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  • #16
    I’m pretty sure there is a 6.5 gm turbo charged diesel that would fit straight in. It’s used in the hummer
    but it will be a compromise and will certainly require serious thinking about drive ratios etc. They are really heavy too.
    There is a guy here in the U.K. that marinises the superb BMW 6 cylinder 3.0 and merc 3.0 engines. They are ideal and he mates to your bell housing. They have almost identical rpm power bands to the GM V8

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      The companies that were marinizing rhe duramax went out of business years ago with the exception of Gale Banks.

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