Nice work on that up pipe :Thumbs Up:Thumbs Up:Thumbs Up
I use the Hotshot Stiction Eliminator in my '86 every 5th oil change, FRP in oil on other changes and it runs smoother than ever. EDT on fresh...
All that parking the truck is wearing down the essential parts
I personally like the Hotshot EDT (Everyday Diesel Treatment). About 1-2oz per tank full
Find one as complete coverage as possible. Body/chassis, engine/transmission, electrical/interior. They are out there. I like paper but most...
And is not asking $18,000 for it. Purtier too
I must have one from previous better quality. Never had a problem from day one.
Looks to be VC gasket to me. Old one looks kinda squeezed with that tab drooped down.
I bought one of these way back when they were cheap. Seller was good for me, I bought quite a few tools from them. May want to contact them and...
Lot of torque at those gears.
I think I did way back, just couldn't go back in the same way w/o bumping gaskets. I didn't need picker back then, more braun than brains at the...
Pump has been replaced no doubt. Mine has different marks because I replaced a couple of pumps but I know which marks are correct.
While the heads are off, is easier to reseal the oil cooler also in the truck.
My thoughts also & poor lubrication maintenance
I'm cheap & that is excellent condition for '86. Good type AC compressor on it also. $3800 not a bad price at all
a few of us have moved to a 7# rad cap with very good results
How does the wiring harness look at the connection plug over passenger valve cover since it is an '86
Also check for burnt wires behind fuse panel...
Also, change the olives on the hard lines. Probably dry-rotted.
I think he sold that on day 1 of sale. Not surprising :Thumbs Up
ANY new idlers I replace now, I pull a bearing cover seal and pack with anti-friction grease or equivalent and replace seal. Most have minimal...
Decent opinions on the CAT 3208: https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/general/ot-cat-3208-diesel-problems-203849/index2.html
Get some belt dressing, or something similar, and put on belt back. If squeak stops, it is belt. If not, pull belt and slowly turn each idler...
Don't forget to freshen the oil cooler before the install. :Thumbs Up
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