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07-19-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 47
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Posted By Back-in-Black

Nice rig! Keep your truck - you know what you...

Nice rig! Keep your truck - you know what you got. I'm at 413k miles now and no problems.
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06-01-2020, 12:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

There were several things I wanted on a new...

There were several things I wanted on a new truck. 36 gallon fuel tank was a big one. Tailgate camera for hooking up trailers was another. Exhaust brake would be nice too. Bigger rear seat a...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-31-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,064
Posted By Back-in-Black

these traps work pretty well. I would say maybe...

these traps work pretty well. I would say maybe about 4 of them for that area to start and then you can probably drop it to 1. WARNING: If you leave these things out too long they REALLY start...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-31-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,060
Posted By Back-in-Black

Just measured my carport. It's a carport and not...

Just measured my carport. It's a carport and not a garage but we park my 3/4 ton crew w 6' bed and a MB ML-320 in it with no problems. Long bed truck will obviously be 2' longer and that would not...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2020, 09:51 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,896
Posted By Back-in-Black

Locusts: They destroy one area with their...

Locusts: They destroy one area with their excesses and then move on to the next area to destroy.
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-30-2020, 09:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,450
Posted By Back-in-Black

Not as off as you might think. I dropped a Chevy...

Not as off as you might think. I dropped a Chevy 350 and Saginaw 4 speed into a 1981 Dodge D50 pickup (Mitsubishi Mighty Max). That was a fun truck to try to keep between the lines LOL. I had 6,...
05-30-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

No, I'm still driving my old 400,000+ mile turd. ...

No, I'm still driving my old 400,000+ mile turd. I waffled back and forth and back again and then, maybe a month or so ago I decided I'd pay off my house before I bought a new truck. Hopefully, 5...
05-30-2020, 05:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

Interesting. The module is in the fuel tank or...

Interesting. The module is in the fuel tank or you mean the module is for the pump in the tank?
05-30-2020, 03:33 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,851
Posted By Back-in-Black

Probably my next try if this doesn't work.

Probably my next try if this doesn't work.
05-30-2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,851
Posted By Back-in-Black

This is the 3rd time I've done the oil change on...

This is the 3rd time I've done the oil change on this car. The first 2 times I was in a hurry so I just cleaned it up as good as I could with some paper towels and then it dripped all over the...
05-30-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,851
Posted By Back-in-Black

Stupid German tricks

Tried to add this to a thread I remember on here a while back where I outlined some of the dumbest "engineering" I've ever seen - all on German cars. Well, I couldn't find that old thread so I just...
05-29-2020, 09:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

Oh, didn't say you shouldn't make noise, just...

Oh, didn't say you shouldn't make noise, just that anyone with major problems would be making lots of noise. Other than you, not much noise out there.

Once again, the 2020 motor you have is...
05-29-2020, 06:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

Like I said, there have been lots of reports of...

Like I said, there have been lots of reports of problems. Some of them took quite a while to fix (injector harness) and some of them were pretty major like transmission cooling lines rubbing till...
05-29-2020, 06:16 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,569
Posted By Back-in-Black

I want some of what you're smokin.

I want some of what you're smokin.
05-29-2020, 06:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

Not going to argue with you but I will point out...

Not going to argue with you but I will point out this; Out of hundreds of reports from owners of 2020 trucks, you are THE only one I've seen who is unhappy. Math tells me that your experience and...
05-29-2020, 05:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

Same motor and electronics since 2017. Here's...

Same motor and electronics since 2017. Here's one 2017 owner who uses his commercially. He's at or near 300,000 pretty trouble-free miles now and he's using it a lot harder than most. The photo...
05-29-2020, 05:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

I do appreciate your experience but after almost...

I do appreciate your experience but after almost a year of watching owner reports and reviews, you are the odd man out. I have seen various complaints about this or that but none that come even...
05-29-2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By Back-in-Black

2020 Duramax review

Ran across this on another site and thought it was a pretty good, complete and honest review. Thought it was worth posting here for what it's worth.




While towing our Lance travel trailer...
05-29-2020, 12:43 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,569
Posted By Back-in-Black

Closer to ~7 mpg difference from the numbers I've...

Closer to ~7 mpg difference from the numbers I've seen. Gas motor will last 250k easy - I've done it twice.... diesel should last 500k +. The emissions on the 1/2 tons is the real question mark...
05-29-2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,569
Posted By Back-in-Black

Use fully synthetic oil in your turbo truck. It...

Use fully synthetic oil in your turbo truck. It withstands heat better than dyno oil and turbos are all about heat and the reason they fail is the bearing go out in them after the oil gets cooked.
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05-29-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,569
Posted By Back-in-Black

I'll stir the pot here!!! At 90 miles per day,...

I'll stir the pot here!!! At 90 miles per day, you are one of the folks who could truly benefit from the new 1/2 ton diesels. The difference in mpg WILL pay off for you. Not really sure it applies to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2020, 11:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,450
Posted By Back-in-Black

Yeah, I worked for Hi Lo here while I was going...

Yeah, I worked for Hi Lo here while I was going to LSU. The manager there was absolutely ecstatic that he could hire me, an ex- dealership and independent shop mechanic with ~7 years experience to...
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-29-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,450
Posted By Back-in-Black

They're ALL idiots these days. My theory is that...

They're ALL idiots these days. My theory is that they have no clue because they have cars so locked down with electronics these days that most aren't able to work on their own cars and therefore...
05-29-2020, 09:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,095
Posted By Back-in-Black

why the hell was he going so fast? Too steep for...

why the hell was he going so fast? Too steep for the PowerJoke?
Forum: Dockside Chat
05-27-2020, 07:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,668
Posted By Back-in-Black

That's not really an accurate statement. What E =...

That's not really an accurate statement. What E = mc^2 actually "says' is that as you approach the speed of light your mass increases - and as your mass increases, the amount of energy required to...
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