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    20 to 22 boost is stock 425 3ZJ boost, many were...

    20 to 22 boost is stock 425 3ZJ boost, many were set up 10 percent at the dealer new, at least here. I don't think the timing is advanced enough, a C should only smoke light grey for 30 second or...
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    I didn't realize that TRP made them, I will be...

    I didn't realize that TRP made them, I will be phoning the Peterbilt dealer for a Cat Price, so I will ask about the TRP parts, thanks for the lead
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    Thanks for the reply Truck Shop I think I would...

    Thanks for the reply Truck Shop
    I think I would probably be alright with Cat gaskets, but I won't pay 3 times the price for something just cause it comes in a yellow box
    Bully dogs gaskets have a...
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    Late 3406C Exhaust gaskets

    I have to do the exhaust gaskets on my 3406C, it has round port heads, I haven't called a teps dealer to get a price on OEM parts, but I have heard that guys are really liking Bully dog gaskets and...
  5. Thread: Members

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    We use a 5 inch exhaust turnout about 2 1/2 feet...

    We use a 5 inch exhaust turnout about 2 1/2 feet long with a tiger torch (weed burner) with the tip of the torch just inside the square cut end of the pipe the flow creates a natural blast of hot...
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    If the battery box still appears to be intact it...

    If the battery box still appears to be intact it is probably six volt, in my experience most 12 volt conversions happened so that an alternator could be used. a quick check to see which battery clamp...
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    That should be a decent truck, Does it come with...

    That should be a decent truck, Does it come with a BC CVIP ? or are you plating out of AB
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    Engine Start module

    Has anybody had any experience with either of these :http://www.maxwell.com/esm/ or http://www.skelstart.com/engine-start-module/

    If they are 1/2 as good as the sites say they will be a welcome...
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    the crank appears to be cast, no noticeable...

    the crank appears to be cast, no noticeable balancing holes although I didn't look at it real hard, a soon as I saw 6.0 on the crank, I quit looking. talked to the owner, he is going to follow up on...
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    I know that GM offered the 454 tall deck in...

    I know that GM offered the 454 tall deck in trucks in the late 70s, maybe into the early 80s, the 454 and 427 share the same bore, 366 & 427 (and 396) share the same stroke.

    this engine has 6.0...
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    366/6.0 tall deck Gen V / VI questions

    A 95 ish topkick with the above mentioned engine showed up, a wrecker was going to swap a 454 standard deck into it but decided it was outside his realm. One of the owners friends told him the engine...
  12. Thread: DK64 model

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    Are you trying to stay original? if not an...

    Are you trying to stay original? if not an electric wiper motor from a heritage cab Western Star would probably fit.
    If the NH is tight you could always put the turbo etc from the 335 on it, you...
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    Have you had a look at this thread ? ...

    Have you had a look at this thread ? http://www.heavytruckforums.com/showthread.php?302-My-take-on-DT466E-HUEI-poor-no-start-troubleshooting&p=2028#post2028
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    I always load test the circuits, often a circuit...

    I always load test the circuits, often a circuit will light a test light or show continuity on a multi meter, but won't carry a load, I use a seal beam headlight , low is about 5 amps, hi 10 amps and...
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    I have heard that the hard ox plate is only a...

    I have heard that the hard ox plate is only a surface treatment, where as some AR (Abrasive resistant) have the properties through out the plate, Don't take this as fact, Call a couple of steel...
  16. Thread: Jurassic Park

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    the old 2 strokes said General motors diesel on...

    the old 2 strokes said General motors diesel on them, the early ones had a centrifugal blower instead of the more common roots blower. Pretty sure that General motors designed their own engine,...
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    A GM dealer should be able to help you find the...

    A GM dealer should be able to help you find the parts using the trucks vin, that is an OEM carb, I am not sure that they had tags on them, if it had one it should be on one of the vacuum secondary...
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    I usually have a look everyday, just too lazy to...

    I usually have a look everyday, just too lazy to log in unless I have a comment
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    I have been trying to find a link to a...

    I have been trying to find a link to a troubleshooting guide, that a bus repair company did, maybe try a you tube search if you haven't solved this yet, It has been a while but I think the ECM key on...
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    Same responder as at TDG, however since this...

    Same responder as at TDG, however since this forum is much better organized, things are easier to find.
    My poor/ no start thread is here...
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    Well I guess the next step would be to measure...

    Well I guess the next step would be to measure the force required to move your clutch through it's stroke and then start building a mock up to see how things work, I think that I still have the air...
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    Some Crane carriers have pneumatic controls in...

    Some Crane carriers have pneumatic controls in the crane cab for moving the chassis from the crane cab, they are usually fairly effective, although you have no way to feather the clutch.

    if you...
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    Glad you got the opportunity to tinker with those...

    Glad you got the opportunity to tinker with those amazing pieces of history. thanks you for posting the pictures
  24. the Aspen base is pretty overbuilt, because of...

    the Aspen base is pretty overbuilt, because of the lock pin being in the rear center of the base.
    If you go to https://www.rbauction.com/ and make an account, you can search auction results for 2...
  25. If you are going to the work of refitting you...

    If you are going to the work of refitting you RGN, you might want to consider the Aspen style of neck , it seems that most Canadian manufacturers have gone to a close copy, 12091210
    Landoll also has...
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