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  1. T6.354 Perkins engine to an automotive transmission

    General Discussion
    I’ve got a turbocharged Perkins 6.353 out of 760 combine that Im attempting to put in an 83 k3500 single cab gmc and was wondering where do I find the front balancer, what can I get it off of. Also as far as the flywheel and clutch or flexplate for an auto, where and what kind do I use for...
  2. 1991 gmc c1500 4bt

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    This is my 1991 GMC Sierra that I complete a Cummins 4BT swap, about 18 months ago. I used a 47RH transmission and modified the standard drive shaft, shortening the front section before the carrier bearing and adding the correct input spline. After having driven it for the past 18 months, I...
  3. 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...
  4. 12v cummins swap questions

    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...
  5. 1978 GMC Camper Special 3/4 ton pickup, Detroit 4/53T

    Vehicles For Sale
    Offering my pickup for sale. It was professionally converted when new at Longview Diesel Service in Washington State from a 454/400 drivetrain to a Brazilian made Detroit 4/53 turbo and New Process 5 speed manual transmission. It is not an overdrive transmission, but could use one. The engine...
  6. Allmaras Machine 4BD1T/2T Isuzu to GM adapter kits *Revised listing*

    Isuzu 4BD1T/2T
    First, thank you to all who have purchased these kits and other conversion parts from supporting vendors of this site. The GM adapter kits are close in function to kits that were sold by IDS, but with some design differences. Our bellhousing adapters are CNC machined from 6061 plate. The...
  7. gmc 1/2 ton om617 no brakes no temp guage no wipers

    Mercedes OM617 & Variants
    the brakes work ok but if im at red light or idleing for a while i gotta push hard real hard. i dont know the inner workings of a break booster its a 1993 truck no air bags or abs,i think there is computer hanging on the master cylinder what could it be for???? is the mercedes vacume pump not...
  8. video of my truck 90% done i hopr this works

    Mercedes OM617 & Variants
  9. Greetings from Western NY

    Personal Introductions
    Hey all - Been lurking here for a while and finally decided it's time to introduce myself. I'm here in western NY, mostly looking for an engineering job - but until that comes to fruition deciding what to do with an inherited project. Currently my stable has an 85 Mercedes 300 TD Wagon - my...