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 Post subject: Turbo Diesel retrofit?
PostPosted: Fri Oct 10, 2014 12:40 am 
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Hey all....

I posted this same message onto Revcon Curious but I'd thought I'd put it up here as well. Jim Bounds and Manny over at the GMC Co-Op in Orlando are apparently working on a project involving the fitment of an AM General 6.5 Turbo Diesel (same engine as powers the Military H1 Hummer) onto a GMC Motorhome, with the transmission bolting up directly to the motor. No adapter plate required. And.... no engine computer as well, it's all self-contained!

If this motor fits in the space for an Olds 455, wonder how it'd fit onto a Revcon? Here's the link if you want to read and watch the progress on the test coach. This may turn out to be very, very interesting.....

http://www.gmccoop.com/dailypose.htm

Thanks
Eric

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