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post #31 of 33 Old 07-29-2010, 08:23 PM
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So here is what i don't get about Cryco, they have Cummins diesel contract's right ? . . .

They own jeep and as of 2006/2007 they fully made it there own by running mini Van V-6's and Neon I-4's in jeep's . . .

Why wouldn't they build a Cummins powered jeep ? . . . I bet a Cummins diesel option would sell more jeep's then the jeep itself !

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Yeah, if Cummins would design a smaller cubic inch engine (lighter, less umph) and didn't jack up the base price 6k for it.


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post #32 of 33 Old 07-29-2010, 08:33 PM Thread Starter
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If they could scale down there engine to a light weight 3.0-3.5L 6 cylinder they would have it made.

6.7L/2 = 3.35L I-6, six cylinders so it will make power but a small CID to keep the power within reason . . .


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post #33 of 33 Old 07-30-2010, 08:44 AM
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Cummins has been working on 4.2 V6 and 5.0 V8 light duty diesel engines. Whether Chrysler ever buys them and uses them is still unknown.

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