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Forum: Multimedia 02-24-2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Thanks. I miss the mileage of the diesel, but not...

Thanks. I miss the mileage of the diesel, but not the short-trip diesel emissions system headaches. Sadly, the weight reduction tuning options have all disappeared with the EPA crackdown.

It's a...
Forum: Multimedia 02-24-2021, 04:15 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
https://i.imgur.com/fRfY8ks.jpg Steps/rocker...

https://i.imgur.com/fRfY8ks.jpg

Steps/rocker guards installed. Also washed 99% of the salt off.
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 02-20-2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,454
Posted By The_Bishop
https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/70603K/10002/-1

https://www.jegs.com/i/JEGS/555/70603K/10002/-1
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 02-20-2021, 07:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,454
Posted By The_Bishop
Looks snazzy.

Looks snazzy.
Forum: Multimedia 02-20-2021, 12:21 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Tires acquired. ...

Tires acquired.

https://i.imgur.com/7sI6raA.jpg

Falken Wildpeak AT3W 265/65R17.
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 02-16-2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 54,515
Posted By The_Bishop
Those double-adjustable rear control arms, when...

Those double-adjustable rear control arms, when you put them together did you grease or anti-seize the threads? If you do any amount of wet weather driving it's a fair bet that those will rust up,...
Forum: Multimedia 02-11-2021, 01:52 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Got to say, not a fan of protectant on...

Got to say, not a fan of protectant on foot-related surfaces, like mats or pedals. Too slippery. Getting them clean is usually enough for me.

Would like for the weather to warm up and dry out so I...
Forum: Multimedia 02-10-2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Thanks! The mats are the husky liners, just a...

Thanks! The mats are the husky liners, just a quick hose down usually gets everything off. Not 'carpet', think more rubber.
Forum: Multimedia 02-10-2021, 07:26 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
It wouldn't be a complete post without a shot of...

It wouldn't be a complete post without a shot of the new truck:

https://i.imgur.com/RxOC4tf.jpg

Didn't even have it home for 5 minutes before stuff started happening. Front air dam fell off...
Forum: Multimedia 02-09-2021, 06:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Yeah, probably. Especially if it's not 'hooned...

Yeah, probably. Especially if it's not 'hooned out.
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 02-07-2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,454
Posted By The_Bishop
Well, if you ever need to empty a swimming pool...

Well, if you ever need to empty a swimming pool you'll be set.
Forum: Multimedia 02-07-2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Yeah. When I go it the option to tune and...

Yeah. When I go it the option to tune and 'lighten' the truck was still there, but I didn't want to toss the warranty in the trash, so I held off thinking I'd do it after the warranty was over. Then...
Forum: Multimedia 02-07-2021, 03:06 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Just over 37k. It's been great while I was...

Just over 37k. It's been great while I was regularly doing a 50+ mile highway commute once in a while, but lately it's been a ton of short-drive kid-to-school sort of stuff, which isn't a healthy...
Forum: Multimedia 02-07-2021, 01:34 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Yeah, big fan of the Colorado. The size works...

Yeah, big fan of the Colorado. The size works for me.

The Diesel is real nice, on paper. The reality is the emissions systems are a freakin' nightmare.

A few things have been pushing me to...
Forum: Multimedia 02-07-2021, 11:27 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,386
Posted By The_Bishop
Well, all things must come to an end I suppose. ...

Well, all things must come to an end I suppose.

No more mini-durty after tomorrow. Had a few issues with the truck (all emissions system stuff) that loaded the hell out of the DPF which made it...
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 12-31-2020, 06:14 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,454
Posted By The_Bishop
What's the amp rating on those SSRs, also they...

What's the amp rating on those SSRs, also they need heat sinks.
Forum: Brake, Chassis and Suspension Tech 11-23-2020, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 825
Posted By The_Bishop
Check the opposite corner? If you're talking...

Check the opposite corner? If you're talking front shock, maybe something went wonky/out of place passenger side rear?
Forum: General Tech 11-23-2020, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By The_Bishop
Just to point it out, that scamsoil stuff must be...

Just to point it out, that scamsoil stuff must be really good it it can clean the *outside* of the cylinder head and add an etched in "R".

Also, the 'varnish and glazing" on the automatic...
Forum: General Tech 11-23-2020, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By The_Bishop
Could do that, just seems like an expensive way...

Could do that, just seems like an expensive way to find out. Need to buy the flush, then pay to have it tested.

Never was fond of 'amsoil'. They're a scammy MLM company with some seriously...
Forum: General Tech 11-22-2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,502
Posted By The_Bishop
I'd lay off any engine flush stuff. It's simply...

I'd lay off any engine flush stuff. It's simply not necessary. It's very likely that the high sodium levels are related to the amsoil engine flush, but being as it's "proprietary" there's no way to...
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 11-04-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,454
Posted By The_Bishop
Nah, 190 oil temp is fine. That'll still cook...

Nah, 190 oil temp is fine. That'll still cook off water and fuel.
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 10-12-2020, 03:04 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 54,515
Posted By The_Bishop
True, but the airflow wouldn't be as the...

True, but the airflow wouldn't be as the butterfly valve would be partially closed. In any case, now you know what to watch for next time around!
Forum: Engine / Power / Tuning 10-12-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 54,515
Posted By The_Bishop
Maybe check your throttle linkage and make sure...

Maybe check your throttle linkage and make sure you're getting WOT when you hit the pedal? Also check the TPS if the mechanical side of things is right.
Forum: Cruisers' Corner / Other Events 09-22-2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,060
Posted By The_Bishop
Island Dragway is in legal trouble.

Snip from the page:

"This Go Fund Me has been set up to help defray the legal costs incurred by Island Dragway related to the recent State of New Jersey issued Executive Order (EO) violation to...
Forum: The Later Years 93-present 09-07-2020, 01:02 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 24,454
Posted By The_Bishop
Looks good. How low is it going to hang under the...

Looks good. How low is it going to hang under the car? Can't be much fun trying to stuff a 4" pipe under there.
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