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Old 05-07-2018, 04:49 PM
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Not much. It is a 2 owner truck, born and raised in Idaho, and he's going to put a 5.9 Cummins in the engine bay in place of the 400......... sigh.
I support this decision! I've always wanted a crew cab version stretched to a long box with a nice Cummins swap.
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Biggest problem is that they don't sit quite well in the older trucks. Requires a little firewall work to make it happen. I'm one that likes swaps that can be reversed without permanent damage. I did a swap in a 92, but they have a bit more room to work with, and even that was tight.
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Wow, I just died a little inside.

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X2 on that Ryan ....... very nice looking truck and hopefully he'll keep the original running gear to swap back in once he's gotten over the "cummins fever"
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I told him we could be friends but ONLY if he keeps the 400.
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I told him we could be friends but ONLY if he keeps the 400.
Hi Doug ..... definitely agree with that
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Hi, Mark. Are you headed into winter now?
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Old 05-14-2018, 01:51 AM
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Hi, Mark. Are you headed into winter now?
Unfortunately yes ...... as i have failed yet again to win lotto over the summer i'm stuck freezing my backside off in the workshop for the next 5 months. Today we had a particularly rude awakening to the arrival of winter which was signalled by an appearance of Jack Frost ........ he can bugger off any time he chooses - sooner the better
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Unfortunately yes ...... as i have failed yet again to win lotto over the summer i'm stuck freezing my backside off in the workshop for the next 5 months. Today we had a particularly rude awakening to the arrival of winter which was signalled by an appearance of Jack Frost ........ he can bugger off any time he chooses - sooner the better
Haha....hey Mark, maybe next year! (on the lottery!)
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