Diesel Bombers SIGN UP NOW

National Association of Diesel Motorsports
Go Back   Diesel Bombers > The Engine Room > Diesel Engine Conversions
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?
Search


Registered Members don't see these ads. Register now it's free!

Diesel Engine Conversions Diesel Engine Swaps , 4bt Diesel and All Diesel Engine Conversion Related Discussions

Welcome to Diesel Bombers Forums!
Welcome to DieselBombers .com.

You are currently viewing our forums as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join the Diesel Bombers Forums community today!


I recently purchased a dt466 1985 model. It has a inline bosh pump. I want to put it in a 1 ton ford pickup 4x4. what is the best years to do this in the trucks. starting at 1973 Which would be easy. also what ... JOIN NOW TO REMOVE TRACER

Reply
 
 
 
submit to reddit
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
  #1  
Old 10-29-2009, 11:59 PM
Diesel Fan

   

Default dt466 conversion

I recently purchased a dt466 1985 model. It has a inline bosh pump. I want to put it in a 1 ton ford pickup 4x4. what is the best years to do this in the trucks. starting at 1973 Which would be easy. also what transmission would u use i dont care if its auto or man. I know i will have to use a divoresd transfer case. I will be putting atleast a 3lm turbo on it I want to make her run hard. i have been thinking about a 1978 4 door 4x4 shortbed having a hard time finding one though.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 10-30-2009, 01:03 AM
dieseldocter16's Avatar
Diesel Wrench

   
View Member's Albums

Default

I dont know about the ford's but a buddy put a dt466 in a late 70's chevy crew cab and all he did was install a dog house from a chevy medium duty for more room in the engine bay. I'm pretty sure the 5 speed he has behind it is an NV4500. The swap looks factory.

dieseldocter16's Sig:01 dodge 2500
00 Ford f350
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 10-31-2009, 06:31 AM
Diesel Fan

   

Default

How good did it run with the dt466? Did it have any get up and go? I was also wondering about gear ratio. I think maybe 3.55 gears might be better but I don't know. I would like to keep rpms low on interstate driving.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 11-01-2009, 01:05 PM
nevrenufhp's Avatar
Diesel Enthusiast
Status: DT466 fan

   
View Member's FaceBook Profile View Member's Youtube Account

Default

I almost did that swap into a super duty. For gears, you need some freeway flyers, 3.55 at the steepest if you dont have overdrive. Trans, I was going to use an Allison AT545 with mine, mainly due to the size and quicker shifts than the bigger ones. Suncoast makes a better converter for them to take away the rubbe band feel. The 545 is a non-lockup, non-overdrive auto, but does have 4 nicely spaced / progressive gears. For a manual, you should be able to fit an RT or RTO610, but that's more fab work with the clutch. If you're gonna up the power too much, you better have some good axles & shafts.
Fitment.... newer is better. There's a 466 swap being done to a 74 krew kab, and the back 2 cyls are in the cab. The 99 that I was gonna do, I was only needing to go into the cab about 3-4".

---AutoMerged DoublePost---

With that governer, there's no 3k gov spring kit. You can make your own. Take out the smallest spring in the gov spring pack. Make/ grind down 2 washers that fits the diameter of the spring and still fits in the stud. Make sure it's around 1.55mm thick for best results. Put a washer in each set of springs, and tighten to 2 -4 clicks past the factory setting(measure the original stud protrusion). You should hit at least 3200 like that. Besides that, it takes fuel and timing with your turbo. Those 3LM's arent that big are they?

nevrenufhp's Sig:Dale.
http://www.freewebs.com/nevrenufhp/index.htmDiesel fuel rate site of mine.
67 F100, 300, Edelbrock 4V, heddder, 4 spd, soon to be 12 valve Ford 6.6 from an F600.
work truk: 94 IH 4900, DT466-P-pump, #0 plate, 3 clicks on gov springs, and 22* timing, straight piped(it's on youtube).

Last edited by nevrenufhp; 11-01-2009 at 01:05 PM.. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 11-01-2009, 10:04 PM
Diesel Fan

   

Default

My friends have plenty of upgrades from pulling tractors. How much do I exspect to pay for transmission
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 11-01-2009, 10:18 PM
nevrenufhp's Avatar
Diesel Enthusiast
Status: DT466 fan

   
View Member's FaceBook Profile View Member's Youtube Account

Default

Tractor pullin sources are the best you can get for a 466!
The AT545's generally go for around $500, and around 1800-2000 for a rebuilt one. The RT610, prices I've seen are from 1400 to 2500.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 11-02-2009, 03:56 PM
Diesel Fan

   

Default

ouch thats hurts the pocket book.

---AutoMerged DoublePost---

My friends all run pro stock classes in tractor pulling. They said they have some extra injecters. They told me to send the pump off and get 13mm plungers They told me i can turn it up to around 600 to 700 horse with no problem if i dont pull anything to heavy i would have to run gauges

---AutoMerged DoublePost---

are u saying the 99 and up superduty have more room? If so i should go buy a salvage truck from junk yard I can pick them up pretty cheap

Last edited by fordbinder; 11-02-2009 at 03:56 PM.. Reason: Automerged Doublepost
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 11-03-2009, 09:28 AM
nevrenufhp's Avatar
Diesel Enthusiast
Status: DT466 fan

   
View Member's FaceBook Profile View Member's Youtube Account

Default

They are about an inch more room in length than the previous generation. I found mine on craigslist, check there first.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 11-17-2009, 12:51 AM
Diesel Fan

   

Default

Still no luck yet on finding pickup
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 11-25-2009, 02:58 PM
Diesel Fan

   

Default

I thought i had a ppump but i scraped the grease away an i have mwpump this sucks. I can still get about 380 to 450 hp it will be enough the torque will be pretty good well over 1000
Reply With Quote
 
 
 
submit to reddit
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


 
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:42 PM.

Copyright And Legal Notice Links Of Interest

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Diesel Bombers ® - All Content Protected Under Intellectual Property Rights Law of Registered Trademarks
Reg. No. 3,494,401 Cls. 100, 101 & 104 Under Int. Cl. 38
USE AT YOUR OWN RISK WE HOLD NO LIABILITY FOR ANY CONTENT RIGHT, WRONG OR INDIFFERENT

Protected by Copyscape Duplicate Content Check