If you have not already first thing I would do is swap out those gears to 4.56, that will take a lot of load off the tranny and = a very quick truck on 37s! When I had 37s and 4.56s in my truck it got moving for a big truck on big tires with minimal upgrades.
Guys, I just posted up in the Maintenance & Fluids Sub forum, a Cross Reference chart for those of you that have the FASS system. I find the dealers simply hose us for "oem" filters that are likely made by one of the companies in the Cross reference.
For guys in Calgary, Check out:
Welcome to the club. I figure why not have one tread where everyone can introduce themselves.
Name is Richard. been here 29 years,(I think) from Barrie, Ontario originally.
Truck driver in the oil patch for last 7 or 8 in cementing and frac'ing
restoring an 87 6.2 Jimmy and...
Just thought I'd share some info on my flex plate and what happened so you locals might avoid it.. Had a bit of a different noise in the truck, very slight but it was there. Almost like a bent rod but then it was gone... Long story short I was idling on 63 for 4hrs bad accident, all seemed fine...
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