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which is better?


Created On Wednesday March 30, 2005 01:11 Diesel Talk
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I have a 87 international with the 6.9 diesel, it is dying.I am going to replace it but need info on which is better-the 6.9 or newer 7.3? Is the 6.9 sturdier? what can be done to gain more power for it? your answers will be appreciated.
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Seems like with the Ford crowd that owns trucks with 6.9 & 7.3's like the 6.9's better. Hypermax and Banks makes a turbo kit for either one.

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If I was you I'd drop a cummins in there. It might be a little more work with motor mounts and a new tranny but you'll be alot happier in the long long long run. Stop by a STERLING DEALER. That's where I traded my 94 International 699d series in on a STERLING. I didn't have anything done to it but in stock set up I received 5 miles better fuel economy faster top speed and 75% less down shifts. STERLING had a Cummins setup already in my truck. So they should be able to point you in the right direction. Good Luck!

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