I'm not a certified mechanic but I managed to pull this duramax apart and put it back together. The good thing is everything works right! I am using PPE level 3 right now it really knocks you back in the seat. The shifts are really smooth and the truck seems less restrictive and more balanced. I have to be careful because my transmission is still stock.
Duramax 4x4 Mud Test
I haven't really tested this truck in the mud, so I took it to the extreme!
In the first clip the ground was some what muddy.
Duramax Performance Upgrade-Phase 1-Removing Stock Parts HD
I got more parts to put on my duramax. The next day I will take the
downpipe off, start removing the Exhaust manifold and replacing it with the BD.
Then I will replace the fuel pressure regulator, delete the egr, replace
the mouth piece, install new Intercooler pipes, install mbrp
downpipe, hook up the gauges, and tune to ppe level 3.
1,600 Horsepower Duramax Diesel Kit from PPE
At ARP's Open House in June of 2010, PPE brought several of their show
motors, including this Twin turbo
Duramax diesel kit that utilizes a lot of ARP hardware. It makes 1,600 horsepower and PPE
only uses ARP fasteners to hold everything together. Eric Sempson of PPE
gives Chris Raschke from ARP an overview of this powerful engine package.
For more information
Cobalt SS vs Duramax LBZ
SS...Hahn CAI, Hahn IC piping, Hahn Catless DP, TTR solid upper motor
mount, Megan Racing 3' Exhaust, and
LBZ...PPE Hot +2
SS takes it...
Diesel Power Challenge 2011- Duramax Blows its Engine
After a few failed attempts at spooling the turbos before the run started he gave it one last
try. You can hear them start to spool, then boom! The oil cap ended up
shooting off, spraying oil everywhere.
Owner: Owen Horst
Engine: 6.6L Duramax
Power: 950.5 HP / 1980.6 FT LBS
PPE Duramax Powered Boat - Half Throttle Cruising
1995 Ultimate Warlock powered by 05 LLY Duramax running on blend of B50
Some video of [40-55%] part throttle testing with the new 37 pitch "Cutting
Edge" prop, on a cool fall day. Lowest cruising speed keeping on plane was
35mph @ 1500 RPM, upper cruising speed 67mph @ 2700 RPM. Hatch open for
How to Fix the Weak Link in an Allison Transmission
http://www.4wheelparts.com/parts/bd-diesel/turbochargers.aspx - BD Power has discovered that
the 5th gear is generally the weak link in an Allison transmission. But
thanks to what they've dubbed the "crazy washer," you can get 50% more
clutch material and handle 500 more hp. Find great BD Diesel products for
your pickup truck at www.4WheelParts.com.
LB7 Duramax with MBRP Downpipe
COMMENT AND RATE!
The truck now has a TRUE full MBRP Exhaust system. The truck is now has the new
MBRP 3in Downpipe and is connected to my MBRP 5in system. Lower EGTs? YES!