Chinese GDF G32 Diesel Engine series

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Chinese GDF G32 Diesel Engine series

Postby vkouroub » Tue Mar 07, 2017 9:19 pm

Goodmorning fellows.
I was wondering if any of you have experience regarding the chinese G.D.F. G32 diesel engine series. I'm searching for feedback regarding reliability, spare parts, SFOC, common failures-flaws, especially any info concerning the 9G32 engine.
Unfortunately there are not many data on the net so i decided to ask in this forum.

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Re: Chinese GDF G32 Diesel Engine series

Postby JollyJack » Wed Mar 08, 2017 10:56 pm

It's Chinese, it's crap. Get a Detroit Diesel or a MAK.
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Re: Chinese GDF G32 Diesel Engine series

Postby vkouroub » Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:42 am

Hi JollyJack and thanks for the reply.
I understand what you mean.

The other engine types we're looking at are:

1. CATERPILLAR 8CM 32E and
2. WARTSILA 9L 34.

I imagine the caterpillar engine is a MAK/Cat hybrid.

What do you think?

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Re: Chinese GDF G32 Diesel Engine series

Postby Merlyn » Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:50 am

The way things are going over here they are probably buying up DD and MAK shares as we speak.
Next minute they will have full control.
Every week I learn something else here that has gone this way.
Just think JJ genuine Scotch " Haste ye Back Jobby " owned by the Chinese.
Not much hope left for us all.
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Re: Chinese GDF G32 Diesel Engine series

Postby Merlyn » Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:50 am

The way things are going over here they are probably buying up DD and MAK shares as we speak.
Next minute they will have full control.
Every week I learn something else here that has gone this way.
Just think JJ genuine Scotch " Haste ye Back Jobby " owned by the Chinese.
Not much hope left for us all.
Remembering The Good Old days, when Chiefs stood watches and all Torque settings were F.T.

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Re: Chinese GDF G32 Diesel Engine series

Postby JollyJack » Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:12 pm

I used to think Cat was the biggest piece of shit ever designed to sell spare parts.......then I met Cummins. Wartsila is a decent make, if a bit over-engineered, but considering it's origins, that's acceptable.
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