and tight converter amplify it drastically.
 
My work truck with the 6.2l does this. For whatever reason, it does not like light throttle applications, when it's cold. Mine only last the first couple of minutes of driving or if I let it idle for a few minutes before driving it does not do it. I call it a Fordism (An unexplained phenomenon that does not cause any problems).
 
Definitely similar issues with my 7.3. When cold, she surges and is uncomfortable at low speeds. When hot, she surges and is uncomfortable in stop and go traffic.
 
Today's another beautiful 94* day here in Florida. My 7.3 Tremor has about 1700 miles on it. When I first start driving for the day, it acts like "the choke is sticking". It surging while I try to maintain 25 mph, until I can get out of the neighborhood. It's not as severe if I drive faster, and gets better in a couple of miles. It's done this since new, no CEL, just wondering if its the nature of the beast.
Yes mine acts the same way since new, just exactly the way you described it.
 
Today's another beautiful 94* day here in Florida. My 7.3 Tremor has about 1700 miles on it. When I first start driving for the day, it acts like "the choke is sticking". It surging while I try to maintain 25 mph, until I can get out of the neighborhood. It's not as severe if I drive faster, and gets better in a couple of miles. It's done this since new, no CEL, just wondering if its the nature of the beast.
My tremor does it and my sho does it too.
 
Today's another beautiful 94* day here in Florida. My 7.3 Tremor has about 1700 miles on it. When I first start driving for the day, it acts like "the choke is sticking". It surging while I try to maintain 25 mph, until I can get out of the neighborhood. It's not as severe if I drive faster, and gets better in a couple of miles. It's done this since new, no CEL, just wondering if its the nature of the beast.
Here's a slightly newer thread with related information that applies to your question.

 
Same. Seems to settle once coolant reaches 65C (149°F). I usually remote start before leaving if I can and let warm up. The idle smooths noticeably at that temperature.
This is where I'll need to be as my commute is 2 miles each way.
 
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