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Old 08-22-2013, 08:08 PM
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will it physically fit? my dad found a beat up 98 with a cummins in it for 500bucks, i think i read somewhere on here that id have to do some cutting of the firewall to even think about putting this in, but it would be real sweet to have a diesel again lol.
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i think for $500 you should give it a try.
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First Cummins was 1989. Same basic truck. Don't see why it wouldn't fit.
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The problem I see is that the half ton frame was not made for the kind of torque.

This is a doable swap, read articles where the Ford guys have done similar stuff with chokers. But it required lots of beefing up the frame and suspension.
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