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Caterpillar diesel engine

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2 months 2 weeks ago #239402 by rax200
Hi All and Des

try this link about diesel radial engine in tanks, interesting reading

www.dieselworldmag.com/diesel-engines/vi...esels/cat-in-a-tank/

Regards 

Daryl

1937 RD4 4G4368
1940 D4 7J3717
1942 D4 7J9915SP
1942 R4 6G2550SP
1944 D4 2T6584SP
1945 D4 2T8978SP
1946 D4 5T6271
1956 D4 7U37855
1954 DH226 S/N 89 Howard Tug
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2 months 1 week ago #239459 by Jack
Replied by Jack on topic Caterpillar diesel engine
Just my observation: The D2 5J had a high pressure injection pump, I believe. I've never seen the figure for operating pressure. This was the D2 of pre-WWII. With the model change to the 5U came an improved pre-chamber design and a much smaller injector about the time war rationing ceased. The 5U runs with no problems at all on waste vegetable oil, and I am told it will run on anything you can pour into it, oil wise. I just have to keep it warm enough to flow.

Is there a connection between wartime research on all=fuel and the delivery of the improved system on the 5U?

Thanks for link. Very interesting.

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