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    When they go away on their own, they come back. I...

    When they go away on their own, they come back. I swapped the ECM and it works for now, but for how long?
  2. The bosses dog had been sleeping with the...

    The bosses dog had been sleeping with the injectors. I only know that kind of temperature from repairing the walk in freezer, horrible. I had to put a rebuilt IP on the 95 GMC after buying it, to...
  3. That's good, an easy fix, the gas stations here...

    That's good, an easy fix, the gas stations here have Bardhal additive, not spelled right, good price and works. Temperature in the winter here is very nice, shorts and T-shirt most of the time.
  4. Sounds a bit like the constant problem with the...

    Sounds a bit like the constant problem with the mechanical IP on the 6.2, it was damp fuel causing droplets of water in the IP that rusted parts and made their movement sticky. It was cured in a...
  5. I should have used a body ground to transmission...

    I should have used a body ground to transmission jumper lead first, to test grounding, but was feeling lazy, so just changed the ECM. That fixed it for now, so put the right PROM in it, to suit the...
  6. Thanks for that info. I tried moving the ECM...

    Thanks for that info. I tried moving the ECM plugs in and out on the road back, but that did not work as it did a year back. The 95 has quick ECM access, not the 94, but the 94 ECM is still sitting...
  7. You are having some luck, send some my way. Today...

    You are having some luck, send some my way. Today in the city 60 Km from home, the GMC truck did it's first gear only tantrum, and had to drive home in first gear. It has not had the problem for 8...
  8. Thanks for the update, one would not expect to...

    Thanks for the update, one would not expect to have so many part failures, especially new ones. The boost gauge is essential for diagnosing problems.
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    Have you tested or replaced the throttle position...

    Have you tested or replaced the throttle position module? Your 96 model is in the years of bad ignition switches, which can cause various problems when it becomes faulty. My 95 had SES and throttle...
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    That's a simple way to make the bolts. Parts...

    That's a simple way to make the bolts. Parts supplies here are limited. I was considering MIG welding the short thread from the old bolts, to the head of the 10 mm bolts I bought. Making studs out of...
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    I tried to post yesterday, but the internet...

    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 a problem using the performance chip. The...
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    You work fast, my engine has been at that stage...

    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 housing bolts that will now be metric? The old ones...
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    A lot of variation there. I use "plastigauge" ,...

    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 internet, can't remember well, but 1.5 to 3.5 thou is...
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    I have a home made one 8 years old on the...

    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 getting into the PCM connection. 94 has the good...
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    That scoring won't cause a problem, but if the...

    That scoring won't cause a problem, but if the other crank is better, you should use it. The engine out and in process is a pain, where are the easy 60's cars, I could have a 4 cylinder ford motor...
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    All looks good, I just put STD bearings in...

    All looks good, I just put STD bearings in recommended but you were lucky to find the .013 undersize. but mine is a bastard engine.
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    The bearings look good. There is a red light...

    The bearings look good. There is a red light shining on them that makes it look like the lead has gone in parts and the copper is showing. Check the "corrosion" area around the inlet valve at the top...
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    Cylinder 7 is the one that cracked in my engine,...

    Cylinder 7 is the one that cracked in my engine, it and 8 heat up the most. Any signs of bore scoring on 7? I would pull that piston to check for broken rings, and the state of the bearing will tell...
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    It sounds like it has recently been rebuilt....

    It sounds like it has recently been rebuilt. Check really well the heads and rear cylinders for cracks, then put it back together. Cracks kill these engines, I'm building a new one from a Brazilian...
  20. The mechanical waste gate control is good, but it...

    The mechanical waste gate control is good, but it drops my mpg by one mile, boost is too high at low throttle, 3 1/2 psi instead of 1 1/2 at 60 mph.
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    Second try to reply, Walt, the site has been...

    Second try to reply, Walt, the site has been mostly unavailable for weeks, and lost my post after I wrote it. Tach revs come from an alternator pulse, if the pulley has been changed to a different...
  22. My understanding is that the dielectric grease is...

    My understanding is that the dielectric grease is used instead of the pad.
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    If no ABS light, then it is likely that one of...

    If no ABS light, then it is likely that one of the two main rubber seals has ruptured in the master cylinder. This happened multiple times to my 82 Chev, new kit each time, then had no problem for...
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    I hear that your problem is common, and there are...

    I hear that your problem is common, and there are after market hoses. I have 3 of these trucks with no cooler lines problems, one with 25 years use. One is in rebuild, would like to know alternatives...
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    Good to have a simple fix.

    Good to have a simple fix.
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