Got Killed By a PSD - Ford Powerstroke Diesel Forum
Kill Stories A place to share Hot Rodding lies...er we mean stories.

Powerstroke.org is the premier Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 07-28-2008, 05:47 AM
The Screwy HEUI
 

Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Smithfield, RI
Posts: 4,585
Thanks: 5
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Got Killed By a PSD

I was on my way back from a job in NY with my company's service truck. It's a '97 GMC 3500HD w/8' maintenance bed. It's the lightest truck we have, has a 5spd, but has no power up hills whatsoever(my favorite truck, naturally, is our F-550. Goes slow up hills but has NEVER left me stranded like the 2 GMCs!). I had a nice PSD behind me on I-95n heading back to RI. The PSD & I got cut off by an old woman in a Delta '88(go fig!) & was doing about 40mph in a 65. I had to jump in the high speed lane to pass her & noticed the PSD had done so just as I did & tried to pass me. Of course, this is right @ the bottom of one of I-95's many long uphills. I was standing on the accelerator in 5th with the truck struggling to make it up the hill with the PSD so close, I could tell what radio station he was listening to. I also noticed that my truck, with the engine screaming, was blowing some serious chimney. When we got to the top of the hill, I had changed back into the slow lane. The PSD had passed me, got into my lane, and blew an even BIGGER cloud of chimney. As usual, since the A/C doesn't work, I had both windows open & got a REAL good taste of some unspent fuel(needs garlic!). Before I knew it, the PSD had taken off no problem with me still standing on the gas, @ 55mph, in 5th, with absolutely no azz. If this was anyone on the forum; sorry about the smokeshow! I'd hate to be eating GMC diesel fumes if I were you too! & one more thing: NICE TRUCK!!!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

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:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
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:

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
Display Modes

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



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 05:39 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1
Garage Plus, Vendor Tools vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.

vB.Sponsors