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Old 09-19-2009, 06:15 PM
Danny Boy Danny Boy is offline
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Dt 466E

Looking at buying a truck with this engine but I have heard conflicting stories about the E or electronic version, truck is a 2003 with 70 000 miles. What are your views on this engine? I have been told to stay away from the "E" version...
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Old 09-19-2009, 08:13 PM
salopez salopez is offline
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great engine. I am sure the truck wrapped around it is good...
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Old 09-19-2009, 10:21 PM
RockSet N' Grade RockSet N' Grade is offline
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When I rebuilt my 98 DT466, I got alot of shop time at International here in Salt Lake. The only thing I can remember that sticks out in my mind right now is that repair costs were higher with the E model.
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Old 09-20-2009, 03:46 AM
Gravel Rat Gravel Rat is offline
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I don't see any problems with them. The only expensive parts are the injectors. What size of International is this ? Single axle or Tandem ?

Not much you can do the old mechanical engines won't pass the smog test in Vancouver. The low sulphur fuel plays h*ll on the injection system of a old mechanical engine.

I wouldn't be too worried yes the 466E has some problems but that was the first versions. Make sure you set up a account with Co-Van service dept they are the bigger cornbinder dealer in Vancouver.
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