Originally Posted by 4 seasons lawn&land
Just wondering if this is even realistic at all. I have an International single axle that im going to be into deep after doing the motor rebuild and to top that off I don't really like the truck, I should have bought a tandem for my area. It actually has the heavier 12,000 front axle. The frame would have to be lengthened about 4 feet!
Don't do it, think of the phrase - 'throwing good money after bad'. You will never get the money out of it. You don't have a heavy enough front, should have more like an 16-20,000 front. A DT engine should be cheap compared to other engines, I've heard $3,000-$5,000 for an inframe.