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Old 08-13-2009, 07:31 PM
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this is weird

Last night I was out on a county road and I decided to open the old girl up (it was 2am and no one in sight)..

I stop the truck flip to extreme ran through the gears had the speedo buried so over 100mph it was turning about 3000rpm in 6th gear my egts were around 1175-1200 boost at 28psi when all of the sudden I had a flash of blue under the hood I could see it through the vet holes in the cowl hood .. I immediately let off the truck was running fine wasn't making noises and is still fine as of right now...

What the heck could make a blue spark or light that is bright enough to see it through the cowl vent holes????

Was fun but now I am kind worried about what that could have been
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Flux capaciter. I would watch out for what your driving towards.
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:45 PM
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Flux capaciter. I would watch out for what your driving towards.
LMFAO. Thats great,

Here is a bump back up to the top though. Could it have come out of a glow plug boot? I dont know how your models built but when my engine blew I had oil blow out of that glow plug boot. I dont know if this is possible but could gasses build up inside the crankcase and escape out the boot?
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Old 08-13-2009, 07:53 PM
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I have no idea.. I was like oh shiat

I thought I blew some thing up for sure was just waiting for the smoke
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Old 08-13-2009, 08:12 PM
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I have no idea.. I was like oh shiat

I thought I blew some thing up for sure was just waiting for the smoke
I know what you mean. When my engine blew on my 350 I was like oh shiat but I didnt have to wait for the smoke. People in the next county probably saw the smoke.


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spark plug ark for sure
na just mess in with you i no what you are talking about you see something and have no idea what to think. maybe you and somthing arking. like a intake heater relay or gpr. sounds like like somthing got shaken and touched a ground.
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spark plug ark for sure
na just mess in with you i no what you are talking about you see something and have no idea what to think. maybe you and somthing arking. like a intake heater relay or gpr. sounds like like somthing got shaken and touched a ground.
I agree that sounds like a logical eplenation! (not the spark plug though )
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Altenator if not the flux capaciter.
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Was it a dream? I had a dream that my dads 7.3 was surging, buzzers buzzing, and wouldn't shut off. Turns out I was my alarm trying to wake me up.
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I knew this would happen .. Im not crazy I saw it I really did

Im goin to look around tomorrow and see if there is anything that could have possibly arched out under there ..
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