Join Date: Aug 2010
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A friend of mine drives a Sterling dump truck with a 11.1 detroit, I think is a '95, he swap the ecm with one from a 430 hp 12.7 and that little truck really came alive, he also swap the turbo, I don't know if it was from the KW he took the ecm, months later the ecm failed and he got onother one from another 12.7 lower hp, he says that is not as powerful as the other one but still has a lot more power than the 11.1, one other thing he did, he put a recistor (?) on the black wire the first on the harness to the intake manifold and it smokes like an old 3406 B, he thinks that also helped but maybe not much.
This is a young kid, he doesn't own the truck, but he think is his, polished the wheels even bought some aluminum rims for the truck, him and his dad work for the same company, but they refuse to drive ugly trucks, they even fix dents and small cracks on the body and paint the trucks them selves.
when I ask about expending money on accessories from their pockets they say if they leave they'll remove those things and take it to the next job.