Duramax Diesels Forum Truck of the Week


Go Back   Duramax Diesels Forum > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 25 of 33
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: jmdorris
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-07-2017, 12:13 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 40,453
Posted By jmdorris
I read a write-up on Gayle Banks as he designed...

I read a write-up on Gayle Banks as he designed the military off-shore Duramax and Cummins engines. He had to swap to compacted graphite iron block in order to hold on past 800 hours. The factory...
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-04-2017, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Ya I put them all in finger tight first round...

Ya I put them all in finger tight first round because I didnít have any help to hold the crank. Got the Pops to hold the crank today and away we went.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-04-2017, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
I called all my local parts places and nobody had...

I called all my local parts places and nobody had Transynd. My options were Castrol or Valvoline in Dex3.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-04-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Early consensus is the rebuild is a success. Not...

Early consensus is the rebuild is a success. Not gonna push it until itís had time to settle in. Shifts are much crisper. The Goerend R locks up like a beast. I finally feel all my power. No more...
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-03-2017, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Discount double-check (directed at Mike L.). ...

Discount double-check (directed at Mike L.). Dexron III or Transynd? If Dexron III, any specific brand? It has GPZ clutches.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-03-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
If this thing bolts up and proves itself without...

If this thing bolts up and proves itself without any hiccups, I will be pouring out many libations to the Allison gods.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-03-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Thanks. Is that suppose to line up with any...

Thanks. Is that suppose to line up with any particular part of the converter?
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-03-2017, 11:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Oh you should have seen my extension for the top...

Oh you should have seen my extension for the top bellhousing bolts. Cleaned out every 1/2" drive extension on the farm and slapped them to the impact gun. :joker:
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-03-2017, 10:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Okay. I wasn't sure how freely the converter...

Okay. I wasn't sure how freely the converter would spin after installing the transmission. Might still try the studs, but good to know it spins free enough to turn it if needed.

One more...
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-03-2017, 10:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Also, shout out to Mike L. He has answered...

Also, shout out to Mike L. He has answered several questions for my amateur ass during this process of rebuilding my first Allison. Process was overall pretty smooth. Had to create/fab up some...
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 11-03-2017, 10:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 426
Posted By jmdorris
Lining up new converter to flywheel

Hey, so I'm about to install a freshly rebuilt transmission and Goerend R converter (LLY 4WD). My hesitation in the install is just how do you line up the converter holes to the flywheel holes and...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 10-09-2017, 09:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By jmdorris
I did something similar but old worried about the...

I did something similar but old worried about the power portion. I just gave them power and ground from my factory 2 way power and bam.


2004.5 2500HD Silverado ECSB with an ever-expanding list...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Dude. I was agreeing. Like, no need for the...

Dude. I was agreeing. Like, no need for the aggression.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 05:50 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Fleece 63mm/68mm or DT 64mm?

And the day of innovation isnít dead. Just a few years ago they thought 1000hp in a street truck without lag was impossible. But now lots of guys do it. Now theyíre hitting 3000hp at the big end....
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 05:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
12 years ago I was 17 and building a hot SBC for...

12 years ago I was 17 and building a hot SBC for that K10. Just now getting the kind of salary that allows me to play w diesels. Itís not a cheap hobby. If I wasnít in love with the power Iíd go back...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
If I have seen farther, it is because I stand on...

If I have seen farther, it is because I stand on the shoulders of giants. óSir Isaac Newton

Iíve been reading everything I can get my hands on about rebuilds. Iíve walked through the ATSG manual a...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 10:31 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
I know heís super knowledgeable. I may hit him...

I know heís super knowledgeable. I may hit him up. I just feel bad taking a guyís time if Iím not planning to buy his kit. The site says heís still the sole builder of his trans, so heís a busy man....
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
If I go the S47# route, Iíll probably do the...

If I go the S47# route, Iíll probably do the Wagler street intake and accompanying parts. They just look too damn cool and delete the annoying Y-bridge thatís a pain to change.


Sent from my...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 10:22 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Thanks. Iíd like to stay in the VGT corner for...

Thanks. Iíd like to stay in the VGT corner for now though. Yes theyíre a tad more complicated but such cool engineering.

Iíve talked to Evan briefly and asked about his kit. I donít doubt itís an...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 10:01 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Great, thanks. They claim the 68 ďspools faster...

Great, thanks. They claim the 68 ďspools faster than stockĒ but itís hard to believe even a VGT thatís 5mm larger would spool as quick. I mean, I donít know how others do, but mine comes online...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Hell, if I had the tooling, Iíd mod my own turbo...

Hell, if I had the tooling, Iíd mod my own turbo housing for fun. Iím crazy like that. Itís all in good fun. But a cocaine addiction would be cheaper.


Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 09:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
This is my daily driver to teach high school...

This is my daily driver to teach high school physics, then turn around to do farm and construction work. Or just scare Camaros and Mustangs.

I see hot rodding as a lifelong learning process. You...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-08-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Guys, yes Iím new to posting on here but not new...

Guys, yes Iím new to posting on here but not new to hot rodding, fabricating, materials science, or forums.

Now, to clarify: 1. All the big LLY Achilles heels have been fixed. No EGR, S&B elbow,...
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-07-2017, 10:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Fleece 63mm/68mm or DT 64mm?

Everyone seems to do stud jobs with GM gaskets and hold twin boost levels. How is my factory gasket different from a replacement GM? And Iím staying at a single and not going to exceed 45psi....
Forum: Turbo Talk 10-07-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,811
Posted By jmdorris
Fleece 63mm/68mm or DT 64mm?

Yes, thatís the kind of stuff I do on the regular. Iíve had my K10 to frame and back, with an auto to SM465 swap, engine build, one-off wiring, paint, and a new dash. All in an old, dusty barn.
...
Showing results 1 to 25 of 33

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:59 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vB.Sponsors