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Get off the couch, I'm back! 2004 ram with 305hp cummins. It

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Get off the couch, I'm back!
2004 ram with 305hp cummins. It has compound turbos. Stock one and a 63mm, head studs, Stock intercooler, 100hp injectors, aire dawg fuel pump (lift), Stock fuel pump with performance kit in it. Dyno'd at 600hp.
The other night I dialed my Edge to "hot" to see what boost it would make. It hit 60psi and I heard a pop. Thought I had blown a boot nope. After that, it would still made boost 58-60psi, but the engine sounded a little different and soon after the pop it heated up and lost coolant (where from?, IDK). Bonus is I have it recorded on my phone, I'll try to get it to you. Where do think I should start.
Thank You
Ray
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Industrial Equipment
Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you with this

Morning Ray

I was down with the Flu

how much coolant did you loose,

how hot did it get , did it come from 1 side or all over

let me know

Customer: replied 1 year ago.

I just drained the remaining coolant and it had a little over 3 gallons left in it.

It to 215-220. It did not seem to be coming from the overflow. I had assumed the fan blew it everywhere. Coolant is on the front top and front bottom of engine. Now the POP, sounded like it came from the turbo area. I am inspecting hoses now. I hope to find something definite.

When I loosened the radiator cap today, it had pressure (psssht) still from 3-4 days ago.

Ray

Expert:  Wayne replied 1 year ago.

Thank you Ray for that

Ok, I am going to say , check the Turbo hose very well for loose,cracks

This is what happens when update Hp goes in with chips,

they never tell you that ..........

My thought , My Thought , is when it hit so high of Turbo Boost

that engine was at Peak RPM, and coolant, the pop you may have heard was the Rad Cap

releasing pressure , that is a good sign it held pressure for couple days

I believe it has a 7-9 Lb Cap, switch it to a 11 lb cap

and all new clamps on the Turbo Ducts and hoses

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