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fga
09-24-2004, 05:50 PM
need a dependable strong dump?

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?t=84342

fga
09-25-2004, 06:10 PM
here's the pictures of it i took today...

fga
09-25-2004, 06:11 PM
one more.......
if you look close, you can see there's pleny of room for amigos to ride in the back...

kc2006
09-26-2004, 07:06 PM
Is that pre powerstroke? did you buy it or are you trying to sell it?

fga
09-26-2004, 07:56 PM
i just talked to my brother in law, (its his truck), and put a revised ad in the marketplace, here is the link. he just told me it was a cummons diesel with only 51,000 miles on everything.


new revised link with pictures:

http://www.lawnsite.com/showthread.php?p=798043#post798043

hosejockey2002
09-26-2004, 11:15 PM
Nice looking truck. If it were in my area I'd probably look at it. I'm a little curious as to how it ended up with a Cummins engine in it.

fga
09-27-2004, 09:54 AM
Nice looking truck. If it were in my area I'd probably look at it. I'm a little curious as to how it ended up with a Cummins engine in it.
what do you mean? I don't know anything about diesel engines, is it not supposed to be in there?

rlong97150
09-27-2004, 12:15 PM
I guess it could have a Cummins in it but only if a swap was done. The 94 came with either a naturally aspirated 7.3 liter diesel from International or a Turbo Diesel from International. Both of those are IDI (Indirect Injection - No computer). If its a 94.5 then it would have a 7.3 liter Powerstroke diesel (Direct Injection)from International.

Just my .02 as a Ford Diesel owner

Bob

kc2006
09-27-2004, 06:37 PM
yea should have an international in it, cummins is dodge unless it was bought aftermarket.

fga
09-27-2004, 08:18 PM
I guess it could have a Cummins in it but only if a swap was done. The 94 came with either a naturally aspirated 7.3 liter diesel from International or a Turbo Diesel from International. Both of those are IDI (Indirect Injection - No computer). If its a 94.5 then it would have a 7.3 liter Powerstroke diesel (Direct Injection)from International.

Just my .02 as a Ford Diesel owner

Bob
the engine is the international. not the turbo.

when i just called him, he said he didn't know too much about diesel either. It ran so good that he was never under the hood. sorry, don't shoot the messenger.. :)

Gravel Rat
09-27-2004, 10:49 PM
Doh that got me curious I thought the truck was converted to Cummins because I'am trying to find ways of converting a gasser to a diesel because I can find gasser trucks cheap.

I like the IDIs which is what I have now has decent power a bit slow when loaded but the truck does fine for the rural roads I drive on. The F-Superduty trucks are good they pack a good load 2wd can be a pain in the azz but I do fine and I'am in tougher places than most with my F-Superduty.

Myself I'am looking for a LWB F-Superduty with diesel power so I can put a 12 or 11 foot dumping flatdeck on it. A 8 foot box is too small for me you can only haul gravel in it I need to haul gravel to building supplies.

The F-Superduty trucks easily handle 5000lbs my 88 F-Superduty I had some loads were upto 8900lbs of gravel :cool2:

Smalltimer1
09-28-2004, 05:28 PM
There is a company out west that does PSD to Cummins conversions. The site is www.fordcummins.com . They swap in ISB's and 6bta's in F-250's and F-350's that have previously had gas engines or tired 6.9's/7.3's in them. Also they can swap in a ZF-5 or 6 or NV5600, or build a E40D to handle it.

Meadowbrook
09-30-2004, 10:50 AM
Just checked out the 'Ford-Cummins' website. Talk about a good idea, but I'm just wondering, If you buy an F-250, $11,000 gas pickup and do $11,000 worth of mods, you have a $22,000 F-250 pickup. But you can go to a dealer and pick up the same diesel truck with maybe high miles for $1,000's cheaper. See what I'm saying? Maybe it's just personal preferance, but I'd compromise a lil' power for a couple thousand dollars. payup

Chris

Smalltimer1
09-30-2004, 11:53 AM
Just checked out the 'Ford-Cummins' website. Talk about a good idea, but I'm just wondering, If you buy an F-250, $11,000 gas pickup and do $11,000 worth of mods, you have a $22,000 F-250 pickup. But you can go to a dealer and pick up the same diesel truck with maybe high miles for $1,000's cheaper. See what I'm saying? Maybe it's just personal preferance, but I'd compromise a lil' power for a couple thousand dollars. payup

Chris

The way to get your money's worth out of a conversion truck such as a Ford/Cummins, would be to buy an older F-250/F-350 (84-97) gasser, they're pretty cheap, and have a good solid chassis. Find one in good shape with a 300/6, 302 or 351, (aint worth doing over a 460), send it out there, they'll pull the engine, my guess is that you could sell the engine, and they'd repower it with a ISB or 6BTA Cummins, and you'd be on your way. You can find a 84-94 F-250 for less than $6000, then the repower is right about $11,000. So essentially you can have a mechanically new truck (engine/tranny) for less than new, and its built heavier. Just make sure you have a solid chassis to work with. Those engines should be good for about 300,000 miles. Match it with a ZF-6, and you've got a 1/2 million mile contender.