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Forum: Trucking Events 2 Days Ago
Replies: 11
Views: 133
Posted By CaptainCummins
We just bought 54 acres of land near the area my...

We just bought 54 acres of land near the area my parents own (Where We have been camping all my life) The camper is setup there now, this weekend I am getting a mini excavator and putting in a septic...
Forum: On The Side 04-12-2018
Replies: 110
Views: 1,493
Posted By CaptainCummins
Wow, even here in NY we don't do that. Anything...

Wow, even here in NY we don't do that. Anything 8500 lbs or less gets the safety and OBD II check, and your allowed 1-2 monitors not being ready depending on how old the vehicle is. Anything 8500 lbs...
Forum: On The Side 04-12-2018
Replies: 110
Views: 1,493
Posted By CaptainCummins
TN has emissions testing on diesels?

TN has emissions testing on diesels?
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 03-31-2018
Replies: 3
Views: 485
Posted By CaptainCummins
We chased an intermittent vibration on one of out...

We chased an intermittent vibration on one of out 5500's around for a while, ended up being the front driveshaft. Vibrations on these trucks can be very difficult to say the least. If you want to...
Forum: On The Side 03-18-2018
Replies: 121
Views: 2,193
Posted By CaptainCummins
I have a brinly box scraper for my little Deere...

I have a brinly box scraper for my little Deere 320 that works really good for that. Don't use it much on the paved driveway though :D
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Generation: NON DRIVETRAIN 03-14-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By CaptainCummins
I don't think so

I don't think so
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Generation: NON DRIVETRAIN 03-13-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 489
Posted By CaptainCummins
Alot of vehicles do that. Using your keyless...

Alot of vehicles do that. Using your keyless entry is the only way around it. The truck doesn't know that the door is being unlocked with the key. My F150 will set the alarm off every time if its...
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 03-07-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By CaptainCummins
I think Dodge dropped this as a requirement when...

I think Dodge dropped this as a requirement when they added the DEF system. On the freightliner side of things this is always a warrantable failure so long as the engine is still in warranty.
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 03-07-2018
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By CaptainCummins
Theres not much aftermarket for any of this...

Theres not much aftermarket for any of this stuff, unfortunately your at the mercy of the dealer. You can ask them to search other dealers to see if you can locate a dealer with one on the shelf. I...
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 01-20-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 683
Posted By CaptainCummins
Is it an american truck or a canadian truck?...

Is it an american truck or a canadian truck? Canadian trucks have a daytime running light module that might be causing some headaches.
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Gen DRIVETRAIN 01-18-2018
Replies: 7
Views: 401
Posted By CaptainCummins
Pretty easy to install a manual gauge in the oil...

Pretty easy to install a manual gauge in the oil filter head. 1/8" npt plug on top of the oil filter.
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen 12 VALVE DRIVETRAIN 01-10-2018
Replies: 1
Views: 462
Posted By CaptainCummins
I would buy another kit from cummins that has the...

I would buy another kit from cummins that has the seal with the wear sleeve. You can either replace the wear sleeve or clean the old one up if its not worn too badly.
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 12-26-2017
Replies: 12
Views: 772
Posted By CaptainCummins
Does anyone know if the 05 uses the TIPM like...

Does anyone know if the 05 uses the TIPM like some of the newer trucks? I would pull it out (The fuse panel at the left front) and look at the wiring connectors at the rear of it, I suspect you may ...
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 12-21-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By CaptainCummins
No bleed screw, the second gen trucks were not...

No bleed screw, the second gen trucks were not bad at all about trapping air in them, as long as it got up to temp (Or at least thermostat open) with the radiator cap off, you should be in good...
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 12-20-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By CaptainCummins
When you fill the engine with coolant, run it up...

When you fill the engine with coolant, run it up to temperature with the radiator cap off. Cummins Official stance on cooling system fill is to run up to temp with the cap off, then let it cool to...
Forum: Technical Info: 2nd Gen NON-DRIVETRAIN 12-19-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 1,657
Posted By CaptainCummins
Sounds more like flow problem, try flushing the...

Sounds more like flow problem, try flushing the heater core. Also pull the fitting out of the head that supplies coolant to the heater core, it has a rather small opening in it and that may be...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 12-15-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By CaptainCummins
Where were your fuel pressure readings coming...

Where were your fuel pressure readings coming from ( Where in the system is you fuel pressure sensor)
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: NON-DRIVETRAIN 12-09-2017
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By CaptainCummins
IF you can get them out easily, I would replace...

IF you can get them out easily, I would replace them, they could last another 10 years, or they could pop tomorrow.
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 12-07-2017
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By CaptainCummins
If the FASS pressure is erratic, there is likely...

If the FASS pressure is erratic, there is likely aerated fuel going into the FASS (Problem in the fuel line between the fuel tank and FASS inlet)
Forum: On The Side 12-01-2017
Replies: 139
Views: 2,066
Posted By CaptainCummins
I've been getting 8-10 hours extra a week since...

I've been getting 8-10 hours extra a week since the end of august. There are 6 guys in our shop that do truck service, when I left a few hours ago there were 45 trucks on the list. Our Fab/install...
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: NON-DRIVETRAIN 11-25-2017
Replies: 9
Views: 564
Posted By CaptainCummins
Can you post a picture of what you are dealing...

Can you post a picture of what you are dealing with?
Forum: NEW! Technical Info: 4th Generation: NON DRIVETRAIN 11-24-2017
Replies: 5
Views: 398
Posted By CaptainCummins
They will come on automatically when you have the...

They will come on automatically when you have the heater set to defrost. Thats one thing I don't like about newer trucks, alot of things are automatic. I like switches lol.
Forum: Technical Info: 3rd Generation: DRIVETRAIN 11-23-2017
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By CaptainCummins
Do the dome lights dim when the wait to start...

Do the dome lights dim when the wait to start light comes on, does the volt meter drop like the grid heater is actually drawing current?

Relay (Or relays) could be failing. Not sure where they are...
Forum: New Member Introductions and FAQ! 11-22-2017
Replies: 17
Views: 548
Posted By CaptainCummins
Welcome back!! Its a little quieter here...

Welcome back!!

Its a little quieter here than it used to be, but still alot of brains around, glad to hear you didn't get hurt!!
Forum: Technical Info: 1st Generation 11-22-2017
Replies: 3
Views: 296
Posted By CaptainCummins
Hood pins from a remote start kit might work good

Hood pins from a remote start kit might work good
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