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Offline busenthusiast

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Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« on: January 04, 2011, 08:15:05 AM »
Found this manual on eBay and was curious if it would suffice for my older 8V-71?


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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #1 on: January 04, 2011, 08:25:41 AM »
Billy,

Should do just fine.

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2011, 09:01:40 AM »
Seems like a pretty good deal....money wise...

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2011, 10:28:30 AM »
Seems like a pretty good deal....money wise...

The information is priceless, no-doubt - but there's no paper here at all - you're paying over 30 dollars to receive 3 CD-Roms, which cost pennies to make. The seller might be paying a licence to Detriot Diesel for each CD he burns....but I bet he isn't.

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2011, 11:02:22 AM »
Jeremy, that brings up a good point. Does anyone have a viable alternative?

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2011, 11:36:18 AM »
Billy,

Search on eBay for "v71 manual" and select sort by: "price + shipping: lowest first". Plenty to choose from.

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2011, 09:37:45 PM »
Billy -

Just an FYI - the printed shop manuals for the V71 completely take up two 3" three-ring binders.  They may still be available new from your local Detroit Diesel Allison distributor - ask at the parts counter.  Mine cost me $100 ten years ago.  They're now packed in a box somewhere in my storage unit after moving. . .

If the CDs are accurate reproductions, consider the space requirements, and the fact that you can print out the pages you need for the project you're working on, w/o making a greasy mess of your hard copies.  Plus, when you're done, you can recycle the used paper.

FWIW & HTH. . .

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2011, 09:48:17 PM »
I found at least four on ebay motors a year or two ago for pretty decent prices.
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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #8 on: January 05, 2011, 08:33:18 AM »
I have one of those. Email me (anjalewis@gmail.com) your address and I'll send it to you. :)

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #9 on: January 05, 2011, 09:00:30 AM »
A good set of manuals for a 8v71 from DD will be in the 300 to 400 dollar range with all the service bulletins over the  years,the Cd's are ok but lots missing on those

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Re: Would this manual be sufficient for my '64 PD4106's 8V-71?
« Reply #10 on: January 05, 2011, 10:03:11 AM »
lvrbus;

I have the maintainance and the parts manual but isn't there a rebuild manual also?

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