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Old 04-10-2018, 03:17 AM
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They’re still doing these? Just give the trophy to Lavon and don’t waste anyone else’s time.

Good luck to everyone from here. Hope all of your time and hard work pays off.
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Old 04-10-2018, 05:14 AM
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Tom Iím sorry to hear youíre losing the ďDiesel bugĒ
Iím sure a lot of it has to do with the fan base... it is sad though because when all the wise old guys leave we will be stuck with the Bacaís and Millardís :/

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If Mark is lurking around on here I wonder how many trucks are tuned by him in the event? I saw he was a sponsor for Tony so Iím assuming thatís 1
Think he told me 4 trucks.
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Old 04-10-2018, 07:15 AM
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Think he told me 4 trucks.
Luke is correct, I currently have Tony B. and Mike Graves in the UCC with Luke and Ryan Pini in the Qualifier. I'm hoping we can see a good showing for the Dmax this year. Unfortunately I'm right there with Tom these days, I've lost a lot of patience for the drama and bs in this industry. Any free time I have anymore is spent on personal stuff. I love what I do(making hp and drag racing) but the drama makes it not fun to deal with. I just got my truck out the other day to get ready for an event this coming weekend and it was the first time I had even touched or looked at it since October. Forgot how much fun it was to drive but I definitely didn't lose any sleep over it either.
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Old 04-10-2018, 07:48 AM
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Thatís awesome Mark! Hope them boys show that the Duramax Platform is definitely a contender
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Btw on the Drama... itís everywhere now lol
I deal with it at work and all my hobbies! I blame Social media
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Old 04-10-2018, 08:42 AM
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What event is happening this weekend Mark
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Old 04-10-2018, 09:54 AM
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Luke is correct, I currently have Tony B. and Mike Graves in the UCC with Luke and Ryan Pini in the Qualifier. I'm hoping we can see a good showing for the Dmax this year. Unfortunately I'm right there with Tom these days, I've lost a lot of patience for the drama and bs in this industry. Any free time I have anymore is spent on personal stuff. I love what I do(making hp and drag racing) but the drama makes it not fun to deal with. I just got my truck out the other day to get ready for an event this coming weekend and it was the first time I had even touched or looked at it since October. Forgot how much fun it was to drive but I definitely didn't lose any sleep over it either.

I love the trucks and helping people go fast but as a whole the diesel industry has become a whored out bro fest of retartedness. It all about who on Facebook with a Premier account can sell parts the cheapest. Ive enjoyed getting into the car world racing the Hellcat. Itís been a breathe of fresh air and made the day to day diesel thing tolerable.
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Old 04-10-2018, 10:32 AM
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I love the trucks and helping people go fast but as a whole the diesel industry has become a whored out bro fest of retartedness. It all about who on Facebook with a Premier account can sell parts the cheapest. Ive enjoyed getting into the car world racing the Hellcat. Itís been a breathe of fresh air and made the day to day diesel thing tolerable.
You hit the nail on the head. Everybody things "Oh, if I sell parts I can be popular and maybe make a name for myself."

People today (general statement, nobody get butt hurt) wants to put in the time/effort to actually make it viable on an upstart. Sure there are those who actually care and want to help others but most new "diesel" shops are there just to help themselves build a truck once then never care.
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Old 04-10-2018, 10:47 AM
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I love the trucks and helping people go fast but as a whole the diesel industry has become a whored out bro fest of retartedness. It all about who on Facebook with a Premier account can sell parts the cheapest. Ive enjoyed getting into the car world racing the Hellcat. Itís been a breathe of fresh air and made the day to day diesel thing tolerable.
Couldn't agree more bud!


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You hit the nail on the head. Everybody things "Oh, if I sell parts I can be popular and maybe make a name for myself."

People today (general statement, nobody get butt hurt) wants to put in the time/effort to actually make it viable on an upstart. Sure there are those who actually care and want to help others but most new "diesel" shops are there just to help themselves build a truck once then never care.
No Doubt!!! Most of my calls these days seem to be people wanting us to clean up someone else's mess because they aren't happy with the end result and the people that created it won't give them the time of day once they got paid. Really makes me want to do something else honestly.
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Made it on fastest DMax list with Single VGT and single cp3 fuel only! 1.589 60ft 6.9291@103mph 1/8th 10.96@127.76mph
Stock motor best 11.277@119mph B68mmStg2R 250%inj 12mmcp3

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Couldn't agree more bud!




No Doubt!!! Most of my calls these days seem to be people wanting us to clean up someone else's mess because they aren't happy with the end result and the people that created it won't give them the time of day once they got paid. Really makes me want to do something else honestly.

I can imagine, I have that happen at our auto shop quite often in regards to other work being done. We had an LBZ in here that was diagnosed and "fixed" by another shop claiming it needed a CP3, EGR delete, and intake but yet the problem was solved. The truck would not build proper rail pressure hot and they didn't check the simple things first. At the end of the day the truck was returning WAY too much fuel from the injectors.

Moral of the story is keep doing what you're doing, the business needs people like yourself and Evan who actually know what they are talking about to save the people who think Longhorn Fab does the best tuning on the planet.
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Agree 100% with everyone. I think this will be my last year messing with my truck. Probably sell this summer. The culture is just crap these days. I went to the ATS Gauntlet event and was incredibly dissapointed (even with low expectations to begin with). I don't blame people for moving on. I was apart of another small niche platform and it suffered the same fate (3000gt/stealth). World is a changing.
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I love the trucks and helping people go fast but as a whole the diesel industry has become a whored out bro fest of retartedness. It all about who on Facebook with a Premier account can sell parts the cheapest. Ive enjoyed getting into the car world racing the Hellcat. Itís been a breathe of fresh air and made the day to day diesel thing tolerable.
Nailed it. I don't care much about the performance side of my shop. It's the normal repairs that make us the money with a lot less head aches. With tax and overhead it's hard to push any parts now days.
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Nailed it. I don't care much about the performance side of my shop. It's the normal repairs that make us the money with a lot less head aches. With tax and overhead it's hard to push any parts now days.
Exactly!!!

My favorite thing is "Well so and so sells it for $XX.XX online, I'll just go buy it from there". Its like go ahead, I've gotta make money to keep these lights on. My time and reputation to back the product I sell you comes at a price.
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Yeah after I get the twins done and 12mm I'm done with my truck and like everyone else I'm moving on to the LS world
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Yeah after I get the twins done and 12mm I'm done with my truck and like everyone else I'm moving on to the LS world

Diesels still make great tow riggs for LS powered hot rods. That's all mine is now, a slow, heavy pig that gets meh mileage. I'm going to try out the 2020 and if it fails to perform as well as my 2006 lbz I'm probably done entirely with them. The gas Riggs are just getting so much better I can't continue to justify it if they can't figure out the after treatments...

My 1500 LS is just soo much fun to drive and if I pop it, it's not 10k to fix it...
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