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Old 06-23-2014, 06:00 PM
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That's a clean looking 6.5. You will be happy with it for cutting grass, pulling skid loaders and heavier trailers not so great. I have K3500 and been pretty happy with it, though mine now a days is a daily driver.

Few Questions that will help with headaches in the long run.
With your truck has it had its PMD/FSD relocated yet?
EGT gauge installed?
Replaced Oil Cooler lines? Common GM problem with that body style.
Or what I recently found out. Fuel line repair, the previous guy that owned my truck cut out the bad sections and replaced with a rubber line. Its a no no in this truck, it runs a high pressure fuel system.
Thanks for the info. It definitely pulls the mowing trailer like nothing is there. I put my boat behind it which is about 6000 pounds and it pulls it very well too. I can feel it there, but still MUCH better then the Ram.

To answer your questions:
PMD has been relocated, but I am going to buy an extension harness and move it further.
No EGT gauge yet. I am going to get one of those and a boost gauge soon.
I did the oil cooler lines as soon as I got it. I have been reading a lot about them over at dieselplace..com. I upgraded them with the stainless braided from Heath? I think that was it.

Any more tips would be greatly appreciated!
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Old 06-24-2014, 12:54 AM
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Thanks for the info. It definitely pulls the mowing trailer like nothing is there. I put my boat behind it which is about 6000 pounds and it pulls it very well too. I can feel it there, but still MUCH better then the Ram.

To answer your questions:
PMD has been relocated, but I am going to buy an extension harness and move it further.
No EGT gauge yet. I am going to get one of those and a boost gauge soon.
I did the oil cooler lines as soon as I got it. I have been reading a lot about them over at dieselplace..com. I upgraded them with the stainless braided from Heath? I think that was it.

Any more tips would be greatly appreciated!
Diesel place is a awesome site, I've posted over there before.
I had my PMD moved to the "nostril" in the front bumper and haven't had a big issues yet. It stays pretty clean of snow and debris.
The one thing that helps with your EGT's as well is opening up to the exhaust, the guy I bought mine from eliminated the soot collect and put up a 4in exhaust.
I still have the factory steel and rubber oil cooler lines in mine and are starting to show there age, looking pretty wet.

Other tips, I run a additive in the fuel. My entire fuel system is stock, it doesn't like the bio part in diesel, it will still run with it but does better with the additive mixed in. Always carry a extra fuel filter with you, changing it out will eliminate 90% of you fuel problems. These trucks are meant to run #2.
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Old 07-10-2014, 10:04 PM
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Diesel place is a awesome site, I've posted over there before.
I had my PMD moved to the "nostril" in the front bumper and haven't had a big issues yet. It stays pretty clean of snow and debris.
The one thing that helps with your EGT's as well is opening up to the exhaust, the guy I bought mine from eliminated the soot collect and put up a 4in exhaust.
I still have the factory steel and rubber oil cooler lines in mine and are starting to show there age, looking pretty wet.

Other tips, I run a additive in the fuel. My entire fuel system is stock, it doesn't like the bio part in diesel, it will still run with it but does better with the additive mixed in. Always carry a extra fuel filter with you, changing it out will eliminate 90% of you fuel problems. These trucks are meant to run #2.
I have been doing the additive thing for sure. I have been using Amsoil 2 stroke mixed in.
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Old 07-10-2014, 10:08 PM
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A few more random photos...

2 more of my properties...
My Doberman Cayenne playing on our 4th of July camping trip...
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Old 07-15-2014, 01:02 AM
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Old 07-16-2014, 12:49 AM
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Well that's a interesting blue spruce shrub..... thing.
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Old 08-09-2014, 10:38 PM
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A few more updates and new accounts including 2 new commercial properties and a play field by a childrens playground. The commercial properties will continue to look better. When I got them they were quite over grown, but I am excited to have them in my lineup and for my portfolio I am getting ready for next year for recruiting more commercial work.









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Old 08-10-2014, 08:40 AM
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Everything looks great! Best of luck to you!
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Old 08-10-2014, 09:03 AM
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