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Fixing up the Fummins after sitting for over a year.

  • Опубліковано 27 тра 2023
  • We get my Cummins Swapped Ford F-350 running again after my new Ford Superduty broke down on us. And then fix all the major problems and test it out.
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  • YouTube
    YouTube 4 місяці тому +161

    what a beauty 😍 squeaks and all

    • Taylor Ray
      Taylor Ray  4 місяці тому +14

      It needs some love but it’s a solid rig!

    • AveryDoesWhat
      AveryDoesWhat 4 місяці тому +3

      What’s up UAclips!!!

    • Clayton Parsons
      Clayton Parsons 4 місяці тому +7

      Taylor just got a comment from UAclips themselves, RAD!

    • Gene Miller
      Gene Miller 4 місяці тому +3

      Tires definitely . . Put real tires on it.

  • TimeBucks
    TimeBucks 4 місяці тому +963

    Like the idea of building up the fummins

    • WhiteRabbit
      WhiteRabbit 4 місяці тому +1

      This world used to be a place to learn to suffer, but that has to change. Make this world heaven!

    • A H Siyam
      A H Siyam 4 місяці тому


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      Repent and believe in Jesus Christ 4 місяці тому +1

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      suryanageswari patta 4 місяці тому +2

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  • Michael Avery
    Michael Avery 4 місяці тому +109

    After all the hard work you put into the Fummins, and since it's paid for, I'd keep it & upgrade it.
    Thoroughly enjoyed the Fummins build series by the way.

  • Devon Canfield
    Devon Canfield 4 місяці тому +53

    Gotta love the old CP3 harmonic knock on the common rail cummins. Also, rough ride is definitely because of the wheel tire combo, not enough sidewall to dampen the road out.

  • Jonesing Around
    Jonesing Around 4 місяці тому +84

    I'm honestly so excited for the fummins to be back. I'm sure getting a newer dodge will be more comfortable, and maybe a little better at towing. But seeing this beast, which you built and is unique to you makes me happy

    • Faff About
      Faff About 4 місяці тому +4

      Stop using 24” tall wheels and low profile tires and you wouldn’t mind the ride.

    • Ken 0201
      Ken 0201 4 місяці тому +4

      Yep.. He knew the answer whether to fix the Fummins or keep the Ford as soon as he said it. You could hear it in his voice.
      I do agree w/ the others about losing the 24's and you'll see a world of difference in the ride.

    • Repent and believe in Jesus Christ
      Repent and believe in Jesus Christ 4 місяці тому

      Repent to Jesus Christ “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”
      ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭18‬:‭21‬ ‭NIV‬‬

    • brooks bullock
      brooks bullock 4 місяці тому

      More comfortable and better towing... Yeah right.

  • hotrodscott
    hotrodscott 3 місяці тому +2

    Ditch the wheel tire combo for taller sidewall and a much softer ride and tinker with the other nuances until sorted is my vote. Give the interior a refresh for really comfortable seats and a modern sound system. But if you go with something else I totally dig the manual trans idea. Drivers drive, its what we do.

  • theAngryMarmot
    theAngryMarmot 4 місяці тому +568

    Part of the rough ride probably has a lot to do with the wheel/tire combo!

    • mattmanyam
      mattmanyam 4 місяці тому +37

      Came to say the same.

    • ShredGarage
      ShredGarage 4 місяці тому +53

      Yeah, rubber band tires don’t have a lot of cushion to them.
      They look cool tho

    • Rolf R
      Rolf R 4 місяці тому +45

      Was thinking that too, find some lightweight wheels with good tires, balance them, perhaps put airbags on the truck, should improve the ride significantly!

    • fubar1217
      fubar1217 4 місяці тому +5

      Thinking the exact same thing!

    • Jacoby Jackson
      Jacoby Jackson 4 місяці тому +22

      I concur…dropped my Semi Wheels and put 17” wheels back on…very much of a big difference!!

  • Matt Boyd
    Matt Boyd 4 місяці тому +3

    I vote -- keep the fumminns. Driving a 6 speed towing sounds fun but also like it'd get old after a while on a 20 hour trip. Put as many creature comforts as you can -- backup cameras, refurbed interior pieces. Bigger turbo if needed.

