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  1. GMT400 Auto to Manual - Rewiring Reverse Light Switch

    General Discussion
    I'm in the process of converting my automatic 1998 Chevy K2500 to 6BT/NV4500. I've read that the reverse switch is located on the column on the GMT400s. I've removed all the componentry associated with the automatic shifter and now I'm trying identify which wires to reroute to the reverse...
  2. Deutz and Allison 1000

    Deutz & Other Aircooled Diesels
    Hello everybody, new member here. I have recently begun a project and was wondering if somebody knew of something before I go the custom machined route. I think I’ve gone through 400 threads with mention of Deutz engines and haven’t seen anything posted about an automatic transmission. I have...
  3. 6bt/4bt to ford np435, np205, ford 9in

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    wanting to swap a Cummins in my 1978 f150 ranger 4x4. It has Dana 44 I’m front, 351m, np435, np205, and time a Ford 9”. Can someone please give me a description of everything I will need and where I can purchase everything for it. Thanks!
  4. 07 Ford Escape 4BT Swap

    General Discussion
    So I have this 07 Ford Escape that’s dying out on me. My wife won’t let me get rid of it since it’s “her baby” but she says she’ll let me turn it into a project. I’m moving to East Texas soon and I wanna turn this thing into a mudder. Nothing super crazy thats gonna require countless of hours of...
  5. 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...
  6. new project jeep TJ and want to do cummins 4BT swap

    Axles & Differentials
    hi how are you guy Am new on this so hope you guys can help me, I have a 1999 TJ and want to do it diesel I have the engine already so my question is I want to do 1 ton axles what kind of axle do you guys recommend I will appreciate it thanks
  7. Grand Cherokee '98 ZJ Diesel Conversion

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    Hey Guys. First post here. I wanted to share with you my build so it could probably help someone who want to try a Diesel Swap on a ZJ. I just love Jeeps (solid axle mainly) I travel a lot (live on the countryside) so I needed a versatile vehicle that could handle well on heavy dirt/mud as well...
  8. Ford Expedition 1997 4.6 Engine Swap

    Cummins into Fords
    Hello guys, greetings from Honduras. I have a 97 4.6 4x4 Expedition with a dead engine. I use the car mostly for driving on the highway, with the load being a couple of guys that work with me, a couple of ladders and some electrician tools. I love the car due to it being very comfortable, since...
  9. '00 K2500HD Crew Cab 12 Valve Swap

    Cummins 6BT / 5.9 Conversions
    Hi there, I'm new to this forum. I bought a 2000 GMC K2500HD Crew Cab with a Gas 350 that had a terrible rodknock, and a 4l80E behind it with the intentions of Cummins swapping it. I have a 1993 Intercooled VE pumped 12 Valve with an Eaton Fuller 5 speed behind it, the Cummins drivetrain is in...
  10. Serious thoughts on the best Cummins for a K5 Blazer

    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...
  11. Central Kansas Bronco/4BT build! Anyone nearby?

    General Discussion
    Hello, After a couple years of reading/researching/getting the funds/losing the funds/etc/etc, I'm finally looking at purchasing my 4bt to swap into my '89 Bronco. I'm in Central Kansas and will be needing advice, help, etc. Anyone nearby with a rig I could look at, advice they could give, etc...
  12. 4th gen camaro 4bt swap.

    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...
  13. Tranny swap into '65 Continental

    Transmission, Adapter, Transfercase Discussion
    Okay, so I'm doing research into a 6BT swap into a '65 - '67 Lincoln Continental and before i start the project, I want to have all the foreseen needed parts. So my question is this; if I swap a 6BT into the Continental, what would be the best transmission to use? I would prefer a manual, since...
  14. New Help!

    General Discussion
    I have an 06 wrangler tj and am really interested in swapping for a cummins. I know the cummins will preform much better but i have a few questions. How much is this going to cost (estimate), i understand you need mounts, new gears, fuel lines and all sorts of other things, but could someone...
  15. jeep yj 4bt swap

    General Discussion
    Hi guys I'm about to start my yj diesel swap, I've been researching steady for a few weeks and I've come up with some questions that I just can't seem to answer. 1.) How do I tackle the fuel system? (Can I use the stock tank?, what kind of pump do I need? And with fuel lines should I use...
  16. 4BD1T in 1994 Chevy Blazer

    Isuzu 4BD1T/2T
    New to the forum, but I've owned a 4BD1T for years. Right now it sits in a 1969 Chevy 2WD truck, and with a growing family I'm looking to put the engine into a 1994 Chevy Blazer. If anyone has done this swap I'd love some advise and tips. Thanks
  17. 2002 Jeep Wrangler 4bt swap

    Other Engine Swaps
    Hey yall. This is my first post on the site, as i just made my account. I have a 2002 Jeep Wrangler TJ with a 4.0 straight 6 on it with about 174,xxx miles total. Me and a bunch of guys at my church are planning to go crazy on it. I'm funding the whole deal because it's mine, but they all...
  18. 6BT Powered 1974 Firebird 4x4 Edition

    Buildup Showcase Threads - All Engines, Vehicles
    The concept is a diesel firebird that sits about 4-6" higher than factory on 31-33" tires with 4 wheel drive. All this while maintaining a professional clean look like the 74 Plymouth Satellite with a 4BT on these forums. I have a 1974 Firebird Esprit I picked up about 5 years ago as a project...
  19. Looking for a JR403E - came behind the 4BDT1/2

    Want to Buy
    I have a motorhome with a toasted tranny, need one of these ASAP! I don't mind paying shipping. If anyone has an NV4500 2WD laying around with an adapter kit for that engine, I may be interested in going that route.
  20. Jonesy's Diesel Conversions Ridgefield WA USA

    Vendor Showcase
    Jonesy’s Inc. is an award winning custom automotive restoration and fabrication business located in Ridgefield, WA USA. Our primary business is custom auto restoration and fabrication. We do diesel conversions too and are interested in speaking with you about your diesel conversion project. Our...