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    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I tried to post yesterday, but the internet blocked it. The bolts from the old engine will screw in but won't hold, they are not metric. I can't see...
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    11-19-2017, 05:18 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    You work fast, my engine has been at that stage for more than 6 months. Perhaps 'Ill work on it bit today. What are you going to do about the bell...
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    10-04-2017, 09:47 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    A lot of variation there. I use "plastigauge" , put a piece in each bearing and assemble dry to get the clearance. I saw the clearances on the...
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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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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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