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Forum: Tires and Wheels 03-23-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,450
Posted By J_R_R
Since 90% of the truck use is off pavement I run...

Since 90% of the truck use is off pavement I run Toyo M55's.
They are the same tires the loggers use on their trucks for running over blast rock.
Noisy for the highway, but great off road.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen 24 VALVE DRIVETRAIN 01-06-2018
Replies: 13
Views: 913
Posted By J_R_R
Try Parts Avatar

Try Parts Avatar
Forum: Technical Info: Parts and Accessories 01-06-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 1,825
Posted By J_R_R
Check with LMC Truck catalogue

Check with LMC Truck catalogue
Forum: On The Side 11-12-2017
Replies: 127
Views: 2,252
Posted By J_R_R
Was called up from the reserves and went back to...

Was called up from the reserves and went back to Fort McMurray for a two week shift. Now I know why I retired, -23*C on the way home to the airport.
Going to have to get out a couple more times and...
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 06-24-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By J_R_R
The starter was changed out today. Left the...

The starter was changed out today. Left the original contacts in there, so as not to void the warranty.
The old starter had badly worn brushes. It was extremely dirty. I am surprised the truck even...
Forum: On The Side 06-08-2017
Replies: 88
Views: 2,515
Posted By J_R_R
Called up from the minors!! Off to Fort McMurray ...

Called up from the minors!! Off to Fort McMurray for three 2 week rotations to cover off for holiday relief. Hard to get back into the swing of things after 7 weeks of camping and quadding.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen 12 VALVE DRIVETRAIN 06-08-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 1,031
Posted By J_R_R
Tranny upgrade is a must. 3000 rpm governor...

Tranny upgrade is a must.
3000 rpm governor spring kit.
Reset the timing.
You have to match your injectors to the size of your turbo.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 06-08-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 570
Posted By J_R_R
I think the starter is Pooched

Charged up both batteries and load tested...both OK.
Used a clamp on Amp meter that is good for 1000 DC amps.
Started the truck, slow turning over. Amp Meter showed "OL" (Over Load).
Ordered new...
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 03-12-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By J_R_R
I just went out and checked and I am getting 9...

I just went out and checked and I am getting 9 volts to the left and right back-up light wires.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 03-11-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 944
Posted By J_R_R
Electrical Gremlins

I hate chasing electrical gremlins.

I changed out the box and put a flat deck on the '98 so we could carry the Side-by-side in the truck rather than in the living space of the toyhauler.

So I...
Forum: Towing/Hauling 03-08-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,727
Posted By J_R_R
That's a lot of trailer for your truck. No OD.

That's a lot of trailer for your truck. No OD.
Forum: On The Side 01-15-2017
Replies: 127
Views: 4,565
Posted By J_R_R
Good evening DR. No snow here. Slightly above...

Good evening DR. No snow here. Slightly above freezing. Rain supposed to start late tonight/early morning.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 01-15-2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,577
Posted By J_R_R
What was the outcome??

What was the outcome??
Forum: On The Side 01-12-2017
Replies: 127
Views: 4,565
Posted By J_R_R
GOODEVENINGDIESELRAM...snow got here. Waited for...

GOODEVENINGDIESELRAM...snow got here. Waited for Nigel to come plow, but he was a no-show. Too bad to cause I went to Red Lobster for lunch. Had to clear snow the old fashion way....With a shovel!
...
Forum: Trucking Events 12-31-2016
Replies: 39
Views: 5,285
Posted By J_R_R
Come on up to Kanada as you say. Or will they not...

Come on up to Kanada as you say. Or will they not allow you across the border?? Ha...ha!!
Forum: On The Side 12-31-2016
Replies: 142
Views: 4,767
Posted By J_R_R
Sorry BRD, can't make it. I guess my loss. Have a...

Sorry BRD, can't make it. I guess my loss. Have a wonderful New Years!!
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 12-31-2016
Replies: 6
Views: 1,227
Posted By J_R_R
Waste Veggie Oil

I have a source of more Waste Veggie Oil (WVO) a week than I could ever burn.
Now that our great country has decided that we should have a Carbon Tax on our fuel (as of 31/12/2016 it is $4.39 per US...
Forum: On The Side 08-29-2016
Replies: 120
Views: 5,005
Posted By J_R_R
Summer is over, cooling down. Rainy season just...

Summer is over, cooling down. Rainy season just around the corner, but so is hunting season.
Forum: On The Side 08-28-2016
Replies: 10
Views: 1,510
Posted By J_R_R
We have a Forest River Toyhauler and never...

We have a Forest River Toyhauler and never another one. The workmanship is crap. After three years the back door literally fell off. They didn't put sealant around the hinge bolts and water migrated...
Forum: On The Side 08-19-2016
Replies: 120
Views: 5,005
Posted By J_R_R
Good evening DR. Just got home from 18 days of...

Good evening DR. Just got home from 18 days of camping. Last few days were over 100*. It was too hot to take the Side-by-side out. Just sat on the sand bar with feet in the water under the umbrella...
Forum: On The Side 07-25-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 5,664
Posted By J_R_R
Try using toilet paper:dunno::D

Try using toilet paper:dunno::D
Forum: On The Side 07-23-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 5,664
Posted By J_R_R
Good afternoon DR. Home resting. Gall bladder...

Good afternoon DR. Home resting. Gall bladder surgery was a success. I am told I can't lift anything over ten pounds for 2 weeks, so I guess I will have to squat to pee.
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 07-22-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 1,150
Posted By J_R_R
Have a look at what PartsAvatar has to offer....

Have a look at what PartsAvatar has to offer. Pretty much wholesale prices.
Forum: On The Side 07-16-2016
Replies: 103
Views: 5,664
Posted By J_R_R
GM DR. Just returned from 3 weeks of camping and...

GM DR. Just returned from 3 weeks of camping and quading. Gallbladder surgery next week. Trying to convince the surgeon to claim it is a bear gallbladder and I will sell it on ebay for 10 grand.
Forum: On The Side 05-30-2016
Replies: 120
Views: 6,309
Posted By J_R_R
Good evening DR. Trailer is hooked up and packed...

Good evening DR. Trailer is hooked up and packed heading for some boony camping for two weeks. No phone, no internet and no tv service. Peace and quite. Beer and whiskey.
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