This month we offer a range of new products and re-introduce some older but more competitive items such as IPD Cylinder heads for 3304 & 3306 applications. Also this month, the announcement below of a very exciting step for IPD in the equity share purchase of our long-time friends and partners at City Liners. This investment allows us to continue providing our Distributors and their customers world wide with consistent quality and reasonable prices in a market of escalating materials and energy costs.
Thank you for your continued support!

IPD Featured Product
Updated designs on Caterpillar® 3508 / 3512 / 3516 seal applications.
New IPD “RIBBED STYLE” seals are now available for purchase individually. These will not be included in Gasket Sets until later this year.


Camshaft Cover Seal, Fits all 3508 / 3512 / 3516


Valve Cover Seal, Fits “A” Series with MUI & Natural Gas applications


Valve Cover Seal, Fits “A” Series with EUI & B Series


Side Cover Seal, Fits all 3508/ 3512 / 3516

IPD offers a complete line of High Quality Gasket Sets, both in the “OEM Style Modular Sets” or our ORIGINAL IPD STYLE 123™ consolidated sets for reduced inventory, ease of ordering and happy mechanics! Beware of imitators that simply combine the OEM style sets in one box and use materials suited for light duty applications! All IPD STYLE 123™ sets are built from scratch with the engine rebuilders in mind. We offer the widest coverage in the market utilizing gasket materials purpose fit to each application. Please click here for more information.

IPD announces equity purchase of City Liners Pty.

The recent share equity purchase of a portion of City Liners based in Chennai India by IPD is a continuation of the 6 year evolution of our relationship. The result is a brand new, state of the art Cylinder Liner manufacturing facility dedicated to IPD production. This new facility allows IPD to manufacture consistent quality cylinder liners that utilize the latest in manufacturing and honing designs. We feel it also compliments our other manufacturing operations and commitments around the world as well as our upgraded equipment purchase at our Torrance California facility highlighted in last months issue. We are very proud of our long relationship with City Liners and our continued hands-on involvement in state of the art manufacturing.

For a Complete listing of all NEW IPD PRODUCTS added since last month's issue

For a Complete listing of all NEW IPD PRODUCTS added since last month's issue, please click here. Previous lists of new products are available by clicking on the IPD ARCHIVE section to the left of this page.

Bare Cylinder Head Castings from IPD for 3304 & 3306 Caterpillar®

IPD Distributors have requested that we develop a high quality cylinder head for these engines. While there are many manufacturers and distributors of new cylinder heads, IPD has developed a head that can offer the specifications and quality that will meet our customers expectations including pressure test, weight, seat and guide integrity….at competitive prices!


3306 PC


3306 DI


3304 PC

Please contact your IPD Customer Service Representative or Regional Manager for details.

New Piston developed for 3114 & 3116 Caterpillar® applications

A new one piece aluminum piston has been developed by IPD for this popular application to complement our extensive aluminum and IPDSteel™ Articulated Piston coverage. It is used in 3116 Truck applications 9YN, 9GK, 2FR, 9LN & 7HS. Use engine serial & arrangement to identify exact application or contact your IPD Customer Service Representative. This new piston is available bare or within a Piston Kit as noted below.
Exclusive IPD .50mm oversize version of this piston will be available later 2006. We do currently offer many popular Aluminum and IPDSteelArticulated pistons in both Standard bore and .50mm oversize reducing rebuild cost significantly!

1051710 Piston, Standard bore size, Aluminum
PK1051710 Piston Kit, Includes Piston, Rings, Pins & Retainers
1051710B  Piston, .50mm oversize will be available late 2006

Click here for more details on the IPD program and previously released products for these popular engines.

3406E Water Pump Rebuild Kits and Components now available

1293069 Rebuild Kit, 5EK, 6TS, 1LW, 1MM, 5DS & 2WS with 6I3642 or 1333569 pumps
1097245 Water Pump Seal, same applications as above Rebuild Kit
1354928 Water Pump Shaft    (Fits 3406E / 3408E / 3412E engines)
1087930 Water Pump Bearing (Fits 3406E / 3408E / 3412E engines)
More Rebuild Kits and components coming soon.

Exhaust Stud Kits for 3406A-B & 3406E offer cost and time savings from IPD

Now available from IPD are convenient and cost effective Stud Kits for Exhaust Manifolds of Caterpillar 3406A-B & 3406E Engines. Each kit will do a complete 6 cylinder engine.

ESK3406B Exhaust Stud Kit 3406A & B
ESK3406E Exhaust Stud Kit  3406E  

All kits come complete with Lock Nuts, Taper Lock Studs and Washers if applicable.

Thank you for taking the time to review this material. We hope that you found it informative. If you have any comments , please email us at
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