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Old 06-21-2017, 11:27 AM   #11
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The 3116 had a problematic injector/cup setup. I wouldn't be too excited about any bus with a Cat in it, but for the right price I'd take a 3126. There's no pricetag that would make me take a 3116.
I feel the same way.
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Old 06-21-2017, 04:54 PM   #12
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just bought a 1998 bluebird on a chevy (71 pass) from a school 3116 cat with allison auto 112k miles hydraulic disk all the way around for 3k. clean exterior and service records having found what i wanted the mechanical cat was my preference for a engine as i have 30 years experience with working on trucks as a certified m/m i have seen these motors go 1 mil with regular service but i dont think ill hit half of that i been looking to buy for 6 months and june is a buyers month definitely buy right from a school is my opionion
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