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  1. Medium and Heavy Duty
    Hi, Does anyone know about the overall reliability and performance of the Caterpillar 1676 and 3408 V-8 diesel engines? The 1676 was essentially the same as the 1670 4-cyl (?) and the original 1673 6-cyl with its 4.5" bore and 5.5" stroke. This was retired for 1966 and replaced by the 1693...
  2. Medium and Heavy Duty
    Hi, For all those of you who remember the 8-cylinder derivative of the 4.5" bore Cat 1673 diesel, the 1676, what did you think of it at the time? Specifications: Bore: 4.5 in. (114 mm) Stroke: 5.5 in. (140 mm) Displacement: 700 cu. in. (11.5 liters) It was an OHC design, and was supplanted by...
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