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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 97 ranger 4bt sas

    Cummins into Fords
    So been cruising my 97 ranger for a few years now with the 4bt. But have bent a leaf spring in the front end so I suppose it's as good of time as any to go to coils. Running dana30hp. No not changing axle I love it and it's plenty for me. What is everyone running for coils on the ranger sas...
  4. WTB: 4bt to Ford front motor mounts

    Want to Buy
    I am swapping a 4bt into a ford f150. I am looking for the 4bt front mounts with the 45 deg angle to mount to the 300-6 frame perches. Thanks.
  5. SOLD!!! 4BT with Chevy Adapter

    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...
  6. AT542N questions

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    So the final piece to finishing my 4bt swap into my ford ranger is the transmission. I bought my 4b already mated to an allison AT542N tranny. I got no wiring or anything with the tranny and i am completely 100% lost and starting to get frustrated. So obviously its an automatic transmission so...
  7. Ford 4-speed to ZF5 conversion in a Step Van

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Greetings, I hope some of you have been through this process before and can shed some light for me. I'll figure it out on my own, but it will take 5 times longer than if I get feedback from someone who has already done it. I've got a 93 Grumman-Olsen Step van with the 4BT and a Ford...
  8. 1930 Ford Model A Tudor with 4BT

    Vehicles For Sale
    More pictures here for sale All steel Henry Ford body with Gaslight steel fenders. 4 inch chop, '32 gas tank out back. Running gear is a 4bt Cummins diesel with a hx-35 turbo, M5R2 5 speed transmission, and 9 inch rear axle. Interior has...
  9. 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...
  10. E4OD Trans questions

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Alright hey there, I have a 97 ranger that im swapping a 4bt in, but i want to keep her as factory as possible. (shes an automatic) So, I guess i was wondering if a gasser E4OD trans would be a good candidate. I would ranter not use a c6 cause i like over drive, haha. And AOD is the biggest...
  11. Help, Info, Etc, on a 4BT Cummins ranger swap

    Cummins into Fords
    I have a 1994 Ford ranger 2wd. Im about to pull the motor and transmission and will slowly acquire the 4bt and then the transmission. I am wanting to maybe lower the truck the 3/4in but i know i will be replacing the rear end, have to put stronger springs for the front. I need to know what...
  12. What transmission is this?

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Deleted link to insure my own sucess! found this on Craigslist. I am told it came out of a 89 Ford F 350 dually me it looks like a ZF 5 but it's listed as a six-speed. Google says only the c6 came in that truck
  13. 1975 highboy cummins build

    Cummins into Fords
    ok heres what im working with. 1975 250 chassis with a 390, c6, np203 t-case. 79 f100 cab and front clip with a flat deck (i will post pictures soon!!) I plan on swaping a second gen 12v engine and nv4500. if i can get a good deal i will buy a complete dodge truck so i can swap axels, t-case...
  14. 1994 3.0l stepside ranger 4bt swap

    Cummins into Fords
    i have a ranger that needs some beefing up. i am seriously considering a 4bt swap but i need to know what i need to do along with it, like tranny, clutch, rear end, and most importantly, what i can do to keep 4x4. im curious as to how much it would cost as well. the idea of putting a 4bt into a...
  15. T-19 Transmissions, AX-15

    General Classifieds
    Selling a few things. 4wd T-19 transmission with mated borg warner transfer case, has 56k miles on it. Has Ford bell housing. 2wd T-19 transmission with 0 hours/miles on it since rebuild by camerota transmission services AX-15 transmission out of a 1995 Jeep cherokee with 37k on it All are...
  16. 1st engine swap help!

    Cummins Tech Section
    Hi I'm new to diesel and am looking for helpful advice and suggestions. I have a 2004 F150 FX4 5.4 with 3.73 gears. I've been wanting to put a 4bt in it for a while. My local junk yard wants 700 for a 4bt off a stick duelly. Was wondering if it would work with an auto trans. My buddy told me if...
  17. e4od torque converter to flexplate question

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    So here's my problem, bought a hughes performance torque converter from summit with a 1200 rpm stall. The listing states that it is designed for diesel engines and engines over 400 cid. Well my little 4bt broke the weld where the snout for the pump meets the face of the converter. So I'm...
  18. 2wd and 4x4 T-19 Tranmissions

    General Classifieds
    Selling a newly rebuilt 2wd T-19. Was rebuilt by Camerota truck parts and has zero hours on it since rebuild. Also selling a used 4x4 T-19 with Borg Warner T-Case and Ford Bellhousing (was behind a 4bt in a breadvan) Asking $300 for the 2wd tranny and $200 for the 4x4 version. Both prices are...
  19. Bronco 2 4bt

    Vehicles For Sale
    1988 Ford Bronco 2 with 1990 4bta Cummins. Motor and transmission (TH400) only has 36,000 miles. Motor has upgraded turbo, after-cooler, and injection pump mods. Dynos more than a stock 6 cylinder cummins. 79 Bronco solid front axle and 9 inch rear. 36 inch tires mounted on recentered H1...
  20. 1984 Ford Escort Diesel Fit My 1971 Jeep CJ5?

    Ford Diesels
    Found a local 1984 Ford Escort with a diesel Mazda 2.0 motor. It has 135k miles. Oil looks good. No block cracks. No blowby. However, it does have a blown head gasket, which I am not worried about. My Jeep: -1971 Jeep CJ5 -T90 3spd manual transmission -4cyl Iron Duke (blown rod-hopefully...