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Old 05-05-2022, 11:14 AM
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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.

New slugs

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

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