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Old 12-30-2017, 06:11 PM   #1
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Hi guys.so brought it home.as i found out just now.it is kinda rusty but covered with black spray.
Mpg 7.5 55-70mph
70mph was on flat with long climb to that speed
Overall felt like a big ass tank down the road.
Wheels so freakin big compare to f superduty lol.i guess i can haul 150 squares of shingles 😂😂
But i need more power 😂 how do i tweak 🐹
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Old 12-30-2017, 06:23 PM   #2
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You can modify your engine yourself or have it done. It does shorten the life of your engine from what I understand. Lots of information on youtube.
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:14 PM   #3
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thanks.as i found out.its better to chill rather focus on other things
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:23 PM   #4
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But i forgot that heater so weak,how do i fix it.been drivin 10 hours in nearly outside outside temps.glad ive got clothes on me.door been jerkin open/close every bump.so idk.
also trans,engine temp gauges doesnt work.how do i fix it ?
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:30 PM   #5
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I'm not sure I understand correctly. It sounds like you're not getting heat?

There are valves usually near the block that shut off coolant from getting to the heaters for use during the summer. If those aren't on it could be why you're not getting heat. Note that there are often as many as three valves. Usually the valve nearest the driver turns on the heat.
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:41 PM   #6
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ive seen PUMP switcher but wasnt sure what for was that.switched for few seconds during the trip but didnt noticed anything so switched back.i guess t hats what u sayin but still impressed how big is diameter of wheels and such small engine
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I'm not familiar with your bus and I'm not an electrician type. A lot of people with your same electrical problem often find a ground wire loose under the dash. You'll be very lucky if it's that simple.

My service door kind of slaps open and closed several inches while driving too. I jam a flatbar or screwdriver or something into the door mechanism to hold them closed tight. Oddly it doesn't seem to make my bus any warmer while traveling.
I'm one of those that took out my rear bus heater which I regret at this time of year.

How far is it to your home?
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:48 PM   #8
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ive seen PUMP switcher but wasnt sure what for was that.switched for few seconds during the trip but didnt noticed anything so switched back.i guess t hats what u sayin but still impressed how big is diameter of wheels and such small engine
The Pump is to increase coolant flow through the heaters, at idle. At road speeds it doesn't make a difference
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Old 12-30-2017, 07:48 PM   #9
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from clevelan to beoria il.took me about 10hrs with stops and traffic.inside temp was little bit higher maybe in 30's i slept about 15hrs today.ill fix it guess,just -20c aint pleasant to dig right now
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The Pump is to increase coolant flow through the heaters, at idle. At road speeds it doesn't make a difference
then my bet is to cut off cab as small as i want and *relocate* rear heater to front and it will be as hot as on the roofs in summer
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