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Old 12-11-2011, 11:33 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Quiet the Airdog down

What have guys been doing to quiet the in cab noise of lift pumps? I think if I pressed some rubber or something in the air dog mount it would quiet it done a bit. I had it sitting on the ground all hooked up and it was fairly quiet so I think its just the vibration transfering through the frame

I mounted it on the driver side frame rail right behind the front door
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Old 12-12-2011, 12:31 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Thats about where mine is at, maybe closer to the back door but mine is very quiet. When the engine is running you cant hear it or even feel it running.
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Ya i figured it would only take a few minutes to take the 3 bolts off to put something between the mount. When the smarty is programming the truck it really gets annoying. Not sure if its the norm, but it kicks on and off constantly for a minute or two of the programming time...

Definitely disappears when the cummins fires up
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Yeah its normal for the pump to run and cycle during programming. I always just pull the fuse to the pump before I do any flashes.
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put a sump in the bottom of the tank, call Hellmann performance they will tell you all about it. so then its graity fed not drawstraw fed
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That's weird because I installed one for a guy Saturday and it's extremely quiet. My raptor 150 is loud as all get out. I'm thinking about upgrading just for this reason and maybe go a little bigger.
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Old 12-12-2011, 06:03 PM   #7 (permalink)
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put a sump in the bottom of the tank, call Hellmann performance they will tell you all about it. so then its graity fed not drawstraw fed
After busting my fuel return connection and stripping the nut to my fuel tank strap, there is NO way im dropping that damn tank again but I mostly got it for it the filters
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That's one reason i pull the bed. Alot less working on your back
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Mine was loud as hell even with motor running. And I had a Hellman sump.
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You think the AD is loud, have you heard a FASS? You canhear the FASS over the motors!
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Can't really hear mine over the engine and and the radio and I also always pull the fuse when I'm programming the truck.
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I would have loved to pull the bed but I did it alone and I have a 5th wheel ball and a trailer hitch which I guess makes pulling the bed a PITA... So I dropped about 10 gallons of fuel

If I had it to redo- I would have started by taking my time and not busting the fuel return quick fitting but I would have also drained the tank close to empty with the stock lift pump into diesel jugs with the fuel line up front
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