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Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 1 Week Ago
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Posted By ccmckee
I have the same truck, i changed all of my fluids...

I have the same truck, i changed all of my fluids to Amsoil. I change my driveline fluids every other year and i run 75w-110 in my diffs, i don't tow a lot and usually only run about 15,000 km per...
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 1 Week Ago
Replies: 3
Views: 114
Posted By ccmckee
The new engines run a lot hotter than the older...

The new engines run a lot hotter than the older ones, i would say as long as your fan is keeping up with the coolant you are good , the tranny temps are fine as well. When you start getting into the...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: NON-DRIVETRAIN 08-07-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 232
Posted By ccmckee
Smile Steering Issue

If you guys are like me, you have noticed the truck doesn't steer like it used too always adjusting between 11:00 and 1:00. New gear box, front end is tight. I had this issue pointed out to me last...
Forum: New Member Introductions and FAQ! 07-09-2018
Replies: 10
Views: 1,105
Posted By ccmckee
sounds like a nice truck Don, i'm not surprised...

sounds like a nice truck Don, i'm not surprised with the fiestones, haven't been a fan of them for a longtime.
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 07-03-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 486
Posted By ccmckee
My '03 usually runs 5ish psi cruising empty.

My '03 usually runs 5ish psi cruising empty.
Forum: On The Side 07-03-2018
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By ccmckee
Thanks All of my American friends! It's your turn...

Thanks All of my American friends! It's your turn now Happy 4th of July!
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen 24 VALVE DRIVETRAIN 05-04-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By ccmckee
I'm confused, the tappet cover is on the drivers...

I'm confused, the tappet cover is on the drivers side along with the ecu and starter.
Anyways it seems like your saying the leak is showing on the drivers side. It could be blowing back from the...
Forum: Tires and Wheels 03-14-2018
Replies: 18
Views: 1,917
Posted By ccmckee
Even still it hard to beat michelins for...

Even still it hard to beat michelins for longevity, usually good for at least 100,000 km's (62,000 mi).
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: NON-DRIVETRAIN 03-13-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 804
Posted By ccmckee
You really need to be careful with the steering...

You really need to be careful with the steering columns that have air bags in them! There is a very specific way of getting into them so that they don't blow up in your face. I believe Maxtorq posted...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 02-26-2018
Replies: 33
Views: 2,371
Posted By ccmckee
Gee that sounds familiar :D

Gee that sounds familiar :D
Forum: On The Side 01-23-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By ccmckee
Apparently the biggest wave was 15 cm (6 inches).

Apparently the biggest wave was 15 cm (6 inches).
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 12-27-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 1,162
Posted By ccmckee
You might want to pull the rear lamps and have a...

You might want to pull the rear lamps and have a look as well, i get the lamp out light every fall during hunting season. The leads on the bulbs themselves turn black and offer up enough resistance...
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 12-19-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,332
Posted By ccmckee
Water pump?

Water pump?
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 12-07-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By ccmckee
Good info to have Thanks.

Good info to have Thanks.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen 24 VALVE DRIVETRAIN 12-04-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 815
Posted By ccmckee
I never had an issue with stock as long as i...

I never had an issue with stock as long as i kept it clean.
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 11-23-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By ccmckee
I've tried both the expensive ones and the...

I've tried both the expensive ones and the cheaper ones, both lasted about as long so i just use the cheaper ones now. If yours are original expect a fight to get them out, a good hub bearing puller...
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 11-23-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 5,019
Posted By ccmckee
I would imagine the life of the tranny fluid is...

I would imagine the life of the tranny fluid is quite extended compared to ATF, i know the stuff we use in our allisons on our freightliner M2's has a longlife.
Forum: New Member Introductions and FAQ! 11-23-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By ccmckee
Welcome back , glad you survived your ordeal...

Welcome back , glad you survived your ordeal fairly unscathed.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 11-22-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 475
Posted By ccmckee
Is your engine coming up to full operating temp,...

Is your engine coming up to full operating temp, if not then you may have tsat stuck open. If it is then you may have a broken air blend door in the hvac system.
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 11-14-2017
Replies: 33
Views: 2,371
Posted By ccmckee
The amsoil system is a good one, Herb can fill...

The amsoil system is a good one, Herb can fill you in on the details.
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 11-09-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By ccmckee
The old mechanical injectors in the 2nd gens...

The old mechanical injectors in the 2nd gens could handle the oil in the fuel because they were mechanically activated and little more generous on tolerances. The new injectors use a piezoelectric...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 11-06-2017
Replies: 13
Views: 858
Posted By ccmckee
I carry a spare #4 line in my truck as it has...

I carry a spare #4 line in my truck as it has been a known failure issue, so far i'm on the original. The thing to look for is if the little blue clamps on the lines wear and allow the line to pulse...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 10-31-2017
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By ccmckee
My TST box has done everything i need for me, the...

My TST box has done everything i need for me, the smarty does have some nice extra features as far as accessing other programming features.
Forum: On The Side 10-09-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By ccmckee
I did well last night as well, didn't stuff...

I did well last night as well, didn't stuff myself and enjoyed the grandson and the rest of the family.
Forum: On The Side 10-08-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By ccmckee
Canadian Thanksgiving

Yup it's our Thanksgiving weekend up here,thankful to have all of the family over for the big dinner and get together. HAPPY THANKSGIVING everyone!!
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