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Forum: Diesel Swaps Yesterday, 02:29 PM
Replies: 143
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Posted By scout4bta
Welded...

Welded in:
https://i.postimg.cc/Z9mbZmjs/DSCN3889_copy.jpg (https://postimg.cc/Z9mbZmjs)
https://i.postimg.cc/0bJPwjBH/DSCN3892_copy.jpg (https://postimg.cc/0bJPwjBH)
Forum: Diesel Swaps 09-22-2022, 05:06 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Opened it up a bit more and test fitted the...

Opened it up a bit more and test fitted the cover.
https://i.postimg.cc/TK7yhjQd/DSCN3871.jpg (https://postimg.cc/TK7yhjQd)
https://i.postimg.cc/nMNfVXqy/DSCN3873.jpg (https://postimg.cc/nMNfVXqy)
Forum: Diesel Swaps 09-21-2022, 12:23 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Time for some exhausting work. First cut at...

Time for some exhausting work. First cut at it.

https://i.postimg.cc/qtLfJsRR/DSCN3865_copy.jpg (https://postimg.cc/qtLfJsRR)
https://i.postimg.cc/ns7z0w0W/DSCN3852_copy.jpg...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 09-09-2022, 03:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
At last it runs Great! All it took was a set of...

At last it runs Great! All it took was a set of new (standard) chrome rings, a set of standard bearings for the crank shaft and rods. A quick pass with a flex hone and a new cylinder head. Click on...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 09-07-2022, 09:43 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Compression test with unseated rings: 8 pumps...

Compression test with unseated rings:
8 pumps each

#1 400 psi, #2 400 psi, #3 375 psi, #4 400 psi


on the Second test came up with the same numbers.
Forum: Diesel Swaps 09-05-2022, 08:39 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
It was a good day. The head is torqued down,...

It was a good day. The head is torqued down, valves adjusted, exhaust and intake are on, torqued down and got the oil pump primed. The engine is on the test stand with the trans attached. Waiting for...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 08-25-2022, 05:18 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
The 2nd cylinder head arrived today. The first...

The 2nd cylinder head arrived today. The first one is still out there floating around in Fedex land, Fedex lost it.
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-28-2022, 11:24 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Got the cylinder head back from the machinist,...

Got the cylinder head back from the machinist, It's a write off. All of the valve seats had multiple cracks and there were several cracks from valve seats to the injector ports. A new complete...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-17-2022, 07:13 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Had to sharpen a chisel to a knife edge to pop...

Had to sharpen a chisel to a knife edge to pop the BB out. Then cut the raised area out.
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-17-2022, 07:09 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
I knew that the engine had been worked on (over)...

I knew that the engine had been worked on (over) in it's previous life, the idiots had reused a torn timing gear housing gasket and called it good....
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-16-2022, 03:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Decided to pull the pistons. The top ring on #2...

Decided to pull the pistons. The top ring on #2 was caked in carbon. Broke down and purchased the needed micrometers for measuring the journals and pistons. All the journals are in the middle of the...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 07-01-2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Have inspected the block, put in new rod and main...

Have inspected the block, put in new rod and main bearings, did not find anything out of the ordinary. Replaced the cam bearing, thats where all the "speckles" came from. The cylinder bore is well...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 06-14-2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
The good news, After a visual inspection of the...

The good news, After a visual inspection of the bearing journals, they all appear in excellent shape, including the cam. The cam bearing showed a little wear, replaced it. All of the crankshaft and...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 06-04-2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
There's going to be a small delay due to finding...

There's going to be a small delay due to finding some shiny speckles under the valve covers. Aluminum. I dumped the oil and saw more shiny speckles on the bottom of the drain pan, copper. Pulled the...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-27-2022, 09:16 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
The cold air intake tube was floating, it's...

The cold air intake tube was floating, it's secured now.
https://i.postimg.cc/xqbQWsCH/DSCN3472.jpg (https://postimg.cc/xqbQWsCH)
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-27-2022, 11:12 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
1. Mostly because I didn't think that the 4B...

1. Mostly because I didn't think that the 4B required anymore air than a 4.5 dia" (114.3mm) pipe could deliver. And I'm not planning to increase the horse power so the extra air flow isn't...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-26-2022, 06:00 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
The air box is mostly finished. Added an aluminum...

The air box is mostly finished. Added an aluminum plate to the front of the air box to cover the factory oval for the 6B and change it to a 4.5" hole to accommodate the cold air intake tube. Had to...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 05-07-2022, 06:35 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
The cold air intake for the airbox, that's a mock...

The cold air intake for the airbox, that's a mock up. I haven't been able get back to it, Lots of yard work on the ranch this spring. The previous owners laid rock on 1/3 of the back yard and the...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-25-2022, 05:38 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Cold Air...

Cold Air Intake:
https://i.postimg.cc/hhVxnS8S/DSCN3409.jpg (https://postimg.cc/hhVxnS8S)
https://i.postimg.cc/pmc5CyvB/DSCN3408.jpg...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-24-2022, 05:56 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
I decided not to grind the welds on the battery...

I decided not to grind the welds on the battery box and make it look pretty. The box is made from .062 sheet, the fender well is from .042-.030 depending on where you measure because of the uneven...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-23-2022, 05:32 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
The battery box is in and welded up, minus...

The battery box is in and welded up, minus 3/4" off the top. Found that the the box had a slope of 1/4" left to right, and a group 34 battery would have set level with the top of the inner fender....
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-19-2022, 09:22 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
I'm not welding the battery tray in for now just...

I'm not welding the battery tray in for now just in case there is some interference later on. The "plan" is for 31x10.50 and 2" spring lift to complement the 1" body lift.
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-19-2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
I've been brain storming the battery tray, how to...

I've been brain storming the battery tray, how to support the 54 lb battery and not have it tear the sheet metal and fall through on the ground. Not having FEA (finite element analysis) at my...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-09-2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
Ended up having to lower the floor an inch just...

Ended up having to lower the floor an inch just to be sure the air box would clear the hood. Roughed in, still have some pin holes to weld up.
https://i.postimg.cc/fS0tV0dq/DSCN3375_copy.jpg...
Forum: Diesel Swaps 04-01-2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 154,987
Posted By scout4bta
A hole for the Air filter housing, From a Dodge...

A hole for the Air filter housing, From a Dodge Ram Diesel 94-02.
https://i.postimg.cc/rz25VRF9/IMG_20220401_hole.jpg (https://postimg.cc/rz25VRF9)
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