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  • About gorms
    Truck Model
    2500 QC Long Bed 4x4 12V
    Truck Year
    Truck Color
    Truck Mods
    Fixed broken stuff, mostly stock parts
    SE Mass
    Riding, tinkering
  • Signature
    98 12V QC 2500 Flat Bed 4x4
    5spd converted
    Curtis 8ft plow
    285k mi

    07 5.9 Mega 3500 SRW 4x4
    Stock, auto
    200k mi


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  • Last Activity: 05-29-2019 10:14 PM
  • Join Date: 07-20-2006
  • Referrals: 0

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  1. Hodge
    03-19-2011 03:30 PM - permalink
    I thought that I would update things- I still have a whistle, but it's only done it twice, and it was a different pitch. I thought that I had two different sounds. I found that the first cylinder from the front of the truck had an exhaust leak. I replaced the gasket, and although the original one was still intact, you could see where exhaust was blowing by. Being thin metal, I assume that it vibrated when exhaust was whizzing past it. So far, all noises are gone. To sum that up, I replaced both flexible hoses in the boost line from the intake manifold to the wastegate, and the exhaust manifold gasket.
  2. Hodge
    02-18-2011 04:34 PM - permalink
    I didn't know if you had followed my post, so I thought that I would drop you a PM. I replaced the short flexible hose from the AFC housing to the hard wastegate line, and my whistle is gone. I have run the truck hard for three days now, and it hasn't done it once. The old hose had no holes, but I think that once it warmed up and got pliable, it was letting boost pressure whistle past the hard metal line. Either putting a new line on, tightening the clamps, or more likely both, cured it. I like .25 cent fixes...

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