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I have a problem with a detroit 60 series blows out blue
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I have a 1996 DDec 3 12.7 Detroit Diesel which smokes like
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I have a 2006 Columbia freightliner. When im driving at
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Roy Belding
Roy Belding
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Buddy, I have a 2007 Columbia X35320, with a 14 liter 475 hp
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I have a 2002 series 60 Detroit Diesel engine that was rebuilt
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I rebuilt my series 60 detroit and it smokes blue, it starts
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I have a 2002 Freightliner Columbia with the Detroit 60
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