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  1. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Update 4/6/2020: My brass pusher worked great and 4 of 5 mains are changed. Could not get rear #5 by myself. Couldn’t reach the bearing with one arm and turn the crank with the other. I’ll solicit the help of soldier B “ the wife“ next weekend. I also made PVC spacers so no need to keep...
  2. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    If it comes to that, I’ll make spacers to offset the head thickness .
  3. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Looking for 11/16-11 X 1 1/2” long bolts for my liner hold down clamps. Qty=16. No luck at fastenal, grainger or McMaster Carr.
  4. bigmike

    11.00X20 NDCC Tires on 9.00X20 Rims, Going on an M35A2

    You’ll have no issues.
  5. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Update 4/4/2020 I’ve had many a sleepless night about how to get the upper main bearings out. Today I fabricated a pusher tool out of a brass hose fitting. I went back and forth between the belt sander and the motor using a mirror to see my progress. I had to use a lite touch when testing the...
  6. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Update 3/29/2020: I installed the new water pump today. It doesn’t look like much but it’s the first step over the curve. Rebuild; here we go.
  7. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Update 3/22/2020: While waiting on the rebuild kit, I finished removing old Gasket material from the block. Wiped down most surfaces. Kit arrived on a pallet. Gonna make my ”liner hold down” clamps then it’s go time.
  8. bigmike

    R.I.P.--Dan Dague-Midwest Military

    Way too young.
  9. bigmike

    Steel Soldiers MV of the month 2020 - March VOTE HERE!

    Tracers truck is super clean and meticulously maintained. He deserves your vote.
  10. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Update 3/5/2020 heads got magnafluxed, no issues. They are pressure testing to be sure. Heads were checked for flatness and are a bit warped. Going to have them surfaced. This will push out rebuild by at least a week.
  11. bigmike

    California Road Legal Title Crack-Down

    Speaking of MVPA, what are they doing about this? I’m a member but I’m not Hearing much from the association.
  12. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Update 3/1/2020 supercharger and turbo removed. Tore the heads down to just the exhaust valves. Ready for magnaflux. Ordered Rebuild kit...just south of $4K...ouch! Should start rebuild on Saturday 3/14. I’ll supply food and adult beverages to all wrenchers who come over and help.
  13. bigmike

    White 160 AX Engine Specifications

    G503 is your friend as well as white halftrack enthusiasts on Facebook.
  14. bigmike

    My First M38 Barn Find

    Wow. Great find.
  15. bigmike

    M35A2 intermittent brake issues

    My experience is that the little hole getting clogged creates a lockup of the brakes until fluid is released Not the opposite.
  16. bigmike

    California Peeps

    I have an M 1008 that could part with. Pm if interested. also, go to MVCCNEWS.NET for camp Plymouth info.
  17. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    Jon, OMG, it’s so good to hear from you. Sorry to hear about your wife, I hope everything worked out well. Once the motor is rebuilt, I can check the tranny to see about lugging the engine Otherwise I’m focused on the rebuild. More updates are coming.
  18. bigmike

    need hemtt Detroit Diesel 8v92ta mechanic near Sacramento

    MrMikey, thanks, I’ll see what the damage is from PC Industries In Wyoming.
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