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Old 12-07-2017, 07:17 AM   #1
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: Middletown, Oh
Posts: 13
Year: 1971
Coachwork: Crown
Chassis: Tandem Super Coach
Engine: Cummins 220
Rated Cap: 90
Road trip with a worn camshaft injector lobe????

Wondering about making a 2500 mile trip with a Crown that has a Cummins with a supposed worn injector cam lobe?

Any one have any thoughts on this?


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Old 12-07-2017, 08:53 AM   #2
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Join Date: May 2014
Location: West Ohio
Posts: 3,778
Year: 1984
Coachwork: Bluebird
Chassis: International 1753
Engine: 6.9 International
Rated Cap: 65
How'd the lobe become worn is the first question?

If the roller follower is junk fix it now before the rest of the engine is destroyed. If it's just plain wore out, I'd still suggest fixing it because it will eventually cause a misfire which isn't good on the engine. It may also affect injection timing which could cause damage.

What was the original complaint for them to discover the worn lobe?
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