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Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges Today, 12:54 AM
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Well I have a dsp2 and happen to really like it....

Well I have a dsp2 and happen to really like it. I only have an lb7, but have found the 2nd tune quite handy, at least for my application. My drivetrain and frame in my burb is not up to the power of...
Forum: LB7 Yesterday, 11:52 PM
Replies: 165
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Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Iirc, that's pretty dang close to mine. And...

Iirc, that's pretty dang close to mine.

And I posted in my old thread, but I found my balance rate issue with mine today. Nothing is wrong on the truck side, my V2 and the scan tool have both been...
Forum: Transfer Case / Axles / Driveshafts Tech Yesterday, 11:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,643
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
My cajones aint big enough to dare even THINK of...

My cajones aint big enough to dare even THINK of welding on magnesium. Permatex makes some out of this world strong aluminum epoxy stick, but it said in bold print not to use with any magnesium...
Forum: Lincoln Diesel Specialties-Contact Brent or Lauren 920-765-1615 Yesterday, 11:29 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By THEFERMANATOR
What he said? With 45 over sacs, intake, exhaust,...

What he said? With 45 over sacs, intake, exhaust, lift pump, but otherwise stock, what can you expect for max SAFE power, and I know most don't ask, but how much power can it push and stay relatively...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges Yesterday, 11:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 141
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Pretty sure the torque app can read timing and...

Pretty sure the torque app can read timing and pulse width on timing. If so, do a wide open pull and see what they are. I wouldn't want to see much more than a 1650-1700 usec pulse width at wide...
Forum: LB7 Yesterday, 10:41 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 20,534
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I wanted to post an update on this. As I had...

I wanted to post an update on this. As I had posted early on in the thread, I was not happy with my balance rates. Since then I've scanned a few other trucks(a couple with new injectors), and all of...
Forum: LB7 10-14-2018, 09:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 37,572
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Pilot timing is CRITICAL I found when tuning...

Pilot timing is CRITICAL I found when tuning mine. I know most tuners don't like to adjust pilot, but I found small pilot changes made big changes in how the engine runs. Pilot quantity is also huge....
Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-12-2018, 11:27 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 73,094
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I know its an apples to oranges comparison, but I...

I know its an apples to oranges comparison, but I ran into an almost identical issue many years back on a Ford 351 in a boat. The engine would free rev to 4500 no problem, ran great, and had no signs...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 10-12-2018, 11:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 211
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
It's the central axle disconnect. It disconnects...

It's the central axle disconnect. It disconnects the passenger side axle so the spider gears can free spin minimizing drag in the front axle in 2 wheel drive.
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-11-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
The "old stuff" was a low voc reformulation of...

The "old stuff" was a low voc reformulation of the origanal cleaner. The real old stuff WORKED! WAY better than the "old stuff", but I wouldn't be surprised if it changed again.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 10-09-2018, 05:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 484
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Stock stall speed will vary greatly depending on...

Stock stall speed will vary greatly depending on the amount of power you put through it. I want to say it is around 2100-2300 rpm's for a stock converter. The other thing you have to keep in mind is...
Forum: LLY 10-06-2018, 07:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 163
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Unless it's a 3500 cab and chassis, in that case...

Unless it's a 3500 cab and chassis, in that case they are quite different.
Forum: LMM 10-06-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 301
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Hand calculate it. I've tuned lbz's and had the...

Hand calculate it. I've tuned lbz's and had the dic be off by over 20%. It's not like lb7/lly where you could correct the dic fuel readings, lbz+ is all handled in the bcm, and is only as accurate as...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 10-06-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 797
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
My redhead didn't last 15k miles before it got...

My redhead didn't last 15k miles before it got LOOSE, and here it is almost 3 years later leaking like a sieve. I know somebody else who got 2 boxes from them since mine, and he's had problems with...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 10-04-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 732
L5P: L5P Tuning
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I thought kidturbo said he had seen an l5p in...

I thought kidturbo said he had seen an l5p in person running in something, but it was running on a bosch e35a ecm.
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 10-03-2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 8
Allison 5sp: Harsh 2-1 Downshift
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Posted By THEFERMANATOR
What tcm os are you running? 01 or 05? Some of...

What tcm os are you running? 01 or 05? Some of the 01 os's have a harsh 2-1 downshift(there's a tsb about it).
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 10-03-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,070
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Leave the shift points alone. Even the stock...

Leave the shift points alone. Even the stock tables are incorrect from where it actually shifts. Correct your speedo for bigger tires(do not go taller than a 34.5" tall tire or else you'll trip the...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-03-2018, 11:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,550
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Yes, you had to pay full price to get the...

Yes, you had to pay full price to get the discount. The terms and conditions said only 1 rebate could be applied, so the stores discount was the rebate.
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 10-03-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 732
L5P: L5P Tuning
Views: 78,180
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
That 8 years 80k mile warranty is epa mandated to...

That 8 years 80k mile warranty is epa mandated to cover any emissions control part unless it is a wear item. So I could see nox sensors not being covered, but the rest would just about have to be. I...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 10-02-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,070
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
This is exactly what you should NEVER do with an...

This is exactly what you should NEVER do with an allison, and it changes HUNDREDS of tables you can't see. NEVER touch the speedo settings in the tcm. I've said before they should remove those tables...
Forum: LB7 10-02-2018, 09:46 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 37,572
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Mine doesn't get loud when pilit shuts off, if...

Mine doesn't get loud when pilit shuts off, if anything it just sounds MEANER. My converter choice may have some say in that as I got a 1800 stall when I did mine, so 2700 is normally when I'm...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 10-02-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,070
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I'm on my phone or else I would look at your...

I'm on my phone or else I would look at your files, but I would STRONGLY reccomend putting your tcm back to stock and leave it alone. Changes in the tcm can get costly if you're not carefull. We...
Forum: Things that use Spark Plugs 10-02-2018, 09:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
I watched it and all I could think is I want the...

I watched it and all I could think is I want the 2.8l duramax/6l40e pullout. I want to put a diesel in my old Comanche.
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-02-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 93
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
Mobil oil sale

Mobil is doing an oil sale through the end of the year. $7 off per gallon of mobil delvac 15w40 or $10 off per gallon of 5w40 turbo diesel synthetic. The catch is it is only at certain...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 09-27-2018, 11:57 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 73,094
Posted By THEFERMANATOR
No. The Colorado got the VM motori engine...

No. The Colorado got the VM motori engine similiar to what was in the diesel Jeep Liberty, the DMAX engine was an all ISUZU design. The engine got used here in the states for a SHORT run in small...
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