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Forum: LB7 06-12-2018, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 182
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1st thing to try, completely remove the edge...

1st thing to try, completely remove the edge juice with attitude. They were notorious for problems, and are basically a glorified pressure box. Whenever one is there and a problem is present, you...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 06-10-2018, 07:44 PM
Replies: 304
L5P: L5P Tuning
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Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Espescially when you know GM is waiting to make a...

Espescially when you know GM is waiting to make a few examples of people for altering the programming. After seeing how much trouble they've gone through implementing these new security measures, you...
Forum: Things that use Spark Plugs 06-07-2018, 11:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
5.7l has 2 cats and 4 O2's, 5.0l has 1 cat but 3...

5.7l has 2 cats and 4 O2's, 5.0l has 1 cat but 3 O2 sensor. Swapping upstream O2 sensors is not fun as GM buried the passenger side upstream O2 sensor plug up beside the exhaust manifold inside of a...
Forum: Things that use Spark Plugs 06-05-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,253
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Those system's are DUMB to put it mildly. Excess...

Those system's are DUMB to put it mildly. Excess blowby can trip that code, bad pcv valve, a piece od charcoal caught in the purge solenoid, pretty much anything that alters airflow. I do know the...
Forum: LB7 06-05-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 384
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
That connection is where your orifice tube is....

That connection is where your orifice tube is. You probably just need a new oring, replace the orifice while it was apart, and put anew accumulator in it while you're there. Add 2 ounces of oil for a...
Forum: Smoke Signals 06-05-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,115
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
The military generators can put out 20% more than...

The military generators can put out 20% more than there rating. If you look, the military rates at 80% whereas residential units are all 100% duty rated. If you go diesel, be careful of wet stacking....
Forum: Drag Racing 06-05-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 9,106
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
It's referring to the infamous dieselgate vw...

It's referring to the infamous dieselgate vw scandal and the ecm code they used that defeated the emissions controls and made it run outside the parameters.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 05-23-2018, 12:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
A new tcm must be flashed as it will be blank. GM...

A new tcm must be flashed as it will be blank. GM tends to only do direct oem parts swaps which means another a50 tcm. Up to 08 and I think a few 09's, the a40 was used stock, so you should be fine...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 05-11-2018, 05:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 405
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I've got a Spectra premium in mine, put it in...

I've got a Spectra premium in mine, put it in back August of 09. I did have to snug up the retainers that hold the trans cooler in because it was seeping around them, but it's been fine since. Way to...
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 05-10-2018, 01:30 AM
Replies: 7
Allison 6sp: 6spd Allison height
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Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I just walked out and measured my spare. With a...

I just walked out and measured my spare. With a factory shallow pan it sits 21.5" tall. I'm in the same situation as you, but I'm also up against a tranny jack that won't go very high. I have to keep...
Forum: LLY 05-10-2018, 01:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I bought mine as well as refferred several to...

I bought mine as well as refferred several to Lincoln Diesel. They're a site sponsor here, and have always gone above and beyond with fair prices on top notch parts.
Forum: LLY 05-09-2018, 08:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
As has been stated, Pensacola is JUNK! Even there...

As has been stated, Pensacola is JUNK! Even there supposed Bosch rebuilds are junkers slapped together. This is1 area you get what you pay for. I would be calling Lincold diesel if it was mine and I...
Forum: LLY 05-09-2018, 12:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 567
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
What he said. There's alot of "rebuilt" injectors...

What he said. There's alot of "rebuilt" injectors out there that are GARBAGE! And white smoke on startup is also not good and could definately be a sign of bad injectors. Also make sure you're using...
Forum: Stereo & Electronics 05-06-2018, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,001
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I know they have brushes, changed more than a few...

I know they have brushes, changed more than a few sets. And I've had a couple where they would charge fine at idle, increase RPM's and they would stop charging. Put in brushes and all was good. It...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 05-06-2018, 02:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 590
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Alot of times the actuator isn't bad. There is a...

Alot of times the actuator isn't bad. There is a resistor strip inside that sends back actual position info of where the motor actually is so it knows. GM used white lithium grease in these actuatos...
Forum: LB7 05-03-2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Yep, I remember when I was running an 01 OS....

Yep, I remember when I was running an 01 OS. Iwould get -512ms for balance rates all the time.
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 05-02-2018, 11:10 PM
Replies: 304
L5P: L5P Tuning
Views: 34,413
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
A few people asked them on the facebook post...

A few people asked them on the facebook post about it and asked for some sort of proof, even just a picture of an L5P truck being flashed, and they got real nasty with him. Went straight to attacking...
Forum: Tune Library 04-30-2018, 08:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,303
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Page 1, post #14 is all the files I got from...

Page 1, post #14 is all the files I got from 4shared and others online. They only go up to early 15 with the Allison TCM, nothing with the T87 TCM.
Forum: Tune Library 04-26-2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,457
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
It's been awhile since I run this tune, but I...

It's been awhile since I run this tune, but I believe I was seeing hand calculated mixxed driving numbers around 18 mpg. I honestly don't remember if this one would hurt a stock alli or not. I'm on...
Forum: LB7 04-21-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
If the noise goes away below 2K rpm's I wouldn't...

If the noise goes away below 2K rpm's I wouldn't worry to much about it.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-13-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 20,522
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
If you're trying to make a ball bearing one, it...

If you're trying to make a ball bearing one, it wouldn't be hard. Get you a spare one like you have, call up boca bearing and get you so.e small ball bearings, then drill out the center to accept a...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-10-2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 429
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
GM used the T42 TCM for the 4l85e behind the...

GM used the T42 TCM for the 4l85e behind the duramax. The ECM is pinned slightly different so you can't run a truck tune in a van or vice versa, but the ECM's are the same so you can flash in a van...
Forum: LB7 04-10-2018, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 527
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
How loud is the noise? Stock tuning with good...

How loud is the noise? Stock tuning with good injectors at those rpm's will rattle as the timing goes way up to something like 12 degrees iirc at those rpm's at 0-10mm3 of fueling. I know mine would...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 03-27-2018, 12:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,547
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I read most of his "blog", and started calling bs...

I read most of his "blog", and started calling bs on some of his results of oil analysis varying greatly from the manufacturers stated levels. I was also put off by his constant patting himself on...
Forum: Smoke Signals 03-27-2018, 12:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 702
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I use the zerex brand as well and really like it....

I use the zerex brand as well and really like it. When I did my injectors it was 7 1/2 years old, and still looked like it was fresh out of the jug. The one I had problems with was the prestone...
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