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  1. Need help on deciding swap.

    Isuzu 4BD1T/2T
    im new to the forums been a lurker to all of em but never posted and dont generally participate in forums so if this is in the wrong section im sorry but i dont think my question has been answered. I have an 88 isuzu pickup and i want to swap in a diesel for gas mileage and better low end than...
  2. WTB: Isuzu NPR NQR intercooler

    Want to Buy
    Hello, I am looking for a large inter cooler from a diesel NPR 4bd2t / NQR 4HE1T cabover truck. I am looking for an inter cooler in good condition. Send me a PM if you have one or see one for sale. Thanks for the help!
  3. Cummins swap in 99 K2500 4x4

    Cummins Tech Section
    Tired of my 350 and looking to do a cummins conversion in my 99 K2500 LS 4x4. It's the old square body style with stock t case and IFS. I plan on doing a SAS but I'm not sure which axel to go with. Not looking to go crawling really plan on this truck to mainly be a daily driver and a toy on the...
  4. newbie from norcal

    General Discussion
    ok so i have a few questions, to start off i have a swap in mind that i'm sure no one has done yet. i currently own a 1981 toyota celica gt, a small 4 cyl liftback that i have plans of building into a diesel. now i do know that a om60x series mbz diesel will with and be legal here in the...
  5. 1984 Chevy Scottsdale swap OE 6.2L for 4bt. I NEED HELP!

    General Discussion
    Hey all, I'm a newbie here. I have a 1984 Chevy Scottsdale 4x4. My original 6.2L diesel froze up on me after 400,025 miles of hard work. I'd like to put a 4bt in its place. I have a 700r4 tansmission. My knowledge doesnt go much further than general maintainence, however Ive dropped and lowered...
  6. 4BT swap into GMC Sonoma.

    General Discussion
    I'm starting this swap soon with my step dad, and have a couple of questions about buying the motor..I'm most likely going to buy a Long block, and was wandering what all I would have to buy to have a complete motor..Plus we are doing a SAS swap and a spring over. Just want to now a ball park on...
  7. 1973 IH Travelette Perkins swap

    Detroit, Perkins, Caterpillar
    Hey all! I've been working on my 1973 IH Travelette for a few years now, at first it was just a standby hauler until I got some money together. Now it's down to the frame and the thirsty 345 V8 has made way for a 1980 6.354 Perkins mated to an IH T-34 OD trans. I know my way around a diesel...
  8. 1978 280z ld28 diesel conversion.

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    I guess it is time to start another build thread. Some of you may remember my 4BT YJ Jeep I build a while back, or the Isuzu rodeo diesel I built. This build will be a whole new animal! I am excited to be repowering my "first car" that has been sitting up for more than 10 years now. I have been...
  9. HELP Need Advice wanna swap in a diesel in F150 i have

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    I am wanting to swap in a diesel motor in my f150 i love these f150s only lifted lol this is second one first one ran great no issues at first one had idiot buy lift and put on it was junk so i got tired of replacing front end parts this one burns oil, metal coated magnet really bad then all...
  10. What Cummins engine would you recommend for a Grumman Olson 22 ft. Stepvan?

    General Discussion
    I'm about to buy a Chevrolet P30 Grumman Olson 22' It has a Chevy 350ci V8, automatic 3-speed transmission in it. What i want to know is: - What diesel engine would you recommend? - Is there a new engine out there? How much it costs? - Where and who can do the swap engine job? - What else would...
  11. Gas tank and fuel lines????

    General Discussion
    Ok, so after i swap in the 4bt and make a cross memeber for the tranny and everything is ready to go, then what? Besides getting all the gas out of the tank and rinsing a little with the diesel, what else is needed? Do I need to replace the float/sending unit in the tank? I have no clue, but I...
  12. mercedes benz 300d drive it till your ready for the engine swap

    Vehicles For Sale
    77 MB 300d good driver, interior shows 33 yrs of use. new starter, injectors, glow plugs, trans service, fuel filters, and oil change located in 95037 zip ( morgan hill, ca) $1000 drive it home