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I Am a Diesel Mechanic

For diesel mechanics/technicians from Caterpillar to John Deere and everything in between 42 People

    The More I Know, The More I Know I Don't Know.

    My instructors favorite saying when I took Diesel Electric in Pocatello Idaho. Really enjoy the work and like the diversity that Diesel Electric gives me. I love to troubleshoot most of the time, and electrical is usually cleaner than diesel work, but once in a while it's nice to...
    tomwhite45 tomwhite45 51-55 Feb 28, 2012

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    And I Love It!!

     I wouldn't even call myself a mechanic because I forget SO MUCH that when somebody actually asks me something, I go blank and don't know what to say.  Maybe because I don't have a lot of experience yet. But just getting under a machine or truck is incredible...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 11 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    Oops

    I acciently put 1 gallon of unleaded in a deisel engine the rest of the tank is deisel what will happen
    ooops2 ooops2 31-35 Feb 1, 2013

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    Diesel Experiences

    I have only worked on a few diesel engines over the past 40 or so years of my mechanical life, mainly  tractors, an irrigation rig and recently my 5.9 Cummins motor home. So, you see I am more of an enthusiast than a regular diesel mechanic.  I am very...
    carztech carztech 61-65, M 1 Response Apr 10, 2010

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    Diesel Fuel In The Crankcase Deutz Dfp6-2012-c15

    Looking for someone with experience with this engine. Deutz DFP6-2012-C15. This is a fire pump engine that I serviced last week for the first time since it was installed new. The oil sample report came back today with 27% diesel fuel in the engine oil. The diesel fuel tank is...
    tomwhite45 tomwhite45 51-55 3 Responses Feb 28, 2012

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    Inexperience Talking

    I look back now and this is funny, but at the time it wasn't so much. I was working as a service manager and was out of town on vaction. The owner had recently hired a new mechanic ignoring my input. One of our rental generators had failed on a jobsite with low oil pressure, so...
    tomwhite45 tomwhite45 51-55 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    I Am A Diesel Machanic

    I have a 1998 chevy 3500 6.5L Diesel my pump went bad, I removed everything to get to the  pump 3  bolts holding pump removed bolts pump moved out about 1/4" than stoped it will not come out seems like something is holding it ? looked at new pump it looks...
    zitro zitro 56-60 2 Responses Nov 1, 2010

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    Career Opportunity

      Diesel Mechanic Apprenticeship Paarl R15 000 – R20 000 ctc pm negotiable on experience 5+ yrs experience in the construction industry.   Join a professional team with more than 15 yrs experience in the civil construction industry. Clients in the private...
    Recruit Recruit 31-35 2 Responses Jul 2, 2009

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    Job Opportunity

    Great job opportunity guys!! We are hiring Caterpillar and Komatsu certified diesel technicians to go over to Perth Australia and work. We sponsor your visa, and all accommodations are provided!! Starting pay is $45.00 an hour, but can go up to $60.00 an hour. If you are anyone...
    sbrantley0506 sbrantley0506 26-30, F Oct 24, 2012

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    I Need A Deisel Mechanic

    i have a 953 cat and have some questions for anyone that can help
    allyb2005 allyb2005 22-25 2 Responses Jul 24, 2010

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    1993 6.5 Turbo Diesel

    I have a 1993 6.5 turbo diesel when I rev it up sitting still it blows out white smoke out the tail pipe
    Jedmisten Jedmisten 41-45 1 Response May 19, 2013

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    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F Jun 23

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    China obd2repair DPF Doctor is Diesel car diagnostic scanner. DPF Doctor Particulate Filter Service Tool can do DPF Reset and Regeneration. DPF Doctor Diesel car scanner only one...
    obd2repair obd2repair 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    TODAY'S AMBIANCE - IS IT A RESULT OF THE CONVICT HERITAGE ? I finally decided to read the book Kangaroo by D H Lawrence. After barely getting started, I thought, "wow, nothing has...
    Spankerr Spankerr 51-55 1 Response Jul 14

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    This paper contains a thorough history of the famed Navier-Stokes equation. A good read for any layman to help understand all the hubbub surrounding it. If you have issues...
    TheFurryOat TheFurryOat 22-25, M Jun 26

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    It is now 3.15am here ... my day started out well, I woke up happy, having moved back home lat weekend. Ate breakfast, did the washing, cleaned up the garden and generally...
    LifeofaGoon LifeofaGoon 26-30, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    Lately, I've been obsessed with quantum mechanics it's implications, particularly in regards to what quantum mechanics tells us about what reality really is and what it isn't...
    SaharaSands SaharaSands 46-50, T 2 Responses Jul 6

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    Yup for all you want to be mechanics it's so true! Well anyway I'm a mechanic and huge motor head! Love the classics of the 60s & 70s I'm a Mopar Chevy guy I love my k5 blazer...
    k5rjtxj k5rjtxj 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 14

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    Mmm Vin Diesel 😍 simply gorgeous lol I mean look at those muscles!
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 23

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    I absolutely love dogs~! Puppies more because they are so kawaiii!!! I have a pet dog name Diesel :3 do you see a picture? That's him ^_^ That was the day I came back from the City...
    TigerTheBaka TigerTheBaka 16-17, F Jul 2

