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« Reply #30 on: August 18, 2010, 10:12:54 AM »

The company my friend works for has started using recycled oil in there engines, so far they've have 2 big end failures which are unheard of otherwise.
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« Reply #31 on: August 18, 2010, 09:47:14 PM »

The company my friend works for has started using recycled oil in there engines, so far they've have 2 big end failures which are unheard of otherwise.



Ahhhh  big hen failures are always messy. Had two go in a Cummins NT14 last year following a blockage in the oil cooler. It had only been rebuilt 5 hours before and the tubes wernt cleaned out
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« Reply #32 on: August 20, 2010, 02:06:42 AM »

reminds me,
          when my world was young and ford had a good grip on things.our local ford garage was running an apprentice engine rebuild project on a major.with at least 8 trainee lads and 2 senior experts the big day arrived, water level was checked and battery terminal tightened and with a press down on the lever the darling started first time(as they always do.)it ran for approx 10 minutes before the knocking became unbearable. they forgot to put oil in the crittur. horror
      my dad bought it,pulled the sump off,renewed the big end next to the flywheel after a session with the wet and dry. that was my first road legal machine.it went for years hauling on the road and beaches.trouble free.
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