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  • agb1758c's Avatar
    Today, 02:36 AM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Finally got her out on the road, was very impressed with the responsiveness of this motor. It will top out at 14 psi of boost, no coding. Temps...
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  • grancito's Avatar
    01-08-2019, 06:37 AM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    The tune doesn't change the amount of air the engine breaths, that is determined by the 6.5 litres X 1/2 RPM and inlet flow restrictions, when there...
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    01-07-2019, 11:26 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I think it has to do with the tune I had made for it. With the turbo connected straight to intake can get 8 psi just popping the accelerator pedal. ...
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    01-07-2019, 07:12 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Air box looks good. I went back to look at the intercooler pipes, they look small for such a long length. Your turbo couldn't push enough air through?
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    01-06-2019, 08:20 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Much to my dismay had to remove the intercooler, truck was pulling higher level of cfm than a old style 6.5TD. Truck would stumble and miss. After...
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    12-27-2018, 12:42 AM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Good deal if it was just a loose clamp. I had to remeasure the pipe about 10Xs before I ordered the AN- compression fitting for the braided hose. ...
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    12-25-2018, 05:18 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Thank you for the pics and part number. I managed to get a screw driver on to the hose clamp and tighten it, then filled and warmed the engine, no...
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    12-24-2018, 06:45 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Here are a couple pics of the hose I had to replace and the Gates hose number. If it is easier you can replace the hose with a regular bulk hose, ...
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    12-23-2018, 05:43 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    That is the one that appears to be leaking, but looking at the suburban one, easy without the engine, it has no 90* bend, but the return one does. It...
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    12-23-2018, 03:15 AM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Is it the metal hose that goes over top of manifold to water crossover? Before I even got mine running good that hose broke in the 90* bend just...
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  • grancito's Avatar
    12-21-2018, 05:30 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    That's good. I replaced the wish-bone bushes, and found that it wasn't posible to get the alignment back where it was. My truck gave a #14 code...
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    12-20-2018, 06:57 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Took it out for a quick spin today, had a little stutter, hooked her up to computer and set TDC offset. That cleared that up, with a slight...
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    12-19-2018, 04:59 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Perhaps the thermostat replacement in the suburban caused higher fuel consumption. It was slow at getting to temperature, so I put a new AC DELCO one...
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    12-19-2018, 12:12 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    That's what I was thinking, not getting enough volume to create pressure at a quick pop on the accelerator. The gauge I have measures both vacuum...
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  • grancito's Avatar
    12-18-2018, 04:36 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    You probably know more than anyone at the GM dealership. I get 0 boost at idle. Why do you have a vacuum gauge? Sucking air through the cooler and...
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    12-17-2018, 10:36 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I think in the long run, it was worth it. I got to learn more about the 6.5 than I ever thought I would know. The different tests needed to check...
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    12-17-2018, 05:23 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    At last! What a marathon, sounds really good.
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    12-16-2018, 08:30 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    It's alive...new IP and injectors...finally. The end of video is dark, wanted you to hear exhaust, very smooth.
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    12-12-2018, 09:41 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    That has to be the worst set of junk I have heard of. The fuel solenoid is on the back of the pump in the centre of the injector lines, the one on...
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    12-12-2018, 05:39 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Got the report today from the rebuilder, PMD and resistor are good, the injectors when tested had 1 that popped at 2200 psi, other 7 dribbled out the...
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    12-08-2018, 12:17 AM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I tell you what, if I don't get this thing going pretty soon I just might start looking into a Dodge. lol They admitted about the time I got my...
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    12-07-2018, 03:29 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    What an act. I thought that IPs were bench run to calibrate them, mechanical ones were. I hope they find the problem, otherwise you have to hunt for...
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    12-07-2018, 02:49 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    The people I got the pump from agreed to warranty on it, so now all the injectors, injection pump and PMD are on their way back to the rebuilder to...
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    11-23-2018, 07:18 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Yes it's a reman., if the stand alone transmission controller didn't run as much as a IP, I would put this almost new mechanical pump on it. I have...
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    11-23-2018, 05:23 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I was thinking of selling my 1982 diesel truck because it is rusty, but now I think I'll keep it, it always starts and has had no repairs to the...
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    11-23-2018, 04:53 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I got hold of the pump rebuilder and they said they would send me a new PMD, they would check before sending to be sure it was good. If it cures the...
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    11-23-2018, 03:42 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I still think that the IP is stuck. When I bought the GMC truck, it was delivered to a friends house and was stalling at the traffic lights. When I...
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    11-22-2018, 02:47 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Got the other PCM installed, all glow plugs exchanged and still nothing. While I had glow plugs out tried to start motor without them. Could barely...
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    11-18-2018, 04:56 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    The price is OK and good not to have to send a core back. I had a laptop fan come from China, $3.20 shipping included, and it works. Some suppliers...
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    11-18-2018, 02:03 PM
    agb1758c replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    They run on ebay for a Cardone reman, no exchange about $140.00. The AC Delco remans are running about $230.00, no exchange. Both carry a 1 year...
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