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Old 06-18-2017, 09:05 AM   #1
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Really nice build!

https://youtu.be/o7X2nOtwdUM



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Old 06-18-2017, 09:35 AM   #2
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Very nice. I'd like to do something similar to mine but cost aside, I just don't know if it's wise. I have 14,000 hours and 300,000 miles on my engine, who knows how much longer she's got. I'd probably only do this to a much newer bus.
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Old 06-18-2017, 09:40 AM   #3
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With your engine, you have the option of at least that much more with an in frame (if needed). I know I will never get everything back I put into my bus, but the enjoyment of doing it and hopefully using it, is just what I need. So if I see something I like , and I can swing it, I will do it.

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Old 06-18-2017, 10:25 AM   #4
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That's true. I'm not sure if it was rebuilt once before or not, but it seems to run strong. I wish it were full mechanical sometimes
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Old 06-18-2017, 10:38 AM   #5
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That's true. I'm not sure if it was rebuilt once before or not, but it seems to run strong. I wish it were full mechanical sometimes
The only thing "e" should be the injection pump, if I am not mistaken. Just gives the fuel timing.

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Old 06-18-2017, 11:28 AM   #6
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With your engine, you have the option of at least that much more with an in frame (if needed). I know I will never get everything back I put into my bus, but the enjoyment of doing it and hopefully using it, is just what I need. So if I see something I like , and I can swing it, I will do it.

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I'm on board with that.
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Old 06-18-2017, 12:55 PM   #7
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Threadjack in 30 minutes...

Is it a record?!?!?
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Old 06-18-2017, 01:42 PM   #8
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Threadjack in 30 minutes...

Is it a record?!?!?
Idk how this is thread hijacking, we are talking about the video and possibly doing it to our own busses...
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Old 06-18-2017, 03:04 PM   #9
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The only thing "e" should be the injection pump, if I am not mistaken. Just gives the fuel timing.

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there is no "injection pump" on a DT-466E , the injectors multiply the lift pump pressure internally.. and are electronically fired...

extra high oil pressure determines the amount of fuel pressure being pushed at the injector being fired.. it has 2 oil pumps.. the 'HPOP' high pressure oil pump provides oil at sometimes well over 1000 PSI to the oil rail in the head which is used for the fuel pressure multiplication..

the 'E' is the fact the engine is fully electronic control.. the Cat-3126, DT-466E, T-444E(Powerstroke 7.3), VT-365(Powerstroke 6.0), MaxxForce 7 all share the HEUI style of fuel management.

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Old 06-18-2017, 03:12 PM   #10
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Wonderful work.

Would have liked to see the image and video, but it's on photobucket which is insecure and a risk to access.
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