TheDieselPage.com Forums  
2018 - TDP's 22nd Anniversary
What's New | Feature Articles | Product Reviews | Member's Area | Free Forum Registration
Duramax 6600 Diesel Page | Advertiser's Section | Classified Ads | The Diesel Page - Publications


Go Back   TheDieselPage.com Forums > Other Diesel & Truck Related Forums > Diesel Conversions
Register FAQ Members List Photo Album Mark Forums Read

Diesel Conversions Convert gas to diesel, or convert to a 6.2/6.5/Duramax/Cummins/Navistar/Isuzu/Perkins/Detroit/or ... diesel engine. Go here to see completed projects, works in progress, share your conversion or ask the experts.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 06-19-2018, 04:46 PM
Jonesy55 Jonesy55 is offline
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jun 2018
Location: Lorain Ohio
Posts: 1
Default Detroit 638

Going down the road about 70 blew oil line in seconds light came on changed oil line filled oil start has no power no oil light engine is loud not a loud knock
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-20-2018, 08:14 AM
DmaxMaverick's Avatar
DmaxMaverick DmaxMaverick is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: CA
Posts: 11,982
Arrow

Welcome aboard!

(Much) more information would be helpful. Such as what, exactly, does the noise sound like, when it occurs (idle, load, compression, cranking), current oil pressure (compared to previous), and exhaust smoke condition (compared to previous). You may have dodged a bullet and the problem is a failed turbo (if it has one), or it may be more serious. I suggest checking the turbo first (disconnect the plumbing and run it N/A). If it doesn't have a turbo, more serious internal engine damage is likely.

If you don't already know, the 638 is an Italian VM engine with DD badged valve covers. If you need more info, look to VM guides specific to your engine. There were many different configurations, depending on the original application and production year.
__________________
1985 Blazer 6.2
2001 GMC 2500HD D/A
2014 Chevy Cruze Diesel - Fabulous car, no problems at all, but sold Nov. 2016 @ 55K miles.
dmaxmaverick@thedieselpage.com
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:09 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.2
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 1996-2018 by TheDieselPage.com - All Rights Reserved