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Author Topic: Was there an 8V-71 DDEC?  (Read 540 times)
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« on: July 28, 2013, 08:11:49 AM »

Or just the 92 series?

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« Reply #1 on: July 28, 2013, 08:19:53 AM »

Yea there was a DDEC 8V71 I and II  same with a inline 6 and the 12v71  they are hard to find but they are out there in the marine world 500 hp smooth as silk running @ 2800 rpm ,I have a friend that has a set of 8v71TA DDEC's in his boat
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« Reply #2 on: July 28, 2013, 08:31:44 AM »

Thanks, I was curious because I thought that by 1990 pollution controls had made the MUI mechanical governor obsolete for new builds, but the list of available engines for the MCI's shows 8V-71 as an option.  Maybe only the earlier models had them.

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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2013, 08:00:46 PM »

Hi Clifford, so an electronic controlled turboed 8V71? Is it the same size as a turboed non electronic 8V71, or a different physical configuration? Is mileage better with the electronic metering? Thanks, lvmci...
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