Re: Ford 6.6 Brazilian diesel????
cummins 5.9 is one of the best skoolie engines in my humble opinion. rugged, reliable, lots of power, good fuel economy, and easy parts availability.
i also really like the brazialian ford, the dt 360/466. These are all inline 6 cylinder diesels.
i don't know if it would be a deal killer, but i would find much less desirable any v8 diesel, including the 7.3/6.9 navistar, gm diesels, detroit diesel, t444e, etc
not to say that a v8 motor in a bus would be a death sentance, but most semi-truck diesels(with the exception of screaming 2 stroke detroits) are inline 6 cylinder and they can go a million miles.
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