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  1. 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...
  2. General Classifieds
    I am swapping out the 5 speed in my 87 Chevy for an auto so I have the entire setup for a squarebody chevy if interested. 1996 Dodge NV4500 HD I was told it was rebuilt not long ago and drove fine for the ~100 miles I put on it before pulling. Advance adapters kit (#50-9551) GM figure 8 NP205...
  3. General Discussion
    Check this out. I may or may not be looking to get rid of this thing. It's a 1977 G30, shorty, 4x4 conversion (Pathfinder most likely, although one of the front locking hubs says "Darvan" on it). 14bolt rear, 'heavy duty' Dana 44 front (ford style, low pinion, driver side drop). It also has the...
  4. 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...
  5. General Discussion
    hello again, I am trying to find info on hooking up the crank sensor to the tach.. I have looked and sorry if it is right under my nose but any help would be amazing... crank and tone ring kit to a stock gas chevy gauge cluster. I am running this Alternator and do not want to hack into it if...
  6. General Discussion
    Hello everyone, first time posting here on 4BTSwaps. Long time lurker though. None the less, I am sure many of you are far more knowledgeable than be when dealing with a cummins lineup of engines. So I figured I would post a question here. Currently I have a K5 (actually an M1009) with a 6.2...
  7. Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    I have a 1997 12V Cummins that I plan on swapping into my 1984 Chevy K10 original diesel short box. Has anyone done this conversion before? Any advice would be helpful. Thank you.
  8. General Classifieds
    Cummins 4BT with Chevy trans adapter and clutch. Engine is complete, oil pan to turbo. Has a factory Chevy alternator, power steering pump, and tach drive. Engine has rebuilt head, 60lb valve springs, Colt Stage 3 cam and lifters, 5x0.014 injectors, ARP head studs, 3200 rpm gov spring. Also...
  9. General Discussion
    I am 17 and wanting to start doing 4BT conversions. I am wanting to put a 4BT in a 90's Chevy, single cab long bed, 4x4, 5 speed. I do not know what kind of adapter(s) I need. I would greatly appreciate any advice I can get, Thanks!
  10. Vehicles For Sale
    Putting my project up for sale. Just don't have time or money right now to finish it. A very solid build, about 80% finished. Below are links to my build thread and Craigslist AD. Pictures in the CL Ad are a little outdated, I will update soon. Price is $9800. Well over $12k invested...
  11. Other Engine Swaps
    ok guys i got a 4th gen camaro that i want to swap to a 4bt. now i have a few questions i have not seen a thread on a 4th gen camaro yet always older camaros. i just want your guys input as to what i should do i have a few things i need to address before i start this project. here is a list of...
  12. General Discussion
    Hello Everyone. I have a 85 Chevy Truck that I'm trying to swap to a 4bt. It had a 350 SB Chevy in it originally. I purchased a Transmission adapter so the engine is straight up and down and not tilted with the stock GM adapter plate. Everything bolts up nice and looks good and I was going...
  13. Detroit, Perkins, Caterpillar
    I am planning to buy a 1 ton chevy or gmc in the 80's. I was set on putting a 5.9 cummins in but they are just to popular. How hard would it Be to squeeze a 6v53t detroit into a truck. I want to use a nv4500 or nv5600 with the np205 Transfer case. Are there any better transmissions for this set...
  14. Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    Hello all. I am getting ready to start this swap, and will be posting pics and progress as I go along. First I have a question. I bought a 1995 12 v Cummins, p7100 pump etc. stock motor no mods, was in a 95' dodge 1 ton. It had water in the in the fuel system. Changed filter, cleaned the screen...
  15. Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    first off let me state a few things: 1: i am not new to mechanics and have been around cummins engines all my life 2: i have the ability and knowledge to fabricate anything needed ________________________________________________________________________ Now on to my inquires! I own a 2000 GMC...
  16. Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Hey All, I know there have been a lot of posts out there on the chevy transmissions...because I've read most of them. I'm still having a difficult time deciding which route to go for my rig. I have a 1964 C50 cab mounted on an 87 v10 frame and running gear. Has 350tbi / 700r4/ 208. Looking to...
  17. Want to Buy
    I'm hunting for a cummins SAE 11.5 flywheel, I'm running a SM465 behind my 4bt with a sae 3 housing and I need an sae 11.5 flywheel to bolt to the chevy clutch.
  18. General Discussion
    In the near future, I planned to have a '73-'87 Chevy C10 Long Bed and will sport some mods listed below: -custom boxed frame similar to the original one (if the stock one is not up to the job) -Isuzu NPR 66P suspension, axles, brackets, small parts, etc. (anything that can be shelled out from a...
  19. Want to Buy
    Looking for Chevy auto trans adapter set up. Complete.
  20. Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    New to the site. Every time I search for anything this site is where I usually find the answer. Maybe someone could help. I ve got an 83 Chevy just started on the 4bt. Just wondering where the best place to get an adapter plate for 700r4. And if any are better than the rest. Want something good...
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