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    06-13-2018, 09:47 PM
    Sounds like timing is too advanced. Park on level ground, and use a level, if you can get it on the side of the IP with the manifold there. Level is...
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    06-13-2018, 10:50 AM
    grancito replied to a thread oil line replace in Main Forum
    Good to hear success. Also interesting to know that the later engine is OK to have the 3/8 cooler lines. I'm installing a new block with the high...
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    06-05-2018, 08:07 PM
    grancito replied to a thread oil line replace in Main Forum
    The problem is, not many of the members are active. I looked at the oil lines in the suburban, and wondered if they should be replaced, it doesn't...
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    05-20-2018, 05:37 PM
    Thanks for the success feed back. Ignition switches from 1995 on, fail a lot, mine did recently, but only gave intermittent electrical problems. Have...
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    05-18-2018, 04:41 PM
    Sorry for replying late, lot of business to complete yesterday. You see in my list of vehicles, 2 GMCs one year apart, and the fuse system is...
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    05-16-2018, 09:42 PM
    quvia1 could have something here, don't worry where the grounds are, jumper cable engine to body. Bypass the ignition switch with a jump wire from...
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    05-14-2018, 02:50 PM
    The crossover pipe nuts were the stuck ones on mine and I had to set fire to things with the oxy/acetylene to get them loose, but if you replace one...
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    05-12-2018, 12:33 PM
    Put the injector lines somewhere clean where dust is not blowing around. Wrap masking tape around the top of the injector so you have a protruding...
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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 & auto repair, ex New Zealander/Australian
Baja California Sur Mexico
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 "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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