If you have anything that covers either of those subjects I would be most interested in getting such from you. Heating the incoming air reduces the ignition lag-time, avoiding detonation. Typically, the larger the cylinder, the lower the frequency. Even though the connecting rod journals sometimes called pins on the V8 crank are the widest journals on the crank, when assembled, the V8 crank will have two connecting rods crowded onto each rod journal making the journal half as wide per rod which makes the journal very narrow for each rod bearing unless the engine has extra space between the cylinders on each bank which is rare, making the whole engine longer. I don't know why the 8.
Always shake or stir the new oil container to mix the new oil before pouring the new oil into the engine as the oil and additives tend to separate over time. Oh poor Scrooge, boating is more fun then you could possibly imagine. As a convenience to holders of the Series 60 Service Manual, information in service manual format is attached. I understand that you and your staff are all unpaid volunteers. In the illustration below, it is easy to see how narrow the rod bearings have to be when two rods are fitted to each journal. I know from first hand experience as I was one of the first techs in the Detroit Diesel distributorship to work on these units and have worked on many of them over the years. Well, I think it stinks.
Is there anyone out there that has experience with the Detroit 8. Install two guide studs J 46302 into gearcase to guide camshaft gear cover assembly onto gearcase. I have been studying my the motor manual that I bought on eBay and I've learned that these engines have a high pressure gear type fuel pump that pulls the fuel into the engine and pushes it up to the heads where a cam shaft opens the injectors as required. Unfortunately, rebuilders that have attempted to use repair sleeves in the 8. Let's work together on this. Twin Disc is a registered trademark of Twin Disc, Incorporated.
Related Main Topic Pages with Links 2 —. After all, this website was originally created by a school for marine technicians and marine surveyors. I have a 42ft with Detroit's too - but mine are 6's. Diesel Parts Direct is not an authorized dealer for Caterpillar, Cummins, or Detroit Diesel. Fluid analysis of the engine coolant and engine oil can help detect a leaking head gasket and can also help determine the extent of other internal damage. The above comparisons show why smaller V8 engines that lack the space for the wider crankshaft bearings and crank webs are not capable of the higher power outputs of comparable displacement inline engines.
He uses the bus to haul melons out of the field. The 3116 you need cubic dollars in special tools to replace injectors and the cups they set in. There was also a height setting pin like the 2 strokes, but you had to do it in the correct order. I am generally a Detroit fan, but this is the one engine of theirs I would not own. Any other information would be great as well. May have been something else, but seems like it was a fuel pincher. This is why inline engines with the wider bearings and stronger crank webs, and main bearings between each cylinder can be air charged e.
Remove bolt from front of camshaft gear cover. This breach allows the engine coolant to enter the cylinder during the intake stroke, then the compressing fresh air to enter the cooling system during the compression stroke, and finally the combustion gases to enter the cooling system during the power stroke and exhaust stroke. Articles: — Steve Johnson at eHow. In fact, that discovery really made my day! But I still signed up so I could access the thousands of expanded pages, interesting articles, and dozens of valuable programs! The distance is much less on the 8. I found the information that I needed right away from one of the over 10,000 free articles that you provide as a public service. And I commend you for your plans to add another 10,000 free informative articles over the next year. Go to crank bus and it will not start althoug it turns over fine.
An entirely different engine then the 8. Cummins® and all of the Cummins® engine models listed on this website are registered trademarks of Cummins. Several of these tools are no longer available from Detroit Diesel and must be fabricated. Thanks again for all your hard work. And yes, this injector mismatch may have already happened to your engine sometime in the past.
Some of the basic tools can be found on ebay, techs selling their old tools. But, that will come eventually I'm sure. Now 1 month before our mechanic told me to change the new cylinder head gasket, because this coolant water throwing out from cap. One cylinder was what i called bent over to the side some. Sure, it has a lot of good information for boaters, and they're adding more every day, but it will probably never be finished.