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Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   01-26-2020, 10:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 34
Posted By UTEngineer
Limit Straps vs Factory Upper Control Arm Stops

Installed the first set of limit straps during the time when I tried two different leveling kits. To avoid damaging the tubular upper control arms when they hit the factory stop, I cut off the stop...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   01-26-2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By UTEngineer
So much cleaner than the pod on the windshield...

So much cleaner than the pod on the windshield ... plus I like still having the grab handle thanks to the 4 inch lift kit. (stupid iPad rotated picture for some reason)
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-26-2020, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By UTEngineer
Sorry for the delayed response. Mobil Delvac...

Sorry for the delayed response.

Mobil Delvac 75W-90 fully synthetic in the front and rear diffs.

Mobil Dexron VI ATF (synthetic blend) in the transfer case ... plan to change it every 25k...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-18-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,663
Posted By UTEngineer
I like (sarcasm) the “no aftermarket devices...

I like (sarcasm) the “no aftermarket devices installed” comment in the diagnosis and repair summary.

Bet if you had a Banks Derringer or an Edge Pulsar installed they would have used that as an...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-13-2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By UTEngineer
Glad to hear nothing needed beyond the ring and...

Glad to hear nothing needed beyond the ring and pinion changes since I already have the speedometer calibrator.

I agree that getting the truck back to factory design optimized rpm levels is key to...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-13-2020, 08:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By UTEngineer
don't wanna hijack , but is the hyper tech speedo...

don't wanna hijack , but is the hyper tech speedo correction just in the dash or does it plug in the OBD port ? I have amp steps and CTS2 edge already in OBD and don't want more in it, also...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   01-13-2020, 07:55 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By UTEngineer
Kryptonite Heavy Duty Pitman & Idler Arms

Put on a set of Kryptonite heavy duty pitman and idler arms on my 2019 Chevy 3500HD (with a 4 inch suspension lift and 35 inch tires). Install as expected was a pain in the a*s ... had to cut the...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   01-13-2020, 07:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,333
Posted By UTEngineer
Unfortunately on a warranty inner tie rod failure...

Unfortunately on a warranty inner tie rod failure I was standing there listening on speaker phone when the dealership service manager told the GM customer service senior advisor they were no longer...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   01-12-2020, 05:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 6,333
Posted By UTEngineer
Thank you for the response. I appreciate...

Thank you for the response.

I appreciate knowing that I am not the only one facing these issues in my area.
Forum: L5P TSB (service bulletins, recalls, updates)   01-12-2020, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 196
Posted By UTEngineer
GM TechLink - L5P “Issues” Article

https://gm-techlink.com/?p=10589

6.6L Duramax Diesel Engine Operating Characteristics

December 13, 2018

The 6.6L Duramax diesel engine (RPO L5P) and Allison 6-speed transmission (RPO MW7)...
Forum: L5P TSB (service bulletins, recalls, updates)   01-12-2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,293
Posted By UTEngineer
https://gm-techlink.com/?p=10589 ...

https://gm-techlink.com/?p=10589

Transmission Torque Request Override

With 445 horsepower and 910 lb.-ft. of torque, the new engine has increased horsepower and torque compared to the previous...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-12-2020, 03:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By UTEngineer
Appreciate the response. My worry ... the...

Appreciate the response.

My worry ... the L5P does not have “tuning” capability without changing the ECM ($5k+ w/ tunes) ... thanks to GM locking down everything 2017 and newer ... including my...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-12-2020, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By UTEngineer
Transfer Case Speed Sensor Reprogramming ?

Thinking about changing my differential ratio’s to 4:56’s (optimal ratio for 35 inch tires currently installed).

Was told by the dealer this causes issues with the speed sensor in the transfer...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-04-2020, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,244
Posted By UTEngineer
Is Precise Fluid Level in Differentials Required ?

Changed out the fluid in my front and rear diff’s recently and was wondering how critical the precise fluid level is ?

I did it old-school ... where I filled the diff until it came out of the fill...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-04-2020, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By UTEngineer
We think alike. I did my transfer case,...

We think alike.

I did my transfer case, outer transmission filter (2nd time), front & rear differentials, fuel filter (3rd time), and an oil change all at the same time ... about 4 hours in our...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-04-2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By UTEngineer
Tire balance may or may not be your specific...

Tire balance may or may not be your specific issue ... but for this issue I put on a set of dynamic wheel balancers ... because random tire tech’s would consistently misplace a weight during the...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-04-2020, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 499
Posted By UTEngineer
Transfer Case Maintenance

Just a friendly reminder to change out your factory transfer case fluid sooner than later. Picture below is my drain plug magnet at only 27,000 miles on my 2019 Chevy. Usually try to do this within...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   01-04-2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,048
Posted By UTEngineer
Fuel filter is external (not in the tank) and...

Fuel filter is external (not in the tank) and very easy to change. Below is a video link on how to change the filter. Make sure you wear eye protection and dress appropriately regarding the...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   01-03-2020, 09:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By UTEngineer
Moving on to more productive postings ...

Moving on to more productive postings ...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   12-28-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,663
Posted By UTEngineer
Wow ... give the guy a break ... this situation...

Wow ... give the guy a break ... this situation is negatively affecting his livelihood.

“We rise by supporting others in need” - author unknown

Simple question ... is there anything different...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   12-27-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By UTEngineer
Appreciate the quick reply on how to remove...

Appreciate the quick reply on how to remove these.

I also have the Nylon trim removal tools ... so no worries there.

Thanks again ... will post pics when installed.
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Performance Parts Discussion   12-26-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By UTEngineer
I should have my single pod coming back soon....

I should have my single pod coming back soon. Purchased a new bezel online from a GM dealer that way I did not have to remove the one in my truck. How do you detach those two pieces that stick out on...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   12-26-2019, 06:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,663
Posted By UTEngineer
I would call Salt Lake Valley Chevrolet in West...

I would call Salt Lake Valley Chevrolet in West Valley City, UT with the part number and ask them to run a search within the dozen dealerships up and down the valley. Worked for me ... found the last...
Forum: 2017-19 GM T-K2 Platform Powertrain   12-22-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,663
Posted By UTEngineer
Sorry to see this post ... especially being from...

Sorry to see this post ... especially being from Montucky myself ... only moved to SLC a few years ago for work reasons.

Unfortunately one of the problems with living in low population areas like...
Forum: L5P TSB (service bulletins, recalls, updates)   12-22-2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,293
Posted By UTEngineer
Nothing yet from GM regarding this widely...

Nothing yet from GM regarding this widely reported issue.

Not holding my breath that GM will ever fix this problem, especially if the cost to fix the issue is too high.

With the recent strike...
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