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Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges Yesterday, 05:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By gmac32
Yes. They pull fuel back before shifts so there...

Yes. They pull fuel back before shifts so there are no bindups during shifts. All dmaxes have that and you really only notice it after they have been tuned.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 09-15-2018, 05:48 AM
Replies: 681
Views: 73,220
Posted By gmac32
Looks awesome. You did a great job. I wouldn't...

Looks awesome. You did a great job. I wouldn't worry about putting in the other bolt. I would change the one that is in there to a 10.9 though.
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 09-09-2018, 05:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,399
Posted By gmac32
None of the factory stuff is balanced and is...

None of the factory stuff is balanced and is typically pretty far off. That is why I balance everything.
Forum: LML 09-09-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 78
Posted By gmac32
Bad wire feeding that glowplug would be my guess....

Bad wire feeding that glowplug would be my guess. Try swapping the #1 glowplug wire with #3 and see if it says #1 is bad
Forum: LML 09-09-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By gmac32
The sad seam is on the side tanks where the...

The sad seam is on the side tanks where the aluminum and plastic crimps together. I have replaced 2 and they were leaking about in the same spot. I wouldn't just assume it headgaskets. It could...
Forum: LML 09-08-2018, 05:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 615
Posted By gmac32
Radiator at the seam?

Radiator at the seam?
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 09-07-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,399
Posted By gmac32
I think you should have everything balanced as...

I think you should have everything balanced as well. I balance every engine i build to try keep unwanted vibration and harmonics to a minimum
Forum: LMM 08-30-2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7
LMM: No start
Views: 277
Posted By gmac32
Yes to all. I got it to run today but it really...

Yes to all. I got it to run today but it really rough. The balance rates are all over the place. I think the injectors may be sticky from sitting.
Forum: LMM 08-30-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 7
LMM: No start
Views: 277
Posted By gmac32
I wanted to make sure the engine was sound. ...

I wanted to make sure the engine was sound. Ether isn't bad if you use it right
Forum: LMM 08-30-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 7
LMM: No start
Views: 277
Posted By gmac32
Just cleaned all the grounds. It acts like it...

Just cleaned all the grounds. It acts like it hits on a cylinder but it is like it is not commanding any fuel. I don't get any smoke out of the exhaust. It will run on ether and sounds fine. I am...
Forum: LMM 08-29-2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7
LMM: No start
Views: 277
Posted By gmac32
No start

So i have a customer that needed a new engine in his lmm. I put a lbz in it that I had and got it running. It was running rough. So i left it run for a few minutes and shut it off. I started it...
Forum: General Fuel Pump & Exhaust Questions 08-28-2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,807
Posted By gmac32
What bleeder screw? If you deleted the stock...

What bleeder screw? If you deleted the stock fuel filter head, then where is the screw. Are you talking about the vacuum port close to the thermostat? If you are checking there, you would have to...
Forum: LLY 07-22-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 644
Posted By gmac32
I just pressure wash everything carefully. I...

I just pressure wash everything carefully. I wash the backside first and then the front. Hold each piece up to light and see if you can look through it.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 07-01-2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6
Allison 5sp: P0748
Views: 420
Posted By gmac32
No problem, glad you got it figured out

No problem, glad you got it figured out
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 06-29-2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,244
Posted By gmac32
You can run it to me but it is a little bit of a...

You can run it to me but it is a little bit of a drive
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 06-27-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Allison 5sp: P0748
Views: 420
Posted By gmac32
Pm me your email and i will send it to you

Pm me your email and i will send it to you
Forum: Repower / Transplant 06-10-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 26,327
Posted By gmac32
I use 1/2 inch wooden dowel rod and just tapered...

I use 1/2 inch wooden dowel rod and just tapered the end and tapped it in the lifter or tappet
Forum: LLY 04-27-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,403
Posted By gmac32
Block off the egr. I had a truck a couple months...

Block off the egr. I had a truck a couple months ago that woyld crank and try to fire but wouldnt take off. Didnt set any codes or anything. Once i blocked the egr it fired right up
Forum: LML 04-26-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By gmac32
I already have a new sc 1058 i am going to put in...

I already have a new sc 1058 i am going to put in it. I am going to do a suncoast kit with gpz's
Forum: LML 04-25-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By gmac32
Well I found the problem. The trans pump broke. ...

Well I found the problem. The trans pump broke. The converter wouldn't come off so I had to cut it off with my plasma cutter. Just to get the converter off took me 6 hours of trying to draw it off...
Forum: LML 04-22-2018, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By gmac32
I have seen the same thing. That was the first...

I have seen the same thing. That was the first thing i did.
Forum: LML 04-21-2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By gmac32
I was going to runs this trans until i have to...

I was going to runs this trans until i have to build it, the day may be real soon. Thanks for the help
Forum: LML 04-21-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By gmac32
Dont know about the trans. Bought the truck with...

Dont know about the trans. Bought the truck with a cracked piston. I could tell the trans has been apart before. Converter is just a transtar. Tuning is fleece, set on tow tune. I built the...
Forum: LML 04-21-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By gmac32
Quick update....i pulled the starter relay cover...

Quick update....i pulled the starter relay cover off and kept bumping the starter. I got a full revolution out of the motor but it was real real sluggish. So at this point, i can at least un bolt...
Forum: LML 04-21-2018, 07:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,614
Posted By gmac32
I am wondering if something in the torque...

I am wondering if something in the torque converter or the transmission pump locked up. I think the is going to be my next step before I start diving back into the engine.
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