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the motor is bolted in place, it is a good challenge to get this thing in place by my self, had to lift the cab about 5 inches to get it to clear properly, now getting the wiring done and the trans back up in place is the goal. wish i had a tranny jack:swear
 

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I'll be starting my 6.0 to 12v swap next weekend hopefully. What is the reason for lifting the cab? I thought you could remove and install without raising the cab at all. Looks like you are replacing the 7.3 with a 24v, so it shouldn't be much different than mine. Was it just to clear the crossmember with the oilpan? I'm not planning on raising my cab if I can get away with it. Let me know what you ran into as I'm doing mine by myself also. Steven.
 

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you dont need to raise the cab to do the swap. JPcustoms has a thread about his 6.0 to 12v swap.

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That's what I thought. I can't wait to get my dually running under Cummins power! Just started parting out my 6.0. Steven
 

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The best thing I ever did was my swap. My buddy Doug(aka stuckinmud) who loved the 6l is going to be doing one soon.

Another happy fummins owner on the way
 

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I'll be starting my 6.0 to 12v swap next weekend hopefully. What is the reason for lifting the cab? I thought you could remove and install without raising the cab at all. Looks like you are replacing the 7.3 with a 24v, so it shouldn't be much different than mine. Was it just to clear the crossmember with the oilpan? I'm not planning on raising my cab if I can get away with it. Let me know what you ran into as I'm doing mine by myself also. Steven.
the motor does not fit all that easy, the chain the the top cowling will fight you like hell, when i finally decided to lift the cab it literally fell into place whith little effort. i am sure it can be done like others stated, but it is much easier to just lift the cab slightly.
 

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Jeez... amatuers! lol Should be no cab lifting! Thought I had taught you that Jon! lol jk jk Looks like it's coming along well!
 

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the transmission and transfercase is back in place( it is a real big pain doing all this with no help) it took about 2 hours to get it all back up there so all and all i guess it is not all that bad, but there are still some things to get the crossmenber fully bolted back in place, and then on to the wiring and installing the airdog fuel pump and hopfully firing it up..
 

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you dont need to raise the cab to do the swap. JPcustoms has a thread about his 6.0 to 12v swap.

Garrett
i would like to add that even though you are correct that he did not set the motor back far enuff to use the factory fan and that makes a difference as well... i thought it was rather easy to lift the cab a few inchese
 

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droped the rear drive shaft off today to have it shortened... i got some materials to do some of the wiring so i will start on that tomorrow.. I have a question for those that have done this.. i have been looking at some of the pics of other conversions and the powersteering pump res. is mounted on the driverside fender, the res i got from a 06 psd(god damn ebay:bang) does not look anything like it, is their a specific year i should look for? it just looks like it will be easier to mount that one than anyother option right now.. please post up thoughts.
 

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disreguard the powersteering res. question, got the one i need coming for future conversions it is part number 3c3z3a697ab which is a v10 res.
 

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You having your tq converter stall lowered Jon?

Reason I axe is I have the same converter you do via BTS. I talked with Brian about a month ago and he said the Cummins motors really like the lower stall speed.. I sent mine back to him to have it changed.. Hopefully be getting it back in the next week or two.

Here's mine in its current state (I'm using an early 2004 CR Motor):
 

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You having your tq converter stall lowered Jon?

Reason I axe is I have the same converter you do via BTS. I talked with Brian about a month ago and he said the Cummins motors really like the lower stall speed.. I sent mine back to him to have it changed.. Hopefully be getting it back in the next week or two.

Here's mine in its current state (I'm using an early 2004 CR Motor):
no i did not do that, but makes good sense.... bad thing is i am not taking the tranny out again:bang for a while.... my whole project got put on hold my wife is in the hospital with pregnancy issues....:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang:bang
 

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sooo.. i spent the last 2 days in the hospital with my wife and we lost our baby boy at 22 weeks of pregnancy, i will continue with the project as time comes available.. happy thankgiving to all...:salute
 

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Oh man! I am so sorry to hear of that aweful news Jon..

Prayers sent!
 
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