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Old 03-14-2016, 09:53 AM
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From what I've read the OM314 would be better suited for a big old bus than the OM617 even with a turbo. The OM314 is a good old mud plugger. If you want modern speeds (and want to fit modern brakes) I'd go for a twin turbo OM651 with a 7 speed automatic!

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