  • Meta Tech HD
    Meta Tech HD 4 місяці тому +4

    While the semi wheels add a unique and eye-catching touch to the Fummins, I can understand why some might think it would ride better without them. It's always interesting to see different opinions on vehicle modifications and their impact on performance. I'm curious to see how the Fummins performs after its restoration. Keep up the great work! 👍🔧🚚

    • Repent and believe in Jesus Christ
      Repent and believe in Jesus Christ 4 місяці тому

      Repent to Jesus Christ “The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.”
      ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭18‬:‭21‬ ‭NIV‬‬

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      doan tran van 3 місяці тому +1


  • kiemet94
    kiemet94 4 місяці тому +3

    My vote is to airbag and add the Jake brake to the Fummins. Can't beat the simplicity of it, as you say should never leave you totally stranded

  • Ben Van Pay
    Ben Van Pay 4 місяці тому +6

    I like the Fummins but I do think a cummins truck would be a good move. Get something slightly newer with the engine you want and upgrade from there with some money you recoup from selling the Fummins. Regardless what you decide we will be here to watch along the way! Keep up the great content.

  • Liam Foley
    Liam Foley 4 місяці тому +3

    I think you guys should run through the upgrades on the Fummins. Build it up clean it up and upgrade it to what you want and give it try. Do some sound deadening, maybe look into suspension upgrades, and see if you can make it what you want. If it doesn’t work out then look into a 6 speed Cummins dodge truck

  • XviaZ
    XviaZ 4 місяці тому +926

    It would ride alot better without the semi wheels, they look super good though

    • Memories Garage
      Memories Garage 4 місяці тому +140

      This. It would also feel like a lot more power/acceleration with the factory 17s his new truck has vs the 24s and the heavy adapters they require.

    • Erik Larson
      Erik Larson 4 місяці тому +161

      @Memories Garage Good to see so many others in the comments telling him this. Get some factory wheels, and top quality tires, and it will be night and day.

    • Matthew Little
      Matthew Little 4 місяці тому +16

      Came here to say exactly the same thing

    • BlakDawnman
      BlakDawnman 4 місяці тому +46

      When I heard him talking about air ride to fix the ride 👀. Bruh them wheels/tires tho 😂

    • JD George
      JD George 4 місяці тому +39

      i like the semi look......air ride would be sick......i see what you guys mean though. function over form

  • Mitch Pleune
    Mitch Pleune 4 місяці тому +3

    Keep the fummins. It'll be something you can be proud of making unique, and spend your time on the things in the trailer 😊

  • Aaron Sigley
    Aaron Sigley 4 місяці тому

    Best upgrade I did to my 2500 Ram was soft ride coils up front. Night and day difference. Rides great and tows exactly the same. Also best way to fix the auto trans issues would be a G56 swap. Would be cool to see you keep that truck and manual swap it.

  • Gavin Whittaker
    Gavin Whittaker 4 місяці тому

    Love this truck! Keep the build going! 💪🏻🙌🏻

  • VinnyB
    VinnyB 4 місяці тому +2

    I'd keep and modify the fummins tbh. As a big truck guy that truck is also way cooler. But on a practical note, you built it and know the truck better than anything. I would do the manual nv4500 swap, and it would be bulletproof. Loosing the center console kind of sucks, but see if you can find someone to build you a custom center console to keep your cup holders etc instead of going back to the old style.

  • Scooter Michelli
    Scooter Michelli 4 місяці тому

    I definitely like the idea of buying a newer dodge pickup with a manual. But I also like the idea of taking the semi wheels off the fummins and keeping it

  • Gary M
    Gary M 4 місяці тому +429

    maybe a shock upgrade and different wheel tire combo it will ride better. the wheels look good but most of the time less rubber means less ride comfort. loud exhaust and big tires are cool until you do a 20hr road trip

    • ayitsyaboi
      ayitsyaboi 4 місяці тому +23

      Agreed. I don't like them, personally, but that isn't the point. The point is they're a huge, huge part of the ride feel.

    • Sf Mason
      Sf Mason 4 місяці тому +15

      Bilstein dampers and a higher profile tyre will make the truck much more liveable on a long drive. Add in some air springs, and fix the brakes with the transmission tune up will make it a much more pleasent drive.
      Good thing with the cummins is that parts are readily avaliable and there's plenty of aftermarket support to eliminate the issues and add more refinement to it with a new turbo and exhaust system that's not quite so loud.

