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Still working on learning the Banks interface. Currently I don't show any trans PIDs as optionswhich is odd. Going to do a firmware update tonight.
 

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OK, with Jason's help, apparently I hadn't set the LWN as the vehicle, so it was just in general mode.

From memory, the pages are laid out like this:

Page 1 - General
5 gauge square - BLUE
RPM
BAD | Boost
EGR1 | EGR 2

Page 2 - Temperature
6 gauge - RED
Amb Air Temp | Coolant Temp
Oil Pressure | Oil Temp
Trans Gear | Trans Temp

Page 3 - Fuel
5 gauge square - GREEN
Fuel Level
Inj 1 Balance | Inj 2 Balance
Inj 3 Balance | Inj 4 Balance

Page 4 - Emissions
4 gauge - GREY
DPF %
Regen Status | Mileage Btw Rgn
DEF | EGR ACT

Page 5 - Unused
 

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Few edits since this morning. Changed P4 to Grey from Dark Red. Added alerts for 99% DPF, EOT over temp, Trans Temp over temp, and low voltage < 12.4, all of which will pop up when the target is hit no matter what page you're on. When you select LWN some settings and alerts are already input, but 230 is high for oil, so I lowered the threshold.
 

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So, checked the oil after the dealership dropoff. Found that substance again. Oil looks fine, smells like diesel exhaust, but not diesel fuel.










Leaning toward it just being condensed water vapor, since the oil looks fine, pressure is good, no coolant loss, and the fact that it's midway up the dipstick and nowhere else.

 

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Been working on getting the iDash set up with alerts, since I have all but the fifth screen customized.

This is what it looks like when an alert condition arises that isn't on your current display, flashes twice, then solid.



I have DEF, DPF, Fuel, Overtemp TRNS, EOT, and ECT alerts set.

And when I can finally get in the garage, the Block8head single pod dash vent came. Definitely not what I was expecting. It's heavy duty af. Put it in a sock and you could literally KO someone. I was expecting the thin 1.5mm/2mm cheap thermoplastic like the double and triple a-pillar pods we're all used to. This feels like some kind of resin.





It's about 4mm around the pod, and 8mm all around, except in the back of the gauge area, which seems to be where the resin pooled.

 

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ordered my block8head vent pod and waiting for it to come then gonna order my iDash. Did you do the supergauge or the datamonster?
 

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Great additions!
Your truck looks awesome ?
Thank you.

ordered my block8head vent pod and waiting for it to come then gonna order my iDash. Did you do the supergauge or the datamonster?
He's at like a 5 week wait from what I can tell.

According to the PN it's a SuperGauge, but the menu has options for logging, so I'm not entirely sure.
 

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Thank you.



He's at like a 5 week wait from what I can tell.

According to the PN it's a SuperGauge, but the menu has options for logging, so I'm not entirely sure.

yeah, totally worth the wait. I'll probably just pay a little extra and get the logging, not sure i'll use it though.
 

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does the cable run down inside the vent or just out behind it and down the crease in the dash?
 

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Currently it's down the trim seam, but the hole in the dash pod is down to the vent, so I'll have to figure out how to reroute it when I install it soon.
 

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That pod looks awesome..is the vent still functional for the driver side window defrost? Looks to be.. is there a particular pod part number...website is all over the place?...thanks!!
 

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Fixed the fifth custom page to dovetail with the dash gauges, to cover all my desired relevant info with a single look. Ambient, Oil Temp, Batt Voltage, Oil Pressure, Trans Gear, Trans Temp, DPF soot %, EGT1, plus the OEM speedo, Coolant, Fuel and RPM.

Made it grey and red, apropos.


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Scrapped the temporary bobble mount for the iDash. After reading about the ease of install by someone else here recently, I took advantage of some warmer weather to install the Block8head pod I've had for awhile. It really is pretty easy except for the side panel. Mine, at least, was suuuuper tight. Reran the cable through the hole in the bottom of the pod, cable free install.





This photo is a bit misleading, as it's not quiiite tilted in the angle I'd like toward the driver. But I really like how clean it looks.


 

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This is hands down the best build thread I've read. Well thought out, functional mods, with serious attention to detail. Outstanding! And I liked your NC license plate on the wall. Lots of years at Lejeune myself in my younger days.
 

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This is hands down the best build thread I've read. Well thought out, functional mods, with serious attention to detail. Outstanding! And I liked your NC license plate on the wall. Lots of years at Lejeune myself in my younger days.
High praise. Thank you.
 

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Very inspiring, and potentially wallet lightening, build thread. SFMF
 

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That block8head pod looks pretty buttoned up. As best I can tell, the vent remains functional. Can you please confirm?
 

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That block8head pod looks pretty buttoned up. As best I can tell, the vent remains functional. Can you please confirm?
I won't be able to confirm if there is a difference in efficacy between the OEM and the pod vents until November, but it does put out air.
 

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Holes in the bed, can only mean one thing. More projects.


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Hole 2 of 3 1.25" holesaw cuts in $40K truck...

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Seems pedestrian to just do a 12V power access..

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So yeah, there is USB charging too...

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The area is easily accessed with the taillight removed. Any higher and you run into the stake pocket supports:

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So the beauty of this set is that it also gives me in-bed battery status:

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But I can also turn the whole thing off with one switch that controls the 12V/USB/Voltmeter:

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That was a DeWilt test battery voltage, mine isn't that bad. There is a bezel that came with this unit, but I didn't think about ditching it until after I had started drilling. There are a couple of other neat places that these would go unobtrusively.

This was the only set I've found that had a killswitch with Voltmeter/USB and 12V in less than 3 units. I wish the unit housings were metal, but they're easy to change out if I ever come across them.
 
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