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Gav'sPurpleZ

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I'm working on staying awake.
Field is slow, I'm caught up on work.
In the office today with 7.5 hours to go
 

Mr_Roboto

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2005 LLY 256k miles.

Customer called, said a shop quoted him $3500 to change his high pressure pump.

We said well if it is that we charge $1800, but we will NOT change the part unless we diagnose it.

Within 30 mins I find low rail pressure, about 9000psi out of 24000.

Another 15 mins and I have a confirmed failure of the pressure relief valve. It's relieving too early causing rail psi drop.

Install new valve. All fixed.

Now I'm just changing the regulator cause it had a slight surge at idle.

Pump is good. 24k psi all day long.

Hell be outta here for less than $1200.

I did find a wasted turbo so maybe that at a later date.



WTF did his air filter look like with a turbo chewed up like that? Maybe alky injection at the inlet but it looks too nasty for that.
 

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WTF did his air filter look like with a turbo chewed up like that? Maybe alky injection at the inlet but it looks too nasty for that.
There is a air duct box that sits atop the turbo. It was cracked. So not only was it fucking up MAF but sucking in nasty ass air.
 
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Didn’t take any pictures, but finished cleaning out an oil filled cooling system on a haul truck and started cleaning out a rust and water filled fuel system on a mini excavator.
 

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Didn’t take any pictures, but finished cleaning out an oil filled cooling system on a haul truck and started cleaning out a rust and water filled fuel system on a mini excavator.
What do you use to flush oil from cooling systems? I use CC2610 from Fleetgaurd
 
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What do you use to flush oil from cooling systems? I use CC2610 from Fleetgaurd
I used the same stuff from fleet guard. Seemed to work pretty well. Some of the old boys swear by cascade liquid detergent but I didn’t have any on hand
 

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I used the same stuff from fleet guard. Seemed to work pretty well. Some of the old boys swear by cascade liquid detergent but I didn’t have any on hand
Yea no, it just suds up... 3-4 flushes with 2610 and waters running clear.

For rusty systems I use Ford VC9, it's caustic and will clog oil coolers though.
 

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Replacing a whole pile of burnt up heat trace terminations on cooling tower piping.
 

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So, they drove 25,000 miles with 1000 hours of non-idle time? That’s 25mph average.

Is it an ice cream truck or something?
 

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Found out the hard way plaster and water based primer is not a good combo. 5 years later...most of the ceiling paint needs to be scraped off. Well, except kitchen, I remember using oil and no issues there. Pain in the ass...
 

Turbocharged400sbc

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I'm welding the heat exchanger ice tank for the front of the 442 and realizing that my syncrowave 200 needs more balls to be able to do quarter inch aluminum easily. Plus also my cooling pump died on my cool mate tig cooler:angrys00ls:
 

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On of the projects I’ve wanted to do since moving in this house last spring was to make the bar area a little more cozy. Since we’ve started making the basement into what I envisioned (home theater and bar/game room) time to work on the bar area.

picked up these shiplap accent wood panels, let them acclimate for about a week and started installing them today.

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So this is a first... Truck was studded and yet head Gaskets were blown. Take it down and look what I find.

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What you think...


 

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