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Forum: Large Truck 07-25-2014, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 632
Posted By gandrimp
Not sure how the "99"s are setup, but my "96" had...

Not sure how the "99"s are setup, but my "96" had the boost hose worn through. My truck also has a racor filter and the pump was bad and sucking air through it also.

Since both trucks are running...
Forum: Large Truck 07-02-2014, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 384
Posted By gandrimp
I'm not sure a trailer that only weighs 6k will...

I'm not sure a trailer that only weighs 6k will safely haul 18k much less 24k.
My trailer weighs 7.5k and is only rated 20k, that said, I have had 24k on it but I was left wanting more brakes.
Forum: Large Truck 06-03-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,142
Posted By gandrimp
I will agree with everything 85e150six4mtod...

I will agree with everything 85e150six4mtod posted except the quoted above it should read " Spring suspensions offer a PUNISHING ride for what you are doing."
Forum: Large Truck 06-03-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,660
Posted By gandrimp
When we switch between 1 ton and larger trucks,...

When we switch between 1 ton and larger trucks, the power is hindered by heavier clutch & flywheel, heavier transmission internals, heavier driveshafts, heavier rear differential, heavier axles,...
Forum: Large Truck 05-21-2014, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By gandrimp
Depends what your needs are. I took a 96 F800...

Depends what your needs are.
I took a 96 F800 bucket truck and sold the bed. I the shortened the frame and built a flatbed with skirts and a hitch tunnel, 2 large toolboxes several led lights.
I...
Forum: Large Truck 04-29-2014, 03:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 423
Posted By gandrimp
Leave the pressure on and Turn your motor over...

Leave the pressure on and Turn your motor over till whats on top is on bottom.

Also look closely to the crank, rods, cylinder walls and block for rust. I have yet to not see rust in the area of...
Forum: Large Truck 02-01-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,516
Posted By gandrimp
The edelbrock is not a simple or fuel efficient...

The edelbrock is not a simple or fuel efficient carb.
Forum: Large Truck 01-13-2014, 10:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,142
Posted By gandrimp
Its getting used to me :-X03 . I'm liking it, but...

Its getting used to me :-X03 . I'm liking it, but its a different kind of power.
Forum: Large Truck 01-13-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,142
Posted By gandrimp
Looks like I didn't finish a thought (wife says I...

Looks like I didn't finish a thought (wife says I do that a lot). I Tow with mine, 7500 lb trailer, and not uncommon to have equipment in the 20,000 lb range, so 27,500 lb and Im not sure what the...
Forum: Large Truck 01-10-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,142
Posted By gandrimp
I use my 96 f800 with a 5 speed Allison, which...

I use my 96 f800 with a 5 speed Allison, which should be that mine has a lower low gear.
Forum: Large Truck 12-31-2013, 11:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 324
Posted By gandrimp
Do yourself a favor and go with the hella lights....

Do yourself a favor and go with the hella lights. Hella 003427291 Hella Vision Plus 190 x 132mm Halogen Conversion Headlamp Recta | eBay...
Forum: Large Truck 12-19-2013, 05:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By gandrimp
Try the brakes without the truck running. Does...

Try the brakes without the truck running.
Does it only do this when going forward, or will it do it in reverse.
I suppose this is drum front and rear?
Forum: Large Truck 12-09-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By gandrimp
There should be a tag on the timing cover on the...

There should be a tag on the timing cover on the left hand side. That will tell you the size and H.P.
Forum: Large Truck 12-08-2013, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By gandrimp
My 96 f800 with the 8.3 had a real good muffler...

My 96 f800 with the 8.3 had a real good muffler that blocked the turbo noise. I cut it off, and still the turbo wasn't as loud as I thought it would be. My 05 duramax made more turbo noise, and it...
Forum: Large Truck 12-03-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 647
Posted By gandrimp
I have to agree with 4x4junk. It sucks that you...

I have to agree with 4x4junk. It sucks that you have so much invested and we all have done it to some extent , but to get near your asking price you will need to part it out imho. Or fix it, but that...
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