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  1. General Discussion
    I’m swapping a stock power, early 1st gen 6BT and an NV4500 into a 1998 Chevy K2500. I’ll be running the Cummins mechanical fan. The truck currently has a 350/4l80e with towing package. I don’t do any towing but I do live in Texas (very hot). Is there a general rule of thumb for surface area or...
  2. Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    I am going to be starting my swap soon. I have a 94 12v out of a freightliner fl70. I found an adapter plate here in Canada cheaper then I can import one and it uses no flywheel spacer and no starter spacer. My question is for you guys who have done a similar swap. What clutch setup do I use? I...
  3. Fummins Econoline E350

    Fummins Econoline E350

  4. Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    have a 1986 chevy Silverado and a wrecked 1994 dodge with 12 valve 5 speed. have a few question's? 1. what to do about the front end has a d60 I think, pumpkins on the passenger side, dodge is on the driver side :/ also its currently a 4 speed. 2. do I need or should I do any type of body...
  5. Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    Hey guys, thought you might be interested in my latest project, even though it isn't a 4bt this time.
  6. Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Okay, so I'm doing research into a 6BT swap into a '65 - '67 Lincoln Continental and before i start the project, I want to have all the foreseen needed parts. So my question is this; if I swap a 6BT into the Continental, what would be the best transmission to use? I would prefer a manual, since...
  7. Vehicles For Sale
    Up for grabs here is this fine example of a very rare GMC Van-T conversion by El-Dorado. For those of you who aren't familiar (and there really is no shame with not being familiar with something of this caliber, because it really is one of the ugliest things on the planet, which is what makes it...
  8. Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    can you use the 454 flywheel and clutch on a cummins using the 4 spd tranny?
  9. Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    hey i got a 91f150 lookin to swap my 302 for the 6bt. so does anyone have any info on good ways to do that and which combo of transmission, transfer case, and gears that would be good as a daily driver but still be able to pull if i needed to? i plan to switch to 3/4 ton at some point in the...
  10. General Discussion
    hi everyone new to the forum and got some questions. i have a 1980 chevy 4x4 lookin to swap out my old 350 for a cummins. im lookin for a bellhousing, crossmember, engine mounts, clutch presure plate, and flywheel info. i would like to keep my sm465 trans. i know that the old p30 stepvans had...
  11. Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    The 1995 12v 160hp engine made it here from California this am! Picked it up from a guy who swapped it out for a 24v and 5sp...because he needed "more power" Um..OK...that is what a fuel plate is for...oh well. 180K and the only "leaks" I can see are around the valve covers and some down by...
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