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Old 07-19-2012, 09:57 PM
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Default my first diesel, 1994 6.5 turbo

hey guys, got my first diesel rig. what can i look for or do to ensure it lasts me a while, and best power, mpg, all that stuff
truck had new starter, glow plugs and (glow plug relays? i think)
runs and drives prime, 280k on the clicker
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Old 07-20-2012, 12:17 AM
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well for starter remember one thing PM, PM, PM, PM, they are known for breaking crank shafts .
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Old 07-20-2012, 06:26 AM
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Ditto on the PM treat them well and they will do the same in return good luck and enjoy you're new truck

Mayhem's Sig:1993 Chevrolet K2500 6.5 Vin code F
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Still can not find a PMD on my truck
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Old 07-20-2012, 06:49 PM
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what can i do for a good intake/ cold air intake?
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Old 07-20-2012, 07:24 PM
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Find a later model 6.5 with the round filter it is refered to as a K47 filter housing it is a perfect fit and allows more air to get into the engine and probally alot less expensive than an after market one that is comparable.
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Old 07-20-2012, 07:26 PM
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ill keep my eyes out, thanks
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Old 07-25-2012, 12:45 AM
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I just got my first diesel as well. its a 96. This might sound dumb, but what does PM stand for? id rather not throw a crank.
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Old 07-25-2012, 10:53 PM
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Just got my first diesel as well. A 1982 GMC Suburban 6.2L w/6" lift and 38's! Thing is a tank. > Am interested in knowing what PM stands for as well.

Last edited by cubin; 07-25-2012 at 10:57 PM.. Reason: added info
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Old 07-25-2012, 11:27 PM
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preventative maintenance im assuming

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Old 07-26-2012, 12:02 AM
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oh.. duh.
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