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Old 05-09-2013, 11:41 PM
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Chevy c60 truck w/366 engine?

What's your experience with these trucks?

I'm looking at one as an engine donor. Cooling system, wiring harness, etc all in one place.
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:38 AM
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We had one. It was better than a 350 in the same truck but nothing to wow you. Whats it for?
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:33 AM
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Engine donor for a military vehicle restoration project
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Old 05-10-2013, 01:30 PM
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Kinda dogs,,,,would rather have a diesel or the 7.0 or the 7.4
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Old 05-10-2013, 02:40 PM
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Kinda dogs,,,,would rather have a diesel or the 7.0 or the 7.4
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I'd rather have a diesel also but the big blocks are pretty common and they will bolt right up to the transmission with no problems.
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Old 05-10-2013, 02:46 PM
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What trans tho? We have the cat motors in 4 and 366 in 3 and those are manuals. The cats are autos
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:37 PM
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I have one in a C65 dump. You won't win any races but it is a tough engine and repairs are relatively inexpensive. I'm happy with the truck and the load it tows and carries. Gears are definitely your friend with these, the more the better.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:26 PM
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The 366 is a great engine and can withstand all kinds of abuse and tough service. They are not a powerhouse and they like gasoline. We still have 60 school buses with the 366, at the district I drive for. They are all around 17 years old. Many have just rolled over the 200,000 mile mark this school season. They just keep going and going.
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Old 05-11-2013, 07:56 PM
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Curious, what type of military vehicle are you putting the donor engine in?
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Old 05-11-2013, 08:33 PM
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I am not a fan of the 366. However as far as GM engines they are not terrible.
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