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Old 01-21-2016, 09:20 PM   #11
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hmm... Just fooled around with photobucket to get that photo up, got it posted and realized that this is not the thread that I started a few weeks ago, asking the same question... so while I have you guys here, that photo is from my 93' Blue Bird Transmission. it only does about 63mph and I'm hoping I can get more out of it.
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Old 01-21-2016, 10:09 PM   #12
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The thing you're calling "transmission" is actually called "differential." Sometimes it's called "third member" assuming it's the kind where the carrier and gears drop out of the housing as an assembly.

The "4 78" means the gear ratio, which is the number of turns the driveshaft makes for every turn the axles/wheels make, is 4.78. I found a table there which lists the 029CA104 part number with the following suffixes: 5X=4.33; 7X=4.56; 1X=4.78; 2X=5.57; 3X=6.50; 4X=7.17. This matches the data on your tag.

First question is this: is your speed limited by engine power, or by a governor limiting engine RPM? If the latter you could swap your gear set for the 5X or 7X part with 4.33 or 4.56 ratios and get more speed out of the same engine RPM. But if your speed is limited because the engine is already giving all it has to give, I think changing gears would give worse acceleration and no gain in top speed. Might even be worse..?
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Old 01-21-2016, 10:23 PM   #13
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ASK THE ENGINE COLOR...........EACh ENGINE maker uses a different color.
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Old 01-22-2016, 01:44 AM   #14
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ASK THE ENGINE COLOR...........EACh ENGINE maker uses a different color.

The engine will be blue. It's an International.
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The engine will be blue. It's an International.
Good afternoon. What color was detroit cause mine has never seen paint and while I am under the hood I would like to clean it up a bit.
I am probably going to use some high heat silver that I love and use on my steam piping all the time and have several leftovers that the men give up on? I can complain about waste but not really if I have a use for it and the company buys it as needed. The leftovers are because my welder's and fitters have to paint there own install and at that point there ready to move on to the next one. My older men always like to see there work painted but there the ones that move on and get there heads together on the next one and the younger men these days hate painting pipe because they are getting paid to weld or fit. They get paid the same either way but they complain?
Sorry didn't Meen to ramble on??? What is detroit s color? 86 8.2 in a ford b-700 there is none on my engine and would like to clean it up
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Good afternoon. What color was detroit cause mine has never seen paint and while I am under the hood I would like to clean it up a bit.
I am probably going to use some high heat silver that I love and use on my steam piping all the time and have several leftovers that the men give up on? I can complain about waste but not really if I have a use for it and the company buys it as needed. The leftovers are because my welder's and fitters have to paint there own install and at that point there ready to move on to the next one. My older men always like to see there work painted but there the ones that move on and get there heads together on the next one and the younger men these days hate painting pipe because they are getting paid to weld or fit. They get paid the same either way but they complain?
Sorry didn't Meen to ramble on??? What is detroit s color? 86 8.2 in a ford b-700 there is none on my engine and would like to clean it up
I'm not sure but here are some pictures.

https://www.google.com/search?q=detr...w=987&bih=673#
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So, what I found on the engine was: C185TF....google is not very helpful here.

185 hp engine? If so, which one?

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So, what I found on the engine was: C185TF....google is not very helpful here.

185 hp engine? If so, which one?

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International T444e.
185 HP.

I dident think they made them in that hp.... Learn something new everyday.
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Old 01-22-2016, 10:24 PM   #20
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this is going to sound dumb, I currently have 2 buses, one has a 190 hp dt466e, one a TE444 at 190 hp, both have the at545, the DT466 does not work well with it, the TE444 does
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