The Mighty Cummins!!!! - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Drag Talk/Racing Lets see them slips, How To's, FAQs

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 49 Old 09-02-2009, 08:43 PM Thread Starter
scuffs *****

 
Tyler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Oakwood, OH
Posts: 5,270
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Tyler
The Mighty Cummins!!!!

Alright, so y'all know I work at the race track. Tonight we had a test n tune. I got done early at the speedway and headed to the drag strip. There was a twin turbo Cummins I wanted to see run. The body was based on a NBS Dakota, but it was tubbed and slammed to the ground. Even had wheelie bars. This truck was super sick. It smoked like a train just idleing, and she sounded mean. It was pure race, and i wanted to see it.

I walked up the the starting line and watched him spool up for a burn out. I swear that motor was turning almost 8,000 RPM. He finished his burn out, and BOOM! Big flame flash from under the hood and that baby was on fire. We put the fire out, pulled the hood to find that some how a piston had gone through the valve cover

Oh, by the way tonight was the FIRST time this motor was run besides a dyno in their shop. Its a shame to see it blow up, but its also great

Sr. Engineering Tech/OPS Technician @ Your local cable company.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1997 7.3L PSD
| 4" MBRP Exhaust | S&B CAI | Torque Converter Lock-Up Switch | Exhaust Brake | FPR Shim |DB High Torque Starter | 188,000 Miles | Xtreme Daily Tune |
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SOLD

2014 Ford Fusion SE
| 1.6 EcoBoost | 6-Speed Manual | The basics and some goodies |
Tyler is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 49 Old 09-02-2009, 08:46 PM
Premium Member

 
Goose350's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 13,271
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
And ummmmmmm

You do know that right??

The Mullet Mod
Stock 2005 F-350 4x4
*Afe Intake
*4" TB Exhaust
*Scangauge
*SCT
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
oil bypass
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
water pump
*Tuned FICM
Goose350 is offline  
post #3 of 49 Old 09-02-2009, 08:47 PM Thread Starter
scuffs *****

 
Tyler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Oakwood, OH
Posts: 5,270
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Tyler
Quote:
Originally Posted by Goose350 View Post
And ummmmmmm

You do know that right??
Yes I do, but my camera phone is lame. The camera part is BROKE

Sr. Engineering Tech/OPS Technician @ Your local cable company.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1997 7.3L PSD
| 4" MBRP Exhaust | S&B CAI | Torque Converter Lock-Up Switch | Exhaust Brake | FPR Shim |DB High Torque Starter | 188,000 Miles | Xtreme Daily Tune |
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SOLD

2014 Ford Fusion SE
| 1.6 EcoBoost | 6-Speed Manual | The basics and some goodies |
Tyler is offline  
post #4 of 49 Old 09-02-2009, 08:48 PM
Premium Member

 
Goose350's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Posts: 13,271
Thanks: 0
Thanked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 2 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyler View Post
Yes I do, but my camera phone is lame. The camera part is BROKE
Wouldn't that just make it a phone:

The Mullet Mod
Stock 2005 F-350 4x4
*Afe Intake
*4" TB Exhaust
*Scangauge
*SCT
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
oil bypass
*
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
water pump
*Tuned FICM
Goose350 is offline  
post #5 of 49 Old 09-02-2009, 08:49 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
dsljnky's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Cincinnati
Posts: 631
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to dsljnky
That sucks, id be pissed.
I engines werent made for there rpms

02 lb7
97 7.3
dsljnky is offline  
post #6 of 49 Old 09-02-2009, 08:52 PM Thread Starter
scuffs *****

 
Tyler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Oakwood, OH
Posts: 5,270
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Tyler
Quote:
Originally Posted by Goose350 View Post
Wouldn't that just make it a phone:
I guess so
Quote:
Originally Posted by dsljnky View Post
That sucks, id be pissed.
I engines werent made for there rpms
This motor was fully built, hell the intake for the turbos was at least 8 inches in diameter. And the two turbos wouldnt even spool till like 6 grand. They looked the a few turbos off a semi

