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post #1 of 46 Old 03-02-2009, 04:34 PM Thread Starter
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Has anyone thought about doin a engine swap like this? I think it would be really cool to put a 6 cyl. Cat engine in for the powerstroke. Maybe im just crazy.

And if anyone on this website has been through a Cat program to become a mechanic at their dealers. I leave this fall to go to the one in Oshkosh, Wisconsin and was wondering what it was like.
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A guy near me had a cat diesel in a 78 1 ton ford. It was sweet.

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inline 6 or V8. Turbo or non turbo if you know
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I've seen the newer style cat C2 (perkins 2.2) in a tracker or samari at a swap meet once. Guy done a real nice job with it, came out of a Gen set he said...

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inline 6 or V8. Turbo or non turbo if you know
I6 Turbo, I cant remember exactly what motor it was but I will try to figure it out.

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I thought about putting the 7.4 strait 6 (3406) I think in my old Chevy!

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I just asked one of his buddies and he said he thinks its a cat 3116

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I think it would be a great combo.
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Cat engines would be rather large to be putting in these trucks. Once you do get it in and running, working on it would be a real bear.

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