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24 Valve 2nd Gen Dodge Cummins 98.5-02 Discussion of 24 Valve 5.9 Liter Dodge Cummins Diesels with VP44 Injection Pumps
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Old 03-25-2011, 12:35 AM
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PULLING motor.apart to do head gasket. How do you get the last 4 pushrods out???
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Old 03-25-2011, 01:04 AM
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There is a hole in cowl above, just lift threw hole and turn and pull out. It stumped me for a while to. there may be insulation in way.
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Old 03-25-2011, 05:36 PM
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Got em out. Thanks pukie
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:26 PM
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Yeah they can be kinda tricky. They stumped me the first go around as well
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Old 03-25-2011, 08:38 PM
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My local diesel guy told me before i did it... thank goodness cause this redneck would've never figured it out..
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Old 03-26-2011, 08:19 AM
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I'm sitting there looking at the rods and I'm like this is typicall car manfs... can't do anything without taking up the cab ! Lol just like a 6.0 I wouldn't of found it. Lmao. Turns out head good after185 k . Gasket aroumd water jacket let go n was leaking externally . Can't wait to get it back together n beat it some more ! Thanks bombers!
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