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Sparks out the exhaust

My neighbor told me today that when i came home last night i had sparks coming from my exhaust. Could this be true. I looked today and didnt see any. Truck runs great. Just changed the oil yesterday. Its 4in exhaust from the turbo back. No cat but has a muffler. Could he be seeing things?

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Sounds kind of odd... maybe it's something once you run the rig for a while? Maybe something got in there and was hang out and burnt up... i mean never heard of sparks other than when the 6.4s were flame throwers

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Sounds like it!

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Yeah thats what i thought of the 6.4's. I was just about ideling down my neighborhood street. I think he was seeing things. Truck runs great.

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could it has been pieces of glowing hot carbon?

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I guess anything is possible. Just thought it was funny.

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could it has been pieces of glowing hot carbon?
I will go with that. If you leave a tractor idle for a while in the field you will see sparks coming from the exhaust every time. Esp when you idle up after it sits for a while. ESP if it was starting to wet stack (my Farmall MD is good for that)

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YUP,,,my first guess also with 6.4L flame thrower.

Maybe chrome tip blinging and he was drinking
Hope it's nothing though

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I checked last night i couldnt make it do it. I had been driving around all day. O well i just want to ask and make sure i wasnt missing something. Thanks

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