    • Boston_Lion
      Boston_Lion 4 місяці тому +3

      Neighbors probably don’t like his loud vehicles

    • Mike Lawrenz
      Mike Lawrenz 4 місяці тому +2


    • SicOne
      SicOne 4 місяці тому +4

      @Boston_Lion Just be mindful and neighbors won't have an issue.

  • Backcountry Banana Boy
    Backcountry Banana Boy 4 місяці тому

    Fummins is my vote. I think a proper trans tune will make a world of difference. Like others have said, the semi wheels gotta go if you want a decent ride.

  • Dalyn Hoogs
    Dalyn Hoogs 4 місяці тому

    If I was gonna keep the fummins I'd definitely go through and do some proper sound deadening like second skin luxury liner pro and whatever their dynamat equivalent is called. Would make it quieter than the new truck if done well

  • Bought2Build
    Bought2Build 4 місяці тому

    I’d definitely sell the new truck..
    i like how easy the fummins is to work on and you know every piece of it and that is a huge bonus. I don’t think it is all that far from being perfect.
    But it would be a tough call cuz I am a L5P duramax guy but personally with those choices I would be looking for a Cummins dually with stick shift and engine brake and be good to go!!
    I do like the fummins tho

  • Nathan Titus
    Nathan Titus 4 місяці тому

    A bigger turbo might do a hair better but it’s going to have more lag aswell! If you just want a good towing setup throw a s475 over that stock turbo in a compound setup and it will tow like a dream!

  • Jbaccord
    Jbaccord 4 місяці тому

    For me the new truck isn’t an option like you said cause the warranty shit but I definitely think you should keep the fummins, being as you know every single little thing on it makes it so easy to diagnose and fix and to even have spare parts that you know wear out quick

  • Sutton
    Sutton 4 місяці тому +56

    I agree with everyone on the wheels. They look amazing, but to make the truck feel way more comfortable and useable, put some factory 17” wheels on it with factory size tires and it’ll tow and drive significantly better.
    Also, a large muffler and resonator for the exhaust would make it significantly more comfortable in the cab.

  • DankenstineOfficial
    DankenstineOfficial 4 місяці тому

    I think serviceability of the fummins is the move. You already have the experience on it. I think converting to manual would be worth it as well. The noise and ride quality issues could be fixed with dynamat and air ride.

    BILL FERRIS 4 місяці тому

    Nice truck, I'd definitely try a transmission tuner, the cummins has a different powerband than the PS. I'd also bag it, do the sound deadening and pull the belt off & spin the waterpump & tensioner pulleys, mine the waterpump had a tight spot you could feel when turning it by hand.

  • Gary Johnsen
    Gary Johnsen 4 місяці тому +2

    Love the Fummins, best build you ever did
    Glad it's back, hope you keep it

  • Qijuan S
    Qijuan S 4 місяці тому

    If you could make the Fummins more of a comfortable ride and mod it more Id say keep it.

  • That_Lifted _Minivan
    That_Lifted _Minivan 4 місяці тому

    Honestly, I love the 6 speed Cummins idea, but the fummins is already there and just run what you have (save money mainly) but the few mods I would suggest to the fummins is, ARP head studs, injectors, bigger turbo, a second gen manifold swap and build an actual box for the cold air intake to help keep intake temps down (also, make sure your valves/rocker arms are adjusted properly)

  • Ron Safranic
    Ron Safranic 4 місяці тому +28

    I think you overlooked another option. You can make the Fummins much quieter by stripping out the interior (and possibly the dash) and installing some kind of sound deadening (Maybe more than one kind). You like to tinker and it would make a good video!

    • Mr Nice Guy
      Mr Nice Guy 4 місяці тому +4

      That was my tought also, it's make a huge diffrent to the ride..
      And probably a little quieter exhaust system..🙂

  • Nick Schuster
    Nick Schuster 4 місяці тому

    I might be a little biased because I just loved watching the whole fummins build series. Nobody else on UAclips has a better build series on this type of build than you. That being said, i feel like the fummins has so much more potential and I’d love to see you improve it and make it the ultimate towing rig it was originally intended to be. Yeah the 6 speed manual newer Cummins would be a sweet setup, but me personally would find it quite annoying sitting in heavy traffic trying to tow in a manual if you encounter that situation.

