my swap has begun. i am active duty army, 101st airborne. couple months before i head to afghanistan, so the goal is to get the truck runnin before i head out.
day 1 tear down has begun.
1980 k5. has 3/4 ton runnin gear, 8 lug dana 44, 14bff. 4 inch full spring lift.
406ci sbc. th350, np205. 36x14.5 ground hawg II's.
after my swap, it'll have a 2002 6.0 lq4, 4l60e, np205, dana 44, 14bff w/ disk brakes. plus a new interior.
i've ordered an engine, engine mounts, transmission to-transfer case adapter, radiator, rebuilt np205, a built 4l60 from bowtie overdrive, a fuel tank for a 91 k5, new fuel lines, and a dakota digital dash.
before the swap: