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Military Diesels

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MrArmyAnt, Feb 8, 2006.

  1. MrArmyAnt

    MrArmyAnt 1/2 ton status

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    Do military k5's come with pgraded anything? Like axels?
     
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    they have paint... and tow hooks
     
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    I have had two of them and each time i get one i remember why i sold the other one. They are stripped down, loud, badly geared, and keyed the same as all the other military trucks. So anyone with a key can steal it.
     
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    i dont like that!
     
  5. MrArmyAnt

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    Is diesel really that much better than the 350's?
     
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    Do a search on "M1009" or "M1008" and you will find a lot of information.


    Mike
     
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    search for 6.2L, there are opinions, mine? better than the 350? HA, mileage, thats all.
     
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    my opinion...6.2 is better. Last longer, twice the fuel mileage and tons better off road. With good gearing acceleration is on par with a stock 350 (my personal experience).

    Rene
     
  9. MrArmyAnt

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    Why is it tons better? Does it run through water better or send out the fuel more evenly on incomes or what?
     
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    from what I gather.. dont remember the torque but... the 6.2L non turbo is 135hp and turbo'd is 155hp... now I know we want torque... however hp and torque work together.... my truck has a cop motor in it.. 9c1... 195hp/295lbft torque and it sucks.... got parts to upgrade it... I was going to go the diesel way but have been leaned away from that....
     
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    Also where do you get that avatar?
     
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    i thought the 9C1s were rated for 240hp?
     
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    Like my M1009. Just having a few starting problems.
     
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    6.2 are cool because if they wont start its either fuel, or fuel. If you live in a cold area the preheating system can be a PITA but I think they are cool and crazy simple. The power is comparable to a stock 350 but they get much better mileage and tend to last longer. They are mechainically fuel injected so they will run perfectly fine at any angle offroad.
     
  17. goldwing2000

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    Unless you expose the oil pump pickup...

    ... but that's with any engine. :D
     

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