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Forum: Repower / Transplant Today, 05:13 AM
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Posted By LCAC_Man
I've got one of their older versions on my...

I've got one of their older versions on my motorhome trans...they are beastly..
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-21-2018, 04:32 PM
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Posted By LCAC_Man
okay...that's a different story...there's a good...

okay...that's a different story...there's a good chance that it is a D60 then...my bust...I thought you had a 3500 donor. You can for sure tell by pulling the cover and getting the part number off...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-21-2018, 06:37 AM
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Posted By LCAC_Man
Well, I've heard that there was some full...

Well, I've heard that there was some full floating 9.75" rears out there(in gas powered express/savanas) but I've yet to see/hear of one in a 3500 duramax...you can look at your RPO label on the...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-18-2018, 02:29 PM
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Posted By LCAC_Man
If it's full floating it will be a 70S(10.5" ring...

If it's full floating it will be a 70S(10.5" ring gear), it doesn't have the extra rib structure to be a 70HD (10.75" ring gear)
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-11-2018, 09:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,484
Posted By LCAC_Man
Definitely the older LLY with the 5 speed...

Definitely the older LLY with the 5 speed allison(external gear position sensor is the give-away), as long as the original BCM stayed in place you shouldn't have any issues.
And at 220k you'd be...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-09-2018, 05:14 AM
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Posted By LCAC_Man
How many miles does this package have on it? I...

How many miles does this package have on it?
I wouldn't assemble any more until you get it running.
If more than 100k miles I'd get a new water pump and front main seal in that thing.
How did the...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-08-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
Glad to see you back on it...I took 6 weeks off...

Glad to see you back on it...I took 6 weeks off on mine but dug back into it this weekend!
That cooler set up should work well for you with your seasonal extremes.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 03-17-2018, 07:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By LCAC_Man
Fuse box will have to be changed to the LB7(or...

Fuse box will have to be changed to the LB7(or modified to match), you probably are missing power to the Allison TCM, LB7 throttle pedal is needed, get someone to turn off the VATS in the tune to...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 03-05-2018, 05:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By LCAC_Man
If you don't mind doing a standalone harness and...

If you don't mind doing a standalone harness and then just run an Edge CTS Monitor for gauges then it can work. The difference in the computers and what is communicated via CL2 and GM High Speed LAN...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 03-04-2018, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 624
Posted By LCAC_Man
It's a lot more than you think...there is very...

It's a lot more than you think...there is very little in common. I take on some odd projects and I can tell you there's no way I'd do this for a pickup...you'd be miles better off buying an LLY or...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 03-01-2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By LCAC_Man
I agree, go stand alone and use an Edge CTS2...

I agree, go stand alone and use an Edge CTS2 Monitor to see what your stock dash won't display. If you're going LBZ 6sp Allison you can wire up a momentary switch with the correct resistors to use...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 02-24-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By LCAC_Man
it's a lot, you'd be way better off buying a...

it's a lot, you'd be way better off buying a duramax truck...the electrical / computer systems are completely different even to get to the early LB7 version...if your truck was 2 years newer(and had...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 12-11-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
I was going to say "perfect time to do the rear...

I was going to say "perfect time to do the rear main seal" but I remembered you said you were going to pull this apart and do studs/gaskets...just as easy to do it then..
Forum: Repower / Transplant 12-08-2017, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 708
Posted By LCAC_Man
Posting in in mPA is why everyone missed it...I...

Posting in in mPA is why everyone missed it...I didn't bother to convert it to psi until just now, yes, 1500psi is considered the proper starting pressure, less is usually a sign of worn/bypassing...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-29-2017, 07:20 AM
Replies: 97
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Posted By LCAC_Man
I think that given the cold winters you get where...

I think that given the cold winters you get where you are that using the radiator cooler is a good idea, I don't think the thermostat would be necessary though, it's just another part that can fail....
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-20-2017, 06:59 AM
Replies: 97
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Posted By LCAC_Man
Looks good...and the more pics the better; the...

Looks good...and the more pics the better; the express/savana van community has a lot of catching up to do with Ford E-series when it comes to builds/mods.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-19-2017, 08:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
Glad to see that link helped out...it is a killer...

Glad to see that link helped out...it is a killer deal on that system. I'm on travel this weekend and have guest in town for T-Giving so no progress for me for two weeks.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-12-2017, 05:53 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
I cut down/mocked up my rear driveshaft today. I...

I cut down/mocked up my rear driveshaft today. I used/modified the 2 piece driveshaft and carrier mount from my cutaway van and just cut down the front half (for mock up purposes only).
I'll get it...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-08-2017, 09:04 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
I'll check them out...thanks for the lead!

I'll check them out...thanks for the lead!
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-08-2017, 06:11 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
I'm thinking about cutting and flaring the input...

I'm thinking about cutting and flaring the input fuel tubes on the engine and just coming off them with a 90dg fitting to get them out of the way. I already got rid of the egr completely and cut and...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-07-2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
gotcha...I haven't put my cutaway cab on yet to...

gotcha...I haven't put my cutaway cab on yet to see where mine falls. Hopefully between the extra angle and small body lift I'll clear it completely..
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-07-2017, 07:50 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
Is the reason for the height to keep the same...

Is the reason for the height to keep the same pinion elevation as the 4l80e had?
Just curious why you didn't just lower the rear of the allison and leave the floor uncut?
Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-23-2017, 04:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
If I had realized the factory cross member was...

If I had realized the factory cross member was dual layered and had that nasty black wax/paint between the layers I would have started from scratch as well, by the time I figured it out I was already...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-22-2017, 07:26 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
I was working my cross member today as well, I...

I was working my cross member today as well, I chopped out the entire raised center section and dropped the trans down, I'm increasing the drive train (downward angle) to 7dg, this will help my drive...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-20-2017, 05:19 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,263
Posted By LCAC_Man
Here's a link to my build:...

Here's a link to my build: http://www.dieselplace.com/forum/76-speciality-forums/218-vans/925338-2000-express-3500-hightop-lbz-allison-sas.html
There may be some reference material in it for you....
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