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    Yesterday, 01:02 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I have not seen how hot a glow plug is supposed to get, but the cycle should be 8 seconds at about 75 Deg F. Odd that all of the new glow plugs don't...
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    11-14-2018, 10:02 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Shame your spare pump is different. Seems like the throttle mechanism is stuck.
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    11-12-2018, 04:23 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    The only experience I have with ULS diesel, was 14 years ago when I took the old Chev to the USA. It sounded like a chaff cutter when cold, difficult...
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    11-11-2018, 10:46 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Diesel doesn't suffer from old age. I don't know what seafoam is designed for, I only use Bardahl diesel additive.
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    11-11-2018, 03:16 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    So frustrating, sounds like someone had been screwing with the IP. Time to put the one from the old engine on it.
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    11-06-2018, 04:30 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    The vibration from the crank shaft must have been bad. A lot of crazy stuff happening, did you connect the ground from the back of the passenger side...
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    11-05-2018, 04:05 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    That was lucky, the noise wasn't expensive or a lot of work. Some locktite on the bolts would be a good idea.
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    11-04-2018, 04:16 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    That sounds like a destructive noise, you need to remove the cover before running it any more. The flex plate is intact enough for the starter to...
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    11-03-2018, 05:06 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Does it still post code 88, timing off? After sitting for many years the moisture may have stuck parts of the IP. I used to have to put additive in...
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    11-02-2018, 04:13 PM
    I just unplugged the power to it.
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    10-31-2018, 04:39 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Info from dieselplace, says that the resistor or lack of one causes no symptoms, although the code is there for a reason, perhaps the resistance has...
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    10-14-2018, 01:08 AM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Looks good.
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    10-13-2018, 04:12 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Were the pics too big? There was a size limit of 64 Kb, but i suspect it has been increased.
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    10-07-2018, 05:30 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    I wondered about the hole size in the brackets. Installing with the mounts on the engine wont work for my K suburban, because the diff is in the way...
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    10-05-2018, 05:33 PM
    grancito replied to a thread AM General 6.5 in Engine
    Looks impressive, how did you get the engine over the engine mounts to install it? Mine was a wrecking bar job to get it out.
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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
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Baja California Sur Mexico
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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
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#9 resistor, manual waste gate
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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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