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I Am a Diesel Mechanic

For diesel mechanics/technicians from Caterpillar to John Deere and everything in between 45 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I was on leave assigned to a fort in Augusta Ga. A friend...Amos...and I thought it to be a good idea to spend some time in Savannah...a neighboring city on the coast. Got a...
    assterfelt assterfelt 22-25, M 44 mins ago

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    I love my ISTP husband because he is so helpful. I admire the way he can fix any machine and he reminds me of a mechanic superhero. He also is sexy. He loves Jesus. We sometimes...
    vibrante vibrante 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I agree with boganbait on this tuffk*nt attitude in Australia. Guys walk with their caps turned backwards, chests puffed out in tank tops, ..with their jaws open and tensed.. Being...
    malaysianinoz malaysianinoz 26-30, M 7 Responses 4 days ago

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    Today I went to my beloved cousin... She is one of a kind, really! She has helped me a lot in my emotional adolescency, give me the caring and intimacy that I needed. She is the...
    BeautifulDemon BeautifulDemon 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Im finally emerging from a 3 week abyss. Those days that you dont talk to anyone, and people insist on asking whats wrong, and you can only say youre tired so much. I get droughts...
    UndyingWraith UndyingWraith 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well it's not the job I hate, it's the people I work with. I am an auto mechanic and I feel like I'm the only one who takes the job seriously. I could be slaving away on a...
    DeathSaw DeathSaw 31-35, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have to get this out of me, I have to share this story I cannot even believe myself...how a total stranger not only changed my life, but saved my life. I have went trough alot...
    somedude92 somedude92 26-30, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    We Smoking Sour. We Smoking Sour Diesel like everyday. Thats how we get down in The Dirty Jersey 
    ILF609420 ILF609420 31-35, M a week ago

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    https://soundcloud.com/young-shaman-1/mechanical-failure
    InabaTewi InabaTewi 16-17, M Aug 18

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    Singapore is said to be one of the catalysts in green construction. 80% of the city’s infrastructure is currently using ecological systems and processes. In a few years, the...
    mariepayne mariepayne 22-25, F Aug 18

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    Vin diesel is my favorite him and Paul walker the rock too all the actors are my favorite
    bandit5320 bandit5320 31-35, M Aug 16

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    Mike & the Mechanics----You are the One Link below--
    mguinm mguinm 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I am amazed at how much we don't know yet. Dark matter and string theory ? Multiple dimensions and quantum mechanics It all seems so fascinating!! And now they have found the...
    amazingdream amazingdream 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 14

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    My most recent involves my favorite musician, Marilyn Manson. This may seem a bit "Edgy" or "Coincidence", or even a "Hoax" but it's true. When I turned 15, I was experiencing a...
    TheMechanicalAnimals TheMechanicalAnimals 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    making a list of all the things I have always wanted to do but was too scared to do them. 1. skydive (I was triple dog dared, so now I have to) 2. ride a mechanical bull...
    txbtrfly txbtrfly 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 13

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    Lights!! Camera!!! ACTION!! Hooray for Hollywood That screwy ballyhooey Hollywood Where any office boy or young mechanic can be a panic With just a good looking pan And any...
    EternalLuckyGuy EternalLuckyGuy 13-15, M Aug 13

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    (background infro: my parents are divorced. I live some of the time with my dad and stepmother, and some of the time with my mom. My brother is currently residing at my mom's house...
    RipperKing RipperKing 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 13

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    It's not that I am scared of marriage- in fact, I want to love so badly. I want to give somebody unconditional love and be their best friend in their worst times. But, I am afraid...
    mmerose mmerose 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I don't remember when I had this dream but I wrote it in Google Keep and just found it. I must say that I have very weird dreams, so no one will probably understand this at all...
    minorconfusion minorconfusion 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    One time our car broke down and my whole family had to fit in multiple cars to get to the mechanics, the police officer offered to help :)
    scaredofwalnuts scaredofwalnuts 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 10

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    Ive been looking for a job where i can start to transition from male to female, as an auto mechanic there arent too many jobs where this is possible, so, i have to brainstorm a way...
    robertajayne robertajayne 51-55, T Aug 10

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    I am glad to say that my man postponed his ship out date for bootcamp! He will be leaving in January instead of November like he had planned. Now he can spend the holidays with us...
    killlarose killlarose 18-21, F Aug 7

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    I applied to Academy Sports and Outdoors for a cashier position. Some background: I have 9 years of military experience, extensive knowledge of firearms and ammunition to help...
    NeoValkyrie NeoValkyrie 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    so I drive buy this old mechanic shop he has made a 85 or 87 chevy short bed truck just wasting away look like it's in great shape wish I had the money to buy it
    dezznut405 dezznut405 26-30, M Aug 7

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    I wish I lived in a time where artificial selfie taking imbeciles were non-existent. I'm listening to old music from the early 1900s and it would've been neat to live in simpler...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 3 Responses Aug 7

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    Especially in summer, I like to wake up early, maybe 5 am and it's already light out and most of my neighbourhood is asleep. I'll make a coffee and sit out on the small deck behind...
    blueskyforgood blueskyforgood 51-55, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I'm an assistant at a motorcycle mechanic, built my own out if a lawn mower engine and a bicycle a few years back (crashed it real bad and it won't run again) but now I just tear...
    howmanyletterscaniputhere howmanyletterscaniputhere 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    I love cars, being an aspiring mechanic and all. I bought my first car when I was 14, it's a 72 Chevy c10. Spent 1500 and got excatly what I paid for... A rolling pile of junk. Now...
    howmanyletterscaniputhere howmanyletterscaniputhere 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    Mechanical engineering production management apprentice here. Gotta love engineers. I've seen the smart blind one, very smart but ignorant of what happened. Still taking decisions...
    Bouboupiste Bouboupiste 18-21, M Aug 4

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    When it comes to finding the best local garage, the starting point should always be the skills and experience of the mechanics. If they are unable to look after your car or repair...
    Courtesy412 Courtesy412 26-30, M Aug 4

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    When it comes to finding the best local garage, the starting point should always be the skills and experience of the mechanics. If they are unable to look after your car or repair...
    Courtesy412 Courtesy412 26-30, M Aug 4