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checking out an 89 superliner on Tuesday e9500..are they a dependable engine ??best rpm for cruise?? cost to maintain/overhaul etc??would be used to pull cement tankers up to 62000kg gvw
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Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 7 years ago
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

Yes, it is a 1988 Mack Super Liner E9 500 12 speed trans. What should be the optimal RPM to cruise at 100 KPH (62 MPH)

Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 7 years ago
Than You for that
As it stood years ago, and still stands now,
you can't kill a Mack (Mack Mech. 34+ years), plus others
rebuild time, if proper oil changes, and filters, it will go 1 Million miles
Cruise RPM, is optimum 1375 RPM
Over haul is approx. $ 8K
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Customer reply replied 7 years ago

1375 RPM for a 62000KG (137000 lb) GVW seem really low. I am not really familiar with the Mack V8s. Is this engine as dependable as the Mack 6 cylinders such as the E7 400. I am potentially putting a fair bit of cash into this tractor and cannot afford to make a mistake. Are parts still readily available? Thanks Dave

Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 7 years ago
Hi Dave
Yes that RPM is correct, on cruise,
for best Mileage, but you may want to be at 1450 RPM
Parts ,yes are available , so is Mechanic's to work on them
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