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    1985 1900S new toy, and looking for manual

    As stated nozzles will not do as he noted Yellow fuel could be biological or could be biofuel either way if old is junk and will not run well on it. Goo in oil pan is a bad sign Good luck on getting it to crank over
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    1985 1900S new toy, and looking for manual

    Nozzles won't be the problem, unless absolute junk, usually do not drift like that over time. Pull the fuel filter drain it and bottom of tank, most times cheapskates used Old Fuel and it algae's up really bad, if did will be Black Goo. You are probably going to have to change most of the...
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    1985 1900S new toy, and looking for manual

    What was complaint of the breakdown? What was failure? Yes will be a Allison. I presume Hydraulic Brakes?
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    Nasty Rumor confirmed

    Almost bought a used 70 Harvester 1200 series truck in 72, nice looking and roomy but Chevy was less expensive for same years. Parts became a issue when discontinued Pickup line then the Scout line died off. Just no market share in late 70s.
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    For my NEXT trick

    Tests came back Negative, scary times currently with this virus.
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    Nasty Rumor confirmed

    TRATON runs MAN, SCANIA and VW Trucks divisions, Wonder if the name will change to one of these and COES will return in quantity?
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    Nasty Rumor confirmed

    Seems January this year VW offered to buy up International/Navistar, They have accepted VWs offer...
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    For my NEXT trick

    Is official, postponing until NEXT Weekend.
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    For my NEXT trick

    May be in Standby for a time, someone we know is being tested for the CV19 virus!! May not be able to work on the truck to move it for awhile but should know in day or so. Further estimates, CAT has a NEW Exchange 'Upgrade' p/n head for this, aftermarkets are running $3200-3800 range, Cat...
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    Hello from Colorado

    Welcome, are a few other hard liners on here but had gotten sparce for awhile.
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    Project REO Speedwagon

    Comes a time to straighten up the mess!! Most any shop that does pins in heavy trucks should be able to handle that one.
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    For my NEXT trick

    Already making estimates on the engine. So far a first bid, basic parts no extras(Still need to clean and inspect) $7500. Is going to need suspension work and some Superficial cleanup.
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    Time for a new post!!

    Middle of MO just south of the MO River at Hermann, the beginning of the Ozark Foothills. Taxes not bad, property prices ARE Escalating as the City Dwellers evacuate out to here. Are a number of stay away areas, too close in to I64 and I70 jct, or Columbia MO getting over toward KC, depressed...
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    Project REO Speedwagon

    Get any Further Steve?
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    For my NEXT trick

    Has been additionally brought to my attention as to CTP and IDP components in place of Dealer supplied parts for this engine internals, one Interesting component is for replacing the Twin Turbos with a single where adding a Blaylock Switchblade Variable Discharge mechanism Turbo to this could be...
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