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Old 09-13-2012, 02:13 AM
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Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Basalt CO
Age: 45
Posts: 52
Gender: Male
Vehicle: 2008 ram 2500 2wd
Trim Level: slt
Color: white
Engine: 2007-2011 409ci (6.7L) Cummins Turbo Diesel 350hp 650lb/ft
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Time to start working on the driveline,I didn't want to tear into a good low mileage engine,so another 6.7 cummins engine core was found for cheap,it was seized up from oil starvation/lack of maintenance.The good stock engine will be sold later to recoup funds.
I tore down the seized 6.7 and found 2 rod bearings were seized onto the crank.I managed to get the stuck rods off the crank.I used muriatic acid to desolve the bearing material off the crank.
To our amazment the crank wasn't damaged and only needed a polish to make all the bearing surfaces good again.After washing the block in the parts washer,the bores were checked and looked pretty good and finish honed at standard.
The motor was put back together with some different stuff to stock.The head was ported and polished with bigger valves fitted,O ring lands were cut in the head and the block.The stock intake plenum was cut off with the bridgeport and a Hellmann performance sidedraft intake fitted.Rods, pistons, bearings, valve springs, oil pump were all cryo treated.
Here's some pictures of the the motor going together.
Milling off the intake

The finished head

Short block complete

longblock with hellman intake fitted.
2010 Ram 3500 4DR longbed SLT 6 spd manual 4x4 cummins 6.7 tow pig! H&S Mini Maxx, Flopro exhaust, Valair twin disc clutch
08 Ram 2500 2wd,6.7 cummins, DAP, H&S performance Mini Max, MCC by Ryan, big single turbo, twin CP3 pumps,Hamilton Cam,Fully ported & polished head by MHP,Hellmann sidedraft intake.886hp to the wheels,1430lb/ft to the wheels.
B/DT record holder,El Mirage and Bonneville salt flats.

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