  • NotYourTypicalHeli
    NotYourTypicalHeli 4 місяці тому

    Personally I love how the Fummins looks, the road presence is awesome. It would be expensive and work but I think going to an air ride rear suspension setup would solve all the comfort problems. Then the 6.4 generation trucks still came in manual, therefore you’d just need some interior bits from a manual one and a G56 out of a similar year cummins. Big turbo, 6 speed cummins in a big beauty F350 on the semi wheels with air ride. Even if it wasn’t the most comfortable rider, it definitely would be the coolest. Also depending on how deep down the hole you wanna go, if you converted to the new sync radio you could still use all your trailer upgrades.

  • Chris Hua
    Chris Hua Місяць тому

    My goodness. I have commented on this build before. Happy to see it again. That truck is my dream truck. You did an amazing job building this truck. Love the channel.

  • Matty.Hill_Drifts
    Matty.Hill_Drifts 4 місяці тому

    A good transmission tune, some suspension upgrades and some tidying up and this thing would be the perfect tow rig

  • tbaker667
    tbaker667 4 місяці тому

    I am probably commenting on this a bit late, but, I would keep the Fummins, put a compound turbo on it and throw a Allison transmission in it. The compounds would help performance across the range, the manual swap is cool until you get in heavy traffic, or driving through big cities. I would stay auto, and put a best of class transmission in it.

  • Retro Gamer
    Retro Gamer 4 місяці тому +74

    I would keep the Fummins but put more stock-ish wheels/ tires and quieter exhaust since it’s a long haul rig.

  • Cam Davies 666
    Cam Davies 666 4 місяці тому

    keep the fummins. you know everything about it and the flaws you still have to iron arent that bad. you can install a aftermarket exhaust brake.

  • Taylor Ray
    Taylor Ray  4 місяці тому +18

    One note on the which truck debate. The downside with upgrading the fummins is I need it to tow with. So I can’t have it down for a long period of time and do everything I want. So it makes it a bit trickier to do what I want to do. Would have to do it in short stages. And get over the worry of an issue every time.

    • William Preston
      William Preston 4 місяці тому +4

      I'm in the market for the new truck. If you decide not to keep it. Florida local.

    • Bill Richmond
      Bill Richmond 4 місяці тому +1

      That was the main point I was going to bring up, I think you answered your question with that last thought. Good luck.

    • Chandler Isringhausen
      Chandler Isringhausen 4 місяці тому +1

      I say definitely go with a cummins 6spd!!

    • Mathew McGillivray
      Mathew McGillivray 4 місяці тому

      Look into S&S diesel motorsport DCR pump for you're 6.7 powerstroke, it is a drop in replacement of the cp4 , and for the fummins Firepunk punk diesel could tell you exactly what you need for what you want out the cummins engine

    • 969290
      969290 4 місяці тому

      Kinda sounds like you trying to convince us

  • Temi O.
    Temi O. 4 місяці тому

    The Fummins is such a dope truck 🙌🙌
    Good thing you didn't sell it, although I'm sure that there is some sort of sentimental connection to it considering how much has gone into it :)

    • Temi O.
      Temi O. 4 місяці тому

      Also a trailer wrap to match the Vette would be pretty fire, js 👀

  • David Smith
    David Smith 4 місяці тому

    The shifting issue you are feeling is probably torque converter lockup from 2 thru 5. The maybe just be a little off due to the engine difference

  • Leonardo DaVinci
    Leonardo DaVinci 4 місяці тому

    As others have said, change the tires for a better ride (plus airbags). Current tire sidewall WAY to small.

  • Goose
    Goose 4 місяці тому +53

    Me personally, I think keeping the fummins would be super cool. Giving it the love it needs I think would help with a lot of the things that are positives of the newer Cummins! It's super unique and like you said you can fix it if need be. Maybe switching to a different transmission and going full standalone would help? Idk the answer but my vote is fummins!

  • Hoss
    Hoss 4 місяці тому

    I’d keep the Fummins maybe look into adding Airlift to the front and rear that would help with the ride quality.

