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Old 03-02-2014, 03:22 PM   #1
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Large scale IMS failure

IMS failure on a larger scale

Sand Grinds World's Largest Tunneling Machine To A Halt : NPR

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I was hoping for an old shipwreck or maybe a UFO..
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Old 03-02-2014, 04:01 PM   #3
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"but he says it would sort of be like a dentist doing a root canal without direct access to the patient's mouth".

A bit like 2005-2008 M96/7 engines whereby getting to the $25 IMS bearing, splitting the engine cases is major surgery & cost you $10,000.......
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Did Hitachi lease their technology from someone in Germany?

Maybe they should try a Direct Oil Feed type of solution to prevent it in the future?

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