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Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-07-2019, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Don@F1
I knew you guys had trouble. Hate hearing these...

I knew you guys had trouble. Hate hearing these things.

There is sooo much inside politics now as well. I see things on the daily from big outfits that are just embarrassing. Not related to D&J,...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-07-2019, 07:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Don@F1
I heard a few have failed. I have a customer...

I heard a few have failed. I have a customer making 2k at the rear tires and his hammy block is ok so far.

Im really waiting to see if we can get aluminum block prices down.
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-06-2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Don@F1
The Cummins crack too. Actually they tend to...

The Cummins crack too. Actually they tend to explode a big chunk out of the bore. I cant imagine a modern Cummins build for big power without sleeves. Unless it is one of those Hamilton extra thick...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-06-2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Don@F1
https://www.lasleeve.com/downloads/30th-Edition-L....

https://www.lasleeve.com/downloads/30th-Edition-L.A.SLEEVE-Automotive-Performance-Industrial-Catalog.pdf
LA already makes a flanged sleeve:thumb:
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-06-2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Don@F1
Throw everything at it. LML block and sleeve all...

Throw everything at it. LML block and sleeve all 8 with ductile dry sleeves. That will take your cylinders from roughly 30k psi strength to over 80k psi and add ductility. :thumb: Its also very...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-06-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Don@F1
One caveat; dont use repair sleeves. Use the...

One caveat; dont use repair sleeves. Use the good stuff made for performance. LA Sleeve, Powerbore, Darton. Those can take a lot more cylinder pressure.
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-05-2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Don@F1
LA Sleeves makes a Duramax part. Stay away...

LA Sleeves makes a Duramax part.
Stay away from Melling though if you go with sleeves

On the deckplate stuff you always sleeve em, but that requires longer head bolts and pushrods, so a little...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-05-2019, 08:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Don@F1
Maybe sleeve that block and keep going? ...

Maybe sleeve that block and keep going?
Cummin guys use Darton, Powerbore and a few other companies for a supplier.
I cant imagine a high powered cummins that would not be sleeved in todays...
Forum: Duramax Hard Parts 11-05-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,100
Posted By Don@F1
Yes, this! Sleeve that bitch with ductile iron...

Yes, this! Sleeve that bitch with ductile iron or steel.
The cast iron block will crack cylinders. Ductile will flex more before cracking. I have seen a ductile sleeve placed in a vise and...
Forum: Drag Racing 10-10-2019, 05:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Don@F1
Agree to the alternative for Bosch

Agree to the alternative for Bosch
Forum: Drag Racing 10-09-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Don@F1
For guys that may not understand how much 300mg...

For guys that may not understand how much 300mg of fuel Kory put in.....its tiny!

There is a ton of fuel left!
Forum: Drag Racing 10-09-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,371
Posted By Don@F1
I loved watching this! Great to see it kick some...

I loved watching this! Great to see it kick some butt.

The build up to the race was awesome. Way to get it done!

So glad to see a guy tuning by mass. :thumb:
Forum: Smoke Signals 09-18-2019, 08:10 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,755
Posted By Don@F1
Ships! By far the worse. Just one of the...

Ships! By far the worse.

Just one of the world’s largest container ships can emit about as much pollution as 50 million cars. Further, the 15 largest ships in the world emit as much nitrogen...
Forum: Smoke Signals 09-18-2019, 06:49 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 14,755
Posted By Don@F1
Its getting bad everywhere. Texas loves to follow...

Its getting bad everywhere. Texas loves to follow californias lead on many enviro regs.
Forum: Smoke Signals 09-11-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
Posted By Don@F1
I still recall exactly where I was and what I was...

I still recall exactly where I was and what I was doing.
Forum: Liquor Cabinet 08-29-2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 48,745
Posted By Don@F1
Stopped drinking any whiskey 20 plus years ago...

Stopped drinking any whiskey 20 plus years ago myself, but I hear if you dont drink Proper 12 in Ireland you get punched in the face by Mcgregor himself:rofl:
Forum: Land Speed Racing 08-29-2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,505
Posted By Don@F1
Yeah, very sad..used to watch her on TV back...

Yeah, very sad..used to watch her on TV back years ago.

The extreme progression of the direction of things is bringing additional risk. She had a record of around 400mph and had gone right at...
Forum: Sled Pulling 08-25-2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,656
Posted By Don@F1
Yes! This old man got a few tricks. Looking for...

Yes! This old man got a few tricks. Looking for that 2nd win! :D
Forum: Sled Pulling 08-25-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,656
Posted By Don@F1
Yall aint lettin any grass grow under your feet...

Yall aint lettin any grass grow under your feet :thumb:
Forum: Sled Pulling 08-22-2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,656
Posted By Don@F1
Good idea!

Good idea!
Forum: Smoke Signals 08-16-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By Don@F1
VW CP4 style pumps die early too. They are a...

VW CP4 style pumps die early too. They are a crap design. Maybe the latest revisions will be better.

Denso was in front of Bosch on common rail by at least 2 years. GM had to switch. The LB7...
Forum: Smoke Signals 08-13-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 790
Posted By Don@F1
Yup, usually 5 bucks per person and the firm gets...

Yup, usually 5 bucks per person and the firm gets millions.
Forum: LLY 08-03-2019, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By Don@F1
The fuel rate is not the same as balance rates. ...

The fuel rate is not the same as balance rates.
Its usually around a 9 on the LLY. But can be more or less.

You will need a scanner to get the fuel rate. Which is also an average number....
Forum: LLY 08-02-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By Don@F1
Harris county has good fuel quality off the rack...

Harris county has good fuel quality off the rack at the refiner. Minimum 49 cetane by law. So, at least it starts out good. What condition the local fuel stations tanks are in is anyones guess...
Forum: LLY 08-02-2019, 05:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 729
Posted By Don@F1
Have you owned the truck since new? How often do...

Have you owned the truck since new? How often do the filters get changed? Where do you live? Does it start easily?

Certain areas of the country have higher fuel quality than others.

The...
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