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Big girl is going under the wrench...

Gonna dig into her in a couple hours. She sent a connecting rod through the block, so she's gonna need a heart transplant. ATM I want it to be a fummins, which it's looking like that will be (cheapest and I want RELIABILITY over anything else)

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OH, THAT's where that peice went....




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Uhhh....you have a oil leak there Jason!!

Yowser - - Threw a rod?? Wow.

Good luck with the transplant. Sounds like a big undertaking!


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Uhhh....you have a oil leak there Jason!!

Yowser - - Threw a rod?? Wow.

Good luck with the transplant. Sounds like a big undertaking!
Just a little leak, she'll be fine

It is a big undertaking, but really I'd end up doing almost as much work replacing just the full rotating assembly. plus I have this beater:



to drive in the mean time. So lots of time, not a lot of cash yet. Guess gauges and a chip won't be on my Christmas list anymore...


BTW, this happened on completely stock programming. intake and exhaust were the only mods.

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Wow, and you only had just over 200k miles too? That's crazy... how'd it happen?

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Man, that sux.
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Oh man that is a bummer! Good luck with the swap, from what I hear destroked is the way to go for Cummins swaps.

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Good luck man. That is crazy about the rod though.

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dude sucks what happened!! also...thumbs up for the driverside tail light on the beater!!!


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that makes me nervous.... how did it happen ?
neglect? something fail?

holy **** , has me thinking about modding my truck

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