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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #60 on: September 03, 2019, 10:06:41 AM »
i'll be solo on this trip and i have 2 couch beds you can sleep on. i dont have a flat bed for rail transport though.
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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #61 on: September 03, 2019, 11:18:10 AM »
I will put up money for trailer rental, if someone could pull it from Wichita. (I think that is where your buggy is) I hope to be at LS for a couple of the days. All I have is a junky shuttle bus and a rigged flatbed trailer.

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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #62 on: September 03, 2019, 12:26:01 PM »
he has a trailer so no issues there. i bet his truck may be fixed by then if it is just a turbo issue. one never knows though.
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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #63 on: September 03, 2019, 07:55:15 PM »
I think the hole in the piston is a problem...................
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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #64 on: September 03, 2019, 07:57:07 PM »
We can do a group meal if you wish. The Mexican restaurant is open again also if no one is in the mood to cook. Of course,I think I remember your innards don't agree with that.  :D The group meals have always been the BEST!!!!
It sucks.IMO.
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the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a
loyalty to the American people."
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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #65 on: September 03, 2019, 08:25:42 PM »
No hole in a piston Faber. Here is the evidence. Got the turbo out today and found that the stock VGT had let loose and caused a bunch of work. The hot side impeller was just a few inches from going into the top turbo of the compounds.  It had worked it's way up the exhaust pipe that far. 
And the big casualty of the trip
And what will take all my attention if it is going to make LS

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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #66 on: September 03, 2019, 09:21:22 PM »
I was just going by what you posted.

"Back on the road and cooking it out of Rock Springs WY on I-80 at mile marker 140 I blew a hole in a piston on my 3500 Dodge."
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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #67 on: September 04, 2019, 05:16:25 AM »
I was just going by what you posted.

"Back on the road and cooking it out of Rock Springs WY on I-80 at mile marker 140 I blew a hole in a piston on my 3500 Dodge."

The way the truck acted and sounded that is what I thought.   But then after seeing all the oil in the pipe's I changed that diagnosis. Will have the intercooler out today to see how much crap made it that far.   I am hoping that the intercooler acted like a filter and stoped most of the turbo parts from getting into the engine.   

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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #68 on: September 04, 2019, 06:06:46 AM »
Are you thinking you might not have to tear the engine down?  Wishing you some Carl luck!! :)
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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #69 on: September 04, 2019, 08:32:27 AM »
 
Are you thinking you might not have to tear the engine down?  Wishing you some Carl luck!! :)

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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #70 on: September 04, 2019, 02:43:05 PM »
The intercooler is coming out today.  New Banks intercooler will be here Friday.  All depends on what's inside of it as to if the motor comes down or not>   

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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #71 on: September 05, 2019, 05:22:20 AM »
Ok got the trailer done.  Jacked it up and got the hanger's all back in place and welded.  Built some stiffeners and welded them to ether side of the spring perches.  Again only with the help of a good buddy Mr. Cass.
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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #72 on: September 05, 2019, 06:22:25 AM »
It is a wonder there are not more spring hanger failures. Probably the worst designed/flimsy thing on a trailer.  Jack knifing a triple axle into a parking spot like almost all rv parking spots require put HUGE side load bending stresses on them and ,IMO, is the root of the failures.
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"There can be no divided allegiance here.  Any man who says he is an American,
but something else also, isn't an American at all.  We have room for but one
flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is
the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a
loyalty to the American people."
Theodore Roosevelt 1907

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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #73 on: September 05, 2019, 06:47:39 AM »
Allways good to have such great help. I'm with Fabr. surprising you don't see this more often. Lot of side load put on that hangar. 

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Re: Fall LS Group Gathering 9/17-9/21 2019
« Reply #74 on: September 05, 2019, 08:48:00 AM »
are you going to weld a smaller square tube across to the other side? looks like that will hold......were there any others that were cracking?
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