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3500 & 3500HD Parts FOR SALE / Re: GM flywheels
« Last post by ED-NY on October 15, 2019, 07:21:30 AM »
Going only by part numbers...none of these are 7.4 specific.
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3500 & 3500HD Parts FOR SALE / Re: GM flywheels
« Last post by Phil Hess on October 15, 2019, 12:16:32 AM »
will any of these work on the l21 7.4?
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Engine-Driveline-Wheels-Tires / Re: IH DT360 swap
« Last post by someotherguy on September 07, 2019, 08:35:48 AM »
Jim!  No worries at all.  Just my take on what Ed had already posted - the swap sounds like a nightmare.  Would hate to see you get money deep in it and hit a brick wall.

I've got no room to talk; I still want to put a 6.1 Hemi / 5 speed auto out of an SRT8 into an early 90's C1500, along with whatever other donor car parts I can make work, too. :D  Talk about a nightmare, mostly electrical/computer disasters just waiting.

Richard
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Engine-Driveline-Wheels-Tires / Re: IH DT360 swap
« Last post by jim in n.y. on September 05, 2019, 07:24:07 AM »
Didn't  mean to sound like I was talking down at a Cummins swap. You are correct about them in your observations. They are the practical choice for diesel swaps in our beloved HD's. Sometimes I like to be a little different.
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Engine-Driveline-Wheels-Tires / Re: IH DT360 swap
« Last post by someotherguy on September 03, 2019, 06:49:17 PM »
I can understand the desire to not do what "everyone" else is doing, but the reason 5.9 swaps are so popular is it's a great engine and has a lot of aftermarket support.  It's kind of like why everyone (no quotes, literally everyone) is doing LS swaps.  The people I see looking down on those are the same type that in the past would look down on everything having a small block Chevy swap.  Hey; they work great, you can make it happen, and not blow a fortune/lose your mind doing it...and actually finish the project in time to enjoy it.

Something to think about!

Richard
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Engine-Driveline-Wheels-Tires / Re: IH DT360 swap
« Last post by ED-NY on September 01, 2019, 09:37:16 AM »
I did a search of "DT360 swap" and found a bunch.

This one caught my attention:

http://www.binderplanet.com/forums/index.php?threads/schoolbus-dt360-engine-swap-in-truck-horrors.101202/
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Engine-Driveline-Wheels-Tires / IH DT360 swap
« Last post by jim in n.y. on August 31, 2019, 05:15:43 PM »
Anyone ever done a DT360 swap into an HD? If so which trans? Any major hurdles besides custom mounts etc.? These engines are supposed to be a little beefier than the 5.9 Cummins , can be P pumped and easily make 300 HP. It would be cheaper to go with the Cummins ( not by much ) but I don't want to be yet another guy doing yet another Cummins swap.
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Body-Interior-Electrical / Re: re-caps for rear
« Last post by jim in n.y. on August 21, 2019, 03:03:24 PM »
That's a great tip! I was not aware of that possibility. I run empty most of the time but when I'm loaded down it's usually quite heavy.
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Body-Interior-Electrical / Re: re-caps for rear
« Last post by someotherguy on August 21, 2019, 10:32:20 AM »
They don't appear to offer the 225/70/19.5?  Do beware a 245/70/19.5 is a bit wide for the 6" wheels on the 3500HD.  They're recommended for a 6.75-7" wheel.  I ran some Goodyear G647-RSS in 245/70 on my HD and the rear sidewalls got pretty close to each other under load.  If you load the truck heavy they may rub.  This pic may help give you an idea..



Richard
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Body-Interior-Electrical / Re: re-caps for rear
« Last post by jim in n.y. on August 21, 2019, 09:24:53 AM »
Those look good. How well do they balance?
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