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Old 10-03-2011, 06:48 PM   #1 (permalink)
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AM General/GEP' New 6.5 6500 Optimizer

250 HP, A 22% INCREASE
550 LB-FT, A 25% Increase OVER 440 LB-FT

210 AMP ALT STD,
400 AMP ALT OPT
HIGHER TURBOCHARGER BOOST PRESSURE WITH IMPROVED FLOW OUTLET
NEW MOTOR DRIVEN ACTUATOR FOR WASTEGATE CONTROL
STRONGER, THICKER CROSS SECTION CONNECTING RODS
HIGH STRENGTH,FORGED STEEL CRANKSHAFT
NEW DUCTILE IRON LADDER FRAME/GIRDLE REPLACING INDIVIDUAL MAIN BEARING CAPS
NEW CHARGE AIR INTERCOOLER
RECALIBRATED HIGH OUTPUT ELECTRONIC FUEL PUMP
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Old 10-03-2011, 07:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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How much ???? $$$$
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Old 10-03-2011, 07:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How much ???? $$$$
more than any 6.5 era truck is worth probably
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Old 10-03-2011, 08:41 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That's the P400 that everybody already knows about....

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Old 10-03-2011, 08:54 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I've been quoted $10,500 for a complete drop in P400.
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:12 PM   #6 (permalink)
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This one's $5700 on sale: http://www.65engineparts.com/inc/sdetail/960
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:23 PM   #7 (permalink)
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that is not a p400
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:26 PM   #8 (permalink)
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That's a regular optimiser not a p400

I have that engine in my truck.

Look at the turbo upgrade thread to see how it runs.

Vids on page 13 and turbo swap on page 3/4
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:34 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I'll wait for the military to buy a crapton of them, use then for an hour, yank them and then liquidate them for $1000.
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Old 10-03-2011, 09:39 PM   #10 (permalink)
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I got mine for 1.800 shipped to the door!!!
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6 WAY ADJ. TUNE not so anymore.
TESTING OF AT@T completed! Better turbo back on Thank God!!!
New injs.popped to 2250
boost/trans/egt.and backpressure gauges.
D/E perf. exh. PMD relocated in the bumper
DMAX fan and new fan clutch .
WTA Intercooler WMI stage 3 system

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