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Old 10-08-2012, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by vinniekq2 View Post
If you want a straight answer,then yes it can be done.You are dealing with an engine that burns diesel fuel.Gasoline is just another fuel.
True, Vinnie ... but you need a means of ignition when you are talking about using gasoline or propane as a motor fuel.

Diesel ignites because of the relatively very high compression, and does not require a spark to initiate combustion.

As I said to the OP earlier ... whare are you going to put this suggested HEI distributor? Does the cam have a drive gear on it? Is there a mounting hole for a distributor on a 6.2?

I suppose that you could employ a DIS-like system that uses a crankshaft or camshaft position sensor ... but that's a whole 'nuther level of complication when it comes to a 6.2 GM diesel.

The bottom line is that almost anything CAN be done. The question is (as I see it): "Does it make any sense to do it?"

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