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Posts in the category of: Turbo Chargers

  • Caterpillar 3412 Replacement fire pump

    Caterpillar turbo bearing collapse

    December 13, 2018


    As we continued with the Caterpillar 3412 engine RCA I mentioned last week, we came across more major damage caused…

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  • Holset Turbocharger

    Lack of turbocharger boost on Holset 6″ turbo

    November 7, 2018


    How many turbos have you rebuilt in your time?Even if your answer is “none”, then the chances are that as…

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  • ABB TPS50 Turbocharger damaged bearing

    ABB TPS50 Turbocharger Damage

    October 4, 2018


    Recently we were sent a turbocharger. The operators had reported a knocking noise, and they wanted us to have a…

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  • Caterpillar C7 Engine Turbocharger

    The Importance of a Clean Engine and Clear Air Filters

    September 21, 2017


    About 10 months ago, we overhauled a turbocharger on a client's Caterpillar C7 engine. Last week they called us due…

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  • ABB VTR 251 Turbocharger

    Turbocharger Maintenance Guide

    July 13, 2017


    Often, the turbocharger maintenance routine given with the engine is to “inspect” or “overhaul” at set intervals, but this won't…

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  • When the OEM is better than the OEM

    When the OEM is better than the OEM

    March 7, 2017


    The term “OEM” gets used A LOT in our industry, but we see plenty of people spending more money than…

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  • Swing sets; not just for generator engine turbochargersimage

    Swing sets; not just for generator engine turbochargers

    March 1, 2017


    At the end of last year, we started working with Maersk, the world’s largest shipping company, and we introduced them…

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