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Forum: Rig Builds and Pics February 1st, 2020, 08:48 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
Been making some progress on the new Jake brake...

Been making some progress on the new Jake brake heads :).

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Forum: Rig Builds and Pics January 5th, 2020, 03:14 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
Got the bed sold today! Going to do an...

Got the bed sold today! Going to do an aluminum/steel hydraulic dumping flatbed with a telescopic front cylinder.

I'm going to toss a gooseneck plate on and run bedless just to haul firewood...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics September 30th, 2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
When I was down in detroit for zoobrew last...

When I was down in detroit for zoobrew last weekend, I stopped by qc coatings and grabbed the cylinder head that's been sitting there for almost a year finally LOL. I guess I really need to get off...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics May 22nd, 2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
My good friend and fellow Detroit enthusiast came...

My good friend and fellow Detroit enthusiast came out this past weekend from NY for the semi drag races at Onaway. He brought a few goodies with him for my project and assisted in getting the...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics April 26th, 2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
Thanks for the kind words! There's going to be...

Thanks for the kind words! There's going to be alot of progress quite quickly in the coming weeks/months. This 454/4 speed combo sucks :sonicjay:.

Nahhh, alpine green doesn't match a silver...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics April 23rd, 2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
Collecting more oddball parts, I was able to...

Collecting more oddball parts, I was able to track down a starter drive for my air starter. Figured it was a good night to crack a beer and mess with it. HD starters all run the same mount...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics March 3rd, 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
I'll give you a shout if exergy doesn't come...

I'll give you a shout if exergy doesn't come through for sure man!



Some buddies showed up last night, some beers were opened, that led to the shop getting reorganized, which led to the detroit...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics December 29th, 2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
Good to know there's another Detroit nut here! I...

Good to know there's another Detroit nut here! I have 2 sets of fresh reliabilt ddec 6v92T injectors to use. They flow about 80-85cc from the documentation Ive found, should be plenty to start with....
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics December 28th, 2018, 01:59 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,325
Posted By Whitbread
Thanks! I don't have to, but that's who I...

Thanks!

I don't have to, but that's who I started all the coating with and to keep all the colors matching, I'll finish with them. I travel to detroit once every month or two, so it's not a huge...
Forum: Vehicles for sale May 24th, 2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 651
Posted By Whitbread
87 K10 with lots of extras - $4800

It kills me to sell this, but I need a crew cab for family room. I've been collecting parts for years to do a full restoration and upgrade of the truck but I need to let it all go now. I bought the...
Forum: Parts for sale April 17th, 2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Whitbread
Bump. Make an offer :).

Bump. Make an offer :).
Forum: Parts for sale April 13th, 2018, 10:38 PM
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Views: 624
Posted By Whitbread
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: Parts for sale April 13th, 2018, 11:05 AM
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Views: 624
Posted By Whitbread
Divorced 203 rangebox - $100

Rare ford divorced 203 rangebox. Perfect for making a divorced 203/205 doubler. Call/text 248 755 8118

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Forum: Parts for sale April 13th, 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 461
Posted By Whitbread
Dodge kingpin 60 and 70 rear - $1200 OBO

Pair of axles from a 1st gen cummins with 3.54 gears. Pinions turn smoothly and front has selectable hubs. Call/text at 248 755 8118 is best way to reach me.
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Forum: Rig Builds and Pics March 16th, 2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
The truck has been riding worse and worse lately,...

The truck has been riding worse and worse lately, so I decided it was time for a mild suspension refresh. New bilstein shocks, sway bar links, and upper control arms as the ball joints were a touch...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics February 25th, 2018, 10:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
Thanks man! That's too bad, a tdi grand cherokee...

Thanks man! That's too bad, a tdi grand cherokee would be a perfect 30mpg suv easy! It wouldn't be any slower than a 4.0L either.


Went on a 500 mile trip this weekend for some snow wheeling...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics February 22nd, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
So the modded pump fitting did make the winch...

So the modded pump fitting did make the winch faster, especially with engine at 1500rpm. However, the PS pump sounds like a wicked supercharger above 2500rpm. So I'm going to try something halfway in...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics February 17th, 2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
I've done lots of engine swaps and ridden in...

I've done lots of engine swaps and ridden in many. For a sub 5000lb vehicle, I don't think there's a better bang for the buck diesel option in terms of weight, performance, and overall cost. If...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics February 15th, 2018, 09:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
Thanks to craigslist, I scored a 10k mile marker...

Thanks to craigslist, I scored a 10k mile marker hydraulic winch for an absolute steal of a deal. Need to hit up hydraulic store tomorrow for a few fittings and she'll be operational.
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Forum: Rig Builds and Pics February 4th, 2018, 11:24 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
Got the bumper on this morning, looks much...

Got the bumper on this morning, looks much better! I have a used mile marker 10k hydraulic winch on the way, should be here next week sometime. ...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics February 1st, 2018, 05:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
As much as I hate to buy fabricated things from...

As much as I hate to buy fabricated things from other places, I picked up a bumper from Affordable Offroad. For $430 to my door, there's no way I could've built it for that. As a professional...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics January 30th, 2018, 11:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
This tdi was stock 134/235 and I should be about...

This tdi was stock 134/235 and I should be about 225/425. I know I can slip the clutch that's rated for 435tq below 2200rpm if I try in 4th or 5th :sonicjay:.

My truck averaged 14mpg with the...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics January 30th, 2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
It definitely moves infinitely better than the...

It definitely moves infinitely better than the 3.0L pos that was in there before. So far the worst mpg has been 21. I haven't been remotely trying to conserve fuel and somewhere in 22-25mpg range...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics January 29th, 2018, 10:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
Some wonton soup? Got the new 125% over...

Some wonton soup?


Got the new 125% over injectors in and yeeeeehaw!! She needed more fuel.

Here's some videos of current state of tune. Working with Mike at TD Tuning and it's getting...
Forum: Rig Builds and Pics December 22nd, 2017, 05:04 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,306
Posted By Whitbread
Have 500 miles in the truck so far! Boost is...

Have 500 miles in the truck so far! Boost is currently 38psi total, 20psi on low pressure stage. Trying to find a high hz solenoid that will work with vw ecu so I can get boost up to 50-55psi. Towing...
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