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Trenton North produced last 3.8 V6

by David Zatz on

Trenton Engine North

Trenton Engine North assembled its last engine on Friday, a 3.8 liter V6 — which celebrated its twentieth anniversary this year. The plant started out around six decades ago with pumps and air raid sirens, made legendary Chrysler V8s, then four-cylinder engines for K-cars and Neons (among others), and finished up making V6 engines for Jeep Wranglers. Chrysler is expected to continue to use part of the plant for making engine parts to be used by the neighboring Trenton South plant.

These photos were taken by an employee on the last day; numerous people brought in their cameras to record the event.

cold test

final 3.8 engine

gauge station

For more photos, see our Trenton Engine North page.

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