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Forum: Repower / Transplant 05-20-2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 97
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Posted By the_engineers
Brakes are done. Also added the PPE Duramax oil...

Brakes are done. Also added the PPE Duramax oil pan. My list is getting shorter.
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Forum: Repower / Transplant 05-07-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Moved over to work on brakes. The driver's side...

Moved over to work on brakes. The driver's side leaked all over the e-brake pads. The passenger side e-brake lever was frozen engaged. Replaced everything from the backing plates out. New calipers...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-21-2018, 07:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
I'm a 2500. My cover has 12 bolts, so that's...

I'm a 2500. My cover has 12 bolts, so that's added to some of my confusion.
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Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-20-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
It's a full-floater. So is that automatically a...

It's a full-floater. So is that automatically a 10.5"?
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-14-2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Can anyone ID the axle generation? (60S, 70S,...

Can anyone ID the axle generation?
(60S, 70S, etc). It's a full-floating Dana. Not much else for identifying marks that I can find...
...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-14-2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
In the spirit of "cart before horse", my 2008 PY0...

In the spirit of "cart before horse", my 2008 PY0 center caps arrived.
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Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-14-2018, 08:01 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Driveshaft is in ...

Driveshaft is in
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Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-14-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
The hoses are "off the shelf" from Surplus...

The hoses are "off the shelf" from Surplus Center. I can buy assembled hoses from them for less than the cost of AN fittings. I definitely understand that they are overkill, but I'm only in them for...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 04-08-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Winter hit and I took a serious break. I finished...

Winter hit and I took a serious break. I finished my crossmember and carrier bearing mount and gave them to a local shop to powdercoat....
Forum: Repower / Transplant 12-10-2017, 03:03 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Up and down pipes are ceramic-coated and wrapped....

Up and down pipes are ceramic-coated and wrapped. Transmission crossmember and carrier bearing brackets are headed to powdercoat on Monday. I ordered my trans coolers on Friday, so I should be able...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 12-10-2017, 09:00 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Got my carrier bearing bracket fabbed. ...

Got my carrier bearing bracket fabbed.
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Forum: LLY 12-03-2017, 02:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By the_engineers
Awesome! Thank You! That gives me hope that it...

Awesome! Thank You! That gives me hope that it must not be as bad as it initially looks...
Forum: LLY 12-02-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By the_engineers
Procedure for Van Glowplugs

Does anyone have access to the factory/dealer procedure for either performing a compression test or changing glow plugs in a van?

I'd like to do a compression test as I keep losing coolant, but it...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-28-2017, 06:54 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Been working on ideas for the trans cooling. The...

Been working on ideas for the trans cooling. The factory van radiator is limited to 3/8" lines while the Allison gets 1/2" lines. The truck radiator is 7" taller, so that's out.

My idea right now...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-19-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
1 cut and it's in. I still need to move all of...

1 cut and it's in. I still need to move all of the hangers, but WOW.
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Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-19-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
A lot of non-picture progress. Front half of the...

A lot of non-picture progress. Front half of the driveshaft is at the shop getting cut down. Parts ordered for various issues, etc.

Also, my exhaust showed up. Len posted a link to the eBay...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-12-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Crossmember is pretty close to finished. I'll...

Crossmember is pretty close to finished. I'll take the plate for the trans mount to work on Monday and have our machinist slot the holes. Once it's together, I'm planning to have it powdercoated...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-07-2017, 05:59 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
If you can re-route the fuel lines, it'll buy you...

If you can re-route the fuel lines, it'll buy you another inch or so...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-07-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
I wanted to keep the same driveline angle...right...

I wanted to keep the same driveline angle...right now I'm tipped back about 3-4 degrees. If I had tilted it to clear the floor, it probably would have been closer to 10 degrees down.
Forum: Repower / Transplant 11-06-2017, 07:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
So, I've been working on fabbing a new trans...

So, I've been working on fabbing a new trans crossmember. It's a little rough, but it works. The hole on the left side is clearance for the shifter cable.

...
Forum: Transfer Case / Axles / Driveshafts Tech 10-29-2017, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 670
Posted By the_engineers
Driveshaft Advice?

Wasn't sure where this should go. Please move if there is a better spot.

Looking for a little advice on my van project. The 2WD Allison has a bolted yoke. My center-to-center measurement is...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-22-2017, 08:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
I think I'm going to fab a new one from tubing....

I think I'm going to fab a new one from tubing. If I can get 2 x 3.50 x .188, that would be perfect.

If not, I'll get 2 x 3. I may add 1/4" plates front/back to help index the fuel cooler/filter...
Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-22-2017, 06:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
Temporary mount to hold the Allison via the...

Temporary mount to hold the Allison via the original cross member. It's tipped back about 2-3 degrees.
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Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-21-2017, 09:52 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
PPE 3" downpipe showed up today... ...

PPE 3" downpipe showed up today...

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Forum: Repower / Transplant 10-21-2017, 05:21 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,060
Posted By the_engineers
The Allison is mocked in place. I'll need to...

The Allison is mocked in place. I'll need to re-route the fuel lines, but everything else looks pretty good.
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