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ford f350 w/ 5.9 Cummins

Discussion in 'Ford Trucks' started by Andy's Beast, Jan 25, 2010.

  1. Andy's Beast

    Andy's Beast Member
    Messages: 31

  2. metallihockey88

    metallihockey88 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,405

    wow that is an unbelievable truck. new style front end and that orange graphic actually looks pretty sweet. love how when you get a new truck, the dream truck pops up for a great price.:dizzy: whoever gets that thing is gonna love it and im jealous
     
  3. Matt400

    Matt400 Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    Not me but its done all the time, a dedicated site here: http://www.fordcummins.com/
     
  4. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

    Not a bad looking truck, I would have cleaned up the motor before the swap...
    I have a 06 f-250 (1200 original miles) with a CR cummins out of a early 04 dodge. Should put down a little over 1000hp to the wheels by March :}
    Robert
     
  5. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

  6. suzuki0702

    suzuki0702 Senior Member
    Messages: 649

    see it all the time..17500 is high tho if you ask me!
     
  7. nevrnf

    nevrnf Senior Member
    Messages: 456

    I did a Common Rail Cummins in my Excursion.
    Here is teh article i did for 4 wheeler magazine on the swap.
    Destroked Excursion
     
  8. Matt400

    Matt400 Senior Member
    Messages: 164

    I read that..very interesting. I helped a fella over on TDR getting his Ford A/C and Cummins vistronic fan to work together. As you know swaps like this can be very time consuming.
     
  9. Brant'sLawnCare

    Brant'sLawnCare PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,752

    Hmmmm.... Maybe I will have to go take it for a test drive! lol
     
  10. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 851

    wow that conversion stuff sure looks hard....wish i knew how to do it...i'd re power one of mine but i would prolly pay more on having someone do it then i would on a new one:laughing:
     
  11. RJ lindblom

    RJ lindblom Senior Member
    Messages: 346

    For a 6.0 replacement in a heartbeat. For a 7.3 powerstoke, I don't know if I would be that gun ho on it. To update a 7.3 IDI... Yes it might be easier to update to a 12v Cummins

    I know of an 89 where they replaced the 460 with a 5.9 and it still sees lots of use pulling trailers.
     
  12. patlalandebutt

    patlalandebutt Senior Member
    Messages: 152

    superduty + cummins + allison = ultimate truck <3
    rob_cook2001 got any pics or more info to share about your truck? build up pics? would love to see more on your truck!
     
  13. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

    I will get some pics up in the next few days. All I have left is the wiring... which is the worst part lol. And IC pipes. The truck is a 06 excab short box 4x4. Fully loaded with leather. I bought it brand new in 06, put 1200 miles on her, put in a role cage and pulled the motor lol. I built the 6.0 then before I even put it in i changed my mind and built this cummins. Cut pistons, race cam, head studs, race valve springs, rocker studs, flux 6 injectors, twin pumps, aurora 5k turbo, full built ATS trans, and a lot of Nitrous:)
    The wiring will take me a wile because I suck at wiring but should be a blast when it's done. Should make 1000-1100hp to the wheels.
     
  14. veggin psd

    veggin psd Senior Member
    Messages: 276

    If I remember correctly, the Disel Power Challenge had all but 1 ford trucks running Cummins. I see the Cummins powered fords all the time on weekends when I'm pulling my truck. I cant touch a cumming with mine, but I can run with most Duramax's. Them CR Cummins are crazy powerul.
     
  15. abbe

    abbe Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 719

    Rob how do you think the ats tranny will hold up? Seems like more guys are going with. Bts now
     
  16. rob_cook2001

    rob_cook2001 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,181

    I know the ATS will hold up as well or better than any others out there. Not ragging on BTS, Brian makes a good trans to. We have a ATS stage 6 in my brothers race truck. His truck runs 11.9's on fuel with 35inch tires and we beat the HELL out of it on the street. I will say once you get over 600hp no trans will live forever, the only thing we have had to replace in my brothers trans is a set of clutchpacks. Thats with about 25k miles, 15-20 hooks on the sled and about 200passes down the track.
    Robert
     
  17. oxman504

    oxman504 Junior Member
    Messages: 1


    I know this is a old thread and this is some what of a high jack , but might you want to share how? I have a 2005 CTD in my 2003 F550 and can't get the fan to come on with the ac. It comes on when the engine temp gets to 200F so I know the fan works. I have the fan and ac pressure switch wired right because it is the stock wiring harness and I did a pin out to make sure there were no shorts.
    Any help would be greatly appreciated.