This Tech Tip is one of series we publish for the industrial engine community. It builds on Tech Tip #99: Chrysler LH318 Industrial Engines; An Alternative Oil Filter and Tech Tip #123: Chrysler LH318 and LH360 Industrial Engines: How to Identify Them.
This new Tech Tip discusses a simple block repair for these Chrysler industrial engines. It is applicable to the Chrysler IND30 and IND32 engines also.
Helpful guide on identifying Chrysler Industrial Engines
This Tech Tip was written to help identify the series of Chrysler Industrial Engines known as the Chrysler IND30, Chrysler IND31, Chrysler IND32, and Chrysler IND33 Series. It follows on the heels of two earlier Dr. Diesel™ Tech Tips #99: Chrysler LH318 Industrial Engines; An Alternative Oil Filter and #121: Chrysler LH318 and Industrial Engines; How to Identify Them that focused on the later Chrysler LH318 and Chrysler LH360 Industrial Engines. The Chrysler Industrial Engines were used commonly in forklift, ski slope grooming machines, and other industrial applications and look similar to each other as well as the Continental flat head engine but differ in key characteristics.
Helpful guide on identifying the Chrysler LH318 and LH360 Industrial Engines
Both the Chrysler LH318 and LH360 engines have been used widely over the years in industrial applications including forklifts, air compressors, and even Bombardier ski slope grooming machines. The Chrysler LH318 and LH360 are part of a family of OHV 90º v-block engines. The LH318 has a bore of 3.91 and a stroke of 3.31. The LH360 has a bore of 4.0 and a stroke of 3.58. See Tech Tip #99: Chrysler LH318 Industrial Engines; An Alternative Oil Filter for more info on these engines.
Guide for using an alternative oil filter for a Chrysler 318
In most of our Tech Tips we discuss the benefits of adding lube oil capacity to an industrial engine. See for example Tech Tip #74, Remote Oil Filters: Some Considerations and Tech Tip #23, Oil Filters: Capacity Counts.
Both larger filters and well as larger lube oil systems are good. After all, cool oil is happy oil. This Tech Tip is different.
How To identify and order the correct pump
This Tech Tip is one of a series we publish for people who own or work on Perkins, Ford, Continental, Chrysler Industrial, Hercules, Deere and Deutz engines. It focuses on water pumps and gives some handy tips on water pump identification and how to order a water pump.