Oilburner

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  1. Sweet! Going to finally make it this time! I've got a buddy in town with a first gen. Yesterday he installed the gov spring, fuel pin, and timing plate. Now it won't start. Gets fuel to the injector, but still no go. Thinking timing plate. If anybody has any ideas please call me!!! He wanted to dyno his truck as well. Thanks, Lon 208-484-3088
  2. Sweet! That will give me time to get the truck dialed in and ready! Looking forward to it!!!
  3. March Dyno

    It has been Muddy! Finally have some things corrected on my truck and want to see what she will do...
  4. March Dyno

    Sometime in the middle of the month would be great! When I get home I need to do some tuning. Been a while for me...
  5. Hey guys! Might be a while. Won't be back from Afghanistan till after Feb! Papa needs new turbos! HAHAHAHA! Will shop up soon though. And hopefully with some new goodies!

  6. Headlights!

    I've got the projector headlights with DDM HID's! And they are amazing! The DDM kits are very well built kits for the price. In fact it still amazes me how good they are for the price. I bought the 35w, 5000k, and the just blow me away at how well I can see at night now!!! http://www.ddmtuning.com/Products/DDM-HID-Kit-Slim-Ballast-35W-or-55W
  7. Best of Detroit

    Sunday the 20th. Gates open at 9:00am and racing starts at 2:00pm. Finally home for a race. Weather is supposed to clear up and be in the 70's!!! I hope.....Lon
  8. Best of Detroit

    Well I spoke too soon. Found a slight exhaust leak that will need to be fixed. So I won't be going tomorrow. Lon
  9. What combo for 600HP???

    I'm knocking on the door of 600. Trying to find that extra 15 hp. I've got the DDP3's and still back down the plate for temp relief. And the xmsn is in the neighborhood of $7500. Far more fun than rowing a boat and consistent. Took me seven years to get the tranny to that point though. The nice thing is if you spend money somewhere make sure they have good support. Lenny at Dynomite Diesel has helped me tune my truck to where it is and I can't thank them enough. Dave and Matt at Ultimate Transmission build one mean tranny with excellent support. For the amount of miles on the truck it still just amazes me how much better it keeps on getting. Lon
  10. California Fires

    Heres a link to some photos of the larger helicopters flying the fires down here. I'm on a helibase just outside King City, CA and they have a slurry tank set up here for them to dip out of. The Chinook is my favorite. When I worked for Columbia Helicopters in the engine shop I overhauled those engines. EACH engine puts out over 4000 horse power!!! The bucket they are using holds up to 3000 gallons of retardant or water!!! http://picasaweb.google.com/loncalhoun
  11. California Fires

    I work a 12 day on and 12 days off schedule. I'll be home on the 30th. They are a blast to watch and listen to the engines work.
  12. California Fires

    Thats because they chit and git!!!
  13. Too Funny!!! Us old schoolers are under the hood trying to find Horse Power getting dirty and every time I look over at Rob he's on his lap top staying clean!!! I guess there are advantages to having a computer controlled truck!!! Congrats on making into the mag even if it does make you look like a nerd!!! LOL!!! What do you mean a cheesey smile Rob? That pretty normal from what I've seen....
  14. June Club Challenge

    Right on. I'm in California working right now. If I get delayed in any way I'll try and get in touch. My flight leaves early Friday so hopefully I won't have any problem being on time. And about Rob!!! You better be on your game when it comes to him!!!
  15. June Club Challenge

    If you guys still need one more, let me know. I'll be back in town Friday. If your all full up I can run with the Mopars. Lon
  16. Good Luck Rob!!!!!

    Nice job Rob!!! I just saw this link after I posted up in events. Getting an early start and doing it right!!! Very Cool!!! Guess I better get my truck back together and try and get some practice in. Lon
  17. Congrats to Rob!!!

    Nice job Rob aka IdahoRob for winning Quick Diesel and ET Bracket down in Bakersfield with the NADM!!! Great way to start out the year. Wish I could have been there. I see your getting an early start for the year. Guess I better get my truck back together and look for a place to get some practice in.
  18. Dyno results!!!!

    Well I almost made it to 500. Ran a best of 492hp & 1006lbs. Good to see everybody.
  19. NHRDA event in Boise

    Had a great time. My Dad and I paired up in the finals for Pro 1 which was cool!!! Lets just say he took home the taller of the two trophies home. Rob Coddens took home First in Outlaw Truck, congrats Rob!!!
  20. NHRDA event in Boise

    Todays the day!!! Gates open at 2 and racing at 6. The upper pits has been reserved for the NHRDA. Hope to see you out there. Lon
  21. Firebird/Mopar Nationals

    Gates open at 9am Sunday. Racing will probably start around 12 to 1:00. Usually some very nice old iron shows up and always fun to show what some newer Cummins iron can do.
  22. Firebird/Mopar Nationals

    Yeah it was a little wet out there! Gates open at 8am and racing starts at 1pm. After the racing is over there will be a Night Fever to finish out the night. For all that are unfamiliar it is a no elimination four hour grudge match. I can usually make about six to eight passes during that time. Lon
  23. tranny upgrade suggestions

    Western Performance Transmission, Call and talk to Dave 631-2133. Right there in Boise. If you get his voice mail, leave a message and tell him Lon referred you.
  24. Idaho Dyno Days, May 19, 20 @ Mms

    Hey Muddy, looks like I'll be in town for once. I will also have a reason to dyno with a couple new additions under the hood!!!!!!!! Lon
  25. Mini Dyno Day????

    Talked to a buddy of mine today, sounds like we'll have a local guy showing up with a 7 to 8 hundred horse truck....COOOLLLL!!! Lon