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Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges Yesterday, 09:50 PM
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Posted By 2004LB7
Except for when towing you will be running in a...

Except for when towing you will be running in a different part of the map vs when running empty so you can still have your towing/milage tune together. It just takes logging to see where it runs for...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges Yesterday, 03:13 PM
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Posted By 2004LB7
I totally agree with where you are coming from....

I totally agree with where you are coming from. While my tune is not as big as many here, I have broken traction a few times in bad weather. The good, this is it is quite controllable. It still goes...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-16-2018, 08:51 PM
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Posted By 2004LB7
Where does your crank case vent go? Catch can,...

Where does your crank case vent go? Catch can, intake, exhaust?
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-16-2018, 06:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
Yep, thats about it. I haven't seen any...

Yep, thats about it. I haven't seen any difference between the two in mine
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-16-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
I just use ATF in my power steering. At least...

I just use ATF in my power steering. At least until I replace it. Developing a leak so I'm not going to keep topping it off with any expensive fluid
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 10-16-2018, 01:04 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 473
Posted By 2004LB7
2x On my LB7 I had the DSP5, only because it...

2x

On my LB7 I had the DSP5, only because it was my first Duramax to tune. All the tunes where the same PW and throttle tables. I used it to test various timing, fuel pressure etc.

With my LMM...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-16-2018, 10:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
No need to use distilled water for cleaning and...

No need to use distilled water for cleaning and flushing the coolant system. Just use potable water from your house. When you do the final fill you can use the distilled water. And you may need to...
Forum: Smoke Signals 10-15-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By 2004LB7
Just got a package from FedEx today with a bottle...

Just got a package from FedEx today with a bottle of leaking oil in it. It was most certainly the shippers fault.
Forum: Stereo & Electronics 10-15-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,176
Posted By 2004LB7
Kind of. Didn't try the new flasher. Only the old...

Kind of. Didn't try the new flasher. Only the old and had no issues when I used resistors. I think I used 4 or 5 ohm though
Forum: Stereo & Electronics 10-15-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,176
Posted By 2004LB7
Put the old flasher back in and try it with the...

Put the old flasher back in and try it with the resisters. Worked on my 04
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-14-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
No real coolant issues on the Duramax. Just keep...

No real coolant issues on the Duramax. Just keep it topped off and change it according to the manual
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-14-2018, 05:09 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
Dexcool doesn't normally build up any sludge...

Dexcool doesn't normally build up any sludge unless mixed with green coolant or if it is run low to often allowing air to mix into it. Not sure what the 7.3 used but I'm guessing the standard green...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-14-2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
Tool small for anything beyond stock and towing...

Tool small for anything beyond stock and towing heavy. Most can get away with it but with the 05s propensity to overheat I would do an oil cooler to help. The transmission can tolerate quite a bit of...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-14-2018, 02:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
There are loads of threads on beefing these...

There are loads of threads on beefing these engines up. This is a performance site after all

Having a larger transmission cooler myself, I would vote on an oil cooler before a trans cooler. I...
Forum: Fluids and Maintenance 10-14-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 996
Posted By 2004LB7
Fram's tough guard and synthetic filters are...

Fram's tough guard and synthetic filters are actually quite good. Both of these are typically sold Walmart. Their basic filters are the junk ones.

If your not ready yet to switch over to a CAT...
Forum: Mike L's Trans Talk 10-13-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,154
Posted By 2004LB7
You made me read through all of that for nothing...

You made me read through all of that for nothing :joker:
Forum: LML 10-13-2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 9
LML: This sucks
Views: 437
Posted By 2004LB7
Just chip the one on the opposite side so it's...

Just chip the one on the opposite side so it's balanced :D
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 10-12-2018, 01:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By 2004LB7
Yes, springs can wear out but it normally takes...

Yes, springs can wear out but it normally takes lots of hauling, loads or cycling of the leaf pack

It is usually visible from the sagging it creates when lightly or unloaded. Another item to check...
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 10-11-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By 2004LB7
Doesn't look like a problem to me

Doesn't look like a problem to me
Forum: LMM 10-10-2018, 08:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By 2004LB7
2x

2x
Forum: Duramax Engine Building 10-10-2018, 08:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 694
Posted By 2004LB7
Ouch. Looks like there is some scratches on the...

Ouch. Looks like there is some scratches on the cylinder at the crack.

Yes, Efilive can be programmed with any number of tune types. Just talk to your tuner about what you want

I wouldn't run...
Forum: Duramax Tuning, Logging, and Gauges 10-10-2018, 10:24 AM
Replies: 732
L5P: L5P Tuning
Views: 78,156
Posted By 2004LB7
I thought ambulances, fire trucks, etc had a...

I thought ambulances, fire trucks, etc had a bypass button or some such thing. I remember reading about that issue several years ago and thought the EPA put out some exemptions for emergency service...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 10-10-2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 18
LBZ: Handling
Views: 614
Posted By 2004LB7
Unless you loosened the tie rods, changing the...

Unless you loosened the tie rods, changing the pitman arm shouldn't have changed the steering wheel angle. Was the pitman arm the same as the one you took off?
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 10-09-2018, 10:27 PM
Replies: 18
LBZ: Handling
Views: 614
Posted By 2004LB7
It was just what's worked for mine. The three...

It was just what's worked for mine. The three I've done.

I wasn't too sure / couldn't remember the caster degrees. I thought I ran 0* once and later set it positive and couldn't tell any...
Forum: Chassis & Suspension 10-09-2018, 09:02 PM
Replies: 18
LBZ: Handling
Views: 614
Posted By 2004LB7
I would check tire pressure, wheel bearings,...

I would check tire pressure, wheel bearings, along with alignment. Check that your rear axle is square to the frame.

Incorrect toe can cause bad handling and Wondering on the highway. I've had...
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