Little Bay Island harbour ... the entry channel is very small


Being towed out of Little Bay Island


Being towed into Lewisporte


The Beast ... the orange hose and pump are used to do an oil change


Exhaust manifold ... large intake port and two smaller exhaust ports


Carbon buildup on the exhaust ports ... overloaded at too low an rpm


The exhaust manifold that proved to be ok but a bit carboned up


The connector bolts from the exhaust manifold to head ... must go in the same place they came out of


All holes that get exposed must be plugged to stop stuff from falling into them


diesel fuel pipe into secondary filters leaked for a while


Valve cover, coolant header, fuel filters, exhaust manifold removed


You need to tie up the rocker arm rack to keep it together


Rocker arms removed ... injectors left in for testing


Head removed ... note dark stain on lower part of 3rd set of valves from right ... gasket break


Samples ... L to R ... Oil and glycol, Oil and water, Glycol and exhaust gasses


Initial removeal of carbon from exhaust ports


A large amount of carbon clogging the ports


The only way to get the carbon out


Engine part storage


More engine parts


Exhaust header insulation being removed prior to inspection


6 years and signs of wear are appearing on the exhaust header


The rebuilt head makes an appearence


Clean and carbon free


You can even see the valve stems


Fresh paint makes it look new


Wow ... no carbon


Have rope will lift


Head on, fuel ports protected and head bolts finger tight


Blue tape indicates which bolt is being worked on during the 3 phase tightening sequence


The large torque wrench required for the head bolts


This bolt has been torqued to 90 ft-lbs plus 90 degreees


Rocker arm assembly being reinstalled


Push rods in place and everything torqued down


Fuel filters installed


Block and tackle used to position the exhaust manifold


Reinstallation almost complete


Final addition of the exhaust header


Have wrench ... will travel