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360-cummins swap

OK yeah well it's been sometime since I posted still have the 96 12v she's resting quietly out by the barn... got a line on a 77 1 ton Ram w series straight shift with 360. my question is the swap over to the 12v will it bolt up?if not what changes needed motor mounts? is the second gen 12v gonna fit with the inner cooler. any feedback greatly appreciated!!

96 ccab 3500 4x4 5.9 12valve dually. daily driver. afc forward, star wheel all forward. KDP done!!!:Thumbup:BHAF!! 2cycle additive. next up: #0 plate- injectors, timing and TC some day!!!
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I have not done one of those, why not just get the 96 up and going again?

It could work, I think it was 78 or 79 dodge built their first diesel truck with a Mitsubishi engine, it was low on power and just did not fair well. I would keep a close eye on the front end. If you can slide the engine back as far as practical to help keep the weight off the front end. And the rear end may be a little light, it seams like they use a Dana 60 back there. It's a good rear end but may be just a little light with more than a stock engine giving it a twist.
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