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  1. Why does nobody swap the 1.9 ALH into older full size trucks?

    Volkswagen Diesels
    In the course of lurking on this forum, I have read a lot of great threads about swapping the 1.9tdi into all sorts of Jeeps, Rangers, Toyotas etc. However, nobody ever seems to put them in, or even consider putting them in anything larger. If something is never done, there is usually a good...
  2. looking for 453T

    Detroit, Perkins, Caterpillar
    Hello All I'm working on my project truck, a 1984 Chevy Scottsdale K10. It's the first vehicle I ever bought and I'm trying to bring her back to life. The old engine and transmission are pulled and gone, ready to put some Detroit power in. I've got a lot of good ideas from this site, and am...
  3. 453t Transmission Bellhousing

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Hello I was wondering what common transmission is used to bolt up to a 453t.
  4. 1975 ford f350 dually detroit diesel 3-53 conversion

    Vehicles For Sale
    i am selling my ford f350. it runs and drives needs to be completed body wise. i also have an auxiliary trans for it and a ruff flat bed for it. pics are on my thread of the truck. 3-53 n with a np540 5 speed. dana 70 rear 3.73 gears. spicer 7231d aux goes with it, brackets and shifter and...
  5. what transmission will fit my detroit 671

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    hello I just bought 2 Detroit 671 diesel engines, I was wondering what manual transmission will fit on my engine?
  6. 6v53TIA DDEC IV Parts?

    Detroit, Perkins, Caterpillar
    Anybody know the parts contained on a DDEC IV 6v53TIA? I know its made of crosshead pistons, turbo bypass blower, intercooler, aftercooler, electronic injectors, and glow plugs; but however I do not know the part numbers for the parts. I can't find ANY knowledge on Series 53 DDEC IV. If...
  7. Modifying a detroit NA blower for use with turbo

    Detroit, Perkins, Caterpillar
    hey guys, getting a turbo next weekend for my na 353 and wondered what do i need to do to my blower rotors so as not to destroy my blower. thanks for any info you have.
  8. Detroit Diesel 3-53n with eaton fs5005

    General Classifieds
    Good running detroit 3-53n, with governor, oil cooler, exhaust manifold, blower+cover, valve cover, oil pan, no 2 sae flywheel housing. with fresh cut 13" flywheel, brand new 4 puck ceramic clutch. eaton fs5005 transmission with #2 sae bell, have transmission parking brake setup also. asking...
  9. 6v53 in 80's chevy 1 ton

    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...
  10. Arizona Low-Rust M715 project and parts

    Vehicles For Sale
    Yes, this basically is a copy/paste of my ad on M715zone, but I figured I'd post it here too because of the number of people on here and there, and I know there are more 715 fans out there that might want one that aren't a member there. link to my build thread is in my signature, and here in...
  11. 453n detroit swap into f250?

    Detroit, Perkins, Caterpillar
    i am interested in putting my 453 supercharged detroit diesel into an older for. does anyone know which year would be the easiest to do this in?
  12. 3-53T Swap

    Detroit, Perkins, Caterpillar
    I'm new to the site and I currently have a Detroit project going on. The engine I have is a Silver 3-53T out of a trencher that the original owner swapped a 6bt into. The engine has about 1600 hours on it and after sitting it for a few years it wasnt siezed so i swapped the oil filter and put...
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