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Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-11-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 115
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Posted By rwjohnstone
Thanks Resbum, I dont want to let it go, but time...

Thanks Resbum, I dont want to let it go, but time is not something I have laying around and if I did, I wouldn't use it to finish this project. Best of luck with completing yours, if I ever get out...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-09-2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Well the time has come, I will be selling off...

Well the time has come, I will be selling off this project soon, life adds lots of turns and the past few years have not turned towards this getting any more attention. I will be posting it up for...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 12-12-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Hey! This site still works! I am toying with the...

Hey! This site still works! I am toying with the idea of selling this project. I have never sold something like this before, any tips? suggestions? Encouragement for me to finish it instead?
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-30-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
thanks guys, I know the Getrag might die one day,...

thanks guys, I know the Getrag might die one day, but that is not today, and unless an NV4500 falls from the sky I cant sink more money into a truck I cant use right now, budget budget budget. I...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-01-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Well I am following the heard and moving over to...

Well I am following the heard and moving over to the Full Size Jeep Network, hope to see all of you there! So long IFSJA, its been fun :thumbsup:

:drivin: Jeep on. :fsj:
Forum: Diesel Swaps 03-04-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 175,842
Posted By rwjohnstone
Dang it Resbum... you need to stop coming up with...

Dang it Resbum... you need to stop coming up with good ideas or I will never finish my build.



Great idea though, looks good :thumbsup:
Forum: Diesel Swaps 03-01-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Yes, I will be turning it around to face the...

Yes, I will be turning it around to face the motor its just backwards now to bolt down so it doesnt fall out while i am designing. Thanks though :thumbsup:
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-28-2013, 09:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Thanks guys, another option i will be using on my...

Thanks guys, another option i will be using on my CJ is a couple of huge nuts (get your mind out of the gutter) like 2 or 3 inch thread. Here are a couple pics of the thinnest heater box you will...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-27-2013, 08:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
I have an entire drawer in my tool box devoted to...

I have an entire drawer in my tool box devoted to "modified" tools...:thumbsup:
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-27-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Thanks, I had a Mac wrench in one hand and a...

Thanks, I had a Mac wrench in one hand and a Jobsmart in the other....I just couldnt bring myself to cut the good one in half :rolleyes:
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-26-2013, 08:37 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
I got the twin stick fabricated, and I am...

I got the twin stick fabricated, and I am currently on a mission to get the heater box mounted in the firewall without hitting the down pipe from the turbo.... if I succeed I will show how it was...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-14-2013, 10:06 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
I decided to get the cab back to my shop so it...

I decided to get the cab back to my shop so it can go under the knife for all of the alterations I need to make. The original plan was to do this after it had seen a coat of primer to protect all...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-13-2013, 04:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,825
Posted By rwjohnstone
My plan is to chop and modify the blower and...

My plan is to chop and modify the blower and heater core housings as much as possible to shift it towards the passenger side as far as possible in an attempt to keep the factory controller setup. I...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-01-2013, 10:24 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,996
Posted By rwjohnstone
:banghead: My bad, I was posting all of that...

:banghead: My bad, I was posting all of that from my phone, it has been edited, sorry guys!
Forum: Diesel Swaps 02-01-2013, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,728
Posted By rwjohnstone
Welcome to the club! As a fellow new yorker i...

Welcome to the club! As a fellow new yorker i share your pain with all that rust. The jeep looks great, keep at it.
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-30-2013, 09:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,996
Posted By rwjohnstone
This is the after cooler that came on my 92 ...

This is the after cooler that came on my 92 dodge:

http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc369/rwjohnstone/DSC_2152.jpg

http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc369/rwjohnstone/DSC_2153.jpg
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Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-30-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,996
Posted By rwjohnstone
Mikel and SJTD are correct, those intercoolers...

Mikel and SJTD are correct, those intercoolers are smaller and would fit nicely in the valence, when I get to the shop tonight I can take a few pictures of the rotted one I have with dimensions if...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-06-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Not to much to report I did get another...

Not to much to report I did get another intercooler from a second gen Cummins. I am removing a few rows from it to make it easier to instal in the front clip. I am also doing the inlet and outlet...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 01-04-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,422
Posted By rwjohnstone
post 38 on page two of my build thread has my...

post 38 on page two of my build thread has my research for radiator sizing with a cummins. you should have no problems, good luck
Forum: Diesel Swaps 11-24-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
One step forward, two stumbles back:mad: I...

One step forward, two stumbles back:mad: I started to prep the intercooler today and under the paint there was about an 1/8 of aluminum dust and under the dust there are lots of pin holes...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 11-18-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
A lot of body work was done this weekend.......

A lot of body work was done this weekend.... sorry some of the pics are a bit...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 11-11-2012, 08:35 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
I got the valve covers all set, installed the...

I got the valve covers all set, installed the starter, new lift pump, oil pan, rear Ubolts and a lot of painting. Now I need the cab...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 11-09-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
Ha sorry Resbum, I wish I had found it sooner,...

Ha sorry Resbum, I wish I had found it sooner, then youcould have incorporated it before you installed the exhaust on yours. It allcame from my homemade valve spring compressor, a friend of mine was...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 11-09-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
and I think I have to make one of these now:...

and I think I have to make one of these now: http://www.cumminsforum.com/forum/3rd-gen-powertrain/498622-my-homemade-exhaust-brake.html
Forum: Diesel Swaps 11-09-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 29,033
Posted By rwjohnstone
I got the 60 lb springs in, picked up a new oil...

I got the 60 lb springs in, picked up a new oil pan,

http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc369/rwjohnstone/DSC_2038.jpg
http://i1208.photobucket.com/albums/cc369/rwjohnstone/DSC_2046.jpg

and got...
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