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Rebuilt WD45 diesel or D17 diesel?

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Chuck Luedtke

08-23-2003 10:06:31




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I tore the engine of our WD45 diesel apart after not being able to free it up. Good thing because if it would have freed up, it wouldn't have ran too long anyways. Block has minor cracks between cylinders, no big deal other than the one between 5 and 6 is cracked in two places, one in the narrowest point, the other through the head bolt hole, so this will need some attention. Next huge prob is the head has many cracks by the air cells, will need new head or this one fixed. I am thinking about looking for a rebuilt engine or another engine that is in good shape. Would a D17 diesel work and if so will my injection pump etc. work as well or will I have to change all that. I really would like to fix this baby up, but at the same time I don't want to sell one of my kidneys to pay for it all. I almost to the point of parting it out and finding something else to play with that has less work. Should I rebuild what I got or look for a rebuild short block and head or long block. Thanks for all of your help.

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acorange

08-26-2003 13:57:15




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 Re: Rebuilt WD45 diesel or D17 diesel? in reply to Chuck Luedtke, 08-23-2003 10:06:31  
Another option is to put a 6cyl buda/ac gas engine
in it from a gleaner combine or a D-19 gas. I have seen 2 of these conversions and they looked and ran good. Don't have any info on how hard they are to put together. But it would be a LOT
cheaper than putting money into a wd45 diesel engine [ boat anchor]
Just my 2-cents...



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duane n.e.iowa

08-24-2003 16:35:07




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 Re: Rebuilt WD45 diesel or D17 diesel? in reply to Chuck Luedtke, 08-23-2003 10:06:31  
in the process of sticking a 262 6 cylinder engine in my wd45gas,might want to consider this switch??? would be fairly easy with a wd45 diesel.if you decide not to fix it,let me know,i would be interested in the whole tractor.



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Chuck Luedtke

08-24-2003 18:45:51




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 Re: Re: Rebuilt WD45 diesel or D17 diesel? in reply to duane n.e.iowa, 08-24-2003 16:35:07  
I am looking into that whole 262 thing. It doesn't look like rebuilt 230's are common but the 262 is. I was going to see if I could swap one for the other, the only thing that I am not sure of is I don't know if the oil pump, and the injector pump will switch over or not. If I have to switch all of this then I might be better off looking for a complete used engine to put in it.



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