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6.2 chevy diesel

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D1206

08-10-2011 06:49:24
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Could someone tell me what the high idle rpm is for this engine? It has 4.56 gears and it"s running about 3000 rpm at 60mph. Just wondering what the maximum rpm this engine could run for a long period of time (4 hr. trip). Thanks




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charles todd

08-26-2011 20:20:40
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to D1206, 08-10-2011 06:49:24  
My grandmother has an 84' Chevrolet 1/2 ton with the 6.2. It is gutless when pulling anything bigger than a lawn mower, but gets aobut 24 mpg. It used to get closer to 30 mpg before we turned up the pump after a rebuild.

I have thought about putting a 6.2 or 6.5 in my 1979 C20 with a TH400. I'm leaning torwards a 5.3 or 6.0 instead.

Good engine for MPG. Towing power... Mixed bag. There are turbo kits out there to make it have more power than smoke.

CT

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scotc

08-11-2011 18:59:23
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to D1206, 08-10-2011 06:49:24  
It's governed.



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FC Andy

08-10-2011 14:31:39
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to D1206, 08-10-2011 06:49:24  
I don't have my book in front of me, but on my 6.5 the redline starts at 3,500 and tach goes to 5,000 rpm's. I'll say it like this, I've ran that truck 2,500 to 2,700 rpm for 500 miles, twice, only stopping for fuel. Didn't phase it. It's a V8. Even though it's a diesel, it still needs to wind up a little. May I ask why you're trying to drive a low geared truck 60 mph on such a trip?



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doug in illinois

08-26-2011 15:54:14
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to FC Andy, 08-10-2011 14:31:39  
Back before I had to park my 87 with the 6.2 because of frame rust I hauled my Ford 5000 diesel to Illinois with it from Nebraska. A little over 400 miles up and down lots of the Missouri hills on Hwy 136.

RPM was never a worry as long as I maintained legal speed coming down the hills. Going up the hills I would put her to the floor and let her bark thru the glasspack dual exhaust.

Wish that truck wasn't rusted out. It made up in MPH what it lacked in power. DOUG

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doug in illinois

08-26-2011 15:55:33
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to doug in illinois, 08-26-2011 15:54:14  
Oops, meant MPG, not MPH. DOUG



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D1206

08-10-2011 22:03:59
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to FC Andy, 08-10-2011 14:31:39  
Four hours might be pushing it. I was just curious about the top rpm. Thanks for the reply



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Bob

08-10-2011 10:35:08
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to D1206, 08-10-2011 06:49:24  
Yep, that's about it!



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Mike M

08-10-2011 12:06:09
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 Re: 6.2 chevy diesel in reply to Bob, 08-10-2011 10:35:08  
LOL !!!!!!!!

That's sounds about right ot me too as I had really bad luck with mine. Wish I'd of NEVER keep it as long as i did.



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