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Chevy pickup with CAT engine?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by turfguy87, Dec 23, 2008.

  1. turfguy87

    turfguy87 LawnSite Member
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    Is it true that Chevy made or still does make a pickup with an optional CAT engine?
     
  2. Lakewlc

    Lakewlc LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,159

    i heard somthing about that before but i thought it was just the 4500's and bigger but i could be wrong
     
  3. P.Services

    P.Services LawnSite Fanatic
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    6500's and bigger.
     
  4. Jerry Lee

    Jerry Lee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 354

    its called the kodiac
     
  5. Jim_Coleman

    Jim_Coleman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 4

    Sad news for Cat fans...

    "Caterpillar officials also announced their company would not supply EPA 2010-compliant engines"

    They plan to offer a "Cat branded engine" built by Navistar (International Trucks)
     
  6. turfguy87

    turfguy87 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    I thought I remembered seeing a Chevy 2500 or a 3500 with a CAT engine.

    I remembered hearing that CAT has put their name on other manufacturers' engines in the past. Maybe that's what it was.
     
  7. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,593

    I heard CAT was suppose to put a motor in the Toyota 2500 and 3500's..`
     
  8. Lawnworks

    Lawnworks LawnSite Fanatic
    from usa
    Messages: 5,407

    The whole "save the earth" crowd has struck again!
     
  9. CrystalCreek

    CrystalCreek LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,793

    I still cant believe the best legendary Diesel engine builder is packing it in. D*mn Tree hugging environmentalist. They F%^KED UP DIESELS so bad that they now burn more fuel then gas counterparts. Yeah, that's good for mother earth. I will say that my buddy has a Peterbuit 397, with an ACERT 15, or 18? I cant remember. But when that engine starts, it gives me a special little feeling. I know, I'm in therapy for OCD. " Obsessive Caterpillar Disorder";)
     
  10. Junior M

    Junior M LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,593

    :laugh: :laugh: You got that last part from Ronnie! :laugh:

    They really did ruin the diesel. The old 5.9 cummins used to get 20mpg, now your lucky to get 14 out of the new 6.7 cummins.
     

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