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Posted on: January 9, 2016

What engine oil do i put my Diesel engine

Understanding the differences between engine oils Engine Oils are formulated for specific operating conditions. The base oils and additives typically used in engine, as well as transmission or hydraulic oils are blended to provide the desired lubricant performance in very different environments. Using the correct oil for your engine will give you significant benefits such […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Genuine Perkin Filters over the Non genuine alternative

FILTERS THE GENUINE STORY The entire engine oil supply passes through the filter in every 12-15 seconds! Genuine Perkins filters are designed and made to the highest quality with the highest grade components and materials available. FUEL FILTERS Fuel filters are designed to filter all fuel before it enters the fuel system. Using inferior grade […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Part of the Noordeman system and process on Crankshafts

Noordeman system and process on Crankshafts All cranks need to be clean so not to contaminate our crack testing fluid, so if you crank isn’t spotless we may have to acid bath clean your crankshaft. We measure all crankshaft main & big end journal, thrust areas and radius, then compare them to the manufacture specs […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

List of Perkins engines Number and there history

Perkins engine Designations Family type Code Engine Ref no. Production Dates Notes AA 1004-4 3,990 cc, 100 x 127 mm bore and stroke. Also sold as the Phaser 90, it has 90 hp (67 kW; 91 PS). Also known as 4.40 AB 1004-4T Turbocharged version of the AA, sold as the Phaser 110T (110 hp). […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Perkins to Mazda or Mazda to Perkins

Mazda to Perkins information. As you get older and your staff get younger. I get quizzed many times whats a XA engine in the world of Perkins or a XC Engine. All the information today assists with the newer model engines out in the market place. But they dont think engines over 15yrs old still […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Cavitation – Erosion – Electrolysis on Wet Liners

Cavitation corrosion, Cavitation-accelerated corrosion, Cavitation, pitting and pinholes Sometimes erroneously called electrolysis, which is in fact an entirely different process with similar results. Cavitation erosion commonly occurs on the outside of diesel engine wet sleeves. This has been the subject of research by engine and component manufacturers over many years.   Wet cylinder liners have […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

A genuine Oil seal Vs Non Genuine oil seal

A Genuine Perkins oil seal 2418F475 compared it to a Counterfeit / non genuine oil seal . Do not get caught and have oil leaks everywhere.. The PDF is pretty amazing hover over the numbers to see the details Counterfeit 2418F475

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Valve Damage Part 2 Valve face Burning

Valve Failure Analysis Valve Face Burning Result: Valve face burnt and torched. Cause: Excessive localized heat in the valve head, distortion and seat leakage (poor seating). Contributing Factors: a) Lack of stem to guide clearance. b) Worn valve guide and/or misalignment of valve stem and guide. c) Pre-ignition (lean air-fuel mixture, incorrect fuel). d) Improper […]

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Posted on: December 2, 2015

Valve Damage Part 3 Breakage

BREAKAGE Caused by Thermal Overstress Failure caused by wide variations of temperature and pressure within the combustion chamber Caused by Mechanical Failure caused by mechanical origin. This includes wear and breakage, which have nothing to do with the combustion chamber environment. Result: The valve head breaks, along a chord of its circle, by the under […]

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