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DPO Tip: Hidden Engine Danger #1

Posted 05-21-2015 at 10:59 AM by DIYRVGuy
Updated 05-21-2015 at 10:59 AM by DIYRVGuy

Danger, Will Robinson! Danger, Will Robinson!

Whoa! That brings back memories…

Memories of carefree days and afternoons in front of the tube.

If your not familiar with the phrase “Danger, Will Robinson” or have no idea what the “tube” is or was, then Google It!

What’s this got to do with Engine’s and what’s a DPO?

DPO is short for Diesel Pusher Owner, I’m an ex-IT guy and seems like everything in the IT world has an acronym.
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MaxxForce® Engine Plant Tour - Part 2

Posted 07-24-2011 at 12:42 PM by DriVer (Welcome To My Blog!)
Updated 08-03-2011 at 07:36 AM by DriVer

Continued from: MaxxForce® Engine Plant Tour - Huntsville, AL


Jason demonstrating the dynamic forces that act upon the wrist pin and how those are overcome.

MaxxForce pistons are machined cold to accommodate the distortions of expansion after they get hot. The wrist pin for example is not straight line bored but slightly arched so that the mass acting on the wrist pin is equally...
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MaxxForce® Engine Plant Tour - Huntsville, AL

Posted 07-22-2011 at 02:39 PM by DriVer (Welcome To My Blog!)
Updated 07-25-2011 at 10:45 AM by DriVer

MaxxForce® Engine Plant Tour
Navistar Diesel of Alabama
Huntsville

MaxxForce Engine Plant#1, the "Vee Plant" on James Record Row is adjacent to the Huntsville Airport.

I was pleasantly surprised when I received an invitation to visit the Navistar Engine Plant in Huntsville, Alabama. After responding “Yes” (of course) we made the necessary reservations and departed...
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RV Towing with 2011 Diesel Pickup Trucks

Posted 12-04-2010 at 10:59 PM by DriVer (Welcome To My Blog!)
Updated 12-06-2010 at 08:14 PM by DriVer

2011 Diesel Powered Pickup Trucks
48th Annual RV Trade Show

The 2011 Dodge RAM 4500 Cab and Chassis powered by the Cummins 5.7L I-6 Turbo Diesel

All 3 pickup truck manufactures had their “doolies” on display at the RV Trade Show. The 2011 Dodge RAM 4500, F350 Super Duty and the 3500 Silverado. Each of these American designed trucks are exceptional and I didn’t see one of these...
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