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A diesel novitiate.
'94 Suburban 6.5L Turbo C2500, AT, 212K miles(current 2018), no radio.
Previously a Bio-diesel conversion, reverted by 2nd owner (I am 3rd). Came with: Facet Posi-Flo Lift Pump, K&N Air Filter, Detroit Diesel 8.2L filter base w/Napa 3122.
My mods: Accurate Diesel PMD w/6' Harness (2016 moved to bumper). Detroit Diesel Fuel Filtration: Baldwin FB1301 base, BF781 Filter as primary (2016), Fluidampr (2018), Lubrication Specialists Oil Lines & Cooler (2018).
'91 Chevy ˝ ton, 5.7L 350 V8 gasser 4x4, ext cab & short bed. No mods…just some replacement parts & nice tires
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Firstoneman liked post by jdla140 On thread : Excessive Blowby...what to check?Glow plugs are M10x1.0Liked On: 08-03-2018, 06:16 PM
Posted On: 08-03-2018, 01:46 PMFirstoneman liked post by TDexter On thread : Excessive Blowby...what to check?IMO ring wear is a gradual thing, where as broken rings or cracked piston is a sudden problem. Cracked or broken anything can lead to permanent engine damage if you continue to run it. If you want...Liked On: 08-03-2018, 06:16 PM
Posted On: 08-03-2018, 02:46 PMYea sorry about that man, I saw the origonal post but then you edited it. I would have been a bit more thorough. The harbor freight compression tester works GREAT. It's CHEAP too. Best of both...Liked On: 07-26-2018, 12:31 PM
Posted On: 07-24-2018, 08:48 PMJust make sure you get the Diesel compression tester.Liked On: 07-24-2018, 07:04 PM
Posted On: 07-24-2018, 06:55 PMI hope it all works out the way you want / need it to buddy :thumb:Liked On: 07-24-2018, 06:37 PM
Posted On: 07-24-2018, 06:25 PM:ditto: That or save up for piston set and rebuild materials... may be more cost effective but also rebuilding a motor is more time consuming... always a give and a take..Liked On: 07-24-2018, 06:36 PM
Posted On: 07-24-2018, 01:26 PMHere is a couple of threads on Compression testing: How to test: https://www.dieselplace.com/forum/63-gm-diesel-engines/21-6-5l-diesel-engine/406745-compression-test-6-5-a.html#post4158535 ...Liked On: 07-24-2018, 06:04 PM
Posted On: 07-24-2018, 11:51 AMFirstoneman liked post by jnlperformance On thread : Georgia red clay removal methods?Fine brass brush. Haven't had that one yet. Gonna have to give it a shot... still have quite a bit to go too... mud is gone but some of the burnt oil and grease stains remain.. Brass brush work...Liked On: 07-23-2018, 07:45 PM
Posted On: 07-22-2018, 07:43 AMFirstoneman liked post by TDexter On thread : Removing harmonic balancer bolt & stopping engine from rotatingI have read through this post and certainly won't disagree with anything posted. I started my career in 1979 at a Cadillac dealership in Va. Beach. I couldn't even begin to say how many HB's I have...Liked On: 07-16-2018, 06:46 PM
Posted On: 07-16-2018, 09:22 AMFirstoneman liked post by Tomcats On thread : Removing harmonic balancer bolt & stopping engine from rotatingI also made one after viewing the one you made. I did a little longer handle but it is the way to go when you only have 2 hands. Vise grips on the flywheel also works but less effective. Take the...Liked On: 07-16-2018, 06:45 PM
Posted On: 07-16-2018, 04:16 PMFirstoneman liked post by crankme69 On thread : Really Need Help - New 6.5 Engine Noisehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4UPty_uGQKsLiked On: 07-05-2018, 12:27 AM
Posted On: 07-04-2018, 07:55 PMFirstoneman liked post by Tomcats On thread : Really Need Help - New 6.5 Engine NoiseYou can use a 1/2 or 3/4 PVC pipe if you have one. I have used the ole stick trick but I am now high tech, :DLiked On: 07-04-2018, 06:08 PM
Posted On: 07-04-2018, 05:18 PMFirstoneman liked post by Sirleitet On thread : 94 Burb Oil Cooler LinesCold, and blue double digits.Liked On: 01-25-2018, 04:05 AM
Posted On: 01-20-2018, 04:55 PMFirstoneman liked post by amrush2112 On thread : New Member - Probably posting in the wrong area too!Well I found the deal of the century and $1100 buck later I drove it home. Here's what I got: 94 2500 4x4 Silverado Suburban 6.5 Diesel 266k miles. New Trans, Front End rebuild 5 years ago. It...Liked On: 01-21-2018, 05:26 PM
Posted On: 03-15-2014, 01:01 PMFirstoneman liked post by Freddyack On thread : The 6.5L FAQ's... The Master List of Information and 6.5 Answers1994 C/K Truck Shop Manual And 1994 Driveability, Emissions & Electrical Diagnosis Manuals These are .pdf files which will download to your computer by selecting "Click Here" Truck Shop Manual...Liked On: 01-21-2018, 05:10 PM
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