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Forum: Conversion General Discussions 11-09-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,054
Posted By Ab01ns
I feel the same way. I own a 3126, which is fine....

I feel the same way. I own a 3126, which is fine. A C7 wouldn't be my choice, but mainly because when an injector goes bad (and its a HEUI engine, so injector replacement isn't a matter of if, but...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 10-28-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 36,939
Posted By Ab01ns
I am having some minor issues with my...

I am having some minor issues with my transmission and would love to chat with him.

I don't think they're electrical or TCM related but I'm not a transmission guy

I would happily pay home for...
Forum: Caterpillar Drivetrain 10-16-2019, 06:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,233
Posted By Ab01ns
My 3126 just did 5000mi over 2 weeks with zero...

My 3126 just did 5000mi over 2 weeks with zero issues and 33psi oil pressure while running.

No complaints
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 10-15-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,159
Posted By Ab01ns
Could be a series 2000. I think a 545 would have...

Could be a series 2000. I think a 545 would have a "3" below the D position
Forum: Caterpillar Drivetrain 09-21-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Ab01ns
Not necessarily. You can have an injector that...

Not necessarily. You can have an injector that works fine under load but not at idle, or one that fails under high actuation pressure.

Without cat et you really are just guessing

A much better...
Forum: Caterpillar Drivetrain 09-21-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Ab01ns
Have you priced out a cat injector? Also without...

Have you priced out a cat injector? Also without access to cat et you cant even figure out which one failed.

When an injector goes, you'll know. The injectors themselves do fail, but the o ring...
Forum: Caterpillar Drivetrain 09-20-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 461
Posted By Ab01ns
Just got back from doing a cross country trip...

Just got back from doing a cross country trip with mine. I changed a bad injector and did the oil pump gasket and o rings as well as an oil change but that's all the maintenance I did. It wasn't in...
Forum: Caterpillar Drivetrain 09-08-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 422
Posted By Ab01ns
Yup. Got billed $1800 by a Freightliner dealer to...

Yup. Got billed $1800 by a Freightliner dealer to basically tell me that I ran it out of fuel. (only paid $800 though)

Repeat after me: Commerical truck dealers & mechanics AREN'T YOUR FRIENDS
...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-18-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,347
Posted By Ab01ns
The computer belongs to a friend's mechanic who...

The computer belongs to a friend's mechanic who leaves his service truck at the yard and lets me use it when he doesn't need it

I am eventually going to buy a toughbook and a nexiq so I can use...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-18-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,347
Posted By Ab01ns
I followed this exactly. Used a 4 conductor multi...

I followed this exactly. Used a 4 conductor multi core wire run up through the firewall to the dash and connected to the wires from the switches. I still am amazed how easy this was. Thomas said it...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 08-18-2019, 07:22 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 36,939
Posted By Ab01ns
That's infuriating. If you're paying THAT much...

That's infuriating. If you're paying THAT much money for a bus they better do what you ask.

If you took that much money (100k plus) to a BMW, Mercedes, Porsche dealer they'd certainly be a whole...
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-18-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,347
Posted By Ab01ns
Oh and I forgot that I had to use cat ET to...

Oh and I forgot that I had to use cat ET to enable the CC.

If you don't have access to a laptop and j1939 interface, you will have to pony up and pay for an hour of shop time to reprogram...
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 08-18-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 36,939
Posted By Ab01ns
Short bus is a whole different ballgame than the...

Short bus is a whole different ballgame than the buses we're talking about that came with 3060's
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-18-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
Oh indeed. Tomorrow the bus leaves for its...

Oh indeed.

Tomorrow the bus leaves for its 8000km maiden voyage. Wish us luck on our travels and I will keep you all updated
Forum: Mechanical and Drivetrains 08-17-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 5,347
Posted By Ab01ns
Success. Switches are in and it works. I didn't...

Success. Switches are in and it works. I didn't even need the ecm connectors, the wire were already there. I just spliced in and connected up the switches36567
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-15-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
That's my friend Marie, she's been masterminding...

That's my friend Marie, she's been masterminding this whole bus painting operation. She also owns two buses herself
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-13-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
It fell out of the holder. I will be repainting...

It fell out of the holder. I will be repainting it to say something much better soon
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-13-2019, 12:39 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
New floor is in and the paint job is...

New floor is in and the paint job is complete364263642736428
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-11-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
[emoji1787] Toronto area. No idea if he'd...

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Toronto area. No idea if he'd want to part with them
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-11-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
Not interested. A friend has more alocas than he...

Not interested. A friend has more alocas than he knows what to do with, when I want to make the upgrade I will just do that
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-11-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
Awesome. That is good info to have thanks for it....

Awesome. That is good info to have thanks for it.

Always here to learn more not to argue lol
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-11-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
That would go against what my tire man had said...

That would go against what my tire man had said as well as manufacturer literature that I've read
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-11-2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
That is a planned upgrade. A friend has a pile of...

That is a planned upgrade. A friend has a pile of 10r's that I'm using up first.

However a 11r upgrade isn't as simple as it sounds, you need new rims too as 11s use a rim that is 3/4" wider than...
Forum: Skoolie Conversion Projects 08-10-2019, 11:53 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,362
Posted By Ab01ns
5.57 10r22.5

5.57 10r22.5
Forum: Conversion Tutorials and How-to's 08-10-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 386
Views: 36,939
Posted By Ab01ns
895 for a used TCM programmed for 6s. I will get...

895 for a used TCM programmed for 6s. I will get 495 back when I send in my old one as a core
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