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Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 06-10-2018, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Fingers
You don't know me real well. Do you... Been...

You don't know me real well. Do you...

Been doing it off and on for 37 years, but I get bored easily.

As has been said here before, the problem is the return on effort. The hurdle is to be able...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 06-10-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 304
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Posted By Fingers
Obviously someone has no idea how these...

Obviously someone has no idea how these processors are programmed.
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 06-10-2018, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Fingers
No, Writing an application for the hardware is...

No, Writing an application for the hardware is NOT a big deal. Really have to stop this crap that what GM, or anyone has is some sort of magic secret sauce.

Making it street legal with all the EPA...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 06-08-2018, 11:55 AM
Replies: 304
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Posted By Fingers
Plenty in the Pittsburgh area.

Plenty in the Pittsburgh area.
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 06-07-2018, 09:58 AM
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Posted By Fingers
There are two, actually three parts to the ECM...

There are two, actually three parts to the ECM software.

Bootloader- it has several functions, but in essence is the main application that kick starts the processor and allows communications,...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 06-07-2018, 07:32 AM
Replies: 304
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Posted By Fingers
Building the electronics for running the various...

Building the electronics for running the various engine systems is perhaps the biggest pain. Programming, well hell, that's not that big of a deal.

Map ECU connections to processor ports
Isolate...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 05-27-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 304
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Posted By Fingers
The key is to replace the OEM software, not just...

The key is to replace the OEM software, not just tweek tables.
I've seen little effort, if any, to do that.
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 04-10-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fingers
Several personal reasons for wanting lower CR....

Several personal reasons for wanting lower CR. I've had the chance to compare them side by side.

First, and most important to me, the lower CR engines are much quieter and smoother power.

The...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 04-09-2018, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,168
Posted By Fingers
I seriously doubt it bumped your HP much. It will...

I seriously doubt it bumped your HP much. It will change the character of your engine's response.

At 17.5 :1 , Mine runs like a raped ape above 2200. Loves to spin. Pulls hard all the way to the...
Forum: LB7 04-04-2018, 05:01 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By Fingers
Look at the valve stem end. Bent, you ingested...

Look at the valve stem end. Bent, you ingested some debris at some time. I suspect that is what happened here.
Forum: LB7 04-03-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,061
Posted By Fingers
A lot of debris in the adjacent cylinder. Any...

A lot of debris in the adjacent cylinder. Any other damage?
Forum: Adrenaline Truck Performance 04-02-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,521
Posted By Fingers
The problem, more than anything IMO, is there is...

The problem, more than anything IMO, is there is no way for a small manufacturer to be "legal". There is no economical way for a tuner to write a tune, run it on the rollers, and get a stamp for the...
Forum: Adrenaline Truck Performance 04-02-2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 18,521
Posted By Fingers
The problem, more than anything IMO, is there is...

The problem, more than anything IMO, is there is no way for a small manufacturer to be "legal". There is no economical way for a tuner to write a tune, run it on the rollers, and get a stamp for the...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 03-01-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,356
Posted By Fingers
And oil, and air and....

And oil, and air and....
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 03-01-2018, 11:52 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,356
Posted By Fingers
You wouldn't see it on the other side, BUT one...

You wouldn't see it on the other side, BUT one over performing injector is not enough to burn off your turbine if you are watching EGTs.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 02-28-2018, 06:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,356
Posted By Fingers
If you melted the turbine, the damage was all...

If you melted the turbine, the damage was all your fault for not watching EGTs regardless of tune/injectors.

Unfortunately, the piston cooling and power distribution on a Duramax will never be...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 02-22-2018, 01:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Fingers
I hope your not trying to measure the bore with a...

I hope your not trying to measure the bore with a set of calipers. Epic fail. If your going to do this, either get the proper tools or borrow them. Get a bore gauge or at least a set of telescoping...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 02-22-2018, 12:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Fingers
You are measuring in the wrong place. Measure...

You are measuring in the wrong place. Measure just above the bottom of the skirt, perpendicular to the pin.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 02-22-2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By Fingers
PTW should be 0.0015" to 0.0025". Expected bore...

PTW should be 0.0015" to 0.0025". Expected bore should be one of 4.055", 4.075", or 4.095".

You're gonna need some block work and/or a different set of pistons.

I would have to go back through...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 01-24-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,332
Posted By Fingers
Siamese bores are just bores that share the metal...

Siamese bores are just bores that share the metal between the cylinders. That is, there is no water jacket where they meet. They are found in most modern engines these days.

It compacts the motor...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 01-22-2018, 04:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,332
Posted By Fingers
Sounds like soon to be issues with the Siamese...

Sounds like soon to be issues with the Siamese area between the bores at the big end of that range.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 01-21-2018, 04:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,332
Posted By Fingers
One thing I have always liked about GM is that...

One thing I have always liked about GM is that they tend to leave old bosses and mounting points in tact on new versions of their engine blocks. The bosses may not be tapped in some cases, but they...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 01-21-2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,332
Posted By Fingers
My wish list: Higher deck Internal...

My wish list:

Higher deck
Internal clearance for stroker++ cranks and longer rods
Sleeves from the get go.
Hermaphrodite mounting holes so parts from most years will bolt up.

But that's...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 01-17-2018, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By Fingers
You can leave one of the slave regulators...

You can leave one of the slave regulators unplugged with no issue.
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 01-10-2018, 09:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,645
Posted By Fingers
DSP is a great way to test N tune. Load your base...

DSP is a great way to test N tune. Load your base tune for that session on 1 and load 4 candidates with minor changes of that base tune in the other 4. Now go play and log.

Something I did to help...
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