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Robts Cummins Conversion update

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Well Since 2004 my truck has gone through alot of changes. I bought the truck in late 2004 after trading in my 2002 7.3l crew cab. I love the truck but they offered me 30k for it and it had 78000 miles on it and I wanted a toy. The 2002 saw winters. Plus I got 0% for 6 years:hump See Video of my 2002

Next I bought the truck and installed a 6" lift and 37on 22's. It had a TS intigator and a powerpup. Was all right but soon it had a SCT and then it was game on. ALso the stereo and tintied windows went in.

After this in the winter of 2006/7 I installed the new 22" wheels, fox shox with billet resivors and new 2005 front end. Also inslalled a detroit tru trac and 4.56 gears, billet badges,stacks, Nitrous, train horns, remove the step bars and factory stickers and recon lights

At silverlake in 2007 on memerial day I blew my turbo. At that time I realized I need more so I called ELite and order 190,VGT-ss, and a suncoast tranny. This lasted a short time since I knew I wanted compounds.This was a short time plan. Everyone was back up on building compounds and figured I wait till winter. The only mistake was I had the weasle Bbunting fromBlackwidow build my compounds. Biggest mistake of my life. I would not recommend him to anyone. Here is my Elite combo. Worked awesome. With the 225's that I eventually installed and a 102 jet I hit 668hp and that was my finally number

So after that I decided to build the 6l, order the compounds and install a new hood and light bar. Also installed all HIDs. I also installed more gauges

Here is Stuck in mud helping me

So with that disaster I decided it was time to lay the law down and do a cummins swap.I bought motor is 9k on it complete with trans, wireing harness and transfer case. Everything..all pumps, belts computer,,,,everything. Perfect donor

So the motor came out of the superduty again( its been out 6 times to date)

The injector and CP3 were pulled and motor( cummins) was disassembled

Everything is getting painted, powdercoated and chromed on this conversion. Im also building the motor

Here is my cp3 from I had shane polish the pump out as a bonus

and here is the motor

To date here are mods I have

1.Wicked diesels injectors and bad [email protected]@ CP3 pump
2.HHT turbo competition 66 with a 16cm stainless housing all polished out
3.MP8 from Ts peformance
4.Smarty s06 from Smartypower
5.Polydyn equal length header 2nd gen
6.New MAx MPG Snow meth kit from Snowperformance
7.Hamilton Diesels springs and billet pushrods
8.SB intake
9.Destroke motor mounts from Beans diesel performance
10 Custom Oasis Diff covers engraved Cummins Power all polished out
12. Opie Water bypass by
13. CFMPlus intake

I thought it would be neet to show everyone the transistion of my truck and see everything its been though

I want to thank my 2009 sponsors and will keep eveyone posted on this thread. I do have one more sponsor but still working out the details
Wickeddiesels; HTTurbo; Polydyn header; Farmboyfabrications;TSperformance MP8;SmartPower SmartyS06;Fluidampr;S&Bintake; Opie Parts ;CFMplus;Hamiltondiesel; FTEDiesel;Oasiswheels Diff covers;SnowPerformance; and Ryan Bean for moral support
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I also installed more gauges

Just out of curiosity, what all gauges do you have in there? It looks like the cab of Joe's truck!!!

Looks good Rob!! I love seeing threads like this that take you from the day a truck was bought all the way through everything that's happened to it!!

Do you have any idea of when the CR conversion will be done?
like this thread. ive always liked your truck and when i heard you were goin to the dark side i liked it even more! definately keep us posted.

I had:
2 pyros
Scan guage
Boost 0-100
Fuel pressure
Volt meter
Water temp
Oil temp
Trans temp

HEre is the list of stuff I tried on the truck

Ts intigator
Ts instigator with powerpup
Dj fuel intisifer
SCT with just about every tune
AFE stage 2
190's with stock turbo
My own fuel system with -8 line to (2) - into each head
190's with VTg-ss
225's with VGT-ss
Suncoast trans
John wood kit
37's on 20's
37's on 22's
procomp shocks verse fox shox
Procom ladder bars
Fabtech ladder bars
Tuff country ladder bars
FArm boys ladder bars

all this on my 2004. I had 2 other superduties 2002 and 2000 and even a 1997 all built
like I said when i was doing this one it would be a toy and with toys the mods never stop

Here is my favorite color ,,,,,,my 2000. It was wrecked and while in the body shop I bought my 2002 for my 30th birthday
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haha, come a long way. super swampers on normal size wheels to Toyo M/Ts on big wheels.

Good history lesson. Good luck!
So you don't have to pull the cab to get the motor out?
Veyr nice pics. i bet you will love the CR when its done
Where in Michigan are you. I remember you blowing your turbo at silver I was right there.
Looks amazing Rob. Thanks for the story of your trials and tribulations. I'll be keeping an eye on this one in the future.
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my new HHTurbo competition 66 with a stainless exhaust housing and my little girl. Its all polished out

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Looks good Rob. I bet your little one can't wait for that big blue truck to be done. Can't wait to see it when it's all done up my self!
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Keep up the good work Rob. Looks great!

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Looks good Rob! So did you finally grenade the 6.0 for the last time or what happened there? It sounded like it was coming together well for a while?
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Looks good Rob! So did you finally grenade the 6.0 for the last time or what happened there? It sounded like it was coming together well for a while?

There is only so much you can do. Sorry Dan
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new update 1-2-09

Well, I got the Hamilton springs and billet pushrods installed, Wicked diesel CP3 and injectors and started assembling eveything else. Motor should be going in the next 2 days. I had planned on more time to work on it over the holiday but I cant get a sitter for my daughter

Stock springs

Sping tool I borrowed from Hamilton Diesel as part of his tool loaner programmer. He will send you this tool if yo buy springs from him. Then you pay shipping to the next guy on the notch tool

Halimton springs installed

Wickeddiesels 5x10.5 injectors installed

Fuel lines installed

I think this mount is on the wrong way....calling Bean tomorrow

Passenger side motor

Front of motor

I still got alot to figure out. Cant remember where everything goes....Now the hard part is about to begin
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Man that thing is going to be nice. I want to do a 12 valve conversion to my old 96 so bad, but modding the new truck is just too fun.
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