The original 6.5 was supposed to be a "low mileage factory take-out". Well, it was a horribly rebuilt piece of junk. I am shocked it lasted for as long as it
did. And I'm glad I decided to track down the noise.
Tearing it out and tear down.
Dad (RIP) and oldest daughter helping.
The sleeving process to fix the bad cylinder
Final hone with a torque plate.
-87 Grand, 6.5L diesel, MHI TE06H turbo, Water/air intercooler, Art Carr 700R4, CS-130, hydroboost. 21/24mpg, dead 229 [Custom 242 on the way]
-99 XJ Limited.
-Jeepspeed 1717 -Built 4.0, FAST EFI, Rubicon Express, Bilstein, Rigid Industries, 4 Wheel Parts, G2 Axle, Currie Enterprises
-Member, FSJ Prissy Restoration Association
Last edited by DieselSJ : 05-05-2022 at 11:22 AM.