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Forum: Smoke Signals 11-05-2009, 12:24 AM
Replies: 42
Question: Hey Canadains -
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Posted By specialagentPK
Hope this helps

Hope this helps
Forum: LB7 10-16-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By specialagentPK
Yep pretty much what it has come down to is...

Yep pretty much what it has come down to is pulling the engine so that is the next step.
Forum: LB7 10-15-2009, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By specialagentPK
Anybody else have any ideas, I am really lost...

Anybody else have any ideas, I am really lost here.
Forum: LB7 10-14-2009, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By specialagentPK
No EGR I can open radiator cap when hot and...

No EGR

I can open radiator cap when hot and no pressure in the system as well as no temp fluctuations in the engine.
Forum: LB7 10-14-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By specialagentPK
Thats another thing that went through my mind but...

Thats another thing that went through my mind but is there anyway to diagnose before I tear this engine out of the truck?
Forum: LB7 10-14-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,852
Posted By specialagentPK
I am sick of my engine!

I blew a headgasket over two years ago and got them replaced at the dealer. Upon removing the heads they were very pitted and corrodedso they got sent to a machine shop to get shaved down. The...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 09-26-2009, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By specialagentPK
I guess I should add that my headlight housing...

I guess I should add that my headlight housing was broke on one side so I needed to get a new housing anyways. I know I paid more but I also live where it can take up to a month to get something...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 09-26-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By specialagentPK
True it was alot of money but it means I get...

True it was alot of money but it means I get warranty where I live. Anything that breaks the company I bought it from has spares even have spare wiring harnesses and here they aren't stickly on the...
Forum: Appearance & Detailing 09-26-2009, 05:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 961
Posted By specialagentPK
HID's Installed

All I can say is I don't know why I didn't do it sooner!

Got a full headlamp replacement with projector housing which is DOT legal.

Low beams are 4300K 35w and high beams which were standard...
Forum: Turbo Talk 09-18-2009, 09:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 10,078
Posted By specialagentPK
I rebuilt my HTT myself for $250 in parts for a...

I rebuilt my HTT myself for $250 in parts for a complete rebuild kit. Like it has been said as long as the wheels haven't made contact with the housing you are ok.
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 09-07-2009, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,442
Posted By specialagentPK
I have seen injectors go that quick I sure hope...

I have seen injectors go that quick I sure hope that isnt it though.
Forum: Turbo Talk 09-04-2009, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,726
Posted By specialagentPK
Hmmmm wonder if this is the future of turbos...

Hmmmm wonder if this is the future of turbos then? Guess we wont really know until more hit the market. I can see how they could be better than a two turbo system but a good question is the turbine...
Forum: Turbo Talk 09-04-2009, 01:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,726
Posted By specialagentPK
Compound turbo(two compressor wheels)

After reading the thread about the new powerstroke the turbo they are using has peaked my interest.

I want to know how it works and what its advantages and disadvantages are to a two turbo...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 08-31-2009, 09:19 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 89,145
Posted By specialagentPK
Thanks Hawk355 you answered my question as to...

Thanks Hawk355 you answered my question as to why. I to this day with about 160k miles on my truck havent had an injector problem and if I do have a GM certified mechanic friend that would help me...
Forum: Turbo Talk 08-31-2009, 07:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,321
Posted By specialagentPK
If you take it to a rad shop the nice thing is is...

If you take it to a rad shop the nice thing is is that they can also pressure test it. I think you would get a better cleaning as well from someone that does it everyday.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 08-31-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 89,145
Posted By specialagentPK
Ahh I didn't know the sticks on an LB7 were...

Ahh I didn't know the sticks on an LB7 were bigger so the LB7 ecm would allow more fuel to be injected through the LLY sticks?
Forum: Repower / Transplant 08-31-2009, 01:50 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 89,145
Posted By specialagentPK
Very true but last I checked prices for an LLY...

Very true but last I checked prices for an LLY injector they were alot more expensive so I would rather invest more time than money on my injectors.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 08-31-2009, 11:27 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 89,145
Posted By specialagentPK
My question is why? What is the point? The...

My question is why? What is the point? The engine characteristics are the same just the heads, tuning, injectors, turbo and other little things are different. I just dont see the point. Maybe if...
Forum: Turbo Talk 08-27-2009, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,458
Posted By specialagentPK
I have been talking to HTT a fair but with fixing...

I have been talking to HTT a fair but with fixing my turbo and they said they designed it for a peak boost of 40psi. What do you recommend to set the wastegate at on an HTT with the cast turbine...
Forum: Smoke Signals 08-24-2009, 09:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,862
Posted By specialagentPK
Sounds like a place for me would be a blast lol.

Sounds like a place for me would be a blast lol.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 08-23-2009, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,087
Posted By specialagentPK
Yep Mike is a stand up guy, has helped me many...

Yep Mike is a stand up guy, has helped me many times.
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 08-19-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,228
Posted By specialagentPK
Right after I got the truck together after turbo...

Right after I got the truck together after turbo failure:

Lost bolt on torsion arm cross member

Dropped front driveshaft on ground and broke the yolk

Major oil leak from oil return.
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 08-18-2009, 11:47 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 22,686
Posted By specialagentPK
I replaced my t stats when I just rebuilt my...

I replaced my t stats when I just rebuilt my turbo and our heavy duty diesel mechanic suggested going to 195 t stats if I could as he said a hotter engine gives a more complete burn therefore more...
Forum: Turbo Talk 08-15-2009, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 572
Posted By specialagentPK
Oil Return

How much pressure would be coming through the oil return. Got everything back together and now it seems like it is leaking and I really don't want to tear everything apart again to get at it. I...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 08-12-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Question: Injectors
Views: 2,636
Posted By specialagentPK
From what I have read I am pretty sure if it is...

From what I have read I am pretty sure if it is within + or - 6 your ok on balance rates. Are you sure it is grey and not blue or maybe white? White would probably be coolant and blue the first...
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