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Re: [Oletrucks] My 1951 project

To: mark <ccpanel@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [Oletrucks] My 1951 project
From: Gale Gorman <gale_gorman@mac.com>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 17:01:22 -0600
On Jan 21, 2010, at 1:47 PM, mark wrote:

> if you are set on diesel there are a few choices for you.
> the GM 6.5 is a real good option. its a diesel specific motor and quite
> common. also about same as SBC for wieght.

Do you mean the old 6.2L diesel? They started in '81 or '82 and I had one new 
in an '83 C20 pickup. The front coil springs were a lot heavier than the ones 
furnished with a 350V8. These were plentiful in Suburbans.

> im gonna use a cummins 3.9l 4BTA inline 4. its about 120hp and 345tq and
> within 25 pounds of OEM 216 motor weight.

What will you have to pay for the Cummins? Used? Where?

Gale Gorman


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