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  1. 94-98 Non-Powertrain
    My truck is in the shop getting body workndone to pass a safety to put it on the road. So I really haven't driven it much. Its a 1997 12v dually. The shop was taking forever so I went over there and the mechanic was like it was slow cranking, then finally started... moved it, then tried...
  2. 94-98 Powertrain
    Need help going insane. 1997 12 valve cummins 265,000 miles 1 and half years ago my Cummins locked up after making a knock, spun a rod bearing and the piston slapped the head. Took the motor to a very well known place and had a full rebuild. Then the ticking started. Since then a new head still...
  3. 94-98 Powertrain
    So I have owned my 2nd gen 5.9l 12v for about 6 years now and it’s done me great. I put 70,000 km on her and got up to about 390,000 and decided to do some gaskets and repairs. (New injectors, Timing cover gasket, oil pan gasket, vacuum pump seal, new steering gearbox and steering shaft), on the...
  4. 94-98 Powertrain
    Good Morning, I am new here so please let me know if I do anything wrong. I have a 1996 2WD Ram 2500 and the overdrive went out on me. From all of my research I have determined I have a 47RE transmission. I ordered an overdrive section online and when it was delivered I realized it did not...
  5. 12v Conversion Build Threads With Shop Talk
    So I have a 1978 K30 that I was planning on swapping a 5.9 into. I know this is a pretty common swap and have no problems with the physical swapping or compatibility just had a question about the Gen 1 vs Gen 2 Cummins. In my area I am having a really hard time finding a gen 1 5.9 to use for the...
  6. General Diesel Discussion
    Hello everyone, I’m in the market for a Cummins as my first diesel truck and the years I’m looking into is 94-07. Since I never owed a diesel before I have some questions about what could work best for me. The main reason I want a diesel is to carry more load than a gas truck and it’s mainly...
  7. 94-98 Non-Powertrain
    My truck has a 4 inch lift and i just rebuilt the whole front end converted to T style steering, and rolled with all performance parts. Im wondering if for a truck with a 4 inch lift would it have tracking problems after allignment? It has balljoints that are new as well but still seems to zig...
  8. 94-98 Non-Powertrain
    Hello Installed new alternator and batteries. Pick-up is at normal op/temp. Everything is working as normal until I turn on headlights and raise RPM then voltage spikes and will hold until I let off fuel peddle. At idol normal. Only when I accelerate does voltage sky rocket... Thank you!
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