[Vwdiesel] Fw: OT Diesel Cummins 5.9 "Performance"Gerry Wolfe gjwolfe at telus.net
Wed Aug 17 01:41:39 EDT 2005
>I attended the drag races at the Port Alberni airport over the weekend. >Jeez, what a nostalgic weekend - lotsa 60's Chevy II's and Camaros and >'Stangs and 'Cudas just having a great old time. > > Harbour City Diesel (a Nanaimo off-road tuning company) has a pickup with > a 5.9L Cummins diesel power. With street tires, turned low 12sec ETs > (said he basically got it moving and then feathered wheelspin until it > could hook up). > > Engine has twin sequential turbos, pumping out about 100PSI. Dyno's at > close to 1500 ft/lb torque. Redlines around 4500rpm. Says limiting > factor is fuel pump capacity. Owner is looking at running 10sec ETs when > he gets the fueling right without any more major mods. > > BTW, ran a couple of passes low 12's, blew up a turbo on third pass. > > This truck looks like a stocker (except for a pair of pipes exiting behind > the cab, ala big diesel). Put out a buncha smoke on startup. > > Jeez, gotta getme ona these!!! > > rgds, g.
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