  • Brandon Lins
    Brandon Lins 4 місяці тому

    You can put an aftermarket exhaust brake on that cummins that works like factory by the way. They are amazing

  • Brent McMahon
    Brent McMahon 4 місяці тому

    Spray all your belts both sides with Armorall first and if the squeak is still there check your pulleys hope that helps that Armorall is the best thing I’ve ever used for belts.

  • o2boutdoors
    o2boutdoors 4 місяці тому

    Have you tried finding a Dodge with a Cummins/stick combo set up the way you want? That process might make the decision to keep the Fummins for you.

  • travis jones
    travis jones 4 місяці тому

    May have already been suggested but check the belt tensioner on the truck for the squeak. I worked on school busses with Cummins engines and they always made a racket before they went out!

  • Senile Canuck
    Senile Canuck 4 місяці тому +1

    Comfort and ride quality is super important when travelling long days. I remember how happy you were to drive the newer truck. I think you'd be happier getting something a bit newer than this and you deserve it.

  • Caden Olszewski
    Caden Olszewski 4 місяці тому

    I would most definitely get the dodge because you really like it and it’s your toe rig and what your comfortable with yes the fummins Is cool but we know the dodge will work

  • Cameron Coleman
    Cameron Coleman 4 місяці тому

    Love the Fummins! Add Sulastic springs to smooth out the ride.

  • DrifterDavid
    DrifterDavid 4 місяці тому

    One big thing on the cp4 make sure you're using fuel additive like Lucas on every fill up. The tolerances of those new pumps is so tight you need it to keep them from eating themselves up.

  • Can't B you
    Can't B you 4 місяці тому

    Ride quality improves more the taller the tire sidewalls get.

  • STXR
    STXR 4 місяці тому +21

    I became a fan of you because of this build. please keep it, it would be really cool to see how well this thing does if you put some more time and money into it

  • Rich Knudsen
    Rich Knudsen 4 місяці тому

    BTW, most of your ruffer ride is from those low profile tires, which is why most OEM trucks have tires with taller sidewalls which absorb road noise much better.

  • Alexander Crespo
    Alexander Crespo 4 місяці тому

    For what you're doing, 4th gen cummins dually with a 6spd is probably the best bet. Unless the tuning of trans fix's the shift issue. The wheels and tires play a big role on ride quality but air suspension would make it feel better as well

  • Spenser Gallaher
    Spenser Gallaher 4 місяці тому

    I was so sad to see this truck stuffed to the side. This is easily one of my favorite content series on all of UAclips. I say take the recouped money and go full nerd on the Fummns! Put an Allison, engine break, bigger turbo, and Air Ride in it! I know you said you want a stick-shift, bit I feel like the novelty would wear off pretty quick, once you started hauling with it regularly.

  • Dea King
    Dea King 4 місяці тому

    Rock the Fummins Man, you did such an fantastic Build on it, one of a kind and parts you can get everywhere. If you breakdown im sure it´ll be up running with shoestring and gum and your mechanic expertise in no time. Can´t do it with an new truck of any make.

  • jk30jr
    jk30jr 4 місяці тому

    Started watching the channel at the Fummins build. I don’t think you should give up on the Ford yet. You haven’t given Up on any other vehicle you own. Also if you sell. It’s trucks why not get something like an international. They are more heavy duty and have air everything already. Not the cheapest option though

  • Logan King
    Logan King 4 місяці тому +15

    I think I would rather get the newer dodge with the stick shift, more power and comfortable for long trips

  • Dylan rucker
    Dylan rucker 3 місяці тому

    I’d stick with the fummins cause me personally if I worked on something that in depth I’d prefer that cause i know I touched everything and I’d be more comfortable but I’d for sure do compound and some fuel with a better tuner and possibly a built trans but also on the other hand if I got a Cummins dually for sure a manual I’d either do a 2nd gen swap with an aftermarket exhaust brake or compounds with an aftermarket exhaust brake

  • colby strayer
    colby strayer 4 місяці тому

    For the fummins get transmission and engine professionally tuned and get some good after market coils in the front and shocks at the way around

