nope-i mean a 6.5 that is a little newer-maybe mid-80's up until late 90's or
for my cummins they are around 2500 with an attached turbo 400
hard to find. i have a second one still in ohio that needs to be sold.
--- On Thu, 1/21/10, Gale Gorman <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
From: Gale Gorman <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: [Oletrucks] My 1951 project
To: "mark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thursday, January 21, 2010, 5:01 PM
On Jan 21, 2010, at 1:47 PM, mark wrote:
> if you are set on diesel there are a few choices for you.
> the GM 6.5 is a real good option. its a diesel specific motor and quite
> common. also about same as SBC for wieght.
Do you mean the old 6.2L diesel? They started in '81 or '82 and I had one new
in an '83 C20 pickup. The front coil springs were a lot heavier than the ones
furnished with a 350V8. These were plentiful in Suburbans.
> im gonna use a cummins 3.9l 4BTA inline 4. its about 120hp and 345tq and
> within 25 pounds of OEM 216 motor weight.
What will you have to pay for the Cummins? Used? Where?
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