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dripley last won the day on May 13

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  1. dripley

    Airdog filters only?

    I think the pumps do but they dont take the filters into consideration. Even the Donaldson filters wont flow the fuel the pumps are supposed to push. @AH64ID is a better person to explain that. I have to admit I have never free flowed mine to see. I do know that my VP filled a 5 gallon in less than 30 minutes with one injector line diverted to it.
  2. dripley

    Cummins mistake

    Technicalities, always with the technicalities. Who knows you might be the only 2nd gen with the issue. Maybe we need to tear your motor down and see.
  3. dripley

    What an evening

    Reversing connecting rods would have been a lot more fun. Might have got beer while I was doing it too. Knew you had to have one that. BAWK!!!!!!!!!!!
  4. dripley

    What an evening

    Got off about 4:30, got back to the room and figured I would take a nap then get some dinner. Just kicked my feet up for the nap and get a call from CFA that the sewer line is stopped up. Get a plumber there and we open the manhole and are greeted with this.
  5. dripley

    Cummins mistake

    Where have I heard that before?
  6. dripley

    Cummins mistake

    Appreciate the info. After 442k if mine are backwards I don't want to know.
  7. dripley

    Lift Pump

    If you are going to keep it stock a 100 or 150 is more than enough. I have the AD II 165 on mine. At the time it was the only one that came with a kit to remove the in tank pump that Dodge blesses me with. Way over kill for my truck but I had room to grow if I wanted. Plus it was not that much more than a 150. That was about 200k ago and I did loose the pump about 80k ago and they replaced it no questions asked. Other than that I have had no other problems.
  8. dripley

    Cummins mistake

    You will have to pardon ignorance but what problems does it cause to have the connecting rods and pistons backward aside from the fact it just aint right?
  9. dripley

    Manual Boost Controller

    He did say he had one. Didn't ask what it was though.
  10. Well you can always pinch the line off as described above.
  11. dripley

    Manual Boost Controller

    You sure could. Not sure how much a stock engine is capable of myself.
  12. I have heard that about them. Thinking he could adjust it to see if the pressure went up.
  13. Aren't the boost elbows adjustable, ie have an adjustment screw in them? I have one at home that came with my Comp. Never needed with the Banks waste gate actuator.
  14. dripley

    No boost

    There is nothing wrong with that turbo charger if it is as you describe. And like @Me78569 says did you disconnect the Quad to be sure it is not the problem ? You are being deprive of fuel somewhere some how. Throwing an expensive part at the truck hoping it will solve a problem is not the way to go. Diagnose and then spend.
  15. dripley

    Suspension measurements needed

    Finally got some dry weather. passenger side upper control arm, 19 1/8 at the axle and 21 3/8 at the rear.