2.8 Crate Motor For Anything!

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  1. NitroChemist

    NitroChemist Active Member NOTM Winner! Military

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    That's odd.. my Nitro has been diesel since 2007 :p
     
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    Ya'll the lucky ones! I wish mine was diesel or Hemi Powered. :)

    Interesting swap. The company will make tons of money with a crate 2.8 diesel. Plenty of trucks and some cars would look cool with them.
     
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    I'm not very excited. Nitro itself is very noisy and diesel version is even noisier.
    If US approach is similar to European, gasoline body will be missing some soundproofing and it will be even noisier.

    I doubt, after reading articles about 42RLE, it will handle the torque which will be 1,5 higher.

    In Wrangler, might be good for heavy offroad thanks to low RPM torque.
     
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    I would like to put one in a classic truck. One for long distance driving.
     
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    Interesting if this conversion would work got Nitro.
     

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