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Help on 3116 cat just installed low mile engine


Created On Wednesday February 13, 2013 19:15 Diesel Talk
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Dickey
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Hey I got a new 3116 installed its a 200 hp that runs exc but seems severely underpowered my old motor was 250 hp would the extra 50hp make such a huge difference ??? I mean with old engine with severe blowby and leaking antifreeze in engine still had more get up and go than perfect running 200 hp ???????
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tytower
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50 hp on 200 is 1/4 more . I would say the torque curve would be more revealing . You will have to get used to reving the motor perhaps 1/3 higher to get somewhere near where you started and when the old one runs at 2000 revs the blow by is a nusiance but does not affect the performance much I would think only the starting

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Edited: Wednesday December 10, 2014 at 17:23 by tytower
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You can use an inches of water gauge, take dip stick out and put a hose on the tube, put hose clamp on it to make it tight. have the pressure gauge on the other end. read the reading at high idle , low idle and full load. readings should .not be over three psi. 0 to 1.5 new engine. get to 4 and above start having seal damage on crankshaft and valves stems.
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sorry was suppose to go to other 3116 post
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