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PostSubject: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:35 pm

scratch i have a old mid 70 doge 4x4 truck that has a crap motor. i was thinkin just for fun putting a  10 hp diesel in it. Will It Work? scratch
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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:40 pm

It sound like a kind of redneck plan and I like it. All depend on what you whant to do with it I dont thing that will be enough to go on road. Do yo talk abouth a fullsize pickup or something smaller
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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Wed Dec 16, 2015 11:03 pm

You would need some searious gear reduction probably. 10hp isnt a lot of power.

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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Thu Dec 17, 2015 3:56 pm

seen a guy on youtube with a 6.5 HF engine in a toyota... pretty funny.

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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Thu Dec 17, 2015 4:15 pm

hum I whan to see that moving Im very curious
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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Thu Dec 17, 2015 6:56 pm

Found it. @ 2:44 mark.


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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Thu Dec 17, 2015 7:25 pm

hum !!!!! interesting
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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:12 pm

its a full size 1/2ton 4/4. DO you have a link to that 6.5 HF engine in a toyota?

i was thinkin about using it as crawler/tractor/... so i dont need to go hwy speed Surprised

if i do this i will eventually Chop the axles,frame and drive shaft. similar to the old model T doodlebugs


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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Fri Dec 18, 2015 3:54 pm

Do it! I would install a 10" pulley on the trans in place of the clutch, and run a 4" pulley on the motor and run a belt between them to clutch and gear it down a bit.
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PostSubject: Re: 10 hp diesel in a truck?   Fri Dec 18, 2015 4:28 pm

Ok now I say it might work and more if you whant to make a tractor from it (that will result on a weight reduction). But as my 4wheeling experience even on low gear you probably get some point were you wont have enough power. Other than that I like your project and I probably try it as future thing do try
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