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rebuilding diesel engines

I am fairly familiar with rebuilding gas engines and Im thinking of trying my hand at diesel (probably a 7.3 powerstroke). What are some of the major differences in the rebuild process? Do most diesel rebuilds require re-sleeving the cylinders? If not, can diesel cylinders be bored oversize? Any differrences in the valve guides, seats? Any info is helpful. Thanks, Brian

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Some brands have liners or sleeves that are replaceable,some are "wet" sleeves and some are "dry", meaning they protrude into the water jacket for wet , and the dry ones do not! Just depends on manufacturer. Most machine shop practices are the same as for gas engines. just research this more for your specific engine before you tear into it....
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