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I've read a few posts here and there that some don't use their truck as a daily driver anymore--they've opted for something else and for what ever reason-it's all good.
My main question(s): How long could you let the truck sit before running it if it's not a dd? Once a week? A month?
Reason I ask, my driving habits have changed and I'm literally 0.7mi from work. From what I've gathered, that not getting diesel engines up to operating temp is not a good thing on a consistent basis. So I'm thinking of alternate modes of transportation (yes, walking is one of them)
'06 2500 SLT Mega 4x4, Timbrens, Icebox/cool hose, Amsoil: oil, filter, By-Pass, GDP MK-2 & Big Line, Aero 4040XL, DiPricol Optix Gauges, Bilstein 5100, Dynatrac ball joints, steering brace, upgraded steering kit, EBC Sport Rotors/7000 Green Pads, Spicer U-Joints
I drive mine on the weekends and during the week I drive 94 geo prizm I picked up for $1000 runs great and I get 40mpg ha not to mention it's practically invisible, i get pulled over about every time I pull the truck out of the drive way, mostly for dumb things like tint
03 dodge cummins pusher intake manifold, 4" straight pipe, 1/2" big line kit, fass 150, arson 3 evil twin cp3, 100hp sticks, dr. Performance predator, smarty TNT-r,62/475 twins built by outlaw diesel, 110lb springs, arp head studs, max spool push rods, afe blade runner manifold, ts tc lock up controller, built tranny,6" lift, 22s on 37s
for anything that is not going to be used on a regular basis, you should fire it up at least once a month to get the oil back to the top end. it would be best if you went for a decent drive with it too, just to get it up to temp and get everything else moving too
2007 Laramie 3500, 4.5" RevTek, 35x12.5 ProComp MTRs, buckstop front+rear, bullydog TD, BD RFI intake, Lightforce 140s in the bumper, 240HIDs up top
1997 SLT 2500, 5.5" fabtech, 36x13.5 IROKs, 5x12s, s300, 4kgsk, inj pump FUBAR
Lately My Cummins has been sitting, I probably wash and wax it more than I drive it. I try to maybe take it around the mountain once a week maybe 10 miles, Just to get all the juices flowing, if its gonna sit for an extensive period of time, I would add fuel preservatives.
__________________ 1999 24V Cummins.- 2 1/2" Rough Country leveling Kit - 4" TB Diamond Eye Exhaust - 6" MBRP Tip - Pusher Intake Elbow - AEM Brute Force HD Intake - Built Trans - Custom Painted valve Cover - Stainless Rockers -
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