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I have a 1999 ram 2500 with the cummings 5.9l diesel

I was woundering for feature refrence if my motor is rebuildable. It currently has 220,xxx miles. I herd that some cummings arent sleeved and rebuildable.

Thanks -Brett
 

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:welcome: But man you gotta drop the g.:w:
 

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I have a 1999 ram 2500 with the cummings 5.9l diesel

I was woundering for feature refrence if my motor is rebuildable. It currently has 220,xxx miles. I herd that some cummings arent sleeved and rebuildable.

Thanks -Brett
I believe the 5.9s are rebuild able but on a well maintained Cummins 220k miles is not that much.
 

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I believe the 5.9s are rebuild able but on a well maintained Cummins 220k miles is not that much.
nope mine has 250k and stronger then ever.
 

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Our engines aren't sleeved, but that doesn't mean they aren't rebuildable.

First of all, the majority of engines that see any kind of piston wear at all either suffered oiling malfunctions or piston melt. Most engines see very little cylinder wear; you hear stories about cross hatch being visible after 750,000 miles...

Second of all, it's just an extra step to drill out cylinders and put in sleeves.
 

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As with pretty much any parent bore block, they can just punch it out and go oversized. I believe cummins makes 3 or 4 oversizes for these things.

But if something totally brutal has happened, like said above, they can carve it out and drop a new sleeve into it.
 
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