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Old 12-03-2020, 02:09 PM   #21
Join Date: Aug 2020
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Gussboy wrote ,I know about 262 cummins or turbo the 220 engine not really
design for that much temp ,& boost pull stud ,on head, lame....
interest is oin 855 or change to vert 330 /350 no pnck,horz mtr.
I am aware of the challenges ,many my frame was strenghtened by former owner.
dbl frm along engine back too trans ,
I have put different engines in various trucks this is a mega step ,time & money.
But , bus is a motor home vintage ,any motor I choose yay,
design challenge lenght to radiator fan area ,motor mounts ,depth of pan & how
high dog house , I have been inspired by a bloke in AUS> ripped out old flat ...
lelland diesel put in vert.8.3 cummins with dog house ,a great pusher .
that is the old can do spirit.

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Old 12-03-2020, 08:41 PM   #22
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Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Orange County, CA
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Year: 1990
Coachwork: Crown, integral. (With 2kW of tiltable solar)
Chassis: Crown Supercoach II (rear engine)
Engine: Detroit 6V92TAC, DDEC 2, Jake brake, Allison HT740
Rated Cap: 37,400 lbs GVWR
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Yes! I have seen one on eBay, very nice. Almost a carbon copy of a Blue Bird All-American.
Yup, just like a Rolls Royce is almost a carbon copy of a Chevrolet!

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