  • Sweetsider
    Sweetsider 4 місяці тому

    lol it feels so good to see you just drive that truck how i felt it should have been. Need to do mild tow centric fuel system upgrades and like a sxe363 for a turbo. tune the transmission and see if that gets it smoothed out. get a trans built from square one for your setup if it doesn't work. Can get manual torque lockup switch and manual shifter over ride for those transmissions from BD diesel so it works with engine brakes

  • Victor Alley
    Victor Alley 4 місяці тому

    I'm happy to see the Fummins back in action. I had watched a couple of your videos here and there, but the Fummins build is what really got me into your channel. And I'm not gonna lie, I kinda fell off watching your videos recently, and now that the Fummins is back so am I. I'm invested in your content again. I don't really know why, I like drifting and fast cars more than trucks, content-wise and in real life, but there's just something about this Fummins build that keeps me coming back for more.
    Edit: I guess a manual trans dodge build would be cool. I know they also have a lot more issues with front end parts, tie rod ends, ball joints, that sorta thing. I worked with a dude a few years ago who had just bought a nice dodge, like a 2016, which at the time was only a year old and still under warranty. And he said every time he took it in for service it cost him a thousand dollars every time. So there's that. But I think that if I were in your shoes I would just continue building the Fummins. Yeah, there might be some challenges, but you have already put so much time and effort into that truck. And it's such a cool, custom build. There's a million manual transmission dodge's, there aren't too many Fummins. And the Fummins is going to give you more content in the long run because with the dodge you're just going to build the engine and slap some wheels on it. You can do whatever you want with the Fummins. And while it is more fun to drive a manual transmission, if you were ever to build the engine to over 1000 horsepower a built automatic transmission would hold up better than a manual. And if the 2020 is still under warranty I would keep it. Continue using that to tow your trailer while you build the Fummins into the ultimate long distance tow pig, and sell it when the Fummins is a complete, polished build that doesn't need any more upgrades or bugs worked out.

  • rixtrix11
    rixtrix11 4 місяці тому

    Wrap the trailer to match the truck, using the design elements of the 'vetted! Will make it more distinctive and stand out, bringing more attention to you and your channel while adding some security. Thieves usually won't take anything that draws too much attention (plain black trailers are a dime a dozen and no one pays attention to them)!
    Keep the Fummins, convert to air ride with ALL new suspension bushings, put in a built tranny with a good tune and a turbo matched to how you plan to use it 90% of the time.

  • Jared Richardson
    Jared Richardson 4 місяці тому +67

    After the whole incident that happened with the previous truck, I’m so excited to see the Fummins back in action

  • Shreck M
    Shreck M 4 місяці тому

    Recent bought a very low mileage 2005 7.3 here in Australia because I'm sick of all of the electronic crap. Just doing upgrades to transmission to overcome any upcoming issues when towing. It's amazing how down here the price of the 7.3 is holding and for immaculate examples are going up.

  • Keith LTX
    Keith LTX 4 місяці тому

    I’d be on the side of keeping the fummins, Manual is awesome till it’s stop and go traffic. You already know the fummins inside and out just take the time make her 100% and never worry again. What I’d do to the fummins is get a smaller diameter set of Alcoa’s they have a Vgt controller with a engine brake on it. Ford has a better interior than dodge I think ford will be more comfortable In every aspect. As down to driving knowing what it’s doing so stress level is down anc the comfort level of interior is better so physically you’re more comfortable.

  • truck truck
    truck truck 4 місяці тому

    There is many things you can do to improve your fummins , stock wheels and tyres/tires will improve the ride considerably , better shocks maybe , sound deadening kit , quieter exhaust , as for a stick shift , in traffic and 6 hour plus road trips it gets old very quickly - if you have a box you can shift with out using the clutch like a fuller/eaton (only need the clutch for pulling away/reversing/maneuvering)that can work , but an auto shifter or auto box is a lot easier .( European cars/light/heavy trucks petrol(gas) or diesel use manual boxes with twin plate clutches and auto shifts , not many use traditional auto boxes with torque converters) , You drive to events, compete and drive home , you need as stress free a trip as possible so stick to auto . A later up grade you could do to the fummins is swap the 5.9 for a 6.7 cummins , instant power and torque increase if the ford box can take it , one for the future maybe !,

  • Dan Villeneuve
    Dan Villeneuve 4 місяці тому

    If I was in your position, I would take the time and effort to make the Fummins work. If you do consider the RAM, remember that there are 2 automatic transmission options. The 68RFE gets a bad rap, but is solid in a fairly stock scenario. If you go with an HO version of the engine, you get the Aisin transmission. (That'll be my next truck purchase.)

