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Should I go diesel?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by MowinginEureka, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    That 351 is a 200k+ motor..easily....
     
  2. mdlwn1

    mdlwn1 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,443

    No ...in this circumstance given what you said.....stay with gas.
     
  3. MowinginEureka

    MowinginEureka LawnSite Member
    Messages: 238

    Yeah, I can also work on a 351...a diesel, no idea...But when I said I get 8-0 mpg...thats going 50-55, thats the speed limit here for trucks with trailers. Also, half my drive is a 50 zone...still a highway...just a slow one....Ugh. So yeah, if I was going 70...I imagine I would get even less. But I am towing a 10 foot trailer with waterlogged wood... Prob weighs a ton or more...just the trailer. Plus equipment...plus dump bed....plus a load of grass...2 people...lotta weight.
     
  4. mini14

    mini14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    that idi non turbo 6.9 turd will cost u a ton in repairs down the road.
     

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