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#18022 - 10/08/17 11:41 AM Block hot-tanking before/after machine-shop?
fitterski Offline
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Registered: 10/17/11
Posts: 25
Loc: Quebec, Canada

I have a second Cumins 5.9 that I've stripped for a rebuild. Just wondering if it's OK to hot tank an engine AFTER it's been bored and honed?

Although I've never seen it done in this sequence I see no technical issue with it.

The reason I'm asking is that the parts are going to the machine shop but I have NO hot-tanking available within hundreds of miles so I may have to devise my own and that could come only LATER.
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#18023 - 10/08/17 12:01 PM Re: Block hot-tanking before/after machine-shop? [Re: fitterski]
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I hot tank all my engines after boring and honing then put a light coat of wd 40 on the cylinders when they come out.
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#18024 - 10/09/17 12:35 PM Re: Block hot-tanking before/after machine-shop? [Re: tom]
fitterski Offline
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Thanks, sounds like a better idea!
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#18102 - 01/25/18 08:00 AM Re: Block hot-tanking before/after machine-shop? [Re: fitterski]
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old thread here, but I usually hot tank an engine(block/heads) if they are gooked up with grease or oily before machining them..also a good idea to flush afterwards to remove chips and flake altho most do that with a compressed air gun and a spray bottle of solvent or simple green..a hot tank is an expensive machine to run usually with multiple electric heaters..altho with some imagination you could do one wood or coal fired..that I'd like to see LOL
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