Sr. Engineering Tech/OPS Technician @ Your local cable company.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1997 7.3L PSD
| 4" MBRP Exhaust | S&B CAI | Torque Converter Lock-Up Switch | Exhaust Brake | FPR Shim |DB High Torque Starter | 188,000 Miles | Xtreme Daily Tune |
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SOLD

2014 Ford Fusion SE
| 1.6 EcoBoost | 6-Speed Manual | The basics and some goodies |
Tyler is offline  
post #7 of 49 Old 09-03-2009, 07:07 AM Thread Starter
scuffs *****

 
Tyler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Oakwood, OH
Posts: 5,270
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Tyler
Bump for all yall oldies that ain't up late at nigt.

Sr. Engineering Tech/OPS Technician @ Your local cable company.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1997 7.3L PSD
| 4" MBRP Exhaust | S&B CAI | Torque Converter Lock-Up Switch | Exhaust Brake | FPR Shim |DB High Torque Starter | 188,000 Miles | Xtreme Daily Tune |
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SOLD

2014 Ford Fusion SE
| 1.6 EcoBoost | 6-Speed Manual | The basics and some goodies |
Tyler is offline  
post #8 of 49 Old 09-03-2009, 01:12 PM
Compression Ignition Addict
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 392
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyler View Post
We put the fire out, pulled the hood to find that some how a piston had gone through the valve cover
are you freaking kidding me? i suppose he also sent piston fragments into low orbit, with a mouse piloting them?

I cant think of one time ive ever seen any parts come out the top, its always gone down. think about it.... the head is a HUGE chunk of cast iron and the block is the weakest point with all the water jackets and such.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Tyler View Post
I guess so

his motor was fully built, hell the intake for the turbos was at least 8 inches in diameter. And the two turbos wouldnt even spool till like 6 grand. They looked the a few turbos off a semi
I think your exaggerating just a tad.

time for a vacation, ban me
4fingers is offline  
post #9 of 49 Old 09-03-2009, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
scuffs *****

 
Tyler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Oakwood, OH
Posts: 5,270
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 3 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Send a message via AIM to Tyler
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4fingers View Post
are you freaking kidding me? i suppose he also sent piston fragments into low orbit, with a mouse piloting them?

I cant think of one time ive ever seen any parts come out the top, its always gone down. think about it.... the head is a HUGE chunk of cast iron and the block is the weakest point with all the water jackets and such.



I think your exaggerating just a tad.
Your entitled to your own opinion whether or not your right may be a different story. It happened right in front of me, so I know what happened. Don't question me.

Sr. Engineering Tech/OPS Technician @ Your local cable company.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

1997 7.3L PSD
| 4" MBRP Exhaust | S&B CAI | Torque Converter Lock-Up Switch | Exhaust Brake | FPR Shim |DB High Torque Starter | 188,000 Miles | Xtreme Daily Tune |
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
SOLD

2014 Ford Fusion SE
| 1.6 EcoBoost | 6-Speed Manual | The basics and some goodies |
Tyler is offline  
post #10 of 49 Old 09-03-2009, 08:06 PM
Emergency Services

 
Broncoguy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Benton City, WA
Posts: 338
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Cummins

You must be mistaken, because we all know the Cummins is totally indestructable and was built by God's own hand. In fact, if it doesn't say cummins, it isn't truly a diesel.

Hate to see the money and time the owner spent go to waist, BUT, I really enjoy cummins death stories. It takes a few blowing up like that to remind everyone that they still break like everything else.

1999.5 F350
4" Straight Pipe / Gauges (Pyro, Boost)
Wicked Wheel / Wg delete / Boost fooler
Tymar intake / Zoodad Mod / NChornet CCV mod
Hpx Crossover / Fuel CCK / ITP prepump tank mod
FPR Shim w/ underhood gauge
AIH Delete / Non Ebpv pedestal w/ valve delete
TW 6 position chip (will never own another canned toon)
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

3.73's / 6 speed manual 4x4
Still messin with it
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Broncoguy is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Closed Thread

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome