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  1. Medium and Heavy Duty
    Does anyone have any information on the Camshafts for the different twin turbo engines? Im working on a SDP that needs a cam, i've got a MXS that has a good cam, but SIS shows different part no. for them.
  2. Introductions
    Hello I am new to the group I have a topkick 8500 with a cat 3116 I am having an issue that i have never had before it started out of nowhere. The truck starts and runs but it will not stay running, once i get it going unless i keep giving it throttle it will shut off. It is also hard to...
  3. Medium and Heavy Duty
    What sets the application spec of "jake brake" used on a modified engine? The 7cz takes a 340c or 340d The 6nz takes a 340c or 340d The part number changes with the serial number. My engine is modified so munch I cannot go by numbers. So do i go by displacement or stroke? Or is it the camshaft...
  4. Medium and Heavy Duty
    motor was inframed about 2 months ago due to excessive blow by. the only thing not replaced was the air compressor. what is the chance that the air compressor is now causing the problem of excessive blow by? is there any way to check the comp for this like a leak down test?
  5. Medium and Heavy Duty
    found fuel in oil and excessive blowby and num 6 cylinder weak and running rough. replaced all seals on injectors and replaced number 6 injector. engine running fine now but still has excessive blowby and oil has oder to it not sure if it is fuel or a combustion smell. running out of ideas i...
  6. Medium and Heavy Duty
    I have a 2005 c13 would not start has codes for all injectors current high or shorted out. checked wireing and injectors and found some relationship with the intake valve actuators being plugged in and reading open or shorted. any ideas?
  7. Medium and Heavy Duty
    Hi, Does anyone know about the overall reliability and performance of the Caterpillar 1676 and 3408 V-8 diesel engines? The 1676 was essentially the same as the 1670 4-cyl (?) and the original 1673 6-cyl with its 4.5" bore and 5.5" stroke. This was retired for 1966 and replaced by the 1693...
  8. Medium and Heavy Duty
    Hi, For all those of you who remember the 8-cylinder derivative of the 4.5" bore Cat 1673 diesel, the 1676, what did you think of it at the time? Specifications: Bore: 4.5 in. (114 mm) Stroke: 5.5 in. (140 mm) Displacement: 700 cu. in. (11.5 liters) It was an OHC design, and was supplanted by...
  9. Medium and Heavy Duty
    Is it true that all Caterpillar 3306 variations (turbo, turbo/aftercooler, and turbo/air-to-air aftercooling) had precombustion chamber type injection and not the more-common direct injection like the mid-range 3208 and later versions of the heavy-duty 3406 and 3408? And also, did Cat engineers...
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