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Old 09-15-2013, 03:16 AM
richmond richmond is offline
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Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Raywick, Ky
Age: 59
Posts: 385
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 1999 Dodge Ram
Trim Level: SLT
Color: Black
Engine: 2001-2003 359ci (5.9L) Cummins ISB 24-Valve Diesel I6 235hp 460lb/ft (manual and auto)
Rep Power: 3
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Well, here's what I do. Turn the key on wait until all clear, crank it up in warm weather and idle for approx. 4 minutes (the driveway way is about 1800' long and steep, so I'd say another 2 minutes low speed). I leave out and treat her like a baby until 190 deg., then I'm in my comfort zone (no load). Now I have an automatic with a fresh rebuild, so I get her to temp and come back to get my load (more for the tranny than anything). I think every diesel enthusiast should utilize SeaFoam every other fill up, You might be surprised at the performance increase (just follow the directions). I'd like to hear if this helps your situation. I'm firm a believer in SeaFoam! R...
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