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Old 10-08-2017, 09:55 PM   #61
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Id donate 3 shot peen rods.. I know a 4th would be needed obviously. Just shoot me a pm if your interested.
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Old 10-19-2017, 07:08 AM   #62
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Glad to see lildebbie lives. Some tasteful mods being done to the engine.

Any other preventative measures being taken? Freeze plugs, steam ports in the head tapped and plugged, valve springs, push rods, etc.

With budget in mind, these are cheap insurance mods that won't side line you on a Friday night.

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Old 10-19-2017, 08:37 AM   #63
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we found another truck almost the same and for almost the same exact price.

How much are you picking them up for if you don't mind me asking?


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The hope was to somehow still make it to rudys 2017 fall race (last chance for a diesel race this year)

Actually there's still Diesel Thunder November. It's a really good event.


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Old 10-19-2017, 08:51 AM   #64
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So good to see that you guys aren't giving up on the bread truck. This is such a cool build and I'm excited to see more footage of it hitting the strip. Keep it up!
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Old 10-19-2017, 09:44 AM   #65
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Everyone's favorite u tube channel is copying y'alls idea. From what I've seen no worries on theirs taking the et record away.
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Old 10-19-2017, 10:59 AM   #66
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Everyone's favorite u tube channel is copying y'alls idea. From what I've seen no worries on theirs taking the et record away.
And they didn't even mention these Kuntz.
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Old 10-19-2017, 11:21 AM   #67
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Old 10-19-2017, 11:30 AM   #68
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:26 PM   #69
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Thanks for the heads up we finally got to make some passes at the track this weekend and we will definitely be headed down next weekend to the event. At least we might make it to one event this year. We typically see these trucks for 6-8k on craigslist but we have gotten extremely lucky twice now and picked one up for 3100 and the other for 3500.
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:29 PM   #70
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How much are you picking them up for if you don't mind me asking?





Actually there's still Diesel Thunder November. It's a really good event.


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Thanks for the heads up we finally got to make some passes at the track last Friday so it looks like we will be headed down to that one next weekend. At least we will get to go to one event this year... We typically see these trucks on line for 6-8k but we have gotten extremely lucky twice now and got one for 3100 and the other for 3500
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:31 PM   #71
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Id donate 3 shot peen rods.. I know a 4th would be needed obviously. Just shoot me a pm if your interested.
Thanks for the offer. We didn't notice until is too late and we got it all back together now
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Old 11-05-2017, 07:32 PM   #72
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Everyone's favorite u tube channel is copying y'alls idea. From what I've seen no worries on theirs taking the et record away.
haha yeah that's crazy. Might have to start up a box truck racing league....
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Old 11-05-2017, 09:36 PM   #73
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Itís safe to say weíve been learning a lot in the journey of this #lildebbie build. In the process of trying to get the motor back together we made a huge mistake and thought we were given non ic pistons from someone we know but it turned out we had 24v pistons and we didnít even notice until we had already got them back and put them in the motor. So we purchased some new non ic pistons and once again copied Wills Junker build and did some piston bowl work to widen the bowls. This also pretty significantly lowered the weight of the assemblies as well as provided more protection for the first compression ring from both high combustion pressure and high egts. Once we did finally get the right pistons it was the machine shops turn to make a mistake. Because of the fact that the bowls on the non ic are off center they were not able to do them in their lathe and so they used a mill but for whatever reason had a hard time getting the angle and depth we were needing. Finally, after a few tryís they were able to get them pretty close but in the meantime, we were slowed down significantly so we decided to go ahead and paint the truck and get it all ready to go.

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We grabbed some (many) sanding discs for the orbital sander and 3 gallons of Massy Ferguson Gray from tractor supply and had a fun weekend. If you want to learn how to paint just paint a 30í box truck and I promise by the end of it you will know how. Once we had our extremely amateur paint job done it was time for stickers. With help from the girlfriend and her sticker maker we proceeded to remake and add some stickers to the new truck.

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Finally, with the motor back in its spot and everything put back together it was time to fire it up last Sunday, which just happened to be extremely unseasonably cold for GA this time of year ~40 degrees after priming the oil and fuel we tried to turn it over but it turned over very slow and did not want run. With the help of just a little ether it was up and running Extremely roughly, but eventually smoothed out much better once it was warm. After it was warm we retorqued the head bolts and then throughout the past week we proceeded to break it in and retorque it but were having issues with the fuel pressure which we assumed was just a clogged fuel filter.

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With Friday closing in we were wanting to get one more retorque and test in before running it at the track and in the process of running it, we once again had fuel pressure issues which took us most of the evening to track down and finally find out it was the actual lift pump screen that was completely clogged with rust chips. Good ole Cummins still running with about 10% of the fuel it should have. I wonder if that was part of the reason it was hard to get going on first start. After finally getting the pump and lines back together we then could not seem to get the thing to prime. We tried everything and ended up just taking the line from the tank off the lift pump and using some good ole mouth suction to bring the fuel up to the pump and then from there we were able to get it to prime and start but then of course as luck would have it; it turns out that while the truck isnít any longer than the other truck, but the box is from another company and is longer by 16 inches from the rear axle to the back of the box. This was enough to make it almost impossible to load. Needless to say we made it load and proceeded to head to the track but did not end up getting there until after 10. They were nice enough to let us run but there was only enough time for two passes. The first pass we blew an intercooler boot that someone forgot to tighten in the rush to make it to the track and on the second pass the truck ran very well and with about 60 percent fueling and boosting about 60 psi was able to make a 14.43 pass @ 91mph which is a new record.

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We also were able to put the truck on the dyno at the local truck pull event. The same one we went to the first time we dynoíd the truck last year. Unfortunately, the dyno was different this time and with it being unloaded and not having the built-in loading effect from the 400+ lbs of commercial wheels and tires we could only get it to boost 60 psi even on full fuel producing a hp number of 430. The truck sounded and ran great so we were still very happy with the results and of course everyone loved seeing a box truck with a hood stack roll some coal on the dyno. We are now all set up and ready to see how fast we can get the new truck down the track next weekend at Diesel Thunder.

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Old 11-13-2017, 11:42 AM   #74
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Great seeing the truck in person and meeting y'all!

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Old 11-16-2017, 09:58 PM   #75
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Great seeing the truck in person and meeting y'all!

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Thanks, we had a great time at the event. We can't thank you enough for letting us know about it. We were super bummed after we wrecked the truck because we were just getting ready to hit rudys and have never actually been to a diesel event with the truck and it seemed like we were going to completely miss out on the rest of the year so that ended up being a huge save. Now maybe we will be ready and set up to run it at every event we can next year.
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