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Forum: Smoke Signals 06-14-2018, 03:13 AM
Replies: 409
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Posted By jlawles2
Getting to the point where working on any modern...

Getting to the point where working on any modern vehicle is the same with lack of room. Truck has a little around the engine.

And pretty much any engineer designing vehicles needs to be drug out...
Forum: The Tool Crib 06-11-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 338
Posted By jlawles2
Look closely at Brake cleaner. A lot of it is...

Look closely at Brake cleaner. A lot of it is still chlorinated and if you read the article, that is what the welder used. I know they make an un-chlorinated brake cleaner, but out of habit, they...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 06-05-2018, 03:47 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 20,475
Posted By jlawles2
Did not realize that the extended cab were that...

Did not realize that the extended cab were that hard to find until looking.

Based on what you got that one for, replacements are not cheap. ...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 06-04-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 20,475
Posted By jlawles2
Wow thats a lot of area to get covered. Almost...

Wow thats a lot of area to get covered. Almost worth finding another cab and doing it the way you want while making money with that one. How expensive are cabs for those things?
Forum: Repower / Transplant 06-04-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 20,475
Posted By jlawles2
Which heat shield stuff did you go with?

Which heat shield stuff did you go with?
Forum: Repower / Transplant 06-02-2018, 06:33 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 20,475
Posted By jlawles2
Difference is they are a bit more acclimated to...

Difference is they are a bit more acclimated to the heat. Its also a lot drier there normally so the heat is bad, but humidity makes it 10x worse.

I live south of Houston and the humidity has...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 05-31-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 20,475
Posted By jlawles2
https://www.jegs.com/i/Thermo-Tec/893/14610/10002/...

https://www.jegs.com/i/Thermo-Tec/893/14610/10002/-1?CAWELAID=1710637778&CAGPSPN=pla&CAAGID=44693592161&CATCI=pla-207773114711&CATARGETID=230006180039217959&cadevice=c&gclid=CjwKCAjwur7YBRA_EiwASXqIHG...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 05-29-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,595
Posted By jlawles2
The passenger side bulb is tucked up behind all...

The passenger side bulb is tucked up behind all of the front bumper support brackets. To change it I actually pulled the housing out the front changed the bulb, then put it back in. Don't know how...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 05-29-2018, 03:19 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,595
Posted By jlawles2
I went with xenon depot led's to match the color....

I went with xenon depot led's to match the color. Not too bright, but also don't seem to have the cut off line like the headlights do.

Now changing them is a different story. I bet its a 2 hr...
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-28-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,097
Posted By jlawles2
All it takes is the few seconds for the generator...

All it takes is the few seconds for the generator breaker to trip before you start a fire or possibly hurt someone up stream. Remember, your generator is feeding the transformer on the pole which is...
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-26-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,097
Posted By jlawles2
Biggest issue will have to worry about is...

Biggest issue will have to worry about is starting the A/C. I have 7500w gas unit with surge up to 8500 or better, but it will not start the A/C that draws less than 30A at full load.
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-25-2018, 02:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,097
Posted By jlawles2
5kw might be a bit light. tats only 20A @240VAC....

5kw might be a bit light. tats only 20A @240VAC. I you plan on running climate control you need min of 2x that.
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-25-2018, 02:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,097
Posted By jlawles2
Parents put in a generator from Northern tool. ...

Parents put in a generator from Northern tool. Auto on when power out, and it even came with the auto switch so you could watch it rain while generator started, power switched from pole (dead) to...
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-25-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 177,525
Posted By jlawles2
I play the system. At one time I played it...

I play the system. At one time I played it "hard". Every credit card in my wallet had a closing date on it. Depending on the purchase, I would pick the card with the farthest out closing date,...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 05-14-2018, 06:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 371
Posted By jlawles2
Have you tried silver with translucent orange...

Have you tried silver with translucent orange over it?
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-13-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 177,525
Posted By jlawles2
Adam, can you put that goose ball on a set of...

Adam,
can you put that goose ball on a set of slide rails to help push weight to the steering axle?
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-07-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,356
Posted By jlawles2
I have also heard they are easy to pick.

I have also heard they are easy to pick.
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-07-2018, 03:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,356
Posted By jlawles2
If you are pulling it up off the floor, I found...

If you are pulling it up off the floor, I found that an air chisel with a flat blade will pop it up like nothing else. Had to pull about 60 sqft of walkway up in the house. As I pulled it, I put it...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 05-06-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,430
Posted By jlawles2
Looks like someone has made it a serviceable...

Looks like someone has made it a serviceable part.

A1 Cardone 2P-101 Remanufactured Engine Oil Cooler
...
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-02-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,356
Posted By jlawles2
Be careful sealing the edges. As this is a...

Be careful sealing the edges. As this is a machined edge, anything that gets in them mating surfaces, may cause fitment issues.

When we did flooring (due to first flooding), the wood look tile...
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-01-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,297
Posted By jlawles2
I helped a friend of mine build my first one as I...

I helped a friend of mine build my first one as I was doubtful of if I could do it. Once I had it and had to do some repair work because of the pilot errors, I realized its not as hard as I thought....
Forum: Smoke Signals 05-01-2018, 06:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,356
Posted By jlawles2
Well I am not doing it, but the drywall guy is...

Well I am not doing it, but the drywall guy is back to touch up the areas around the doors where the trim did not cover when they got pulled.

Once finished with the drywall touchup, he will paint...
Forum: LLY 05-01-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By jlawles2
I put mine in exactly as the instruction said. ...

I put mine in exactly as the instruction said.

Thus far the only problem I have had is the neck broke (was before the updated cast version), PPE stepped up and sent me a new neck. No problems...
Forum: LLY 04-26-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By jlawles2
I don't remember right off if pulling the oil...

I don't remember right off if pulling the oil fill tube will let you feel the cam gear to crank gears.

But is there a way to check the backlash between he 2? Like you said worn gears throwing the...
Forum: Smoke Signals 04-25-2018, 07:02 PM
Replies: 2,340
Views: 177,525
Posted By jlawles2
Sat behind the computer and gave a webinar...

Sat behind the computer and gave a webinar presentation for 1 hr. Gotta love being voluntold to do something b/c the bosses said they would do it and back out.
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