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OK, Ok......Well im working on the fifth wheel project. I scored a slider off a wrecked truck, I plan on moving the center back aprox. 3 feet or 64" to center from rear or center of the back two axles. Two problems ive run into are the fitting for the rear steering box sticks up above the frame and the mounting for rear axle is also in the way of the angle mount. To solve this problem Ive made new angle brackets from a M35A2 frame that will bring up the mounts 1 1/2" to clear the fitting and provide strength for the square that needs to be cut out for the axle mount. Here are a few pics so far, I don't have a bunch of fancy fab tools and nice shop like some of the other members here but used a skill saw with metal blade to cut the frame and a hand held drill so far. I will be finishing project in the next few days and will post up more pics.[/QUOTE
What. Trailer do you have that you will tow with the hitch setup you just put on?
Im getting a m1070 and am need to tow a 42k lb dozer. Trying to figure trailer options? What will work with the trailer so high. ?
OH that's what that catwalk is for...............Added a new accessory to the truck today. Reducing my carbon foot print.
I looked into getting more horsepower out of the 8V92 a couple of years ago. It seemed like there wasn't much out there on trucks or military applications, but I found a lot of information on some sites discussing using Detroit 2 strokes in marine applications. I'll see if I saved any information. I think you would probably have to change to bigger injectors if you are going to gain a bunch of horsepower-I'd guess that does not bode well for getting better mpg.Hello...does anyone of you who owns a het tuned the 8v92TA engine? I`ve been told that if you have a higher HP and higher torque you will have a better fuel consumption. Can I just let the engine tuneup through the DDEC III and bring it to 550 or 650 HP and 1700 lbs-ft without changing hardware components like injectors, turbo etc? I`m not really an engine mechanic, but I would like to get someone program it for me so we can have a better fuel consumption and run a little bit faster. Right now we are running about 1.55mpg with full load. Its that normal for a Het to consume? Please advise...Thank you
The answer is should be YES and NO,Hello guys...I need your help on the M1070. My interaxle differential lock got messed up from the third axle, and I bought another one. But now there is a difference between them. The original one has 26 teeth on the interaxle and 26 teeth on the side gear and the new one has 29 teeth on both the interaxle plus the side gear.
Can I use the new one with 29 teeth since there is no ratio on them? It stays 1:1. Or will it affect the ratio on the 4th axle?
The ring gear and pinion on the steering axles (first and last one) are right handed and the 2 middle axles are left handed. Is there a reason why they build it this way and would it be a problem if you install a RH on one of the middle axles which is LH original. Thank you in advance for all your help.
Thank you very much for your advise 73M819.The answer is should be YES and NO,
Yes as long as the ratio stays the same, should be no difference.
No because how the diffs are placed, putting a LH in place of a RH or vice a-versa will change the direction of rotation, this would be BAD for a multi axle truck and a REAL surprise with a single axle.
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