GtfohDon’t sell yourself short, you coulda crammed it in with a little imagination
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Thanks for the tip, I’ll have to look into that. I’ve done a lot of preventative work on this truck before the hunt and now will have done even more work and as someone else said there’s so much new on the truck part of me wants to keep it. This has by far been my favorite truck and most reliable (up until last week).That’s a bummer man. If you decide to keep the truck do yourself a favor and get the Nicktane fuel filter adapter and run a CAT filter. Does wonders for the Duramax. Also the Cognito pitman arm/idler arm combo and braces are money for the steering.
Yikes. Were you able to get it out or did you have to be towed?If you elect to part it out..., I learned this weekend my transfer case is going bad. I have a 2003 GMC that is shifting into limp mode because of the transfer case. Chained up digging through snow up hill jumping out of gear was not a fun experience.
Because of my industry I'm looking at many of the Diesel regulations coming down the pike in CA. There will be a lot of Modified Diesel owners who are going to find themselves out of compliance regardless of Vin Numbers and age. CARB rules with a heavy fist and even rail car moving rail engines are being forced to go to electric gensets by 2023, or face fines.Yikes. Were you able to get it out or did you have to be towed?
I probably wouldn’t part this truck out. The price of used diesels is through the roof right now, and being in California I know I can get more than usual for it because it has a “federal” vin number so has nearly no smog regulations even in California. So that adds to what I can get for it. Because so many guys in the area want to modify and not worry about smog regulations. Looking online I can probably get close to what I paid for the truck in 2016.
CARB Regulations for Older Vehicles with Diesel Engines
The CARB “Truck and Bus Regulation Compliance Requirement Overview” document states that diesel vehicles over 14,000 pounds can no longer be legally registered after January 1st, 2023 or earlier without a 2010 or newer engine or an equivalent aftertreatment system.
The purpose of the new regulation is to reduce emissions of diesel particulate matter, NOx, and other pollutants from the use of diesel-powered vehicles. Therefore, the regulation states that diesel vehicles must reduce their emissions, either with a modern engine or an emissions system that will filter out these harmful substances. The deadline is dependent on the vehicle’s engine model year and weight class.
According to the CARB website, the published schedule shows that any 2004-2006 diesel truck can no longer be used in California after January 1st, 2021, due to not being in compliance with emissions regulations. Trucks like this would either need a new engine or a DPF retrofit if they wanted to remain in use.
2027 is the next significant date where new regulations are anticipated for commercial vehicles. Only time will tell what the regulations will be for privately owned vehicles. We recommend staying up to date with CARB regulations by keeping up with DES industry news articles.
It has always shocked me that the greatest generation didn't think about quartering an animal. Thankfully they didn't or we wouldn't see these awesome pictures.Don’t sell yourself short, you coulda crammed it in with a little imagination
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Haha no sounds like you know someone with similar ideas?Josh, is that you?
Was referring to Josh BowmarHaha no sounds like you know someone with similar ideas?
Gotcha that went over My head at firstWas referring to Josh Bowmar