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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Four Symptoms or Signs Your Engine Has a Cracked Head & Need Repairs

A cylinder head is a fundamental component of your engine, withstanding considerable pressure and high temperature, housing other parts of your engine, such as the intake and exhaust valves, combustion chamber and more. In other words, a cracked head can cause you a major headache. Cracked cylinder heads are a common engine problem in many […]

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Three Things to Consider When Looking for Engine Reconditioning

As a car enthusiast, you’ve no doubt come across the term ‘engine reconditioning’ in ads, on websites or on other blogs – we’ll forgive you for checking out other blogs – but do you know what engine reconditioning actually involves? The definition of engine reconditioning varies depending on whom you are speaking with, as there […]

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Parts
Posted on: December 14, 2018

the long and the short of 354 oil pumps

In the world of Perkins 6-354 oil pumps. There is the long and the short of it,  or it also could be known as low capacity short pump or the high capacity long pump. Basically there 2 types of oil pumps and they can be interchanged, but you must change the cross over pipe also […]

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Technical
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Wind up the Boost on that 1HZ

1HZ SAFE BOOST RECOMMENDATIONS Something Shane and the boys get asked a lot is (how much boost can I run in my 1 Hz land cruiser) unfortunately all cars and 4wds are different but as an average below is some guidelines to follow. Hzj75/80 1hz as they don’t run a compensator on the pump 7-10 […]

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Why wait to get your crankshaft checked

Getting your crankshaft inspected or ground in Perth can be a difficult thing to do. Why should you or your the customer wait, when you want to know yesterday well that’s why we are here.   We have 2 crankshaft grinding Machines at Noordeman Diesel which allows us to do twice as many cranks and […]

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Technical
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Why is there water under my car

Why is there water under my car? I was talking to my roommate one night when she asked me why her car leaks water. This isn’t an uncommon question that I am asked so my response was what Colour is the water? She was surprised to hear my response as water doesn’t have any Colour, […]

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Technical
Posted on: April 5, 2018

Knock knock there is a Gremlin under my bonnet

We get a lot of phone calls about Toyota Prado and Hilux 1KD engines, these are Common Rail injector engines. They have a couple common issues that can cause significant engine damage if left unattended including blowing smoke or a knocking rattling sound that can lead to blowing up your engine. The most common fault […]

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Technical
Posted on: April 5, 2018

EGR – ADBLUE – EUR0 6

EGR stands for “Exhaust Gas Recirculation”. Put simply, it recycles your exhaust gases back into your engine in order to reduce the amount of gases and pollution put into the atmosphere by your car  it’s an emission control things Some people say you should blank off of your EGR valve with a plate. Other advise […]

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Parts, Technical
Posted on: April 5, 2018

how to convert your 1HZ to 1HDT

Toyota 1HZ are indirect injection – Which means they have a Precombustion chamber is in the cylinder head – the injector injects directly into the preco chamber ( this is why it is common for 1HZ cylinder heads to be cracked ) Toyota 1HDT are Direct Injection Which means the injector squirt directly in the […]

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Perkins 212 – 236 -248 WTF is the difference

My Perkins 4cyl block has hole in it Basic specs on a  Perkins 4-212 , 4-236 and 4-248 Engine type 212 236 248 Bore size 3.8750 3.8770 3.9750 Stroke 4.50 5.00 5.00 Square back Non stress block Yes Yes Yes Flanged back stress block No Yes Yes More specific specifications at the bottom of the […]

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