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06-26-2006, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,434
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

Somethings not right in that truck! I've raced...

Somethings not right in that truck! I've raced '06 Duramax's, Powerstrokes, Hemi's, and (my own) Cummins trucks while pulling trailers. I couldnt pull away from a Chevy that had a Bully dog box and...
05-17-2006, 02:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,956
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

BTW, not many fiberglass whips have grounds (they...

BTW, not many fiberglass whips have grounds (they absorb LOTS of RF through inefficency), the only time you need to ground a fiberglass whip is if it has a additional ground wire at the bottom of the...
05-17-2006, 02:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,956
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

When grounding the radio it's only important to...

When grounding the radio it's only important to ground to the frame (not just tap into a ground wire for something else). The main 12VDC power wire should be run to the battery to prevent static /...
05-17-2006, 02:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,632
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

Something is seriously wrong with that truck. My...

Something is seriously wrong with that truck. My gears are a little lower (4.30's), but I can pull a 10,000 pound camper up a posted 10% grade well over 60 mph (as fast as I wanted to go at the time...
04-30-2006, 10:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 514
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

I tow a 10-11K toy hauler with my V10... Never...

I tow a 10-11K toy hauler with my V10... Never yet had a situation where the trailer bogged the truck down (I traded in a HO Cummins 3500 dually for the V10 F350SRW). Only thing that causes me a...
04-29-2006, 09:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 676
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

I put a single inlet, dual outlet muffler in...

I put a single inlet, dual outlet muffler in place of the extension pipe in front of where the original muffler was, ran dual 3" pipes out from there just in front of the right rear tire. Cost me...
04-23-2006, 12:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,556
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

that mileage matches what I get. Trailers all...

that mileage matches what I get. Trailers all have a HUGE differance in aerodynamics. I may tow my 10K pound camper and get 6.8, and my buddy may tow his and get 7.5... Theres to many factors that...
04-23-2006, 12:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

I've been pulling a 10,000 camper around on and...

I've been pulling a 10,000 camper around on and off for about 4,000 miles total, & 1,500 miles worth of towing with my 06 (4.30ls, auto). Backing it into tight places, & up hills (a LOT more than I...
04-15-2006, 12:25 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,441
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

For what it worth. I traded in an '04 Cummins,...

For what it worth. I traded in an '04 Cummins, Dually, with a 4.10 rear end on my new '06 V10, 5 speed auto., 4.30 rear end.

I'd put a hundred bucks on the V10 out accelerateing the Cummins with...
04-15-2006, 12:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

If it was only for looks and a cool sounding...

If it was only for looks and a cool sounding idle, I'm happy! But I also tore off a peace of insulation mat glued to the bottom of the bed while the truck was up on the lift.

Its a cloth mat with...
04-14-2006, 11:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

Well, I did it... And IT WORKS GREAT!!! I...

Well, I did it... And IT WORKS GREAT!!!

I took her into the exhaust shop, had them remove the extension pipe in front of the muffler and start new from there. I wanted dual tips exiting just in...
04-11-2006, 04:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

Thanks for all the advise guys. I'm thinking...

Thanks for all the advise guys. I'm thinking I'll take her into the muffler shop and see if they cant move the muffler forward three feet by removeing the short pipe right in front of the muffler,...
04-05-2006, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,202
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

Best sounding exhaust

Well I've got 3,800 miles on the clock now. Been pulling around a 10,000lbs trailer for at least 4 or 5 hundred of it since the 2K mark, and everything is GREAT!

Love the truck! So naturally I...
03-09-2006, 07:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 349
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

I've got the same thing on a 1 month old '06. ...

I've got the same thing on a 1 month old '06. Did it from day one like all the others. It bugs me enough that as soon as summer comes the whole exhaust is getting swapped out. There's also a drone...
03-02-2006, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,051
Posted By Big Cheese Stick

While a FEW, make that VERY FEW... VERY, VERY,...

While a FEW, make that VERY FEW... VERY, VERY, VERY FEW people keep a vehicle for 200K miles, I cant say I've ever even met someone that has. I've owned 43 in my life (35 years old), and THAT is an...
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