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Thread: Swapping in another diesel?
07-02-2007, 12:46 PM #1
Swapping in another diesel?
I've been reading a lot on the 4BT Cummins engine. 3.9 liter, 4-cylinder, 105-120hp, gobs of torque, can mate up to all sorts of transmissions. They are typically found in step vans (bread vans and the like) and are a pretty good size for swapping into everything from full-size pickups to Jeeps to RV's.
Anyone on this board ever put a 4BT into their C/K truck?Alan Moore | Wichita Falls, TX
2000 Durango Sport, pewter/black, 318/44RE, 221K
1998 Silhouette GLS, charcoal/gray, 3400/4T65E, 208K
1995 Cutlass Ciera SL, white/blue, 3.1L/4T60, 98K
1976 Gran Torino, white/blue, 351C/FMX, 92K
07-03-2007, 10:52 AM #2
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Not a Chevy truck.
I put one in a 88 Toyota 4x4 about four years ago. I got the engine cheap because it had 270K on it, I planned on rebuilding it later when funds became available but sold the truck instead to a friend of mine. He uses it as a daily driver and has 420K on it without a rebuild.
It's a great little engine but may be a little underpowered for a fullsize truck.
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