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Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 1 Week Ago
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Posted By billyrb
thanks guys!

thanks guys!
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By billyrb
please PM me his info

please PM me his info
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 2 Weeks Ago
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Posted By billyrb
sold off the mt643 this evening, so will be...

sold off the mt643 this evening, so will be moving forward with securing a 3060 in the near future.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-23-2020
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Posted By billyrb
nope, not a diesel tuner shop. highly...

nope, not a diesel tuner shop. highly recommended (from high end custom builders I trust) dedicated allison 2k shop. Was able to get the owner on the phone a few minutes ago, and while they...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-23-2020
Replies: 52
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Posted By billyrb
for the 3000 series, my limited understanding is...

for the 3000 series, my limited understanding is that there isn't support for the 3000 with regards to aftermarket tuning. Isn't the 3060 an early 3000 series, and why there is such a problem with...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-22-2020
Replies: 52
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Posted By billyrb
I spoke to the shop today, and while they don't...

I spoke to the shop today, and while they don't support the 3060, they said the allison 2000 series would do everything I needed it to with the DT466 in front of it. They build harnesses and program...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-22-2020
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
They specialize in the 2000's. The issue they...

They specialize in the 2000's. The issue they (and seemingly everyone else) have is that Allison won't support the programming on the 3060. Nobody can seem to reprogram it, unless its still in a...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-22-2020
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
I spoke to the shop today, and while they don't...

I spoke to the shop today, and while they don't support the 3060, they said the allison 2000 series would do everything I needed it to with the DT466 in front of it. They build harnesses and program...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-21-2020
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
I ended up buying a used rebuilt DT466 and mt643...

I ended up buying a used rebuilt DT466 and mt643 a few weeks back. And while discussing my desire for a 3060, a friend of a friend said they have a shop that can tune the PCM for a 3060 to go behind...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-08-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
Just for that, I'll make it the Cannonball Run :)...

Just for that, I'll make it the Cannonball Run :) And maybe even NRVHRA and put a decal on the side that said Bruce made me do it, lol
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-07-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
Don't suppose they'd burn a copy if an ECU was...

Don't suppose they'd burn a copy if an ECU was sent up? If so, idea on cost? And would you happen to have the length of the short bell / short trans? would hate to buy one that is too long.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-07-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
I did some looking last night and found a...

I did some looking last night and found a half-dozen companies that makes stand-alone controllers for the 3060, as well as a few guys who do internet-based tuning. Most of them seem to be focused on...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
Replies: 52
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Posted By billyrb
thats the stock rating, not where it'll be when...

thats the stock rating, not where it'll be when installed.


to each his own. some like cruising at 55, some dont. some are retired and all the time in the world, others aren't and dont have as...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
vc says 230hp

vc says 230hp
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
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Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
Its a 466P or NDG, 93-97-ish. it was the only...

Its a 466P or NDG, 93-97-ish. it was the only series to have the intake built into the valve cover like that
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
lol, true. 75 when needed, 10mpg is more...

lol, true. 75 when needed, 10mpg is more important most of the time. with a 5.29 currently in the back, both are long shots. going to start looking for a 4.11 gearset (and still contemplating the...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
wow, $6k AFTER having the trans / computer /...

wow, $6k AFTER having the trans / computer / harness?? sounds like having a 3060 is out of my budget. This DT466 / MT643 were rebuilt already and running driving (4900 they were in was crushed by a...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
yep, got the bellhousing, flexplate, starter etc....

yep, got the bellhousing, flexplate, starter etc. And meant to say lockup, not OD. Late night brain fart. Mike, what would be the easiest and least expensive OD transmission would you recommend to...
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,767
Posted By billyrb
DT466 / MT643 swap

hope to swap this into my 78 fcrb by the end of the year. DT466 /MT643 lockup. hoping for 75mph and 10mpg, without lugging on hills. may also start looking for new gears to get rid of the 5.29's
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 01-06-2020
Replies: 52
Views: 2,524
Posted By billyrb
www.rndfabrication.com can make an aluminum unit,...

www.rndfabrication.com can make an aluminum unit, they'd need dimensions to get rough pricing, and then would need an original rad to build a prototype from.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 11-06-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
that's what I'm worried about with the 3060. ...

that's what I'm worried about with the 3060. sounds like the better trans, but more money / time / lack of a guaranteed shop to program / modifications down the road.
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-30-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
Randy, sent you an email

Randy, sent you an email
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-23-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
Yep, that's the one. You and I had spoken on...

Yep, that's the one. You and I had spoken on Facebook about it where I said I would like to buy it just to put the drivetrain in my fc33
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-23-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
is your old rig the one with the 3208T / 643 /...

is your old rig the one with the 3208T / 643 / retarder and dual speed rear?
Forum: FC (Forward Control Unique Issues) 10-23-2019
Replies: 38
Views: 3,100
Posted By billyrb
I have also been thinking about an 8.3 and 3060...

I have also been thinking about an 8.3 and 3060 combo. Randy, other than a second overdrive and a little better mileage and overall top speed, any benefit to going with the 643 vs the 3060? I'm...
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