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    09-15-2017, 02:45 AM
    grancito replied to a thread PMD extension cable,, in Main Forum
    I have a home made one 8 years old on the suburban and a bought 3 year old one on the 95 GMC . No problems. Only posible failure point would be water...
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    07-27-2017, 02:37 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    That scoring won't cause a problem, but if the other crank is better, you should use it. The engine out and in process is a pain, where are the easy...
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    07-26-2017, 09:03 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    All looks good, I just put STD bearings in recommended but you were lucky to find the .013 undersize. but mine is a bastard engine.
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    07-24-2017, 04:22 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    The bearings look good. There is a red light shining on them that makes it look like the lead has gone in parts and the copper is showing. Check the...
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    07-23-2017, 03:34 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Cylinder 7 is the one that cracked in my engine, it and 8 heat up the most. Any signs of bore scoring on 7? I would pull that piston to check for...
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    07-22-2017, 12:47 AM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    It sounds like it has recently been rebuilt. Check really well the heads and rear cylinders for cracks, then put it back together. Cracks kill these...
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    06-25-2017, 08:36 PM
    The mechanical waste gate control is good, but it drops my mpg by one mile, boost is too high at low throttle, 3 1/2 psi instead of 1 1/2 at 60 mph.
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    hey man can u tell me what my trany temp. should run at normal and high thanks
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    i put a boost control switch on mine the switch that is mounted on the intake i think thats what it is called and wow mine is running like a new truck no smoke at all now thanxs for all the help thanxs scott
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Retired engineering & auto repair, ex New Zealander/Australian
Location:
Baja California Sur Mexico
Interests:
making things, mainly from steel, fishing, or just getting out boating
Occupation:
watching the bay for good weather to go out there
Year:
1994
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GMC
Model:
2500 HD suburban 4X4 auto
Mileage:
150,000-249,999
Modifications:
#9 resistor, manual waste gate
Other Trucks:
1982 Chev silverado diesel 1/2 ton 4X4 short bed
1995 6.5 turbo diesel Gmc 4x4 extra cab long bed

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1995 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 extra cab 4x4 pickup, PMD under bumper, mechanical wastegate, 228,000 miles, rebuilt engine, 4.10 diff, 16 mpg
1994 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 4x4 suburban "F" VIN #9 resistor, PMD in the bumper, mechanical waste gate, 226,000 miles, Positrac 3.73 diff, 17 mpg highway.
1982 4x4 shortbed 6.2 Chev 260,000 miles untouched motor 17 MPG 4.27 diff. Best thing I ever owned, 21 years.

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