CATEGORY LISTINGS > CATERPILLAR
Replying to Thread:

SWITCHING OUT C-15


Created On Wednesday 6, February, 2013 9:07 AM by modok

Please enter your login information to post.
Username:
Password:
I want to stay logged in.

Message Title:

Message Text:
bold italic underline
 http link
 https secure link
 ftp ftp link
 mail email link
   hr  
  highlight 
 LI   Quote  ordered list unordered list



HTML code is not permitted. Special symbols permit some HTML functionality.

Diesel Talk Forum

modok
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 32
Joined: Nov 2007

Note Wednesday February 06, 2013 09:07 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
I have a C-15 in a 2004 378 Pete. The engine has spun a main bearing. I am going to buy a used engine and change them out . My problem is finding one that will fit. I would like to go with a 2WS or 6NZ if I can find a good one. Any advice would be appreciated.

ser MBN29953
ar 230-1869
Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
Diesel Talk Forum

JoeZ
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 938
Joined: Dec 2008

Note Saturday February 09, 2013 15:14 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
That's a tough choice. I'm assuming you have a MBN (much bad news) Bridge Engine? We swapped one out for a low mile used BSX block on down with the MBN head a only to have a head gasket problem about 100,000 miles later due to low liner protrusion. Higher compression helped the gasket failure.
Had a KW with a C-15 2WS towed in the other day with a broken crank.....wiped out the block in the process. Many bearing problems with the C-15......Cat needs to bring back the 3406....

-------------------------
One of the last 2 Stroke mechanics left.
44 years in the business and worked on everything from 53 series to 149 series. Winding it down now...time to move on.
Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
Diesel Talk Forum

modok
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 32
Joined: Nov 2007

Note Wednesday February 13, 2013 09:24 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
I hear you.... We have a 5EK with a broke crank also. Yes, the 2004 is a MBN. I have been on the phone talking to several people with engines for sale and I think I am going to part the truck out.disgusted
Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
Diesel Talk Forum

ricky
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 41
Joined: Jan 2010

Note Wednesday February 13, 2013 13:59 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
my 2ws is a 3406e model......not a c-15....i have heard of some breaking crank's, but they had high mileage and were fueled up........

-------------------------
ricky.......
Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
  [ CATEGORY LISTINGS : THREADS ]




Diesel Sales
Diesel Sales
Diesel Sales
Big Bear Engine Company
Young & Sons Inc.
Advertize on Diesel Engine Trader

Customer Testimonials

Newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list to get all the latest DET news.as well as daily or weekly notifications of new engines, gensets and spare parts listings.

'DieselEngineTrader.com was the first place I went to sell my engine and I started hearing from people as soon as the engine was posted. I got 8 inquiries in 10 days and sold it to a guy in Virginia.'

Barbara Mitchell New Hampshire USA

'I had hundreds of "hits" on your website which generated 5 or 6 inquiries from all over the world; Germany, The Philippines, Korea, Sweden, and Spain. I sold all 3 of my engines to a buyer from South Korea. Your website was invaluable to me in selling these engines; no other ads that I ran produced any inquiries.'

Gary Sommerfeld, Manager, Marine Operations, Phillips Cruises & Tours, Anchorage, Alaska

'I did receive quite a few calls from the add - thanks for the service.'

Bill Aldridge, Environmental Rainwater Solutions, Wilmington, USA