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Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   09-11-2019, 12:05 AM
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Views: 187
Posted By mykeb
Ive been looking pretty heavy at a diesel pusher...

Ive been looking pretty heavy at a diesel pusher as well.
I absolutely would not go with a pickup truck diesel in a classA.
Im looking pretty heavy at some Holiday Rambler classA's with Cat...
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   08-22-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By mykeb
You can also convert your 4spd auto to a 6spd...

You can also convert your 4spd auto to a 6spd auto from s 4th gen ram.
Would have way better gear ratios than the nv4500.
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   08-20-2019, 01:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By mykeb
I really really dislike the idea of the FASS...

I really really dislike the idea of the FASS pulling thru the intank pump.
The in-tank pump cant match the FASS, thereby creating a restriction on the FASS.
Not saying it is your problem, but am...
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   08-20-2019, 01:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By mykeb
There shouldnt be a pump in the tank...and....a...

There shouldnt be a pump in the tank...and....a pump on the frame rail(FaSS).
It should be one, or the other.
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   08-20-2019, 12:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By mykeb
When was the last time you replaced your air...

When was the last time you replaced your air filter? Stupid, i know...just eliminating the simple first.
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   08-20-2019, 12:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By mykeb
Wait....you said you have a FASS ..AND...inTank...

Wait....you said you have a FASS ..AND...inTank pump? That dont add up.
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   08-20-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 567
Posted By mykeb
Do you still have your factory filter up on the...

Do you still have your factory filter up on the block?
Some installers delete it, some keep it.
I still have mine. So i replace that filter as well.
And i have seen crud get to it also.
Which,...
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   08-20-2019, 12:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By mykeb
You can get it to crank again, without bleeding. ...

You can get it to crank again, without bleeding.
By just cranking it over multiple times.
It will purge itself.
Granted best bet...dont do it in the first place.
But you dont have to bust the...
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   08-19-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By mykeb
There really isnt many variables to noticeable...

There really isnt many variables to noticeable change the amount of fuel used idling one truck vs another. Assuming not 20F, and not on high idle.
The engine only requires x amount of horsepower to...
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   08-18-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By mykeb
2hrs idle with AC on

2hrs idle with AC on
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   08-18-2019, 03:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 303
Posted By mykeb
fuel consumption at idle

So..ive wondered this for forever, but never actually tested it out til now.
Using the same pump, stopping at lever shut off, and literally only driving about 40yards from the pump....
My 400k mile...
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   08-18-2019, 02:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By mykeb
Btw...the posiLok is a pita to use. And ive had...

Btw...the posiLok is a pita to use.
And ive had the cable come apart in my hand. Not cool. It works well...if you never use 4x4. Strongly recommend not going the cable actuated 4x4 route.
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   08-18-2019, 02:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 922
Posted By mykeb
Buy the 2low kit. Either the PosiLok unit which...

Buy the 2low kit. Either the PosiLok unit which is cable actuated, or the Vacuum soleniod which is a 12v elec solenoid.
I recommend the 12v elec unit.
Either one will work, it allows you to use...
Forum: 98.5-02 Performance Parts Discussion   08-08-2019, 01:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By mykeb
Did you install.new copper washers?

Did you install.new copper washers?
Forum: 98.5-02 Performance Parts Discussion   07-29-2019, 07:03 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,306
Posted By mykeb
Not the same setup, but to give you an...

Not the same setup, but to give you an idea.....i tow a white 10,000lb travel trailer. Have 120h injectors, stock turbo, and the old school pre-EPA quadzilla.
And im not concerned at all about...
Forum: 98.5-02 Performance Parts Discussion   07-29-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,306
Posted By mykeb
This is going to sound overly simplified, but.......

This is going to sound overly simplified, but....
Can you not clear up the smoke by driving with a lighter touch on the skinny pedal? Ive been driving according to my smoke output since before...
Forum: 98.5-02 Performance Parts Discussion   07-29-2019, 03:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 179
Posted By mykeb
Why upgrade to an iquad? Is there any...

Why upgrade to an iquad?
Is there any substantial performance gains vs the preEPA regulated quads
Other than the Valet mode of the V2 tune, im not seeing any noticeable improvenent for a daily...
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   07-29-2019, 03:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 197
Posted By mykeb
Blowby isnt measured at idle. The cap flip...

Blowby isnt measured at idle.
The cap flip test, only tells you when the engine is way past being shot.
You can make your own manometer easy enough. Then you can actually measure blowby.
Granted,...
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   07-29-2019, 03:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By mykeb
I will add....as tough as these engines are. Id...

I will add....as tough as these engines are. Id stear clear of dumping any real money in that truck. The previous owner shows glaring hackjob repair, serious neglect and overall zero concern for the...
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   07-29-2019, 03:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 461
Posted By mykeb
For the heater core...search for the quickest...

For the heater core...search for the quickest heater core replacement method.
I did it myself, having never done one before. Was finished in under an hour. Been 7yrs now, 150k miles later, and...
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   07-29-2019, 02:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,384
Posted By mykeb
This is an interesting setup. Glad you figured...

This is an interesting setup. Glad you figured out your issue.
I will add, if you can install this kit yourself....you can do you own alignment rather easily.
Imo its something that you need yo...
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   07-24-2019, 03:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 276
Posted By mykeb
You are shifting to early. Irregardless of...

You are shifting to early.
Irregardless of personnal preference,
If you dip below 1600rpm you are quickly approaching lugging it.
Plan your shift so that you are atleast 1700rpms in the next...
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   07-24-2019, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By mykeb
I will go as far as to say, 90-100h injectors are...

I will go as far as to say, 90-100h injectors are the minimum i would run.
I cant imagine how boring itd be driving with anything smaller.
Forum: 98.5-02 Powertrain   07-24-2019, 03:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 235
Posted By mykeb
How do you drive your truck? Ive been running...

How do you drive your truck?
Ive been running your setup but with 120h injectors for the past 300k miles.
That is, i put 300k on it, had 100k when i bought it.
Been towing a 10k RV all across the...
Forum: 98.5-02 Non-Powertrain   07-24-2019, 03:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 377
Posted By mykeb
You can 1)literally swap the complete axle to...

You can
1)literally swap the complete axle to gain carrying capacity, as the drw axle is a dana 80 with larger bearing, and axle
2)convert your srw to drw with adapters, does not increase axle...
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