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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Mmm I hear you.

    I first want to clean the motor up and get pricing on new parts for the head gasket set and bolts.
    I'd like to keep this motor in. Only if it is un-ecnomical to repair I'll look...
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Good motors those. I ws thinking maybe a N63. But I rekon those would be scarce.
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Thanks Reenen.

    I will keep that in Mind 👍🏻
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    O okay I understand now. I'll look into that. 👌🏻
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    I have done some Investigating the motors I'd like and they are damn expensive. I would like to get a Ford V8 but I will wait till I find the right one.

    So for now. I'd like to get it running...
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Hi all.

    So after a bit of a break from the pickup, I have managed to get some time in on it and got the spanners out.

    So my suspicious water and oil leaking from the motor is now confirmed.
    ...
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Good morning guys.

    So I have come to a conclusion.

    The head gasket is shot.
    I done the whole bleeding scenario as you suggested Reneen which worked well. I managed to get quite alot of air...
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Allright I will check that first.

    Thanks reenen
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Okay so I have managed to get some work done on the pickup.

    I done the EGR delete and I have done a oil catchcan retrofit.

    The motor does not start at all with our engine start spray. And when...
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Great.:cool:
    Thank you Reenen
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Can I Remo e the EGR completely and block the ports off with a steel plate gasket?
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Ah yes I see now Allright.

    Let me do that and check back with you.

    Thank you.
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    So I had a look at the above mentioned.

    I don't have a breather connected to the intake manifold from the engine, The airfilter and connecting pipe work has currently been disconnected.

    Could...
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    Re: 1976 Ford F100 Build

    thanks for the advise Grips :)
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    Awesome dankie Reenen.

    Ek gaan dit beslis doen. Ek laat weet wat my resultate is.
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    Re: 1976 Ford F100 Build

    dit is baie intersant
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    Re: 1976 Ford F100 Build

    thank you for the advise.
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    Re: 1976 Ford F100 Build

    So yea i would like to do that.
    i am not sure what this motor and gear box is worth ?

    and id much rather like an auto box
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    1976 Ford F100 Build

    Hi everyone.

    so as the title reads i am in the process of building a F100.
    It has been my wifes dream to own a F100 since who know how long.

    After many years of looking for a half decent one...
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    Re: Learning About Diesel Engines

    i will do so thank you



    i will look into this thanks for the tip
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    i will most definitely i will not be doing that from what i have read and watched it looks like a mission, and alot could go pear shaped
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    Re: Good Morning

    I will keep you guys updated for sure



    thank you
    i have not driven it as yet, i stood for about 10 years so alot need to be done before i can drive it, i am close though, i will keep you...
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    Learning About Diesel Engines

    Hi All

    i have been a fanatic about all things Engines, cars, Bikes, and up to lately a diesel pickup. I think it is worth mentioning that I am very familiar with the workings of most things petrol...
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    Thanks for the great information :cool:
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    Good Morning

    Hi All.

    i am new to the whole bakkie ownership and i found some good information here.

    i am from Centurion, and i own a 1976 Ford F100 Custom, fitted with a RD28 motor and 5 speed gearbox. I...
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