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    Default 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

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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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