Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Northern California
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Made it home today, everything worked fine, electric power to switches never did go off.
On a side note I was watching the turbo boost pressure as there is a couple of 8% grades on 299w, one is 3 miles long. Seems there are 2 peaks in the boost. 1st one occurs at 1900 rpm and it hits 29 psi then it immediately drops 1, 2 psi to 27. Seems to stay there and as rpm's climb to 2900, there it peaks at 30 psi. It looked like it was holding but I had to back off on throttle for a corner. This was towing the 5th wheel locked in 3rd gear. The base of this climb has a 25 mph corner almost right at the start of the grade, then its pedal to the floor going up the 8%.
what Ford and Duramax boost curve looks like just for comparison?
Remember not to talk bad about farmers with your mouth full!
2013 6.7 CTD 2500, 800 ft-lbs torque, 4x4 crewcab Larmine Longhorn edition, 6 sp. auto, 2 tone white/gold
--07 6.7CTD 2500 4x4, Quad Cab, Big Horn Pkg. 3.73, airbags, 6sp auto, with Mag-Hytec deep pan.- sold but not forgotten.
--08 36' Jazz 5th wheel,triple slide, 12,000lbs
--28' 22,400# PJ goosneck beaver tail trailer
--95 & 96 5.9CTD 4x4 5sp. ext. cab. 33x12.50x16 front, 33x15.50x16 rear tires. R-1 tread, wheelbase shortened 30". Used as tugs on farm
--81 IH 1800, DT466 210hp, 10 speed,
--95 FL70, 8.3 cummins 275hp, 10speed
--79 GMC 7000, DD 6V53 210 hp, 6sp ally
-- A whole bunch farm equipment, all colors
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