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Old 12-06-2018, 06:53 AM   #309
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Cummins ISX broken valve in #6

It’s very disappointing to hear someone calling your story and you a “pest”. On this forum we are all to write openly and respectfully about our matters. If you would not like to learn or participate you have the freedom to not participate in the articles but don’t tell someone they can’t post.
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Keep posting 08Navigator.
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Old 12-06-2018, 07:18 AM   #311
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How can you be a pest on your own thread?
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Old 12-06-2018, 07:21 AM   #312
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As you know Ron, on social media there is all kinds, most good..........don't let the 1% keep you from posting and keep your job and great work with picture's from helping other's to learning from you!
You have been doing a outstanding job with your project right from the start here!! and I for one Thank You!
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Cummins ISX broken valve in #6

Your post are GREAT! Whoever said that, is not a mechanic & does not do his own maintenance!
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Old 12-06-2018, 08:12 AM   #314
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Ron, Keep up the Great Work and KEEP us posted on the progress. Report the bully for being a PEST, i know I see you a being Informative and we learn from each other here.

By the way the pyrometer bung needs to be close to the turbo as possible
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I find this thread very educational and interesting.(Even though I own a gasser)

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Old 12-06-2018, 05:35 PM   #316
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Its Cummins trying to keep you quiet, im enjoying this thread.
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Its Cummins trying to keep you quiet, im enjoying this thread.
You may be right, a troll!

Keep going Navigator, we appreciate your posts.
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Old 12-08-2018, 02:38 PM   #318
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As I've posted before mine has dropped a valve twice now, first one was for the original owner at 19,082 miles and it was also an intake valve.

Mine was at 45,154 and also was the intake valve. Now have about 50,500 and it runs strong.

I did find a note in the bill that a mechanic requested that the rockers be replaced due to excessive wear, the request was DENIED. So, it appears that I have out of spec (worn) rockers!!


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Greetings all,We have followed multiple threads and read literally thousands of posts...a couple questions/observations if you will...I have read where in this instance,this engine has broken two valves,gone through 3 turbos,and 2 diesel particulate filters...am I understanding this post correctly that you saw in your 13 pages of paperwork reviewed a few years after the repair,that it appears your out of spec(worn)rockers!!!were used in rebuilding the engine??? Inquiring minds want to know....happy safe holiday wishes to all you iRV2 members jb
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08Navigator, let us know who has declared you a "pest." It would be interesting information.

Please keep us up with your progress. Can't wait for your first fire-in-the-holes report!
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08navigator, How is that modified exhaust coming along? Looking forward to seeing pictures of it installed.
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