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Repair Of Worn Cam Bearing Housing Bores For Detroit Diesel 11.1l And 12.7l Diesel 60 Series Engines

Engine Builders: The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information regarding the possible repair of worn cam bearing housing bores for Detroit Diesel 11.1L and 12.7L diesel 60 Series Engines. These engines use an overhead camshaft design with seven individual location precision bearing inserts. Over time, the bearing bores may become worn oversize or out-of-round,

How should the crankshaft damper be installed in the 1997-’02 GM 5.7L VIN?

Q.How should the crankshaft damper be installed in the 1997-’02 GM 5.7L VIN? A. AERA

Feeling The Need For Speed After All These Years

In his book "They Call Me Mister 500" (1969, Henry Regnery Co.), Andy Granatelli weaves tale after fascinating tale of what it was like to be one of the pioneers of the performance automotive industry. Before he was "Mister 500," before the days of the STP Pit Crew Pajamas and long before Mario Andretti gave

Bench Racing and Dyno Testing

Business has been flat to down for many engine builders and their suppliers over the past year or more. However, there was still a great deal of interest from 140 registered attendees at the 12th annual Advanced Engine Technology Conference (AETC) in Colorado Springs, CO, held late last year at the Sheraton Colorado Springs Hotel.

Eliminate head gasket failures on Cat diesels

Q. To eliminate head gasket failures on Cat diesels, how should the heads be torqued? A. Pressurizing the cooling system with the oil pan removed can differentiate between a water pump leak and a cylinder head gasket leak before removing the head. If a head gasket is the source of the problem this revised cylinder

1997-2002 GM 4.8, 5.3, 5.7 & 6.0L VIN V, T, G & U engines

Engine Builders: The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information for 1997-2002 GM 4.8, 5.3, 5.7 & 6.0L VIN V, T, G & U engines. These engines were manufactured with two different design connecting rod bolts beginning in 1999. Either design bolt, when used in pairs and properly tightened, may be used on a single

Revised cylinder head installation procedure for 1997-2002 GM 5.7L VIN G engines

Engine Builders: The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information on a revised cylinder head installation procedure for 1997-2002 GM 5.7L VIN G engines, Figure 1. This revised procedure should be used any time the cylinder heads are being installed and supersedes information found in earlier published service manuals. Previously published technical bulletin TB 1624

Replace a piston oil jet on a 1995 Mazda 2.0L FS engine

Q. How do I replace a piston oil jet on a 1995 Mazda 2.0L FS engine? A. The following information should be used when removing and installing oil jets in 1993-

Where Should The Cam Bearing Oil Hole Be Located On A 3400 Series Cat Diesel?

A:  The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information regarding cam bearing oil hole location for 3400 series Caterpillar diesel engines and installation of all cam bearings for these engines. This bulletin should be used, and service manuals published before 1985 should not be used. The correct location for the oil hole in the camshaft bearing

Chrome Plated Intake Valve Stems For 1993-2001 Navistar Dt408, Dt466/466e And 530/530e Engines

Engine Builders: The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information on chrome plated intake valve stems for 1993-2001 Navistar DT408, DT466/466E and 530/530E engines. The revised intake valves are introduced as a product improvement for increased durability and are suggested for use any time the cylinder head is serviced. To reduce the valve stem wear

Enhance engine performance and increase durability at higher horsepower output, Detroit Diesel 11.1L and 12.7L premium engines (60-series, 1998-2002 models)

Engine Builders: To enhance engine performance and increase durability at higher horsepower output, Detroit Diesel 11.1L and 12.7L premium engines (60-series, 1998-2002 models) use a unique forged steel piston and connecting rod assembly. The premium engines can be identified with the letters "PK" in the fifth and sixth position (example: 6067PK28) of the model designation.

Special procedures to follow when working with Ford BSD engines

Q: Are there any special procedures to follow when working with Ford BSD engines? A: The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information regarding the crankshaft dynamic balancer on Ford BSD four cylinder diesel engines. The engines that are affected are the BSD 442, 442T, 444 and 444T. The 442 series engines are 256 cubic