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Old 05-11-2013
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Re: Yanmar mounted on Volvo Bed

Originally Posted by Freerider View Post
Rebuilding a 1979 MD11, an engine they don't make parts for anymore? No offence but that's terrible advice......
No offense taken, I'm not an historian on Volvos. I presume you would have agreed, if parts were available.

Good luck with your mods. I'm sure you'll get it to work, but it seems like a remarkable PITA to me. When I think about all the high tech engineering that goes into OEM setups, only to find some nano-tolerance causes a recall 6 months off the shop floor, my head spins to think of this swap out.

Sincerely, good luck with it. Beyond my pay grade.

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