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RenoHuskerDu's Recent Activity

  1. RenoHuskerDu replied to the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    It's a fair question. I'm 6'5" and keep the air seat up near the top of its travel. So the hood of the instrument panel masks the top of...

    May 21, 2022 at 8:47 PM
  2. RenoHuskerDu liked Shimmy1's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    Well, how do you not remember if it was reading 180, or 220?

    May 21, 2022 at 8:41 PM
  3. RenoHuskerDu replied to the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    I'll take a pic Monday. Quarries are closed today.

    May 21, 2022 at 2:59 PM
  4. RenoHuskerDu liked Delmer's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    Since this is an 84, and somebody that drove it along the way didn't use distilled water to top it up. Have you flushed the cooling...

    May 21, 2022 at 12:20 PM
  5. RenoHuskerDu liked Birken Vogt's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    The thermostat starts to open below its official set point, so if it is a 180 degree thermostat the engine will run like 172 most of the...

    May 21, 2022 at 12:20 PM
  6. RenoHuskerDu replied to the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    OK guys, thanks. This is my first Cummins. I owned a 14 liter V6 Mercedes rolloff tipper in France and had cooling issues with it. That...

    May 21, 2022 at 9:05 AM
  7. RenoHuskerDu liked Birken Vogt's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    It is normal for it to heat up somewhat on a hard pull. As long as it stays below the allowable max, whatever that might be.

    May 21, 2022 at 9:03 AM
  8. RenoHuskerDu liked Truck Shop's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    205* to 210* and that all depends on how good the block deck surface is.

    May 21, 2022 at 9:03 AM
  9. RenoHuskerDu liked Shimmy1's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    As long as she isn't touching 220, stop worrying about it. Proper coolant with a working cap to maintain at least 8 psi will raise the...

    May 21, 2022 at 9:03 AM
  10. RenoHuskerDu replied to the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    Welp, a few hot days running later, it's clear that cleaning out the mud definitely helped. But she still climbs up a bit in heat on...

    May 20, 2022 at 2:16 PM
  11. RenoHuskerDu liked Truck Shop's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    dry feedlot.

    May 18, 2022 at 5:00 PM
  12. RenoHuskerDu replied to the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    Yep, bend some copper tubing in a vice and JB Weld it onto a nozzle...

    May 18, 2022 at 7:07 AM
  13. RenoHuskerDu liked Delmer's post in the thread 855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?.

    I LIKE that tool, easy enough to make one if you can't find one.

    May 17, 2022 at 11:31 PM
  14. RenoHuskerDu replied to the thread class A revoked for a OUI that I got 15 years ago!!! had class a for 10 months.

    Can you move to a less intrusive state?

    May 17, 2022 at 10:46 PM
  15. RenoHuskerDu posted a new thread.

    855 big cam running hot ... DIRT culprit?

    Today we had about 100F in Texas. Running loaded, the 855 was getting warm over 60 and up hills. That's classic radiator insufficiency...

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    Forum: Trucks

    May 17, 2022 at 8:26 PM