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Discussion in 'The Garage' started by eightyone, Feb 20, 2007.

  1. eightyone

    eightyone 1/2 ton status

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    does anyone know anyhtign about gettign one of these into a 78 1 ton crewcab? i planned on putting a 6.5litre in the truck, but came across this motor cheap, with a 5 speed tranny. its out of an international 6 wheel dump truck. just wondering what it would intale. thanks.
     
  2. sledheadak

    sledheadak 1/2 ton status GMOTM Winner

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    very heavy engine.you would need to beef up the front springs,make all new mounts for the engine and tranny,run a divorced t case.be a cool rig once it was done.not sure how good of mileage it would get.oh they sound real nice with a set of 2.5in/2.5 out glass packs.
     
  3. eightyone

    eightyone 1/2 ton status

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    is it just 1 motor mount on each side, and a tranny mount under the tranny? i wouldnt mind a divorced t-case. what about a computer or anyhtign, and power. thanks for the info.
     

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