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    11-16-2019, 03:19 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    If you drive a lot in the city or hill country, your MPG will be low because of the vehicle weight, my suburban and pickup get 16 to 17 mpg on flat...
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    10-07-2019, 05:09 PM
    I have not heard of one going bad. When repairing electronic devices, it is very rare to find a failed resistor. If the resistor failed, you get a #1...
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    10-06-2019, 05:03 PM
    It is called dielectric grease, every parts store will have it, I don't know if the pad is better or worse. The suburban has a pad and the PMD is...
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    09-25-2019, 05:15 PM
    The extension plugs could cause a problem if you have salt roads. If the problem happens a lot, jump the IGN fuse to the live post behind the fuse...
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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
making things, mainly from steel, fishing, or just getting out boating
watching the bay for good weather to go out there
2500 HD suburban 4X4 auto
#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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