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Forum: LML 02-24-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,303
Posted By Hoffie
I just unbolted mine from the exhaust and then...

I just unbolted mine from the exhaust and then zip tied it to the frame rail. My tuner said that I had to leave it connected to the wiring harness. I had originally thrown it away with the stock...
Forum: Smoke Signals 02-19-2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,598
Posted By Hoffie
Check out the Kwikload trailers they do the same...

Check out the Kwikload trailers they do the same thing. A manual brake lever to lock the front axle and then pull the safety pins and put the truck in reverse and lower the trailer. Pretty cool idea....
Forum: LML 02-18-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,664
Posted By Hoffie
Just turn off the erg and install blocker plates....

Just turn off the erg and install blocker plates. I have the 4" exhaust with FloPro muffler. Mine has been that way for the past 250k and no issues.Truck ran great. I did have register my truck in...
Forum: Introductions 02-17-2017, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,002
Posted By Hoffie
I like that Jeep. I hear you on the expensive...

I like that Jeep. I hear you on the expensive parts. I have already replaced one of my head gaskets because my truck was doing the same thing.

Wanna trade a 2011 Duramax for it. :D For $5k you...
Forum: Smoke Signals 01-29-2017, 09:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,527
Posted By Hoffie
3 days to visit CA will not give you time to go...

3 days to visit CA will not give you time to go north on the PCH to all of the good stuff above S.F. You will most likely need to stay south of Paso Robles near where the Hearst Castle is located....
Forum: Towing 01-28-2017, 07:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,523
Posted By Hoffie
You might also want to look at the 7 pin...

You might also want to look at the 7 pin connector and make sure that it is clean and that each pin is actually making contact with the truck/trailer. Try a new 7 pin on the trailer and see if that...
Forum: Turbo Talk 01-24-2017, 08:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Hoffie
The pulley would squeal all the time even at idle...

The pulley would squeal all the time even at idle if really bad. It would do it all throttle positions when I am on it medium to hard and the squeal is not always there. But thanks for your input.
Forum: Turbo Talk 01-24-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Hoffie
No decrease in boost, no noise at idle or when I...

No decrease in boost, no noise at idle or when I let off of the throttle so it is most likely a leaking boot. I did look around and saw oil on the up pipe boot that I have not noticed before. When I...
Forum: Gallery 01-24-2017, 01:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,362
Posted By Hoffie
Thumbs up The dealership installed a new power steering...

The dealership installed a new power steering hoses, pitman arm and idler arm. Truck steers great now. That was the best dealership that I have been to yet. Being a small town, they told me about the...
Forum: Turbo Talk 01-24-2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Hoffie
I wish that they had a drain valve that I could...

I wish that they had a drain valve that I could unscrew and drain out my overflow. :D
Forum: Western Members 01-21-2017, 02:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,143
Posted By Hoffie
I seem to have a leak that is making a lot of...

I seem to have a leak that is making a lot of whistling when I get on the throttle. Might need new intercooler pipes or an egr pipe welded. I have not looked under the hood for the problem, I need to...
Forum: Western Members 01-21-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,143
Posted By Hoffie
Diesel shops in the Phoenix area

Is there any place to take my Duramax to in the Phoenix area - preferably on the west side. Other than Strictly Diesel...
Forum: LML 01-21-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,116
Posted By Hoffie
Did you ever take pictures of your project? I...

Did you ever take pictures of your project? I have an '11 as well and my turbo is getting pretty loud at throttle above 2000rpms.
Forum: Turbo Talk 01-21-2017, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 925
Posted By Hoffie
Loud Turbo whine from 2000rpm and up

My stock turbo has gotten louder with mileage and I have more oil leaking out of intercooler on the lower passenger side of the intercooler. it almost sounds like a squealing belt drive. I know that...
Forum: Smoke Signals 01-14-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,810
Posted By Hoffie
It looks like an alarm system that has been...

It looks like an alarm system that has been disabled. It should have a plug that goes into the front to allow the truck to start and run - much like a Ravelco Anti Theft Device.
Forum: LML 12-29-2016, 04:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 41,393
Posted By Hoffie
I am lucky, too. 511k on my CP4, 2011 LML 2500HD...

I am lucky, too. 511k on my CP4, 2011 LML 2500HD and I run Power Kleen grey bottle at every fill up.
Forum: Gallery 12-22-2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,362
Posted By Hoffie
Mine was the same way, which contributed to more...

Mine was the same way, which contributed to more slop in the steering as I was always adjusting the steering wheel position for the slop. You can adjust the set/height screw on your steering gear box...
Forum: Wheels & Tires 12-21-2016, 11:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,060
Posted By Hoffie
When you look for new tires look at the load...

When you look for new tires look at the load ratings and you want a tire that is rated at 124 or higher in number. A 124 will get you 3500lbs per tire. You can stay with the same wheel size, just go...
Forum: Gallery 12-21-2016, 11:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,362
Posted By Hoffie
The '11 doesn't come with a steering stabilizer...

The '11 doesn't come with a steering stabilizer on it even though the mounting brackets are there. Are you running one to help with the shimmy? Just before I blew the hose I had a death wobble start...
Forum: Gallery 12-21-2016, 01:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,362
Posted By Hoffie
This week I added a high pressure power steering...

This week I added a high pressure power steering hose, new pitman arm, center link and tie-rod ends. Then went and got it aligned and she runs nicely down the roadways again without all that play in...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 12-21-2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 693
Posted By Hoffie
Or you can go on Amazon.com and order new latch...

Or you can go on Amazon.com and order new latch assembly. I have had to replace mine once, so far. I would worry that when you tilt the center console up the lid would come open and spill everything...
Forum: Gallery 12-17-2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,362
Posted By Hoffie
For longevity, I like and use Cooper Discovery...

For longevity, I like and use Cooper Discovery all terrain tires 275 series on the stock 18" rims. I average between 65,000 and 75,000 miles on them.
Forum: Gallery 12-16-2016, 10:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,362
Posted By Hoffie
My oil changes are when the DIC says to do so. It...

My oil changes are when the DIC says to do so. It has been averaging between 8 - 10,000 miles. (When the DEF was going bad it would need to be changed every 3,000 miles). The stock fuel water...
Forum: Gallery 12-15-2016, 07:04 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,362
Posted By Hoffie
Today while traveling through Arkansas, my truck...

Today while traveling through Arkansas, my truck blew one of the power steering hoses. It has had some slop in the steering and I messed up and adjusted the play in the steering gear - which did...
Forum: Smoke Signals 12-15-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,655
Posted By Hoffie
Install a lift pump and it will help with the...

Install a lift pump and it will help with the longevity of the CP4. My LML has 509k miles on the stock engine and transmission.
Full delete of the DPF and DEF with new exhaust and block off the EGR.
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