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  1. Toyota transmission for 4bt --- Recommendation

    General Discussion
    I has a Toyota Land Cruiser Bj40 and want to swap the engine and use 4bt but , I need some recommendations I bought a toyota Transmission 5 speeds , I not really sure what transmission is like serie 70 is similar to the original bj40 but has 5 speeds the problems is exist a kit to make this...
  2. For sale 1997 ford ranger 4x4 4bt intercooled

    Vehicles For Sale
    For sale is a fun project. 1997 ford ranger single cab short bed with a ve 4bt millage unknown. Motor has new bigger Holeset hx30 turbo. Rebuilt injection pump with 30k miles on it. Low pressure piston pump. Dfi injectors I believe 6x16. Trans is m5odr2 and a bw4406 behind that. Running gear is...
  3. 95 Tahoe 4bt

    Vehicles For Sale
    I have finally decided to put up for sale my 10 year project. I finally feel it is done (or at least close as my ocd is in check). No expense has been spared on this build and I have well over 20k into it. This thread will grow as I add things and pictures as time allows. Some basics: About...
  4. Cummins Marine use in a Truck Swap?

    General Discussion
    I found a set of marine 4bt's about 3 hours away from me for $1500 each. I have a 2000 f150 with an m5od-r2 tranny in it, so it makes a perfect swap host. I was no intending on starting the swap for a while, but I like to look for motors on craigslist. I know the ancillary components are...
  5. 4BT in 79 f250 help!

    General Discussion
    I recently purchased a 4bt and I am planning on swapping it into my 1979 f250. It currently has a 351m backed by a t18. Truck is linked and is primarily used off-road so I’d like to keep the t18 If I can. What is my best option as far as sourcing out an adaptor plate/clutch + flywheel? I have a...
  6. '87 P30 4BT Trans Manual to Auto *Newbie needs help*

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Howdy! Newly registered but have been following this forum for a couple years. It has saved my behind a time or two and its great to have such an awesome community to look to! I am sitting on a 1987 GMC P30 bread truck. Its in need of a conversion from the 3-speed manual to a durable automatic...
  7. Rusty the Thiokol Spryte snow tank 4bd2t Jatco JR403E Build completed

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    Hi guys I thought I would get a thread started for my build since I will be sourcing a 4bt mechanical at some point in the future and may need help. I am not after a ton of power but rather reliability being the key factor. This a common swap in a snowcat community and I am here to learn. I...
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    Intercooler Install Sweptline D100
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    You would think I was "Rollin' Coal" but I was "Rollin' a Bad Turbo" ;-)
  10. 1961 Power Wagon with 4bt, VE, HX35, NV4500, NP205, Dana 60

    Vehicles For Sale
    All, Im selling my 1961 Dodge Power Wagon Town Wagon. I have had it for 5 years. The body is in standard shape for the era. It would come with spare roof, spare hood, 4 doors, another full set of glass, another dashboard, I have 3 options roller with all the body and spare body parts. $2800 obo...
  11. building a 4BTA and stuffing it into a 1974 Jeep DJ5c mail jeep, W/ Roll back doors.

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    alright so I have a 1974 Mail Jeep DJ5c and have a Dana 60 and 14 Bolt 4 linked under it. current suspension is solid welded pipe until I have a final weight to determine rather I want to run ORI struts or coil overs. I purchased my 4BT with a T19 transmission mated to it from a wholesaler Chad...
  12. 1984 Chevy Silverado - 4BT Swap

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    After a 7 to 8 year sabaticle (finished my Master's Degree) I am finally taking the plunge into the 4BT swap. I have learned quickly that the venture is not for the faint of heart. I am looking to get out under 7K. I purchased by 4BT in 2011 and 4L80E the same year. Then it sat in my garage...
  13. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Radiator on 4BT?

    General Discussion
    I'm working on installing the cooling system in a TJ-8 (sort of) and trying to fit the biggest intercooler and smallest radiator that I can get away with in order to provide room for the intercooler plumbing. I've spent hours going through all of the threads on here that have anything to do...
  14. Do ESN ever recycle?

    General Discussion
    I was taking a close look at the dataplate on my Cummins 4BT and finally setup a Cummins QuickServe account to look up the ESN. The ESN on my engine reads 455599906 which is 9 digits and not 8. If I enter the first 8 digits, it shows a completely different engine, the C8.3 liter. The date on...
  15. HELP! Stripped head bolt after torquing the head.

    General Discussion
    So 10 minutes ago, I am torquing the head on my 4BT that I just finished putting back together. I'm on the final stage of torquing with the +90 degrees section. On the final bolt, it makes a loud snapping noise. So I take just that bolt out to try and save the gasket and use the inspection...
  16. 1997 Cummins 4BT installed in 1997 Ford F-150 for sale

    Vehicles For Sale
    It is time to sell my project truck as I no longer have the desire to work on it. It is a complete running truck with a dead transmission so I consider it a collection of parts in a rolling package. 1997 4BT CPL 1967 Family VCE239R6DTRA A-Pump that was turned up by original builder. Original...
  17. Dodge Ram 1500/2500 For Travel

    Other Engine Swaps
    I have been contemplating buying an 04 or 05 dodge ram 4x4. The hinge in my choice is what frame I will need for my build. I have spent the last few months researching different small displacement diesel engines for one sole purpose... MPG. I will be driving 2000 miles a month for work. There...
  18. 4bt Ranger swap info

    Cummins into Fords
    Im thankin bout doin a 4bt swap to my 2000 Ford Ranger XLT is there any tips as far as what trans i should go with or what rearend i should put under the truck or just any overall information that would help me find the thangs i need to know to be able to do the conversion and thanks in advance...
  19. Land Rover Disco2: Out with the old, in with the 4BT!

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    So the time has come to take the next big step with my Land Rover project, out with the little 4L V8 w/slushbox & in with a 4BT w/NV4500. Been a lurker here for a long time & it's been forever since I posted much of anything on any forum, so between here & the Overland Bound forums (& I'll...
  20. 4BT rebuild kits

    Performance Discussion
    After doing plenty of searching on the forums, I have seen tons of threads from 2008 - 2011 with people talking about different rebuild kits OR people saying not to rebuild them because they are cheap to buy (what a time that must had been). Well its 2017 and 4BTs are approaching $5,000 for a...