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Offline DaveG

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Big Power
« on: January 20, 2010, 12:25:27 PM »
For those wishing to repower with something a bit larger than most, here are some Cat C-18s that someone could get a great deal on.SURPLUS DEAL ON CATERPILLAR MARINE DIESEL ENGINES

 

I have 5- engines involved in shipping truck accident. Marine cat 2008 C-18 twin turbo 1015 h.p.

all 5 on factory crates shifted and rolled together. Damage to bolt on components such as alternator/bracket, starter,dented  oil/air lines, air cleaner, gauge panel, turbo & oil pump.

there is no warranty on the motors. located in south carolina currently.

owner asking $69,000 U.S. per unit. let me know if any interest.

Offline TomC

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Re: Big Power
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2010, 03:05:19 PM »
Way to much money, wrong application.  The truck versions will put out 7-800hp.  You'd need a radiator the size of the front of the bus to cool over 1,000hp.  Then there are the electronics?  Good Luck, TomC
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Offline luvrbus

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Re: Big Power
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2010, 03:34:26 PM »
Not a bad price Dave I know my brother paid a lot more than that for his C-18's in his boats (4 in each)


good luck
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