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Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-16-2021, 12:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By halfdime
Apologies, not trying to be a jerk. Iím...

Apologies, not trying to be a jerk.

Iím guessing I read into a tone that was not there in your post that had some pretty wild assumptions of connecting draining and disconnecting batteries every...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-15-2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By halfdime
Rear engine

Rear engine
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-15-2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By halfdime
Sorry, but I’m not sure on what planet you think...

Sorry, but I’m not sure on what planet you think that this would be the proposed process…

Who in the word would do that.

Larger alternator for charging. And something to allow for 12 and 24v...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-15-2021, 09:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By halfdime
Hmm need to think

Hmm need to think
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-15-2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By halfdime
Yup. Thanks. The short is what I was missing. ...

Yup. Thanks. The short is what I was missing.

Diode’s or a decent idea but they likely have to be massive. Trying to get creative about making a 24 V system and not having to put together an...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 06-14-2021, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 627
Posted By halfdime
12/24 Battery Configuration

Hey All,
I am trying to get 80A @ 24V to power some electric pusher fans for my IC RE300 bus. Rather than getting a converter, can someone tell me why I could not connect 2 of my 3 auto batteries in...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 05-03-2021, 11:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By halfdime
Thanks Cadillac. I'm familiar with the turbo...

Thanks Cadillac. I'm familiar with the turbo limitations from old racing days, but transitioning to commercial diesel and fuel strategy is a bit different.

So basically what I am hearing is that...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 05-01-2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By halfdime
Cadillackid, would love to know what you find if...

Cadillackid, would love to know what you find if you have a minute to look. It spools up like any typical turbo diesel. WOT pretty much any where once spooled results in 14-16psi
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 05-01-2021, 07:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By halfdime
No engine warning light, replaced ICP IRP, runs...

No engine warning light, replaced ICP IRP, runs and idles smooth.

Only thoughts are pressure sensor, hose or turbo related. I guess that the wastegate may be opening early or not fully closed?
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 05-01-2021, 12:08 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,193
Posted By halfdime
DT466E Stock Boost

Hey crew, my 2002 DT466E 250HP HT is posting 16lbs of boost and Iím feeling like that is a bit low. Iím reading it from a scan gauge that came with the bus and the bus has 135k on the dial.

I...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 04-30-2021, 11:08 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 80,669
Posted By halfdime
Panoman14, let me know if you wind up with...

Panoman14, let me know if you wind up with another contact that can help. I called a shop that was recommended in Oklahoma and they said that they could not do it because the TCM flash leaves a...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 04-29-2021, 01:15 PM
Replies: 456
Views: 80,669
Posted By halfdime
I need mine unlocked also. How do I get in touch...

I need mine unlocked also. How do I get in touch with the AM? I emailed the email address someone posted, but no response from the connector.

Is there a bat signal I need to throw in the clouds...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By halfdime
I think this is more of a function of technology....

I think this is more of a function of technology. Take a look at any modern hybrid bus or diesel transit bus. I really think that its mostly due to an automotive industry that is slow to adapt.

...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By halfdime
Here is a pic of the door with the air pickups ...

Here is a pic of the door with the air pickups

https://drive.google.com/thumbnail?id=1BUtADW6L2Ls7RuiJ7eykXjtmTAffakFb

Here is the exterior in the Texas Ice-Apocalypse

...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 06:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By halfdime
The pressure drop issue is more an unknown. I...

The pressure drop issue is more an unknown. I just dont have a good feel for it. I have an engineering background (which sometimes just puts me in over analysis mode) and the biggest take away about...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 808
Posted By halfdime
DT466E Electric Fan Conversion

OK. There is a thread on this and in general, not many takers on the conversion, so I am starting a new thread that will document my findings on the electric fan setup that I am aiming at as I cobble...
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 02:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By halfdime
All my tags are gone and I cannot for the life of...

All my tags are gone and I cannot for the life of me find the serial number under the gunk. I did call an International Dealer and they took my last 9 digits of the VIN and gave me the engine build.
Forum: International | Navistar Drivetrain 04-28-2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 36,296
Posted By halfdime
I know this is an older thread, but in the event...

I know this is an older thread, but in the event someone else is looking, I just called the international dealer and gave them the last 9#s of my vin and assuming your bus has the original motor,...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 11-24-2020, 07:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By halfdime
Thanks. Iíve got all that. Confirmed ratios...

Thanks. Iíve got all that. Confirmed ratios available for axle and carrier; confirmed the rpm against a final drive calculator. Looking more for the answer to the questions above.
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 11-24-2020, 12:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By halfdime
11R22.5Ė noted rim and tire size. Yes, it is a...

11R22.5Ė noted rim and tire size. Yes, it is a commercial truck tire size. The all knowing google spits out the diameter as 42.2.
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 11-23-2020, 09:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By halfdime
2002 IC RE3000 - rear end gearing

Ok. Iíve done some research and some calculations on the rear end ratio.

The Bus
40í Bus
DT466E - yet to determine High Torque model or not; serial # is covered or the motor is a transition...
Forum: Electrical, Charging and Solar 10-11-2020, 11:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 146
Posted By halfdime
2002 IC RE3000 Blinker Solenoid

Our blinker solenoid went bad, replaced it with a Autozone special that was ďequivalentĒ and now itís not blinking. Can anyone point me to the correct round solenoid?
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-25-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By halfdime
Sure. Bondo has been used pretty widely. I did...

Sure. Bondo has been used pretty widely. I did plenty of forum research. Here is the steps for what it is worth that seems to be working well:

1. Wire wheel floor
2. Rust converter / sealer.
3....
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-25-2020, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By halfdime
I planned on cutting and welding patches, just...

I planned on cutting and welding patches, just wanted to take everyone's temperature to be sure that I am not over complicating things... at times I think most of us run that risk :)
Forum: Conversion General Discussions 09-24-2020, 11:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 884
Posted By halfdime
Sorry. Pics didnt post from my phone. ...

Sorry. Pics didnt post from my phone.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/29ihqo5v6cpni0g/IMG_3397.JPEG?raw=1
https://www.dropbox.com/s/f8uxclaxf3h5v4a/IMG_3398.JPEG?raw=1
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