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Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 02-29-2012, 05:42 PM
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Posted By rancherman
what 'controls' engine?

Ok, I have a '00 ctd 3500. I know this is the 'non common rail' ISB engine. (still uses individual lines and a mechanical/electic managed injection pump). The newer ones 'CR ISB' ...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-17-2012, 11:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 243
Posted By rancherman
mix and match rams.. 94-96

OK I have sitting in the yard:
1994 2500 ram 5.9 with bad motor/trans/rust bucket
1994 2500 ram (ex diesel/auto trans)/absolute perfect rust free
1995 1500 ram 5.9 bad...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 01-13-2012, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 511
Posted By rancherman
Ramzilla transmissions

Been considering doing a little 'building up' on my next trans rebuild.
There are kits out there to put the extra duty internals from a 47/48 into a 46 trans.

transmissionsone.com shows...
Forum: Suspension 01-04-2012, 10:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 273
Posted By rancherman
Frame question time!

ok, am dealing on a rust free parts truck. It's a 1994 2500 ctd 4x4.
according to the interchange guide, there is a parts break from 9/17/93 and 9/18/93. anybody know what was...
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 11-28-2011, 08:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 443
Posted By rancherman
clutch dragging on my '00 ctd

noticed that the 6 speed was getting harder to shift in the last couple of days. Starting out in the morning, it wasn't too bad, but as the day progressed, and everything was good and hot, I ...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 02-21-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 444
Posted By rancherman
starts great cold....

after a long winter... I just have to do a little tuning on my '97 ram w/5.9 gas!

it starts perfectly when stone cold. Drives right out. Just recently I noticed it is not upshifting to OD...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-26-2011, 09:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 568
Posted By rancherman
.........I actually am considering moving my...

.........I actually am considering moving my entire herd to Russia. They are hungry for beef, and there is millions of acres of vacated grassland. It's like early 1900's there for infrastructure, ...
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussion 01-26-2011, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By rancherman
From what I could tell, ( I compared salvage...

From what I could tell, ( I compared salvage direct too, I went with Copart because of the actual veiwing of the auction).... the fees were a tad lower with Salvage direct.

Copart has a lot of...
Forum: Other Vehicle Discussion 01-26-2011, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,407
Posted By rancherman
Copart/ auto salvage auction.. what a hoot!

I became a basic member of the Copart.com online auto salvage auction site this week.

I got pulled into the lure of 'fantastic deals' of buying at wholesale prices... pffft.

good dang thing I...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-26-2010, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By rancherman
Thanks! I might be headed to Texas with the '00...

Thanks! I might be headed to Texas with the '00 3500, pulling the 30 foot flatbed. I found a tractor down there that wants to come live in the snow!
I don't need to add to the purchase price with...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 12-26-2010, 12:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By rancherman
DOT stickers

Ask 30 people about the need for DOT compliance stickers, and I get 30 different answers.
You get the gamut of commercial, agriculture, 'for hire', 'own use', 100 mile radius from home, 150 mile...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-14-2010, 06:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By rancherman
when the nipple broke off, it took half the...

when the nipple broke off, it took half the elbow going into the roll over valve with it. methinks it's done for!
I agree 1000% that slicing the hose FIRST, would have been a much better action...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-14-2010, 05:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By rancherman
True, IF I had a couple more strong backs to...

True, IF I had a couple more strong backs to work with. All by myself on this project.
I probably would of busted that nipple off regardless!
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-14-2010, 05:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By rancherman
same old same old!

got the new fuel pump sitting here still in the box.
seems that those pesky little 'roll over' valves attacthed to the old pump, (you know the one's that need to be transferred onto the new pump) ...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-09-2010, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By rancherman
Thanks randy! That answered my question... "when...

Thanks randy! That answered my question... "when should voltage be present"..
(during cranking)
Dark green and blk stripe wire is for running the pump.

Good people on this site :)
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-09-2010, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By rancherman
btw. what is the typical 'service' life of the...

btw. what is the typical 'service' life of the oem pump? with 260k miles, what are the chances this is the original one? I know running em close to empty will shorten life up considerably......
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 12-08-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By rancherman
fuel pump??

tonight, my '97 5.9 gasser sputtered to a stop. When I tried to restart it about 10 minutes, it did start and run for about 10 seconds. additional attempts had it only hitting on one or two...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-24-2010, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,439
Posted By rancherman
It's a lovely slimey snot, Tom. Nebraska is...

It's a lovely slimey snot, Tom. Nebraska is using it a lot too. believe it or not, it's 'corn' based. (amaizing eh??) sarcasm.
My '97 is covered with it right now, and it is also covered with a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 11-22-2010, 08:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,439
Posted By rancherman
Bah! Humbug.

it's been drizzling here for 24 hours, and everything is glazed over. I hope everyone is safe driving to Grandma's house for Thanksgiving!
Take care!!!
Forum: Cummins Diesel Specific Topics 11-16-2010, 10:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 404
Posted By rancherman
FASS anyone?

The trucker I hire to haul my corn and livestock recently added a FASS system to his otr semi.
It is a inline fuel add on which removes all air and vapor from the diesel fuel before it reaches the ...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-16-2010, 10:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,233
Posted By rancherman
The last few I did, I had a 2 foot breaker bar,...

The last few I did, I had a 2 foot breaker bar, and 'pulled' on it close to 200. Ok, I actually stood on it (I am close to 200) So, using the 'new math', that would be around 400 ft. lbs.
...
Forum: 5.9L V8 Specific Topics 11-16-2010, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,924
Posted By rancherman
I'll go out on a limb here, (and get shot off...

I'll go out on a limb here, (and get shot off too)
I have not been in the timing case on mine yet (if it ain't broke...leave it alone)
every LA engine I worked on in the '70's had a CHAIN to...
Forum: Dodge Ram General Discussion 11-08-2010, 10:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,302
Posted By rancherman
Just out of curiosity, in Canada, is fuel...

Just out of curiosity, in Canada, is fuel economy figured on Kilometers per gallon??

My neighbor just picked up a '05 heavy duty 2500 quad cab ctd. 4X4. it has 3.91's and a 6 spd. It's ...
Forum: Dodge Ram 4x4 - Offroad Discussion 11-01-2010, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,072
Posted By rancherman
u talking about the vacuum switch on top of the...

u talking about the vacuum switch on top of the transfer case rusted out? 4 nippled connection? Or the actual vacuum actuator on the front axle? check the full length of the vacuum lines for breaks,...
Forum: Suspension 10-31-2010, 11:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
Posted By rancherman
last time I did it, maybe got a tablespoon. If...

last time I did it, maybe got a tablespoon. If truck is kinda level, and the axle isn't overfilled, you shouldn't lose too much. If memory serves me, I think I intentionally jacked the truck up so...
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