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02-17-2018, 06:51 PM
Replies: 164
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Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Well most of my bottom land was under water...

Well most of my bottom land was under water yesterday, but it went back down today.
When it started snowing this afternoon the flakes were 2" across, biggest flakes I have ever seen.

Don't need...
02-17-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 359
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

First check should be have someone put the...

First check should be have someone put the throttle on the floor, engine not running and look at the throttle linkage on the injection pump. Is it moving the lever to the max position or not. Damaged...
02-17-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 896
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

EGT goes down with distance from the cylinder. ...

EGT goes down with distance from the cylinder.
Pre turbo 1250 is the calculated max EGT that is safe.
Post turbo that temp is 950 degrees.

The pistons are not pure aluminum, but a silica...
02-17-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 2,574
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

So is anyone alive here?

So is anyone alive here?
01-07-2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 2,581
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Hi guys, Happy new year and all that stuff. We...

Hi guys, Happy new year and all that stuff.
We actually got above 20 today.
Big improvement from -10 last night.

Now if we can just get our equipment to start without spending hours getting...
08-14-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,087
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Dealers Diesel is or was now called Reviva. ...

Dealers Diesel is or was now called Reviva.

Would not touch one with a ten foot pole, because I was a sucker for their 7.3 turbo upgrade complete drop in motor.

Blew three up, cracked block,...
07-26-2015, 09:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 308
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Also watch the wires on the alternator. The...

Also watch the wires on the alternator.
The large one is always hot with battery power, easy to short out when you are working on the thermostat.
07-26-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Busy as all get out. We have had so much rain...

Busy as all get out.
We have had so much rain this year everything takes twice as long as it should.
Mud everywhere.
07-26-2015, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Are you getting any smoke?

Are you getting any smoke?
07-26-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

The fuel heater is not really needed unless you...

The fuel heater is not really needed unless you are some place real cold.
What truck and engine?

Fuel around the return caps would make me check for a loose injection line, cracked injection...
07-26-2015, 12:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

While you are at it, upgrade the wire size of the...

While you are at it, upgrade the wire size of the big wire from the alternator over to the starter solenoid.

I have a snow plow and electric over hydraulic dump bed and an upgrade alternator 150...
07-26-2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 889
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Afterglow was more common on the 6.9 old style...

Afterglow was more common on the 6.9 old style controller.
And the old style controller light was more likely to come on during after glow than on the new style controller because of how they were...
07-26-2015, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 556
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

At least it would be dug correctly. And it's...

At least it would be dug correctly.

And it's going to take a rather large hole for the excavator, so it better be right.
07-26-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,757
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Check the wires and connector comming out of the...

Check the wires and connector comming out of the tach sensor.
Located on the IP drive gear housing.

Cracked insulation on the tach sensor wires let moisture and oil into the sensor, which means...
07-26-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 850
Posted By Dave Sponaugle

Any chance the brake lights are on? When you...

Any chance the brake lights are on?
When you touch the brakes the torque converter unlocks on a E4OD.

If by any chance there is a trailer plug harness on the truck, that is a good place for a...
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