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It just gets a little stale when it is always a union member, that cased the problem the Cam problem went on for years, I only saw one crank broken and that was from the belts. These defective cranks were was it they broke?
The cams were not a strong point for the B or C let alone the "E".
The rollers failed, the rocker arms bent, studs st reached, was that all someone else's fault?
Every batch coming out of the pot in a foundry, there is a sample taken for testing. someone with a lot higher pay grade than a union member has to OK every batch.
We all know it could not be CAT trying something different.
I was working at and engine dealership when Detroit had a huge batch of defective Cranks there was not talk about a conspiracy they recalled thousands of engines and replaced them with new one's. Thousands of engines because a key way was cut into the nose cone fillet.
What did Cat do? I never heard of a recall, what was the number?
I did a lot of Cat work and always went on line looking for any recalls according to serial number. If it was not done by the service writer.