"Eyelander" is a 1990 Luhrs 350 Tournament with twin diesels, that is well maintained and will make the next owner a great family boat or casual sportfisher.
Featuring accommodations light an enclosed master stateroom, head with stall shower and spacious salon and mid level galley, the Luhrs 350 Tournament is a great crossover sportfish/cruising boat.
She is powered by a pair of Detroit Diesel 8.2L four cycle engines that have proven reliable for her current owner and provide a great alternative to standard gasoline engines.
Please contact Mark Barish at 562-598-9433 (Bus) or 562-810-8801 (Cell) or via E-mail email@example.com for more information.
Detroit Diesel had been building only 2 cycle engines like the venerable 6-71 since GMC created the division in 1938, However, by the late 1970’s with the raising cost of diesel fuel and the inefficiencies inherent in their 2-stroke-cycle engines which caused them to consume more diesel fuel than their competitors’ modern 4-cycle engines, DDC realized that for them to compete in the growing medium duty truck market, they needed a cheap, fuel efficient engine to power medium duty trucks and school buses.
They developed a lightweight, slightly under-square (108mm bore x 112mm stroke) 500 cubic inch displacement, 4-stroke-cycle V8 diesel engine called the 8.2 Liter “Fuel Pincher” which was introduced in trucks and buses for the 1980 model year. Shortly thereafter, the 8.2 became available in a turbocharged version with the higher output models incorporating a charged air intercooler. Eventually, the 8.2 was marinized by DDC and a few third-party companies (including Johnson & Towers) and fitted into vessels.
The 8.2 engine utilized several design features found in some automotive gasoline engines such as short piston skirts. This led to the popular misconception that the 8.2 was an adaptation of an existing gas engine. While this is true of some other engines like the ill fated GMC 5.7L V8 diesel engine adapted from the Oldsmobile 350ci V8 gas engine, it is not actually true of the 8.2 which was intended to be a diesel engine right from the beginning of development.