Dropped valve, engine failure-- Cause?

SD diesels were widely available in the US in the 1981-86 Datsun/Nissan 720 pickups, and in Canada through '87 in the D21 pickup.

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ziper1221
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Re: Dropped valve, engine failure-- Cause?

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Post by ziper1221 » 1 year ago

What do they do, just bolt them together and mill the sides parallel?
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Re: Dropped valve, engine failure-- Cause?

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Post by plenzen » 1 year ago

Sorry for the delay

They bolt them together and then bore the centre to match. Hopefully you will be close enough that they do not have to exceed the maximum "ID" of the big end. If it's really close now then it will likely be OK for them to do it. If you have a few other rod ends for them to choose from then take those with you.


This is the procedure they use
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