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Old 10-31-2013, 04:28 PM
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how are you guys? my name is german and I am passionate about diesel, in fact, working on a diesel shop. I wonder what book do you recommend me? all that I have spoken of much theory, operation and others talk about, but few practice dealing. eg tim gilles automotive engines is one of them
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kinda confused bout this post are you looking for a book on diesel theory?
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no diesel theory, but practice, or jobs, advice, diagnoses, etc. have the book as author name tim gilles
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Old 10-31-2013, 06:28 PM
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Trade school?
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Best book I've found is Powerstroke.org.
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I live in Argentina and here there are many trade schools ... That is the reason why I look manuals or books
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are you talking about books that walk you through a rebuild?
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exactly, secrets, techniques, methods for rebuilding an engine, mechanical and electronic fault finding, information that will be useful when rebuilding an engine
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exactly, secrets, techniques, methods for rebuilding an engine, mechanical and electronic fault finding, information that will be useful when rebuilding an engine
that stuff is usualy engine family specific. i.e. if you wanted to know how to rebuild a volvo marine diesel, you would get a manual for that application.

for general diesel stuff, textbooks are the best i can think of.
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that stuff is usualy engine family specific. i.e. if you wanted to know how to rebuild a volvo marine diesel, you would get a manual for that application.

for general diesel stuff, textbooks are the best i can think of.
I work for mercedes benz brand, and I have very little information, here there is no shop manuals for these vehicles, and also get them online.
which textbooks do you recommend?
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