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12-04-2010, 01:39 AM
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Possibly some have a little more experience with...

Possibly some have a little more experience with truck design than you do, maybe? A pickup truck has ratings by the manufacturer that relate to a ¾ or one-ton pickup truck with a bumper itch called...
11-29-2010, 11:04 PM
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

The rear axle ratio matters not except for...

The rear axle ratio matters not except for getting started, makes no difference climbing a hill, you just use a lower trans gear if necessary.
11-29-2010, 10:59 PM
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

A 15k fifth wheel is not a big load for a 2500 or...

A 15k fifth wheel is not a big load for a 2500 or 3500 dodge diesel. That is only 22k or 23k gross. I have safely hauled over 30k gross for several hundred thousand with a 2500. Make sure your...
11-29-2010, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

diesel deuce, 60k is nothing on your truck. With...

diesel deuce, 60k is nothing on your truck. With good maintenance you can expect 300k and as light as you pull you could go to 400k or 500k. Just have the finances for an emergency and you will be...
11-24-2010, 01:56 PM
Replies: 43
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

I suppose that I should be honored to have a real...

I suppose that I should be honored to have a real pro advise me… LOL Guess I will go crawl back under my rock. Jeez… an RV pro, thought you were hauling freight.
11-15-2010, 10:05 PM
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

GoFastMan I used to run all of Shorty's stuff and...

GoFastMan I used to run all of Shorty's stuff and all over Selma and your area. Good luck with your work. In over five years with the big truck I have never had to modify it, have put two injectors...
11-15-2010, 09:51 PM
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Bottom line is that you should not drive anything...

Bottom line is that you should not drive anything that you are uncomfortable with. That said, you don't pull three cars with a Dodge and stay under 26000, yeah sometimes but not all. Do you have...
12-17-2009, 10:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

I have the older bigger fass and run 15 wot and...

I have the older bigger fass and run 15 wot and 18 idle.
12-17-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Hmmmmm, a second block heater? As long as your...

Hmmmmm, a second block heater? As long as your heater connects the top of the engine to the input of the water pump area it would circulate. I guess either direction would work, would it not? If...
12-17-2009, 07:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

My bad, I mistook what you are hooking up. ...

My bad, I mistook what you are hooking up. Wonder why you would do that? The block heater would do as well or better.
12-17-2009, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 963
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Oh you mean that with a draw straw the water is...

Oh you mean that with a draw straw the water is taken out? I have run millions of miles with a bottom feed and have one dodge with bottom feed, bottom feed protects you from water building in the...
12-16-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

If you want to do it right go bottom feed, its...

If you want to do it right go bottom feed, its easy and flawless.
12-16-2009, 10:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,289
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Thje water pump circulates the coolant in the...

Thje water pump circulates the coolant in the heater, use one of the head plugs for one side and tee off or find a plug where the heater comes from. Matters not where you mount it.
12-16-2009, 10:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,763
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

I hope you checked to make sure you have the late...

I hope you checked to make sure you have the late injector tubes, the early ones will leak. they are throw away one use stuff.
12-16-2009, 10:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,641
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

check your codes could be the injector pump, not...

check your codes could be the injector pump, not good.
12-10-2009, 08:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,329
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

There is a freeze plug on the back of the head...

There is a freeze plug on the back of the head and also a weakness of the head gasket on the right front and the left rear, right near the corner of the head.
12-05-2009, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,997
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Ok, check it on the truck. There are two wires...

Ok, check it on the truck. There are two wires for the field. Disconnect them and on the alternator hook one to ground and the other to 12 volts. The alternator should go to full charge. If it...
12-05-2009, 09:15 PM
Replies: 29
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Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

I run a 14,000 ac/heat pump from my Honda...

I run a 14,000 ac/heat pump from my Honda eu3000is for over four years now. I also run the charging system for my living quarters from it. The gen runs many hour each week and just keeps running. ...
Forum: Big Rigs
12-05-2009, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,096
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

I put ours under trees after a call with the ...

I put ours under trees after a call with the lights still up, had to get the parts from the light mfg.
Forum: Big Rigs
12-05-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,222
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

The faster the countershafts are turning the...

The faster the countershafts are turning the harder it is to shift. Keep the rpm's lower and it is easier. With a front box od the shafts turn about twice the speed and are therefore harder to...
Forum: Big Rigs
12-05-2009, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,427
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Many of the 600 series use a push clutch which...

Many of the 600 series use a push clutch which can't have a normal clutch brake. Only a pull clutch uses a disk clutch brake. Using either to shift while moving is ignorance.
12-04-2009, 10:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,997
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

No the PCM controlls charge. If it is bad put a...

No the PCM controlls charge. If it is bad put a separate regulator on it, the diagram is here in an article. I have two trucks and both are converted as well as another 20 or so we converted......
Forum: Big Rigs
12-04-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,516
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

He said it but not clearly. On your truck you...

He said it but not clearly. On your truck you adjust the clutch brake with the pedal adjustment and then adjust the clutch with the ring on the pressure plate. You need a tool, a bar with a 5/8 nut...
Forum: Big Rigs
12-04-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,788
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Not a good forum here for that, depends on the...

Not a good forum here for that, depends on the state. Here I would just drive it. I have a 2006 tag on my trailer no one has cared. It is registered just have not changed the tag. I have driven a...
Forum: Big Rigs
12-04-2009, 10:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,809
Posted By Haulin_in_Dixie

Not mentioned here but I have had a split ring...

Not mentioned here but I have had a split ring seperate on the front wheel at 80 plus mph. Not fun. Crazy I was able to use the tire, did not hurt it, just had to chase it. I was in the middle of...
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