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Old 04-01-2018, 03:29 PM
walderse walderse is offline
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Join Date: Mar 2018
Location: Sheridan, Oregon
Vehicle: TGB1314 converted with OM617A
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Hello to all.
I do not currently own a Volvo equipped with a D24T motor but am interested in learning more about this powerplant. Fifteen years ago I purchased my first Volvo TGB11 (C303) ex-Swedish army 4x4. A decade ago, I obtained a TGB1314 6x6 ambulance with a destroyed B30A gasoline engine. Rather than going stock, I was able to install a Mercedes OM617A turbodiesel engine. Same peak horsepower, greater torque, higher fuel economy and a red line of nearly 1,000 rpm faster than the original gasoline motor.

Last year, I took possession of another TGB11. This one is one of the AluZn rebodied and rust free truck. I do not know enough about the D24T engines at this point to consider this as a transplant candidate. Two days ago, I purchased a complete 1983 sedan with an excellent running OM617A engine. $500.

Take care.
Jim Molloy
Waldersee Farm
Sheridan, Oregon
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