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Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 01-28-2015, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 725
Posted By parkland
I want one of these planes : RC airplane:...

I want one of these planes :

RC airplane: Easystar FPV attacked and hit by bird, real DOGFIGHT. - YouTube
Forum: General Automotive Discussion 01-28-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 334
Posted By parkland
I don't think this will ever be practical, at...

I don't think this will ever be practical, at least for a long, long time.
GPS isn't accurate or reliable enough to use for calculating road position.
Radar or LIDAR might be, but what about snow...
Forum: General NON-Automotive Conversation 01-24-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 99
Posted By parkland
Turbocharger jet engines

Here are some jet engines built from turbochargers:

GRV-2 DIY Turbine Jet Bike - Trial Runs - 52.1 MPH - YouTube

Jet engine with variable vanes, Home built, 171 000rpm. - YouTube

...
Forum: 3.2L Power Stroke 01-24-2015, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 240
Posted By parkland
I bought my 6.4 2008 truck for 2500, with some...

I bought my 6.4 2008 truck for 2500, with some engine problems.
You could find a 6.0 engine for sale and swap it in, or put a cummins in it.

With the coolant pooched, there could be lots wrong...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-24-2015, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By parkland
I was thinking, maybe if threaded rod was used,...

I was thinking, maybe if threaded rod was used, maybe 4 mounting brackets could be made, and the rods could poke through the plastic shroud and make installation simple and easy.
With cable, it...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 01-24-2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,166
Posted By parkland
Keep in mind that the transmission is getting...

Keep in mind that the transmission is getting custom tuned with the ford computer, so the shift points could be whatever.
Also, I plan on using a variable vane turbo, of some kind, so I'm thinking...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-24-2015, 01:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By parkland
I'm talking looking straight at it from the...

I'm talking looking straight at it from the front, "X".
Like from roughly the points at which the radiator mounts.
That should get rid of any flex that is killing the radiator.
...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 01-22-2015, 03:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 998
Posted By parkland
I have discussed this several times with drivers...

I have discussed this several times with drivers of those vehicles.
Here are the reasons that I've heard of why diesel emergency vehicles are favoured over gas:
And my comments. Your opinion may...
Forum: 6.7L Power Stroke Diesel 01-22-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 21,633
Posted By parkland
Has anyone ever thought of requesting a tune that...

Has anyone ever thought of requesting a tune that uses lower injection pressures?
With DPF off tunes, why would we need to use full stock injection pressure all the time?
Sure, peak injection...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-22-2015, 01:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By parkland
I might be talking to myself here, but again, why...

I might be talking to myself here, but again, why not cross brace the front end of the truck?
Giant "X" rod with mounts bolted on.
Seems like it would take care of the problem regardless of the...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-22-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,125
Posted By parkland
Those ones were also cracking, apparently from...

Those ones were also cracking, apparently from impact or flex.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-21-2015, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By parkland
No, it used to work on both trucks, SUV, car,...

No, it used to work on both trucks, SUV, car, etc, now won't work on any of them, highly doubt they all blew fuses haha.
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-21-2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By parkland
One would initially think so, but apparently the...

One would initially think so, but apparently the frame is reinforced with more, or thicker layers of metal around it, like a double frame, so you would think that they enforce it to provide the same...
Forum: General Diesel Discussion 01-20-2015, 09:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,166
Posted By parkland
I am hoping to put something like this on the...

I am hoping to put something like this on the trasmission, 1200 stall:

aFe F3 Torque Converter, 1200 Stall for Ford 5R110W 2008-2010 6.4L...
Forum: 6.4L Power Stroke Diesel 01-20-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 220
Posted By parkland
Oh boy I think you were right. Plugged it into...

Oh boy I think you were right.
Plugged it into the computer with USB cord, fired up.
Man do I feel stupid now. :-drink

I assume a new one needs to be purchased from drew?
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