Originally Posted by vinniekq2
go test drive a newer diesel. If you like the way it drives then what you want is torque.Im not saying transplant a diesel,just look for more bottom end stump pulling power rather than high RPM horse power. many ways to get that torque. boost or displacement are the easiest.depends on budget,maybe both?how about a stroker with a small super charger making 500 pounds torque and maybe 400 HP at or below 5,000 rpm
I'm not really into diesels... I thought about it, but everyone and their brother is searching / driving diesels now (at least around here) and good ones are getting harder to come by.
If I'd actually discovered this forum prior to starting this project, a 383 stroker would have been my first step.
But alas, I've already sunk $3,000 into the motor and I might as well do what I can and be happy with it.