    • ruquik
      ruquik 4 місяці тому

      Exactly the AS69 would have been just fine

  • J&J Shred Sleds
    J&J Shred Sleds 4 місяці тому

    Keep the fummins and build it to perfection. 🤘

  • LateKnight
    LateKnight 4 місяці тому +89

    Agree with most, super excited to see the fummins back! The ride would dramatically increase with smaller wheels and better, less aggressive tires, but its hard to beat the semi wheels :(

  • James Stubblefield
    James Stubblefield 4 місяці тому

    I did a nv swap on my 12v fummins build with the 6.7 turbo so I could have engine braking and kept the Ford electronic transfer case. So far its working well.

  • William Robinson
    William Robinson 3 місяці тому

    There are many intake elbow options for that engine. Get a short one and point it to the driver side and route the pipe away from the rad..

  • Ethan Schmidt
    Ethan Schmidt 4 місяці тому

    I would go with a tater built turbo for the fummins, they sound good and are great quality! They have upgraded direct drop in for 05 Cummins.

  • Rooster
    Rooster 4 місяці тому

    You should find a higher trim level mega cab dually and do a king bed conversion on it so it will ride smoother and you have more room in the can and the back seats can recline some for your passengers but you also get the long bed you want and then sell the ford

  • Ryan Weaver
    Ryan Weaver 4 місяці тому

    I used DCS to try and tune my 5r100 but didn’t like it at all, went with the Blessed tune 6.0 mildly raised trans shift points and love it! I’ve got a 24 valve ppump conversion swap with a custom 1600 low stall converter.

  • CoBrA On YT
    CoBrA On YT 4 місяці тому +32

    You should keep the fummins and 6 speeds swap it. You would have a damn good set up and most of all a really reliable set up

  • Lee Schnell
    Lee Schnell 4 місяці тому

    A Cummins would be fun, if I remember right I think that manual had a lower tow capacity, don’t really remember. But to have the best of both worlds, there are many conversion kit for putting the 6spd auto Allison trans into a Cummins truck. So you can have a Cummins and a Allison transmission, and that might still have you exhaust or engine break.

  • ScottyB Sim
    ScottyB Sim 3 місяці тому

    Keep the Fummins, upgrade the interior, look to quieten the exhaust, tune the gearbox. Easiest to work on, fastest to fix on the road...

  • Anthony Nguyen
    Anthony Nguyen 4 місяці тому

    definitely keep the fummings! that thing is a beast

  • Tyler Harvey
    Tyler Harvey 4 місяці тому

    As far as new trucks I worked at dodge and the new cummins are great the only issues we ever had on those were the rear timing cover gasket leaking and the turbo actuators get stuck.

  • Charles Mckinney
    Charles Mckinney 4 місяці тому

    A stick shift ram would be pretty cool

  • mikeTECH
    mikeTECH 4 місяці тому +334

    Yessss!! The return of the Fummins

    • Red_White_andFU
      Red_White_andFU 4 місяці тому +5

      About frickin time. 😂

    • MiGujack3
      MiGujack3 4 місяці тому +6

      and hope it sticks forever

    • Mr_Mongo
      Mr_Mongo 4 місяці тому +4

      After the BS from that stealership over the warranty I’d let them keep it. There doesn’t really seem wrong with your old truck besides a little love and a lot more confidence.

    • matthew anderson
      matthew anderson 4 місяці тому +2

      Yes what a cool name. Or Fumminater Xteen

    • matthew anderson
      matthew anderson 4 місяці тому +2

      He should put duct tape around every door handle so it atleast looks good

  • Ryan Graham
    Ryan Graham 4 місяці тому

    I would also check all grounds on the truck. I have a 2001 dodge cummins (i know its not the same thing) but it does similar weird shifting issues if the grounds aren’t good but if i clean the grounds and make sure the negative cables are tight then the weird surging goes away

  • UkwnJr
    UkwnJr 4 місяці тому

    i think if its simple and reliable its definitely worth putting the money

  • Diesel Reapers
    Diesel Reapers 4 місяці тому

    I love th fummins man. But a newer dually Cummins is a sick truck. Compounds on a cummins for towing id recommend for sure. Power instantly all the time. Compounds for the fummins or newer cummins for sure.

