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vee10td 01-06-2013 09:23 PM

Last year 534 was offered?
I always thought it was 1978, but then I heard 1981?

85e150six4mtod 01-07-2013 12:18 AM

FWIW, Wiki says '81. Can't find any other source on line right now.

vee10td 01-07-2013 01:18 PM

Yeah, I thought I saw in the 1981 C-Series brochure that it still could be ordered with the 534. I wonder what it's last years horsepower&torque ratings were.(?)

85e150six4mtod 01-08-2013 10:45 AM

Best I can find is post 10 here:

Louisville Joe 02-01-2013 07:43 PM

The last year was 1981, and the 534 was offered in C/CT-900's and Louisville 900's. VERY few were built after 1977 or so, and most of the later ones ended up in fire apparatus or were industrial 'crate' engines. I don't have the H.P. and torque figures handy, but at the end the 534 was in the ballpark with the Lima 429. That was a big reason why it was dropped in 1981.

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