2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by redrobin » Mon Jun 04, 2018 4:04 am

I'd like to see a 3 cyl , Perkins type, little
Engine in a 3/4 ton with an eaton 10 speed behind it.



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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by jodywy » Mon Jun 04, 2018 9:14 am

redrobin wrote:I'd like to see a 3 cyl , Perkins type, little
Engine in a 3/4 ton with an eaton 10 speed behind it.
35 years ago Dad said he saw a ton chevy that wasordered with out a motor, that they put a Perkins deeisile in it and 5 speed trany and 2 speed axle .
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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by redrobin » Tue Jun 05, 2018 4:45 am

I bet it got good mileage

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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Mike » Tue Jun 05, 2018 10:29 am

About the same technology as the 2-stroke Detroit Diesel..........................
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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Hayguy » Tue Jun 05, 2018 5:52 pm

Mike wrote:About the same technology as the 2-stroke Detroit Diesel..........................


2-3 quarts of oil a day....1/2 to burn, the other 1/2 to drip lol

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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Big Muddy rancher » Tue Jun 05, 2018 7:16 pm

Hayguy wrote:
Mike wrote:About the same technology as the 2-stroke Detroit Diesel..........................


2-3 quarts of oil a day....1/2 to burn, the other 1/2 to drip lol
Get enough of them on the road and it would be a big Boost to Alberta's economy :cowboy: :lol2: :nod:
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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Hayguy » Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:40 pm

Get enough of them on the road and Saskatchewan might have some decent pavement lol

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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Big Muddy rancher » Wed Jun 06, 2018 7:24 am

Touche :D

How would you know about our bad roads :???: someone must have told you cause you sure haven't been out for a drive. :cowboy: :nod:
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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by littlejoe » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:21 pm

Does the rest of Canada still say 'learners permit, 'eh?" when they spot a sasky license plate?

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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Hayguy » Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:56 am

BURN!! :lol: :lol:

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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Big Muddy rancher » Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:16 pm

Hey these roads ain't for sissy's. Anybody can drive on a wide smooth road, try herding a old cabover Mack down Hiway 18 and you can drive anywhere,
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Re: 2019 GM half ton to come standard with a 4 banger

Post by Hayguy » Sat Jun 09, 2018 12:31 pm

You would think that they would have good roads in that no matter where you live it's still 50 miles from nowhere LOL

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