INSTALLATION TIPS FOR NON-STANDARD ENGINES
The following are comments on installing reman engines in applications
for which the reference engine was not originally designed. Installation
under these circumstances can be greatly aided by comparing the consist
of the reman engine with the consist of the engine being replaced. Reman
engines are configured from a production engine that was designed to be
installed in a particular OEM chassis. Reman engines may be installed in
chassis other than what they were originally configured for if certain
engine groups affecting chassis interface are modified or exchanged
between the engines. The following is a list of reman engine models and
the chassis the reference engine was designed to match:
The engine groups needing possible modification or exchange may include flywheel housing, exhaust manifolds, water lines, oil lines, fuel lines, air inlet, exhaust location, and oil sump location. Refer to engine spec sheets to determine if the engine being installed will cause chassis modifications due to increased height or width.
Using a reman engine to replace an engine with different aspiration, mechanical control versus electronic control, or a different engine model can be accomplished in some cases. The following table contains possible exchanges with comments regarding written guidelines, parts compatibility, changes to chassis interfaces, and other considerations. The table is not intended to completely describe all the concerns that may be encountered in an installation.
The following concerns should be addressed with any conversion: