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Old 10th November 2016, 12:50   #91
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Please consider the new MDi turbo (non CRD). The engine is economical and will remain trouble-free for long!
It would be a direct fit and I wont need to change anything else, except the engine and the engine mountings maybe, correct?
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It would be a direct fit and I wont need to change anything else, except the engine and the engine mountings maybe, correct?
I am not sure, but it MAY require an adapter plate between the housing and engine!
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Just went through the debate over engine swap in the forum and the end result of it seems to be that its better to overhaul and maintain the existing one. I ahve no engine related issues except the smoke at idle which has not gone despite almost 2 years and about 10000 kms. Mech says its probably the FIP issue. Is it possible to get a new or a new old FIP for the XDP now a days?
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Just went through the debate over engine swap in the forum and the end result of it seems to be that its better to overhaul and maintain the existing one. I ahve no engine related issues except the smoke at idle which has not gone despite almost 2 years and about 10000 kms. Mech says its probably the FIP issue. Is it possible to get a new or a new old FIP for the XDP now a days?
In that case please carry out a thorough overall and re-calibration of the fuel pump at a Bosch Authorized Service Centre, that should do the trick
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I need the experts help for solving the issue that I am having with my 63 Willys Station Wagon with Perkins P4 engine.The jeep has the original petrol model differentilal and it doesn't move smoothly on the road.

As its a 2WD, I need to use it for On Road use only and want it to move freely. Please advise on which differential will be the best for this option.

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Please advise on which differential will be the best for this option.
The original petrol differential was 5.38 as petrol engines are much higher revving engines. If you are going to use tyres upto 31 inches the ideal ratio for you would be 47/11 or 4.27. This is the stock ratio of the Non Turbo Mahindra Pick up.
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Hello Gurus,

I believe this thread is the right place for my question.
I have been looking around for a used Mahindra CL 500 MDI for a couple of months now.
I recently came across a 1996 CL 500 MD 4 WD (Its not MDI - see picture attached).
Could anyone help with key differences between CL 500 MD and MDI?
I could find details of CL 500 MDI (My family owns one too, its 2000 make) all over the place, but no luck so far with CL 500 MD.

Thanks a ton!
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Hello Gurus,

I believe this thread is the right place for my question.
I have been looking around for a used Mahindra CL 500 MDI for a couple of months now.
I recently came across a 1996 CL 500 MD 4 WD (Its not MDI - see picture attached).
Could anyone help with key differences between CL 500 MD and MDI?
I could find details of CL 500 MDI (My family owns one too, its 2000 make) all over the place, but no luck so far with CL 500 MD.

Thanks a ton!
Dileep.
I reckon it has the indirect injection MD-2350 engine of the International Harvestor lineage, as opposed to the direct injection engine that was introduced later!
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I reckon it has the indirect injection MD-2350 engine of the International Harvestor lineage
Thanks cpbopanna, I was sort of thinking in same direction initially, but at the same time I never thought the CL series had non - DI engines too.
It could be just me.

Anyway, I have asked for further details, hopefully will hear back soon on the true status.

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