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    ​Tyler, for those model years there are two distinct versions of Cummins that are desirable. The 2003 305/555 version is a reliable performer and does not use in cylinder EGR that started in 2004.5.  The 47RE was not the strongest transmission but responds well to aftermarket upgrades.  The Quad Cab ...

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    Ooops sorry Terence i think i accidentally sent you a private message instead of replying to the discussion you can ignore that, Alot of more wonderful information from everybody i really appreciate it, In regards to Terence's question this would be right up your alley since you obviously have alot ...

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    If I ask what are ERGs and BRGs, does that answer your question ------------------------------ Zachary Bohard Engineer Carson City,NV ------------------------------

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    I regret answering your question with a question but as a former Cummins Engine Company Chem E I have to ask which compression engine? Whats the design?    Case in point;  current Ford Motor Company " power stroke diesel" engines use fuel to drive injection function  vs the older IH/Ford engine oil ...

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    The questions for this chat are now available:  Does your company have Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) or Business Resource Groups (BRGs)? What are the different kinds of ERGs or BRGs that you company currently supports? What type of metrics and measurement are used to measure success of ...

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    There are actually at least two behaviors that are different once diesel is processed to reduce the sulfur to the currently mandated levels. One, you are correct, is reduced fuel system lubricity. The other is poorer cold temperature flow characteristics (cold temperature fuel filter plugging due to ...

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    Although people talk about low sulfur fuel as being an issue with wear, I am not sure it is just an issue with the sulfur in the fuel that affects the wear. I think in the process of making the low sulfur fuel  by catalytic hydrodesulfurization, you not only remove some of the sulfur containing molecules, ...

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