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Forum: Power Systems 01-08-2017, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,270
Posted By BryanF
Go to Grainger. Search extruded female tee in...

Go to Grainger. Search extruded female tee in brass fittings. You will find a picture of one there. I wonder if the small line is intended as a siphon break for the loop.
Forum: Power Systems 01-03-2017, 04:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,641
Posted By BryanF
In heavy trucks with two tanks two pick up tubes...

In heavy trucks with two tanks two pick up tubes and two return lines there is a splitter or flow divider in the return line that equally divides the return flow between the two tanks. It is a...
Forum: Power Systems 12-29-2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,425
Posted By BryanF
I find it interesting that Deere uses a beak in...

I find it interesting that Deere uses a beak in oil while Cummins (for instance) recommends NOT using a break in oil but to use the oil the engine will run on normally. Shows that it is not a simple...
Forum: General Discussion 12-28-2016, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By BryanF
Your AE will not do it. I wish. We use TEXA. ...

Your AE will not do it. I wish. We use TEXA. The whole set up with the laptop will only set you back about 12 grand.
Forum: Power Systems 12-27-2016, 10:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,360
Posted By BryanF
Fuel pump eprom communication error. If it is a...

Fuel pump eprom communication error. If it is a vp44 pump as the manual from twisted tree suggests then it is likely the pump. Cummins used that pump on 5.9 truck engines and the pumps where...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-24-2016, 12:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,119
Posted By BryanF
For the few dollars they cost we replace the...

For the few dollars they cost we replace the damper when we do an overhaul. And while we see dampers that have run 20,000 hours with no problems we still replace them no matter what the hours on the...
Forum: General Maintenance 12-05-2016, 01:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,287
Posted By BryanF
Xsbank is quite right. Leave fingers and hands...

Xsbank is quite right. Leave fingers and hands and eyes well away from the spray.
Forum: General Maintenance 12-05-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,287
Posted By BryanF
If it is the steel line that goes from the...

If it is the steel line that goes from the injection pump to the injector it is under several thousand psi when the engine is running. You can back the nut off half a turn or so start the engine and...
Forum: Power Systems 11-12-2016, 08:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,066
Posted By BryanF
I would start with a simple cold pressure test....

I would start with a simple cold pressure test. No need to take anything apart. See if you loose pressure. I like to use a set up that I can block off and let it sit over night.
I think that...
Forum: Custom Builds & Refit Projects 11-06-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5,400
Views: 409,611
Posted By BryanF
I keep following along because I am not bored....

I keep following along because I am not bored. Amazed would be better. I look at my progress on my project over the same time frame and wonder how one bloke can get so much done. You keep inspiring...
Forum: Grand Banks 11-03-2016, 10:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,667
Posted By BryanF
You do not need a flex hone. You need an...

You do not need a flex hone. You need an adjustable hone which stays at a fixed diameter after it is set. Otherwise, you wil be following the walls as they are with taper and out of round. With a...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,348
Posted By BryanF
I don't know that your local Cummins dealer will...

I don't know that your local Cummins dealer will be much help. Most of us younger guys who have worked on these engines are in our sixties. Not many of us are still doing field work and if we do it...
Forum: General Discussion 10-28-2016, 01:56 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,348
Posted By BryanF
A quick search of the Internet shows internal...

A quick search of the Internet shows internal parts for the triple nickel are still easy to come by in the after market so I would think an overhaul might not be impossible.
Forum: Power Systems 10-11-2016, 02:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,943
Posted By BryanF
I have an LW Gardner sitting in my shop waiting...

I have an LW Gardner sitting in my shop waiting for someone who wants it rebuilt. Parts are not that hard to come by just far away. For Florence I have decided to remove the 671 and I am building...
Forum: Power Systems 08-14-2016, 05:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,150
Posted By BryanF
Had a Volvo truck in my shop a couple years ago....

Had a Volvo truck in my shop a couple years ago. It was throwing injector codes and needed two injecotors replaced. It had 1.3 million miles on the engine and the injectors had never been touched...
Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2016, 10:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By BryanF
All the commercial crab boats down here are...

All the commercial crab boats down here are hydraulic made by Warren Junes in Warrenton Oregon.
Forum: Power Systems 08-10-2016, 11:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,867
Posted By BryanF
Check for a diesel injection shop in any city...

Check for a diesel injection shop in any city close to you usually better prices
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2016, 04:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,439
Posted By BryanF
I think you should keep in mind that any boat is...

I think you should keep in mind that any boat is able to cross the Atlantic, some on there own bottom and some by being shipped. In addition there are charter boats available in lots of interesting...
Forum: Classifieds Archive - Closed To New Posts 08-08-2016, 04:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 627
Posted By BryanF
Gardner LW Core for sale

I have changed my plans and have an LW Gardner engine core for sale. This engine needs new pistons and the bores redone. I will sell it as a core for $1500 or you can have us rebuild it for you. ...
Forum: Power Systems 08-07-2016, 02:02 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 18,409
Posted By BryanF
You need a good hone for this job. Not a flex...

You need a good hone for this job. Not a flex hone. Google micrometer cylinder hone to see the tool you will need. Then you need someone with experience to run it. This tool will give you a good...
Forum: Power Systems 07-21-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 18,409
Posted By BryanF
I would not run to failure as it will just make...

I would not run to failure as it will just make the rebuild that much more expensive. You have metal in the filter. You can not get metal in the filter unless there is metal in the pan. So you can...
Forum: General Maintenance 07-17-2016, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,097
Posted By BryanF
Americote. 235. Two part tough as can be.

Americote. 235. Two part tough as can be.
Forum: Marinas, Anchorage, Harbors, Slips and Storage 07-12-2016, 10:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,797
Posted By BryanF
Well- been there done that. Living on the hard...

Well- been there done that. Living on the hard sucks. Living on the boat while doing anything major also is a pain. I have moved off my boat for now and get more done in one weekend than I did in...
Forum: Power Systems 07-07-2016, 11:32 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 18,409
Posted By BryanF
I just got off the phone here at my shop with an...

I just got off the phone here at my shop with an engine rebuilder and while I was on the phone I asked about a 3208 Natural. Not turbo. I can buy one off the shelf for under 9 boat bucks and that...
Forum: Power Systems 06-30-2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 18,409
Posted By BryanF
Well the metal in the filter tells the story it...

Well the metal in the filter tells the story it is not an injector. That much metal in the filter is almost certainly a serious internal problem. Where it mine I would be removing the pan and having...
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