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Old 11-30-2014, 08:21 PM
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Free Perkins Engine!

I have a perkins engine in my 1976 Ford F100 that is set up for a Standard transmission. I want to give it away.

I have everything someone needs to bolt it into a truck. I want to give it away if someone wants it. It runs but the engine has a rod knock.

The price is free. I got in the mid 20 MPG with the set up. The engine is out of a 1966 Massey Fergureson Combine. It's been in my truck since 1983.

I have the flywheel, mounting brackets, adaptor plate, recent injector pump rebuild, alteranator, starter, etc etc.

Hard to beat free.

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Old 12-01-2014, 11:13 PM
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I'll be calling in the morning... hope I'm not too late. I'm always playing with various diesel engines and would love to add this to my collection!
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Old 01-16-2015, 01:29 PM
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A big thank you to kehoeautomotive! I cruised down to New Orleans and he loaded me up with a clean Perkins 4.236 and lots of goodies... everything I need to drop it into another Ford. Right now, I'm thinking it will do nicely in an Explorer 4x4, mostly because I already have three other Ford pickups! And all of them are two wheel drive.

I'm talking with a machine shop about diving into the bottom end to fix that knock. We'll just go from there. This is a race shop so I know it will be done right and they have experience with Perkins as well. I like the idea of a mechanical engine. No computers. Nothing fancy. I'd like the option of adding a turbo but that's not necessary.

I read of someone who put a 4BT Cummins in an Explorer and is getting 35mpg. Granted, that's a turbo but with the lighter weight vehicle, hopefully I can even improve on the previous 26mpg average.

If this served the previous family for 49 years and a rebuild can get only half that many years, I'll be 80 and still driving with this engine.

Thanks again to Kehoeautomotive!
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