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    I describe myself as a diesel car. It's hard for me to warm up to people because of my awkwardness
    annpharos21 annpharos21 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    People probably think I'm mad but I rushed out into the garden to watch the intercity train go by on its way to London this morning! There's only one a day. But it has engines at...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    Hi, here is 50 things about me 1) I'm 17 years old 2) my name is Chloe 3) I live in liverpool 4) I work for McDonald's haha 5) I study hair and beauty 6) I have one brother and he...
    hushonc08 hushonc08 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    JANIS JOPLIN "Me & Bobby McGee" Busted flat in Baton Rouge, waiting for a train And I's feeling nearly as faded as my jeans. Bobby thumbed a diesel down just before it rained...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I think I may be the only girl in the world who likes trains. Where I live you can see trains on the mainline from London to Ireland. The trains don't go to Ireland. You go on a...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    God, I love our therapist. Wives - if you've read my post about the ESCAPE affair, this further info might help. So after my husband and I learned about the ESCAPE affair, I had...
    Uht2014 Uht2014 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 24

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    So I have always enjoyed driving ever since I was a kid. I used to cruise all over (gas was cheaper then) and knew all the main drags in the towns near me. I live in Nebraska and...
    srfchopper srfchopper 56-60, M 2 Responses Jun 24

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    A girl invites her boyfriend home for dinner and tells him they'll go for a long ride after that. Boy is eager and gets his motorbike checked at the garage. The mechanic tells him...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 5 Responses Jun 25

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    1.The Other Boleyn Girl 2.Fight Club 3.Full Metal Jacket 4.The Notebook 5.Forrest Gump 6.Journey to the Center of the Earth 7.Saving Private ryan 8.The Mechanic 9. Any Tarantino...
    Xhibitionist27 Xhibitionist27 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 25

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    June 26, 1862 On this day in 1862, At the Battle of Mechanicsville, Virginia, Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia strikes Union General George B...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M Jun 26

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    I work for Modern Disposal in Buffalo NY. I'm a desiel mechanic. I work all types of garbage trucks from residential to front dumpster lift trucks to the huge dumpster Rolloff...
    MikeSummers350 MikeSummers350 36-40, M Jun 26

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    I really resent my father sometimes. First off, he knows everything. He's a doctor, a lawyer, a mechanic, a chef, a veterinarian, a repairman, etc. You get the point. And he won't...
    LadyBojangles LadyBojangles 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 27

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    Why should it take role reversal for people to be more compassionate about what the other person does? I just got through reading plenty of posts on another social site about...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F Jun 27

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    I bought this car from another kid in college. I bought it from him for 2 pills (oxy 20's) and a nug of weed (maybe 2 grams)... I forget exactly what it was, but it was a beat-to...
    milehighHeartbreak milehighHeartbreak 31-35, M Jun 28

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    Men Are Just Happier People ..... BECAUSE..... Wedding plans take care of themselves. Chocolate is just another snack. You can never be pregnant. Car mechanics tell you the...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    3 quotes to get us acting: You are heir to a dreadful past. Your heritage is a burning diamond in your hand. ... Every physician, shoemaker, mechanic or educator must know his...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M Jun 29

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    " THEY CALL YOU Little Man, or Common Man. They say your day has dawned, the "Age of the Common Man." You don't say that, little man. They do, the vice presidents of great...
    JavierHunting JavierHunting 18-21, M Jul 1

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    This is amazing, so many people with a myriad of experiences though most compatible. I am 14 and I am a polymath. Anything I entertain I master. Something like veni, vidi, vici. I...
    aaronparks99 aaronparks99 13-15, M Jul 1

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    Mike and the Mechanics - "Over My Shoulder"Looking back over my shoulderI can see that look in your eyeI never dreamed it could be overI never wanted to say goodbyeLooking back...
    TheWeepingWoman TheWeepingWoman 36-40, F 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Your personality type: "Reliable Realist" Serious and quiet, interested in security and peaceful living. Extremely thorough, responsible and dependable. Well-developed powers of...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 13-15, F Jul 2

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    OK, I have been a manager most of my life. I have successfully run most every business I have been placed as manager of. So my Dad owns a car repair place. I quit working for my...
    scottoc scottoc 31-35, M Jul 3

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    I need help figuring out what I can do as a career. I don't have any construction or mechanical skills and I'm a convicted felon(drug charges, nothing violent). I have previous...
    Ertorbeck Ertorbeck 36-40, M 2 Responses Jul 4

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    INTJ, Sagittarius, Right brained, left handed, quirky, logical, artistic, always seeking, loyal, intense, outwardly apathetic, deeply emotional, shopper, fashionista, offbeat...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 4

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    My Dad served in both the Korean Conflict and World War II in the first marine division. I have always been proud of his service and dedication. He is an honorable man.Daddy worked...
    CherSr CherSr 61-65, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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    We all know fiber optics transfer information at the speed of the light, and they can send huge power at once. How the SFP cable is made as well as the units that send and receiver...
    asfa34 asfa34 22-25, F Jul 10

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    Today I got dumped by my psychologist. This was our second appointment. I just moved across the country and I was sure to find a psychologist and psychiatrist in my new city. I...
    Babaghanouj Babaghanouj 22-25, F 10 Responses Jul 10

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    When HCS hydraulic impact crusher machine is at work, the motor through the belt, transmission shaft, bevel gear pair drives the eccentric sleeve to rotate and the moving impact...
    crusherment crusherment 26-30, M Jul 11

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    Third try, not sure why it is being removed. See above, my situation is almost. More mechanical than anything.
    sexlss sexlss 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 11

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