Long time lurker, short time cummins owner

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    In the process of transplanting this 1992 12v into a 1979 F250. I have always wanted an old cummins, and even though the NP435 doesn't have OD, 3.54 Diffs and 39.5" swampers should bring the RPMs down to 1800 at 65 mph, in 4th gear. I used DCS's motor mounts, an 11" ceramic clutch and a ford small block adapter.

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    picked this up for $1750,

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    1979 F250 with the married 205 and np435, dana 44/60

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    engine installed, will have to cut my hood for that cute 5" hood stack.


    cut me a lil slack as I am working with basic hand tools, but have a real love for these rust buckets. Do you think that I will have cab noise with that stack setup ;burnout
     
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    WHAT? I CANT HEAR YOU!!!!
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    Looking good.
    Is this going to be a daily driver?

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    Haha no, sadly this will not be a DD, more like a bombproof dirt roader/go anywhere where there are no roads type of truck. Exhaust from the engine compartment is against Oklahoma regulation, but I mean this is Craig County. once youre out of town, youre out of earshot.
     
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    Ah.... gotcha. Your not far away.
    Yeah, they don't typically care too much around here. Lol

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    A little before and Almost After on the engine bay. looks like an upgrade to me!

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    mocking up the intercooler lines. battery will need to be moved to the rear passenger or front driver's side.

    really hope there is enough room for a 6637 up front as well.

    I am going to need one funky lower radiator hose.
     
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    I just noticed there is a subforum dedicated to swaps. I shouldve posted this over there. sorry all
     
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    I didn't even notice. Lol
    I'm sure someone might swing by and can move it.

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    Someone swung by......
     
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    trimming the grille tonight if it doesnt rain..
     
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    40s on superduty 17s, They defintely outsize those old 39.5 IROKs Bolt pattern spacer/adapter is in the mail, so is the high pressure 3/8 power steering splice. other than that, I just need to wire it up and It is done.
     

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