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Forum: Duramax DIY-Installation Instructions 03-08-2020, 03:45 PM
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Posted By paulllyw
Old thread, but I have a good lbz engine that...

Old thread, but I have a good lbz engine that needs head gaskets but need an engine for an lmm, can I swap over the lmm heads onto the lbz and be good to go in the LMM?
Forum: Colorado General talk 01-08-2020, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By paulllyw
Research Update

Allright guys an update on what I've found so far. The minimax (i4), is actually built by VM Motori, which GM used to have a 50% ownership stake in. That said, they were bought out sometime around...
Forum: Colorado General talk 01-08-2020, 10:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By paulllyw
All, After some preliminary research this...

All,

After some preliminary research this engine has been used for a very long time, so I will be doing some research on more aftermarket options on earlier versions and possibly even sourcing an...
Forum: Colorado General talk 01-08-2020, 06:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By paulllyw
I will do a build thread of course for everyone...

I will do a build thread of course for everyone to see (and learn from my mistakes of course). Right now obviously there are "twin turbo" kits which are actually compound turbo kits, like I've said...
Forum: Colorado General talk 01-07-2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,062
Posted By paulllyw
2.8 Baby Max High Horsepower Hardware / Performance Parts

Hello all,

I'm in the middle of a custom build that doesn't need to be on a heavy duty truck frame and am considering a 2.8 LWN as the power plant in lieu of the 75k mile duramax I bought for it....
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 12-13-2019, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By paulllyw
Thanks everyone for the replies. I think what ill...

Thanks everyone for the replies. I think what ill do is get started with the adapters and maybe down the road drill the hubs. If the sterling axle rotors has similar dimensioning it's possible they...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 12-12-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By paulllyw
All, Since pointing out it's actually the...

All,

Since pointing out it's actually the hubs and not the axle shafts themselves I would need to swap out I came across this searching with the correct terminology it seems ballistic fab makes a...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 12-12-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By paulllyw
Thanks for the replies I'll reach out to him and...

Thanks for the replies I'll reach out to him and see what he thinks. R/Paul
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 12-11-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,102
Posted By paulllyw
8 x 170 Axle Shaft

Anyone know of anyone making axle shafts with 8 x 170 bolt patterns for the 11.5 inch? I'm using one of my spare rears that will be paired with one of my f250 axle patterns and would like to swap the...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 12-01-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By paulllyw
LBZ Standalone Harness

Hello All,

I'm in the middle of an LBZ swap into a 4 door Jeep conversion w/ a flatbed, full roll cage, roof rack, etc. All custom. I bought a 75k mile donor vehicle which had electrical issues...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-10-2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,395
Posted By paulllyw
Did anyone run into security issues when building...

Did anyone run into security issues when building their own harness? I'm concerned it will not start without ecm tuning since normally the truck wants to communicated between all the different...
Forum: LBZ 10-09-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By paulllyw
LBZ no glow plug light, no crank

Hello this is my first post and my first duramax. I bought the truck, which had front end damage, but it didn't seem too bad as in the rad was bent back along with the A frame but the frame look...
Forum: Introductions 10-09-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,313
Posted By paulllyw
Hello All

Hello All just nabbed my first Dmax (front end damage). Looking to get her back on the road. Thanks in advance for all the great info and resources. :thumb:
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