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Diesel Power'd Wagon Project

Postby 52PLOWERWAGON » Thu Oct 12, 2017 4:11 am

since winter is on its way , I had to come up with a project ,and somewhere near the bottom of my long list of projects was engine for m37
my neighbor offered me a rotary pump 6bt cummins with an nv4500 and an np205 in a rusted out truck ,I plan on using that as my drivetrain
and I know a guy a that has a near rust free m37 I plan on grabbing that for body parts and ill be selling off all of my flathead parts as soon as I get a little extra cash ill get started
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Re: Diesel Power'd Wagon Project

Postby W_A_Watson_II » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:40 am

6BT is long, a 4BT fits, but you will have to modify the firewall to get a 6BT to fit.
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Re: Diesel Power'd Wagon Project

Postby k8icu » Thu Oct 12, 2017 10:51 am

W_A_Watson_II wrote:6BT is long, a 4BT fits, but you will have to modify the firewall to get a 6BT to fit.

I have to agree, but I've seen 6bts shoehorned in so it can be done.
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Re: Diesel Power'd Wagon Project

Postby Tuko » Thu Oct 12, 2017 1:54 pm

4bt moves the m37 along quite well with a 5 speed trans behind it, problem is for the price of a 4bt you can easily buy a 6bt! I stepped in sh** finding mine an hour and a half from my hometown for a great price. Patience, and persistence is key.
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Re: Diesel Power'd Wagon Project

Postby 52PLOWERWAGON » Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:51 pm

for a whole first gen dodge cummins (rusty of course) 2k runs and drives
price for a running 4bt 4k no trans no nothing

I think ill go with the 6bt
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Re: Diesel Power'd Wagon Project

Postby cdh » Thu Oct 19, 2017 1:47 pm

52PLOWERWAGON wrote:for a whole first gen dodge cummins (rusty of course) 2k runs and drives
price for a running 4bt 4k no trans no nothing

I think ill go with the 6bt


Theres a spectacular 6bt powered M37 build thread already here. Great info, details and pics well worth the read.
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=3450
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