i have finally bitten the bullet and bought myself a 4bt. i am just waiting for it to arrive now. the plan at this stage is to hook the motor up to my t-18 to get it running and moving. i will look into more gears/overdrive later. i have found a sbc to toploader bellhousing. hopefully i just need to drill some extra holes for the t-18. make some engine mounts, etc, etc. i will post up some pics as stuff starts to happen.