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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2010, 01:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,633
Posted By P.E.Haiges
europower, U can't know in fact that U have...

europower,

U can't know in fact that U have algae because algea does not grow in oil.

What U might have is a fungus that will grow in oil.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-27-2010, 12:02 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,450
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Hit Garage Wall

A long time ago, I drove my 66 Valiant into the back block garage wall punching a hole in the wall. Then the Valiant partly fell into the grease pit.

Reason I was putting the car in the garage: To...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-17-2010, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1,417
Views: 88,399
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Hey Ken, Diesel fuel is $3.30 to $3.45 in...

Hey Ken,

Diesel fuel is $3.30 to $3.45 in PA and NY now. ASA soon as I left WVA going north on I-81, the price went up 30 to 40 cents.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 11-14-2010, 02:30 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 69,075
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Since the camshaft rotates at 1/2 speed of the...

Since the camshaft rotates at 1/2 speed of the crankshaft, working it backwards where the cam drives the crankshaft, it is twice as hard to turn the crankshaft by using the cam nut.

That's why I...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-08-2010, 02:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Thanks guys for the quick help on the fan clutch...

Thanks guys for the quick help on the fan clutch replacement. The 8mm allen wrench worked fine, but next time I'm going to remove the radiator to make it easier to R&R the fan..


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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2010, 06:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Boblo, Home is 2400 miles away. Fan clutch...

Boblo,

Home is 2400 miles away. Fan clutch may have been broken for a long time, but on a 5 mile 6% grade hill in AZ at 104*F, engine over heated.
aux fan was on but not enough to cool in hot...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,268
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Actually its not a lift pump as used in...

Actually its not a lift pump as used in carbureated engines. Its as pressure pump that supplies fuel pressure sufficient to open the pressure relief valve in the IP.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2010, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 701
Posted By P.E.Haiges
There is a guy in CA that rebuilds them. I don't...

There is a guy in CA that rebuilds them. I don't have his e-mail right now because my puter is not available. Maybe someone else here knows his e-mail address.

Do U have the new style cruise...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2010, 05:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,549
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Rebuild them yourself. Kits are available. As...

Rebuild them yourself. Kits are available. As long as the pistons aren't stuck in the bores, its easy to rebuild the calipers.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Diesel911, Where do U buy boots separately?...

Diesel911,

Where do U buy boots separately? I went into dealer for new ones and parts guy tried to sell complete ball joint to me. He said boots were not available separately.

I grease ball...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-07-2010, 04:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By P.E.Haiges
That's the way my SDL was, no pedal resistance...

That's the way my SDL was, no pedal resistance and no leaks. The master cylinder from my parts car fixed it.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-06-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By P.E.Haiges
i'm going to try the things mentioned. Thanks. ...

i'm going to try the things mentioned. Thanks. BBL, probably tomorrow, its dark here now.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 10-06-2010, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 598
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Fan Clutch 87 300SDL, need help quick, away from home

I'm trying to figure how to replace the fan clutch on a 87 300SDL 6 cylinder engine. I got fan off but nothing else.

Instructions with new clutch said the clutch screws off the shaft from water...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 04-29-2010, 04:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 595
Posted By P.E.Haiges
86 126 300SDL odometer not working

Speedometer works fine and cruise control works, but odometer does not register miles traveled.

I know this is an electrically operated speedometer and odometer. Does anybody have any idea why the...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 04-29-2010, 04:13 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,148
Posted By P.E.Haiges
amosfella, There is no way U can get 60Hz AC...

amosfella,

There is no way U can get 60Hz AC energy from a shaft going 2250 RPM. It has to be an inverse multiple of 3600 RPM such as 1/1 (3600), 1/2 (1800 RPM), 1/3 (1200 RPM), 1/4 (900...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 04-29-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 11,148
Posted By P.E.Haiges
A four pole alternator would have to run at 1800...

A four pole alternator would have to run at 1800 RPM for 60 Hertz electric energy.

Tractor engines usaually run at slower RPM that car engines and the PTO speeds are even lower. So the tractor...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-23-2009, 02:45 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,806
Posted By P.E.Haiges
U get approximately 2*F increase in temperature...

U get approximately 2*F increase in temperature for each PSI of pressure.

Therefore U can see that with the compression numbers U get, the temperature inside the cylinder is way below the ignition...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,806
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Thanks Jim. I now remember seeing a heat...

Thanks Jim.

I now remember seeing a heat shield a long time ago when I had an injector out.

Seems to me its more of a seal than a heat shield. So it probably would be a good idea to replace...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-20-2009, 03:01 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,806
Posted By P.E.Haiges
What is a heat shield? Any piks? P E...

What is a heat shield?

Any piks?


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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2009, 07:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,835
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Is there any way U can measure the fuel pressure ...

Is there any way U can measure the fuel pressure in the IP? It can be measured anyplace between the fuel pump and the IP

The fuel pump (its not a lift pump like a carbureated engine has) should...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2009, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Greg, Lately just to the markets and Walmart...

Greg,

Lately just to the markets and Walmart ETC, ,about a 40 mile round trip.

However I will be driving to FL from PA in JAN.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-15-2009, 04:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Yes, I have seen lots of the rubber mounts that...

Yes, I have seen lots of the rubber mounts that just rest on the the bracket. They are called "broken mounts" and have to be replaced with new mounts.

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2009, 12:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By P.E.Haiges
The reason I got the caliper at AZ were 2: I...

The reason I got the caliper at AZ were 2: I needed it the next day and the old one was cracked (that's why I couldn't rebuild it).

AZ got me overnight delivery for about $8 extra and took the old...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-14-2009, 12:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By P.E.Haiges
oldiesel. So U are saying the tank on a 126 ...

oldiesel.

So U are saying the tank on a 126 300SDL in not vented except thru the filler cap?

A vacuum in the tank I can understand because fuel is being removed, but where is the pressure...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2009, 07:13 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 11,806
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Try a small shot of Ether (starting fluid). ...

Try a small shot of Ether (starting fluid).

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2009, 07:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Forget the dealer, the parts will cost a fortune....

Forget the dealer, the parts will cost a fortune. Should be about $100 at AZ for a rebuilt caliper..

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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,835
Posted By P.E.Haiges
No, U take the IP to a shop with the $148,000...

No, U take the IP to a shop with the $148,000 machine and trained personnel.


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Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2009, 05:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,047
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Fuel Cap Pressure instead of Vacuum

My 86 300SDL often has a noteable pressure release when the fuel cap is removed. Seems like everone else notices a vacuum.

I know something is plugged up but what causes the pressure?

I doesn't...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2009, 04:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,140
Posted By P.E.Haiges
Hi Brian, No problems here, I have just...

Hi Brian,

No problems here, I have just been busy building an 1100 sq. ft. addition to my garage. I should be able to fit 6 more MB in when its finished. I got the roof 99% finished so that's...
Forum: Diesel Discussion 12-13-2009, 02:00 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 18,078
Posted By P.E.Haiges
My old (circa 1960) Case Diesel tractor has 4...

My old (circa 1960) Case Diesel tractor has 4 manifold heaters that heat the incoming air. They are similar to a cigarette lighter coil and are screwed in the intake manifold.

The heaters are not...
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