  • Benjamin Fisher
    Benjamin Fisher 4 місяці тому

    De-chrome that front end, add a 17-22 front bumper - cherry! Also, if you swap in a Dodge 6-speed transmission they’ll fit with that existing floor pan. The Ford ZF6 will need the larger pan

  • E Orona
    E Orona 4 місяці тому

    Keep the Fummings, sound proof the interior. Update the transmission and add aire ride to help how the ride feel. Other videos to add to your content. Plus Black Truck and Black Race car look insane !!!!!

  • Mitch8719
    Mitch8719 4 місяці тому +58

    Another option is to also sound deaden the interior, it’s a fairly inexpensive mod but makes a huge difference to noise and heat within the cab

    • Taylor Ray
      Taylor Ray  4 місяці тому +17

      I did think about that. I feel like that’s a lot of the difference to the newer trucks.

    • MacAttack13
      MacAttack13 4 місяці тому

      ​@Taylor Ray he's right, Will definitely help. Just like the piping, u seen results instantly. Sound deadening will help ALOT! Maybe a sponsor will help out.
      Covering the Transmission tunnel, pillars, inside doors, etc.
      I've noticed a difference on my car when I did the underbody rubberized spray & cavity wax inside its sub-frames
      being full frame, spraying it would help- Plus it's protectant.
      I see a bunch of content coming on the fummins! Cant wait.

  • Dwayne Powley
    Dwayne Powley 4 місяці тому

    Overhaul the fummings I love it, it looks so good, and even better you can work on it yourself no headaches I enjoyed the build when you done it

  • Tyler W.
    Tyler W. 4 місяці тому

    Definitely sell the fummins and get a Ram with the 6 speed! I have a 2014 3500 4x4 dually with the 6 speed manual and its absolutely my favorite truck ive ever had! The thing is an absolute beast. Its deleted and tuned and aftermarket turbo. Highly recommend. And stay with a 2013 and up. The interior is nicer and more comfortable.

  • dadadadankable
    dadadadankable 4 місяці тому +1

    So I love this build. That gen of Ford one tons is one of my favorites. And then add what you’ve done I know you’d make it better if you kept it. But something about a factory Cummins with a factory manual in a factory dodge is screaming at me. There’s a reason there’s sooo many dang of them older Dodges out there still towing. They’re just good freaking trucks man. Either way I know you’ll end up with a dope truck so.

  • LeemerLord
    LeemerLord 4 місяці тому

    For the radiators and intercoolers, it might be worth the time investment to custom fab some shrouds. Shrouds will be wonders to direct the air where it needs to be and aide in where it is directed in the engine bay. But also, get ride of wheel and tire combo if this is truly a tow rig.

  • Solis
    Solis 4 місяці тому

    A little late, but when washing your vehicles, go foam cannon on dry panels. If you wash with water first, it could scratch. If you go foam first, the foam will trap dirt in foam. if real bad, do a pre rinse with foam wash off, then refoam.

  • Clover414
    Clover414 4 місяці тому +16

    Definitely the Fummins. Its paid off, you know it inside and out and the gripes that you have with it are easily fixed.
    Regarding the shifting issue; I would personally go the HP Tuners route and see if it improves. Based on that, we can then have another conversation of how to move forward.

  • Gavin J.
    Gavin J. 4 місяці тому

    Cab mounts from s&b will help the ride out a lot!

  • Raj K
    Raj K 4 місяці тому

    If I was to choose the truck that matched Taylor and his overall channel’s vibe. I would lean Fummins. It’s fully built by him and he knows the ins/outs of the truck. For reliability the newer truck makes more sense.

  • Dale Saward
    Dale Saward 3 місяці тому

    Keep the fummins this thing is so sick I watched every episode of the build.

  • Brevon Stanford
    Brevon Stanford 4 місяці тому

    Idk if it would be worth it to you to do a manual swap on it but i I feel like it would be more reliable for you plus no more gross shifts lol