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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2012 7:44 pm    Post subject: GTBD power upgrade Reply to specific post Reply with quote

I have a 54 GTBD that i would like to make some more power out of. I have the pump turned as high as it will go from the instructions I have read on this site. Under full load it hardly smokes. The pump was rebuilt but just isnt giving enough fuel in my opinion. I saw one on here that pulls 8 mph classes. I sure wish my tractor ran that good.
 
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2012 6:14 am    Post subject: Re: GTBD power upgrade Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Unfortunately your next step is a bigger pump. Fair Valley Performance did the rotary Bosch on my UB. It"s the same pump you have only for a 4 cylinder. They can put a bigger head on your pump and set it to whatever rpm you want to run. Your cheaper route would be a Roosa Master off of a 585 or even a G-1000. You"ll also need the accessory drive for the newer engine but it bolts right on, and don"t forget the lines...you don"t want to buy new ones.
 
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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:19 am    Post subject: Re: GTBD power upgrade Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Put a 605 kit in it. Then youll have all the power you could want
 
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:15 pm    Post subject: Re: GTBD power upgrade Reply to specific post Reply with quote

Is it possable to put the power cell heads on a 605 or better yet an early 800? I know you have to drill some holes but has anyone done it? Im thinking about it also.
 
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