Any time you involve a computer for the engine, your now at the mercy of the dealerships to fix the bus for you.
If you don't mind paying $125 a hour +, then buy a DT466E.
If you want to save money, and do all repairs your self stay with a 96 and older DT466.
I'm all for the mechanical engines. I would only take a computer model if you gave it to me, and I would sell it as fast as I could. To me the computer is just not necessary.
"Don't argue with stupid people. They will just drag you down to their level, and beat you up with experience."
Patently waiting for the apocalypses to level the playing field in this physiological game of life commonly known as Civilization