Motor Replacement - Luxury Coach Lifestyles
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-03-2011, 11:29 PM   #1
travelerrb
New Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Iowa
Posts: 2
Default Motor Replacement

Has anybody changed motor on a older Newell

I been thinking of changing to a 3208 with turbo. Cat dealer here thinks it would be major work.

My unit is a 1974 with 1160

Will the motor fit through where the radiator is or do you have to drop it out.

Any information and cost would be appreciated
__________________

travelerrb is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-04-2011, 12:47 AM   #2
HoosierDaddy
Senior Member
 
HoosierDaddy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Indiana
Posts: 424
Default

Cat dealer is correct!!
If the coach is a "keeper" and a re-power is unavoidable I would consider replacing both engine and transmission with a late model DuraMax/Allison.
Otherwise consider rebuilding the 1160.
__________________
1993 Newell 45'#316, 1976 Trans Am 455, 1967 GTO, 1953 Chevrolet 3105 (panel truck),1952 Chevrolet 3600,1969 Airstream Overlander. Always fixing something!
HoosierDaddy is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3
Disclaimer:

This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Newell Coach Corporation or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.



All times are GMT. The time now is 06:24 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.