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    07-08-2019, 04:43 PM
    grancito replied to a thread Fuel leak under intake in Main Forum
    That was good to find the leak without removing the manifold. Your leak made me check the fuel lines for the suburban, the engine is almost ready to...
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    07-05-2019, 11:03 PM
    grancito replied to a thread Fuel leak under intake in Main Forum
    You should be able to see a leak from the shutoff solenoid. I think the rubber fuel supply line runs under the manifold, I ran it above on the truck...
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    06-26-2019, 04:25 PM
    Good, done right, and cheaper.
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    06-22-2019, 12:10 AM
    To send a photo, click advanced instead of reply, the photo has to be taken on low quality and usually needs to be cropped from a distant shot to...
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    06-21-2019, 12:15 AM
    No, don't take it out, you will lose the gas, hose it out from behind.
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    06-20-2019, 05:27 PM
    I am pleased to have been of some help, I hope it works OK.
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    06-19-2019, 10:06 PM
    No problem for the radiator, but do you want hot air entering the cabin through the AC, plus posible oil fumes, and also oil vapour on the...
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    06-18-2019, 08:33 AM
    Yes, could be the problem, I have the suburban apart, the AC condenser and the radiator look like a moth cemetery.
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    06-18-2019, 08:28 AM
    It is easier to unbolt the starter and drop it a bit, then undo the wires while working under the truck. That is the way I usually remove the...
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    06-16-2019, 10:48 PM
    I have one vehicle with a plug extension and the other hard wired, I drive in very hot conditions with no problem. A hood scoop could upset the air...
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    06-12-2019, 04:58 PM
    You are right about what parts may be left off if someone else does the work. Taking the inner guard off, won't get you to the main bolts, but it...
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    06-11-2019, 09:10 PM
    I measured the thread of the stud protruding from the starter, it is 6x1.25 mm and has to have a nut, the engine has a larger one, not sure if it is...
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    06-11-2019, 03:45 PM
    There is your problem of the broken bolt. The GMC truck I bought last, had just had the ring gear replaced, that made me suspicious, and right, it...
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    06-10-2019, 11:16 PM
    The starter will be fine. Does it have a bracket to the block on the other end? They need the bracket, the scum mechanics are too lazy to put it back...
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    05-21-2019, 06:03 PM
    grancito replied to a thread Cracked Head in Engine
    Something must have gone wrong with the assembling of the water pump, I can't imagine a head gasket blown that bad. There will be water through the...
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    thanks 4 info
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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 and auto repairer
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making things, mainly from steel, fishing, or just getting out boating
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watching the bay for good weather to go out there
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1994
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GMC
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2500 HD suburban 4X4 auto
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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 #9 resistor, PMD in the bumper, mechanical waste gate, 226,000 miles, 3.73 diff, 16 mpg
1982 4x4 shortbed 6.2 Chev 260,000 miles untouched motor 17 MPG 4.27 diff. Best thing I ever owned, since 1992.

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