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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 06-14-2020, 02:21 PM
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Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

Cummins also put a Diesel on the pole for the 1952 Indy 500 race. Check out this video and compare the Cummins car to the others. Its a beautiful race car.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-11-2020, 09:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,414
Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

That is going to be one fine hauler when completed. It looks like all your engineering on the chassis is paying off on the installation in the actual truck.
The engine and transmission are...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 04-06-2020, 09:23 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,414
Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

FYI, the full load governed speed of the Cummins 6BT and 4BT on-highway engines of the late 1980's is 2500 rpm.
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-17-2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,414
Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

Glad to hear you survived the incident. It looked like you had the foresight to install a seat belt and use it. From the sound of the impact you would have set off the air bag if you had one.
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Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 03-02-2020, 09:13 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,414
Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

Now you know a little more about the engine. I agree you will probably not run it enough to wear it out, but UPS probably put 15-20 years worth of wear into it before disposing of the truck. I look...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-26-2020, 11:24 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,414
Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

GB, I am concerned about your choice of air filters for your 6AT installation. Attached is a link to an old Cummins video about the damage dust can cause to an engine,...
Forum: Early V8 (1932-53) 02-01-2020, 09:49 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,414
Posted By Zeke3
Re: What in Tarnation?

Cummins bought Onan in the late '80's and the 6AT engine was part of that deal. I worked on 4BT automotive applications and knew some of the Onan engineers well at that time. I think the 6AT was...
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