Part 1; Installing new muffler on a GM PD4106 Bus Conversion
Part 1; After installing a new, higher HP Detroit Diesel 8V71 engine, I
determined that the buses original muffler with it's 3.5" outlet is too
small. It was designed to be quiet, but it doesn't flow enough for this
new engine. Part 2 will show the new muffler installed!
New Engine Start Up
After 10 weeks of turning wrenches, the bus is ready to back out! Except
my camera ran out of memory!!!! I missed the "airing up" and "backing out"
TD5 McCormick International Crawler
This is a 1959 McCormick International TD5 crawler, cold start with diesel
engine, Pippin blade. This crawler has a TA, BD144 diesel engine, 1000 rpm
rear PTO, 5 roller high floatation track, and "snow" cleats.
General Motors' EN-V concept - we ride shotgun
TheChargingPoint.com recently got a ride in GM's incredible EN-V concept,
designed to combat the problems of overcrowding, parking availability and
air quality within the city of tomorrow.
Read our report at
Music credit: danosongs.com
4-53 Detroit Diesel in a '89 Chevrolet C1500
Sounds GREAT! Owner installed a two stroke 4-53 (four cylinders, 53 CID per
cylinder) Detroit Diesel into their '89 Chevrolet half ton truck. Saw this
at Carcraft summer nationals 2010.
LA Auto Show Design Challenge 2012 - General Motors Advanced Design Concept
General Motors Advanced Design 2012 entry for the LA Auto Design Challenge.
This year's Design Challenge theme, Highway Patrol Vehicle 2025, called
upon premier automotive design studios to create the ultimate 2025 law
enforcement patrol vehicle that supports the needs of dynamic urban
environments. Six automotive design studios from BMW, General Motors,
Honda, Mercedes-Benz and Subaru showcased entries featuring cutting-edge
vehicle designs with drone technology, land and air capabilities, electric
vehicle systems and renewable resource-fueled vehicles equipped with
"All judges were impressed with the high level of innovation and technology
from the finalists this year," said Chuck Pelly from Design LA.
As the first major North American auto show of the season, the 2012 LA Auto
Show will host some of the industry's most important new vehicle debuts and
set the tone for the rest of the year. Following Press Days, the show
becomes one of the best attended public auto shows in the world. To receive
the latest show news and information, follow the LA Auto Show on Twitter at
twitter.com/LAAutoShow, visit the Facebook page at
facebook.com/LosAngelesAutoShow and sign up for alerts at LAAutoShow.com.
8v71 Detroit Diesel
8v71n Detroit Diesel running for the first time in 15 years. I pulled it
out of a 1980 Fire Truck that belonged to the city of Cedar Rapids, IA.
318hp and 866ft-lbs of torque.
GM PD4106-1616 Bus Movement #2
Mark gets back behind the wheel to get the bus in a better position. At
this point, it was warmed up; much less smoke! Gives you an idea we did
not have much room to work with - plus this bus is not only a stick-shift,
but does not have power steering.
Detroit Diesel 8V92 rebuild first start up Australia
Here is the first start up on a rebuild Detroit Diesel 92 engine for a
mining drill with 587HP@2100 RPM and 538 HP@1800RPM
go to www.shoeydiesel.com.au and our new sister site
www.shoeydieselaustralia.com for more enquiries on buying or changeover
engines to rebuild......Shoey