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we had a tight wad customer who brazed a worn thru injection pipe on his D8H.
End result was a failed injection pump camshaft lobe and lifter on that cylinder due to the restriction to fuel flow caused by bronze intrusion into the line bore. We explained this was the cause of such a pump failure.
I believe when I repaired his pump this time that it was the it was the second such failure--he was not very complimentary of D342 engines--he was all for re-using his line again until we persuaded him to at least purchase a used replacement one.
His cheap fix ended up costing him mega Dollars.
Good example edb!
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