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Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-14-2017, 12:32 PM
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Going back to work, it’s in the 30’s-40’s here so...

Going back to work, it’s in the 30’s-40’s here so mud dobbers are done for the year, I oiled the block and everything else that goes in the motor, I went ahead and brought the HP fuel lines inside...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-14-2017, 09:53 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By WVRigrat05
So I’m leaving town for two weeks, do these heads...

So I’m leaving town for two weeks, do these heads need to sit on anything special? Right now they’re oiled up and sitting on foam insulation intake runners and one manifold is still on. I used my...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-13-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By WVRigrat05
Figured Iíd get something I knew Iíd keep stock...

Figured Iíd get something I knew Iíd keep stock with a warranty, as long as my job allows, Iíll never own another vehicle without a warranty
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-13-2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By WVRigrat05
Iíll have to do at least one for old times sake. ...

Iíll have to do at least one for old times sake.

Either a 15í-16í F350 or a 2016 f150, not made up my mind yet.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-13-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
LLY pistons just showed up from jpowell, they...

LLY pistons just showed up from jpowell, they look like new, it’s game on now.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-12-2017, 10:32 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By WVRigrat05
Haha, I never thought of that. Guess Iíll just...

Haha, I never thought of that. Guess Iíll just order one, Iím gonna tear it down the hard way and stick it on the stand to reassemble
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-12-2017, 09:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
I donít have a truck to go pick up a new one...

I donít have a truck to go pick up a new one until next days off and the one I was gonna borrow my buddy beat me to it to build his GM 6.0
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-12-2017, 07:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
Any of you tore these down without an engine...

Any of you tore these down without an engine stand?
Forum: LBZ 11-11-2017, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By WVRigrat05
The veins are probly actually working now.

The veins are probly actually working now.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-11-2017, 06:56 AM
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Posted By WVRigrat05
Find a car lot close to a car wash, clean that...

Find a car lot close to a car wash, clean that leak up and trade that shit box in. Or call Josh H and see what he’ll charge to fix it.
Forum: LBZ 11-10-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By WVRigrat05
Sounds like you finally blew the carbon out of it

Sounds like you finally blew the carbon out of it
Forum: Drag Racing 11-10-2017, 06:31 PM
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Posted By WVRigrat05
Well secret squirrel that mother****er to Memphis...

Well secret squirrel that mother****er to Memphis and see what it does!
Forum: LB7 11-10-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 554
Posted By WVRigrat05
Tech 2 or Solaris. Not sure if a v2 or autocal...

Tech 2 or Solaris. Not sure if a v2 or autocal will read glow plug codes on LB7 or LLY
Forum: LB7 11-10-2017, 09:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 554
Posted By WVRigrat05
It could be a glow plug if it’s cold where you...

It could be a glow plug if it’s cold where you are, mine sounded rough when I had bad glow plugs and it was fairly cold.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-09-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
Getting to them is the easy part, itís figuring...

Getting to them is the easy part, itís figuring out where this pile of parts goes once Iím done :spit:
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-09-2017, 03:13 PM
Replies: 76
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Posted By WVRigrat05
It works the first time, but not the second. Haha

It works the first time, but not the second. Haha
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-09-2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By WVRigrat05
Iím delipping them, theyíre 130k mile LLY...

Iím delipping them, theyíre 130k mile LLY pistons.

PPEI did my tuning, was gonna switch to mark but never did.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-09-2017, 08:35 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
If I had a 3300 us tune, I wouldnít have made it...

If I had a 3300 us tune, I wouldnít have made it to 50k. I just had mine turned up to 2300 for the big tune a few months ago, the tune I ran was 1950us, but the timing Iím pretty sure was kinda high,...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-09-2017, 07:55 AM
Replies: 76
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Posted By WVRigrat05
Got pistons coming, just need to order some grade...

Got pistons coming, just need to order some grade b gaskets and decide wheather to stud it or just put new bolts in.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-08-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
I had a feeling mine were cracking, if you drive...

I had a feeling mine were cracking, if you drive the truck far, I’d bore scope it, if not get a spare block and run it til it goes. I got lucky on my block not being scored or torched.


My tow...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-07-2017, 01:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
I knew it was gonna happen, just not to this...

I knew it was gonna happen, just not to this effect so quick, oh well Iíll have it back together soon enough, just gotta round up the parts
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-06-2017, 06:22 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
See how #8 has cracks at 12, 3, and 5 oíclock?...

See how #8 has cracks at 12, 3, and 5 oíclock? Weird.

I figured the other 7 would be perfect and the block would be junk, I drove it around 7 miles and left it idle while I waited on my ride...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-06-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
I ran my 120 tune 98% of the time, but the truck...

I ran my 120 tune 98% of the time, but the truck weighed 9k and I have a 100 pound foot.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-06-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
Didnít know that James, my LLY had 6 with cracks...

Didnít know that James, my LLY had 6 with cracks in it and they were all on the sides and one had a nice hole, I looked online and couldnít find any cracked like mine, figured timing did it, just...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 11-06-2017, 05:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,307
Posted By WVRigrat05
I only took pics of the driver side, passenger...

I only took pics of the driver side, passenger side is just hairlines on the top just like the ones in the pic, only one was completely split, just never seen pistons start to crack on the tops like...
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