cummins 93-97 12 valve swap - Diesel Truck Forum -
Thread Details Posted by Diesel Dog 7777, this thread has received 3 replies and been viewed 14730 times.

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-01-2009, 06:00 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 3
Points: 2,012
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Talking cummins 93-97 12 valve swap

Hi everybody, I am new here.........
Well ... I have a 1993 Ford F-350 crew cab 4x4 with a 5.8 and a c6 transmission. i really like my truck and it is a really sound vehicle, living in the desert (Las Vegas, Nv.) rust is not a problem... I would like to do a 5.9 cummins 12 valve (1993 - 97) swap, I am told that this engine is easy to do due to the fact that there are only about 3 wires to deal with., has any one here done a swap of the 5.9 into a 1992-1997 F350, and what hurddles am I going to have to jump to make this all work.... what type of automatic transmission (overdrive) should I use, am I going to be able to use my transfer case or something else., what type of cost factors will I be looking at, my donor engine, how many miles is to many, I have been told that the 5.9 12 valve is good for 4 to 500 thousand miles, true or false I do not know, I am very new to the world of diesel, I know I need more pulling power than I currently have, But I cannot afford to go shopping for a new or newer truck., so I am all ears and ready to listen to what my Black Smoke buddies here have to say. thanks much, John in (Sin City, Lost Wages) Las Vegas,Nv.
Diesel Dog 7777 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-01-2009, 05:57 PM
off to another home
SSpeeDEMONSS's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Posts: 15,472
Points: 67,225
Thanks: 585
Thanked 1,365 Times in 1,112 Posts
Send a message via Yahoo to SSpeeDEMONSS
you are talking about a p-pumped 94-98 12v. yes, they can last over 500,000 miles when properly taken care of. if you can find a 47rh, that would be a good swap trans. there have been guys that have done this swap before so someone will chime in soon to help. ill be doing a 12v swap into my '03 SD later this year.


oh well, i have a map to the darkside

SSpeeDEMONSS is offline  
post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 09-10-2009, 02:35 PM
Junior Member
6.0brianDRW's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: delaware
Posts: 258
Points: 21,057
Thanks: 31
Thanked 26 Times in 17 Posts
i have a 12v motor that i will be putting in a ranger next winter. good luck to both of us.

2003 jeep wrangler rubicon 4.0/NV3550

'06 f-350 DRW king ranch.(gone but not forgotten)
[email protected]

1989 F-150 300 I6/M5ODR2/6 in a row makes it go

1982 mustang. 351W/414 stroker C4 9" rear. bracket racer

1977 F-100 getting a 1996 12v cummins engine (project)

6.0brianDRW is offline  
post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 11-11-2010, 02:52 AM
Junior Member
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 8
Points: 14,571
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
i am doing one in a 1972 ford f250 4x4 and am useing a front motor mount kit from ford cummins . com i have a friend who did one in a 1976 ford f250 4x4 and his was a crew cab it is a realy easy thing to do if you have a non married transfer case if not you need to decide what transmission and t case you want to use and rayan at ford cummins can put togather a kit of parts for the install. with there kits you can go eithere with a c-6 a e40d or just about any mamual transmission you would like

Last edited by bgoat; 11-11-2010 at 02:55 AM.
bgoat is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Diesel Truck Forum - forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
12v cummins swap jwood10 5.9L Cummins 12 Valve (1994-1998.5) 8 09-06-2009 08:10 PM
2nd Gen 24 Valve Injector Nozzle Swap wobblewagon Dodge - Modification instructions, Product installs and Tech Articles 2 03-27-2008 04:50 PM
24 valve to 12 valve swap doob51 5.9L Cummins 12 Valve (1994-1998.5) 42 07-04-2007 06:09 AM
cummins 60 lbs valve springs 12 valve imported_machine2 Whats Been Sold 0 05-07-2007 11:58 PM
6.5l to 6bt cummins swap? LYNCHMOB 5.9L Cummins 12 Valve (1994-1998.5) 16 10-26-2006 11:42 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome