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Old 02-19-2013, 07:36 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by zetan View Post
Today I scored a DB2 4153 J-code IP for $27 from a '83 GMC crew cab dually. Given the clean nature of the fuel that poured out I'd say it's not dead yet. Got the J code split plenum manifold, both fuel filter housings,
water crossover, and glow plug relay. When I turned the crank over to get at the IP bolts I could feel the crunchiness of the bearings. Slip/stick/slip/stick.

Got 4 coarse thread long injectors, but the other 4 are not worth the effort of pulling the AC system. Unless anyone wants the AC brackets? The top bracket bolted to the intake manifold - one of the bolt ears broke of.

No starter or bracket, sadly.
Sounds like you got a hell of a nice score! I wish there were more diesels in the junkyards around me.

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Originally Posted by turbonator View Post
How much total cash outlay ? It is still a little cold here for Saturday morning junkyard picnics....LOL. We do them here in the yard close to the wood stoves....(got a 94...ex-cab 6.2L in yard now...did a 2000 Grand Am last week).

BTW, did you think to pull valve covers to check for the cast rocker assemblies ?
Whats the gauge cluster look like in the '94? haha If its diesel specific and you want to let it go PM me.
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