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Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 07-10-2012, 08:04 PM
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Posted By super diesel
It means, be your own owner.

It means, be your own owner.
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 07-10-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
The oil cooler ,oil temp gauge, and a good side...

The oil cooler ,oil temp gauge, and a good side stream bypass will make your truck into what it should have been from the factory.
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 07-02-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 24,152
Posted By super diesel
There are ways to help the coolant temps go down....

There are ways to help the coolant temps go down. Easy enough. However, it's the oil temps you should be concerned about. The oil doesn't cool down and actually increases in temp the harder you push...
Forum: Smoke Signals 07-02-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 917
Posted By super diesel
A hamsters B-Day! Yay, Yay! :thumb:

A hamsters B-Day! Yay, Yay!

:thumb:
Forum: Smoke Signals 06-30-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,011
Posted By super diesel
Happy B-Day my friend! Hope it's a good one for...

Happy B-Day my friend! Hope it's a good one for you.

:beer:alc:
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-24-2012, 04:04 PM
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Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
I saw EOT changes after about 400-500 miles with...

I saw EOT changes after about 400-500 miles with the 9000 series. Thanks for all the info and keep us posted.
Forum: Smoke Signals 06-24-2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,459
Posted By super diesel
HAPPY B-DAY YOU TWO! :beer

HAPPY B-DAY YOU TWO! :beer
Forum: Smoke Signals 06-23-2012, 10:04 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 29,415
Posted By super diesel
Dang it Tim. So sorry to hear my friend. Let us...

Dang it Tim. So sorry to hear my friend. Let us know what you find. Look very carefully at the mains and there supports to see if you can see any black residue around them.
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-23-2012, 07:01 PM
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Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
Good move on the Schaeffer oil with those temps....

Good move on the Schaeffer oil with those temps. EEK! A 58*F increase in oil temp and a 52% loss of oil pressure. HOLY BUCKETS! Everyone paying attention?
Forum: Introductions 06-22-2012, 10:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,931
Posted By super diesel
Uh oh! You caught me. :D Welcome dzl_girl....

Uh oh! You caught me. :D

Welcome dzl_girl. :thumb:
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 06-19-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,308
Posted By super diesel
That's for the LLY and newer. There is threads...

That's for the LLY and newer. There is threads here on the LB7 FPRV shim mod. Maybe just what the Dr. ordered. The needle valve in it may be cracked as well unfortunately. Just have to get it out to...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-18-2012, 09:45 PM
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Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
I wasn't sure about this Brian till I went down...

I wasn't sure about this Brian till I went down the mountain during a test and was running from 3.5-4K RPM holding the load back. My oil temp went to 144*F in one test. The rest of them it wasn't...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-18-2012, 09:25 PM
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Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
That's good info Tim. Thanks. Another unloaded...

That's good info Tim. Thanks. Another unloaded one folks. This is holding speed and not charging, right Tim? What oil are you running as well?
Like I've been stating. When hauling, there will be...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-18-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
Yes, and the motor is working harder and friction...

Yes, and the motor is working harder and friction is higher. The oil is cooling the pistons themselves as well as the cylinder walls and everything in the heads including the valve stems. There is a...
Forum: Duramax DIY-Installation Instructions 06-17-2012, 09:37 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 64,658
Posted By super diesel
ALL Duramaxs can over heat in the oil temp area...

ALL Duramaxs can over heat in the oil temp area when hauling. Many like myself have seen that the oil temps are higher that what were comfy with when empty even. Here's the deal. The deal. The...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-15-2012, 10:34 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
Just did a tuner test today on a short 3 mile...

Just did a tuner test today on a short 3 mile hill (about a 4% grade on the fwy) to see how exactly the effects are on oil temps with a little higher power and a 13K GVW load. I've noticed that the...
Forum: Turbo Talk 06-13-2012, 09:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,330
Posted By super diesel
A small 5gpm nozzle from a W/M injection pump set...

A small 5gpm nozzle from a W/M injection pump set at about 6psi. Steam power is a POWERFUL thing. I do it up here at 6K elevation. Boost jumps up about 10-15 psi pretty quick and then you better be...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-13-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
I was taking about junk that blows in between the...

I was taking about junk that blows in between the I/C and the radiator Doug, not corrosion in the radiator from the coolant. This I'm sure would help as well though. My radiator was spotless inside...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 06-13-2012, 05:05 PM
Replies: 709
Views: 102,979
Posted By super diesel
Interesting Dustin. Thanks for the info. Yea, I...

Interesting Dustin. Thanks for the info. Yea, I took my radiator out last summer (another dang I/C go BOOM) and cleaned it out. Not a lot of debris for 135K and trips all over the US including CAN...
Forum: Duramax DIY-Installation Instructions 06-13-2012, 04:58 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 64,658
Posted By super diesel
Very nice results. Congrats Rod.

Very nice results. Congrats Rod.
Forum: Smoke Signals 06-11-2012, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,197
Posted By super diesel
Happy B-Day! :beer

Happy B-Day!

:beer
Forum: Duramax DIY-Installation Instructions 06-10-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 64,658
Posted By super diesel
I have used two 5 speed coolers but I would...

I have used two 5 speed coolers but I would rather use three (or four in a 2x2 stack which would be great cause there narrow enough to go side by side). I'm sure it's the same for the 6 speed coolers...
Forum: General Fuel Pump & Exhaust Questions 06-10-2012, 07:13 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,541
Posted By super diesel
The return line sees pressure. I've put a...

The return line sees pressure. I've put a transducer on it (even though it's open) and found the pressure is relative to what is being supplied and returned from non use. It would have to utilize a...
Forum: General Fuel Pump & Exhaust Questions 06-10-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 7,541
Posted By super diesel
Don't worry, I'm here for ya and I feel your pain...

Don't worry, I'm here for ya and I feel your pain my friend. You'll get er licked.
Forum: Duramax DIY-Installation Instructions 06-10-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 64,658
Posted By super diesel
PM sent.

PM sent.
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