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    04-25-2020, 03:50 PM
    grancito replied to a thread Pulling engine in Engine
    The pan doesn't have to be removed to replace the seals, but I had to remove the engine from the stand to fit the rear seal. Puncture the seal with a...
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    04-24-2020, 04:29 PM
    grancito replied to a thread Pulling engine in Engine
    I don't know the life span of the pump, but if the oil pressure was OK at hot idle, it is probably fine. I had to put a new later model high capacity...
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    04-22-2020, 03:11 PM
    grancito replied to a thread Pulling engine in Engine
    Only just spotted your post, and have been looking each day. The exhaust valves look bad, the original valves don't have the case hardening on the...
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    04-18-2020, 06:34 PM
    grancito replied to a thread Pulling engine in Engine
    The chipped valve tips could chew the rocker surface, I could send you a set of exhaust valves that are only slightly hammered on the tips of a few,...
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Retired engineering and auto repairer
making things, mainly from steel, fishing, or just getting out boating
watching the bay for good weather to go out there
2500 HD suburban 4X4 auto
#9 resistor, manual waste gate
Other Trucks:
1982 Chev silverado diesel 1/2 ton 4X4 short bed
1995 6.5 turbo diesel Gmc 4x4 extra cab long bed


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1995 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 extra cab 4x4 pickup, PMD under bumper, mechanical wastegate, 228,000 miles, rebuilt engine, 4.10 diff, 16 mpg
1994 6.5 turbo GMC K2500 4x4 suburban #9 resistor, PMD in the bumper, mechanical waste gate, 226,000 miles, 3.73 diff, 16 mpg
1982 4x4 shortbed 6.2 Chev 260,000 miles untouched motor 17 MPG 4.27 diff. Best thing I ever owned, since 1992.


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