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Old 11-23-2015, 05:20 PM   #141
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Dang I hate this no pictures
Mel, I think there is a limit to the number of pictures that can be posted unless you're a "supporting member". I think that's why I went ahead and did that as I seem to always be posting pictures!

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Old 11-23-2015, 06:56 PM   #142
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I don't know that you can delete old photos but for $20 a year you can become a supporting member and post all the photos you want. It helps to keep this great site going also.
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Old 11-24-2015, 06:58 AM   #143
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I hate being the only dummy on the block, but where you go for this 'supporting member'.
I searched FAQ and got 'no match'
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Old 11-24-2015, 07:32 AM   #144
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Here ya go...supporting member info.
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Old 11-25-2015, 08:41 PM   #145
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Well, I did the deed and payed the price. Tried the third CC/debit card before it went.
So, I can't remember what I wanted to show now???

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Oh yeah! this is the 'black majestic and Mack foam sound proofing I got
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Here it's on the inside of the dog house.
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And this is the intercooler heat exchanger and on the left and the transmission cooler on the right.
Got the torque convector bolts in, the A/C plug and the oil pressure sender plugs wired. A/C pigtail from Dodge and oil sender pigtail from O'Really's. Dodge don't support the 1996 anymore. I'm upgrading to another obsolete motor?
Got to knock the 'unleaded' opening out of the fuel fill neck. Get another tank to hang under the frame for gas to the generator too. Maybe next year.
Next is the valve lash setting and then stick fuel lines in the diesel can and start getting the air purged from the lines.
Hope to have it running this week Please!! Please!!
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Old 11-26-2015, 07:00 AM   #146
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Mel,

Geno's Garage in GA has a lot of the common Cummins easy parts on their site. Good folks to work with. They don't do rings and stuff but lots else.

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Old 11-26-2015, 09:10 AM   #147
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Turkey Day is here!

Happy Thanksgiving to all

While I sit here waiting for the rain to come and a turkey dinner down at the rescue mission..... How am I going to get a diesel fill nozzle in the tank with that little unleaded restriction? Plus I'll need to add a gas tank with gauge and fill cap cover for the generator.

Well, it's about time to go and piss out a relative or two
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Old 11-26-2015, 10:26 AM   #148
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Mel, check out these filler tubes from Step Van Parts. They have a variety to choose from that can replace the original filler neck.

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I'm guessing B is the one that would most likely work for you.

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Old 11-26-2015, 05:33 PM   #149
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Thanks for the step van referral. I hope I can get the door and fill tube from Airstream for the gen gas. But that's next year's project. Need the left rear corner replaced anyway after I pushed into the shop with my tractor and took out the electrical box with it.
The guy at the radiator shop said to get a big punch and knock the **** out of it, it'll move. Got to get the gas out of the tank before I do that. Not ready to blow myself up just yet.
I decided to stick some fuel lines in my diesel bucket and purge the air from the fuel lines today and it started! Don't have the radiator in it yet. Pulled my 'kill' cable and it worked.
I'll be can't use sh i t in a sentences here???? Joe's Garage Act II right here in Virginia City.
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It made 12V music already. Nice.
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Old 11-27-2015, 07:38 PM   #151
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moving right along

Made some major progress, before I spilled the beans.
Got the radiator in and all the hoses, ducts, clamps and stuck the filter on the intake with my 4-6" exhaust adapter. Got to make a support for the adapter, hang from the top or mount on the radiator frame.
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Put a couple gallon of water in the radiator and fired her up! Cracked right off!!! I watch the gauges, less then 40 psi oil, temp got off the low pin. Tech not so good. No reading at idle, rev it a little and it pegs out. Not good.
I'm reading the rpm off the alternator. Hope it works for the TCI.
Anyway I ran it for a while then checked for leaks. One of the fitting on the oil cooler is leaking, so, I go get a wrench and once again I see
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Want a mess. Used want I have left of a bag of floor dry.
Oh well, tomorrow it'll be time to pull the drain plug on the gas tank and take my regular gas bath. Maybe I'll squeegee all the gas up to the front and out the door.
HAZMAT!!!!
I've got some wires I don't know where they go from/in and I've lost the wire to the tranny temp sender. Need to get with the TCI people to find out how/if they have any software updates so my visa computer can see TCI controller, or will I have to buy Window 10. Other then that, I just got to get a couple things put back on and pick a sunny day to go to the muffler shop.
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Old 11-27-2015, 09:17 PM   #152
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Great work!! Wish I had your wrenching skills. Wish I even knew what a wrench was.
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Great work!! Wish I had your wrenching skills. Wish I even knew what a wrench was.
Sometimes my grease monkeying skill is a curse
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