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    1. Now I am just hypothesizing as I am not an...

      Now I am just hypothesizing as I am not an engineer so bear with me.

      There are those who switch to a thicker oil (lets say 15/40) and say the "cured" their oil consumption. Would this be from the...
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      Add a GMT800 Suburban 2500 and you will have a...

      Add a GMT800 Suburban 2500 and you will have a nice garage and a tow vehicle. One that can tow 2 of those at once.

      Nice save! :cool:
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      It is July and no posts??? Yes. I just read all...

      It is July and no posts??? Yes. I just read all 39 pages while smoking my first piece of meat, a 4lbs pork shoulder.
      ...
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      Last weekend I was in Dubuque IA with my wife. We...

      Last weekend I was in Dubuque IA with my wife. We went to a restaurant that her sister manages and I tried Backpocket Slingshot Dunkel. Sorry, no pics but it was a very delicious lager.
    5. I have owned 4 92-93 Dodge Cummins 3/4 ton...

      I have owned 4 92-93 Dodge Cummins 3/4 ton trucks. In 88, for the 89 MY, Dodge was the first to offer a diesel with a turbo, direct injection, and no glow plugs in their pickups. Ford didn't come out...
    6. Last gen of Impala's. When we were shopping for a...

      Last gen of Impala's. When we were shopping for a car, newer ones with 5k were going for high teens.
    7. And most people owning suburbans say those things...

      And most people owning suburbans say those things are ugly.

      When was there a ugly generation of Suburbans?
    8. Same drive train and nearly the same suspension,...

      Same drive train and nearly the same suspension, not the same chassis.
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      And not one of you guys have ever looked at...

      And not one of you guys have ever looked at diesel trucks, not to mention 89-93 Dodge Cummins 5spds.
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      Cummins 6BT... :laugh:

      Cummins 6BT...


      :laugh:
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      Don't take it as gospel! Just a country bumpkin...

      Don't take it as gospel! Just a country bumpkin who knows a bit of how things may work.
    12. I hope the car is better than the truck. Chevy...

      I hope the car is better than the truck. Chevy has THE WORST select shift I can think of.

      It just keeps the trans from going HIGHER than the gear you select. It will start in 2nd the first time...
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      Maybe you can squeeze multiple smaller calipers...

      Maybe you can squeeze multiple smaller calipers under the wheels that would help keep wheel size down vs 1 big caliper. Then you have a moment of cooling between the calipers.
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      Can't forget BMWs and VWs.

      Can't forget BMWs and VWs.
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      Perfect 1st reply! :laugh: Cheap,...

      Perfect 1st reply! :laugh:



      Cheap, plentiful, good up to 400hp. It is a Garrett and I do believe it is a GT38.
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      I don't get this line of thinking. You could...

      I don't get this line of thinking.

      You could have had a cheaper car than your Golf to do the same things your Golf does.

      You have a Golf because you wanted one. Same applies to trucks or...
    17. Only time I loved my old 5 SPD trucks were when...

      Only time I loved my old 5 SPD trucks were when there was a heavy trailer hooked to them. Put it in Granny low, get moving then floor it, shift to second and floor it. You see the front drivers...
    18. Except for some older Macks, class 8's all have...

      Except for some older Macks, class 8's all have inline 6's. Offshore and offroad equipment have V8's due to packaging:hp ratio.

      This turbo is going to be tapped out right about now. I predict lots...
    19. Cummins engine in Ram trucks now have an impressive 900ft-lbs of torque!

      http://allparnews.com/index.php/2015/06/ram-goes-to-stunning-900-lb-ft-of-torque-29019
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      Banks is an aftermarket company, Cummins is an...

      Banks is an aftermarket company, Cummins is an engine manufacturer. :thumbup:

      I have personally met a guy, original owner of a 1993 Dodge D350 (2wd 1 ton) Cummins. NEVER HAD THE HEAD OFF. 1.2...
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