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    D3B Need engine Block

    Hi guys I really agree with you all. I ran out of patience long ago. Call cat they chickened out, called many shop in TN , AL Ga . none wants to tackle it. even industrial machine shop also did not want to do it. Even called the guys of Rottler whom they make the machine they referred me to...
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    D3B Need engine Block

    I know he is very busy due to covid , but he is having to think about it. but if he approach the saddle from one side , center, and clean the bore and clean the ridge on one side only. he should be able to put a thick enough sleeve and not get near the cam. can freeze drop the sleeve into...
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    D3B Need engine Block

    Hi Tinkerer Look at this pic The shop man said when boring the cam he was worried that it will below the cam bore. I don't agree with him
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    D3B Need engine Block

    Hi Welder Dave , It is not about the cylinder wall that is the easy part. in the cylinder not bad, but I am planning to sleeve with IPD. The main issue is the cam bearing saddle. The the middle bearing spun and caused issue. we are going to sleeve the cam bearing the question is how much...
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    D3B Need engine Block

    Last week I met again with the machine for sure he is extremely busy boring rebuilding engine. We discussed the difficulty finding engine and that we don't have choice but to fix it. I think Mr Hansen is right finding that old machinist would be nice. The bore definitely can be sleeved. The...
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    D3B Need engine Block

    Here are some picture that may add some light. The problem can one bore it not mess with the block.? Will the we have enough room and how thin the sleeve can be and still work?
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    D3B Need engine Block

    D Miller I agree with you . I had a death in family I was out for about 3 weeks, I was not pressing. Now I back I am going to press
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    D3B Need engine Block

    Hello all, Looking for Expert Assistance. Going to need and engine Block or a good shop to repair it. My D3B engine been in the machine shop since Feb . main issue was Center cam bearing spun and corrupted the bearing bore. The shop hesitating about boring the cam bearing saddle and sleeve...
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    D3B 3204 update

    Find out that is common problem with this engine.
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    D3B 3204 update

    Thanks Bob it is gona need more than over size bearing. We started the process today at the machine shop. Going to bore and sleeve it to specs. Than it will accept standard cam bearing
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    D3B 3204 update

    Gentlmen for while been working on the 3204 engine , got it off the D3B to rebuild it. finally the machine shop got to it after dealing with corona . the found several issues. main one that concerns is the cam shaft center bearing has spun. now I am looking at options obviously is the bore...
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Guys hope everyone had a good safe new year JUst to update on the D3 B 23 Y. I took the head off to the machine shop. it cleared the pressure test and no cracks. The block looks really clean. measure the bore in the block. it show no wear. all within standard specs 4.50, top 4.5 bottom 4.503...
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Just to update on the coolant in Oil installed the radiator and cooler , filled with new coolant. I assumed that the cooler and hose being plugged as it was were the problem. rained all oil and left the drain plug off and placed a clean container under it. I put pressure test the system tested...
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Hi Dave , the reason I went to 2 batteries i found from the starter engineer at Wilson that a safe procedure built into the starter requires 1000 ca this keep the starter from burning. so for me after checking the battery over time will not keep 1000 ca. so simply using 850 ca type batteries...
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Did flush the engine out till it was all clear. Then installed all hoses and filled with antifreeze.. My plan is to test the coolant to make sure it is not leaking into the oil. Now that the cooler and hoses are all clear. My radiator tester did not have big enough cap to hold pressure. Gona...
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Found the oil cooler hose was totally blocked. I had the cooler earned and tested up to 50 psi. The radiator also cleaned
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Hello again Just got back on the machine reinstalled the radiator and oil cooler. Well am gona let the picture speaks
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Welder Dave I agree with you . I had steering issues with This particular machine. I got busy with Family illness . Now I am doing all kind of improvement on it . rebuild all cylinders , line bored blade , new pins. etc. I modified the battery cables to put 2 batteries , this makes it more...
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Hey Magnet, Got the radiator and oil cooler back today , all tested good . this eliminate the oil cooler as the culprit for the coolant in the engine oil. Next step on this issue is replacing head gasket.
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    D3B 23Y needed attention

    Hello magnet good to hear from you My apologies for the interruption on working on the dozer. This dozer does not have many hours only 3000 hrs. mostly it sat and now I am paying for it. my intention to restore it into a good working condition. 1- the oil cooler allowed water in the engine...
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