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#1 wagonmaster

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Posted 20 May 2013 - 05:08 PM

I know I am full of questions. I am looking for a Light duty diesel engine for a pick up project I am working on. A Cummings, power stroke or duramax. Either full resin or even a conversion. even article on conversion.

 

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 01:05 AM

No one has a resin version ready yet, but there are some in development. You can bet once they are available this place will be buzzing!



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 03:18 AM

It's hard to imagine we still don't have anything in this area... Albeit I poses none of the skills or time necessary to do one myself, with all the other outstanding stuff out there and the popularity of light duty diesel over the past 10 or so years you'd think we would see examples of everything!



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 03:49 PM

Hang in there Kyle, I think Al at Ma's Resin is going to have a Cummins Diesel ready soon.



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Posted 21 May 2013 - 04:04 PM

Man when that thing is ready we're gonna see  Cummins powered everything!



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Posted 23 May 2013 - 06:54 PM

Working on a 6.9/7.3/Powerstroke....



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 01:27 AM

I want one of the new duramax's when they hit the market!...I got a dually project that is calling for it! :lol:



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Posted 24 May 2013 - 02:44 AM

Working on a 6.9/7.3/Powerstroke....

 

Nice!  Anyone make an ISM?



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Posted 28 May 2013 - 03:22 PM

Thank's guy's for letting us know whats going go.

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 12:01 PM

I have a 5.9l 1st gen cummins turbo diesel that I'm resin casting now. Also have a 7.3 powerstroke on the bench being built up.

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Posted 12 November 2013 - 09:57 PM

Is that a super duty conversion? very cool.



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 12:11 AM

Yes, converting the 7.3 gas block to diesel. I'm oping to have it done and ready for casting this month

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Posted 13 November 2013 - 01:11 PM

Seen a resin 6.7 Cummins on ebay the other day.



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Posted 13 November 2013 - 04:58 PM

I've seen that one too, if its the same one it looks like molded with playdoh. There's also a 3d printed one available on shapeways, but its only block and valve cover with no accesories or anything else

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 06:07 AM

You think with the popularity of diesel pu's we could get something in kit form.



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Posted 14 November 2013 - 12:56 PM

Unfortunately it is doubtful they will. It's hard enough to get the manufacturers to put out the kits that so many are begging for that would be repops of kits such as a 67-72 gm truck. They'll only sell what sells the most and makes the best only for them, that's just simple business ...

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Posted 14 November 2013 - 04:11 PM

I guess nobody would by a late model diesel dually to pull a car trailer to show off a hot rod or race car.



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Posted 14 November 2013 - 04:46 PM

I sure would, but the large companies don't see the value in it

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Posted 15 November 2013 - 07:20 AM

Yep we all know the the big companies are always right ha ha. Thankfully we have resin casters.



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Posted 15 November 2013 - 07:26 AM

I guess nobody would by a late model diesel dually to pull a car trailer to show off a hot rod or race car.

I've been saying it for years- if somebody made a full-detail kit of a '99-up Ford Super Duty (even if it was not a diesel), or an '06-up Ram Power Wagon 2500 (not available as a diesel or dually but still...), I'd be first in line to buy two cases of each. All you other "nobodies" out there can get in line behind me. B)