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Old 09-07-2010, 04:20 PM
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Like I need another project.........

But it was such a good deal!!!

I have a 1956 F-600 that has a flawless cab and front end, and I've been wanting to build it into a nice truck to tow my toys around with. I had planed on installing a 460 with a 5 speed......

But I bought this today!
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It's a 2006 Cat 3208 diesel with a 6 speed out of a school bus that rolled over. It only has 60,000 miles on it!

And I payed $1,200 for it!!!!!

Damn I'm good.............
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Old 09-07-2010, 05:11 PM
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wow don that'll get it done. cool.
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It was just too good of a deal to pass up. I probably won't even start this project for at least another year, but the engine is in my container, and will be ready when I'm ready!
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i heard that don.
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You seem to have all the LUCK.
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yes he does!
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Too true.......and your point is?
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the turd..... lol!
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I agree, you don't need another project. You should just hold onto that for me and I'll take it off your hands when I get back to the good side of the country.

It would look nice in my '88 F350! lol
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Evening Evan. I think I'll keep it..........Besides do you realize just how damn heavy that 3208 really is? I don't think an F-350 front-end would hold it!
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i've seen a guy put a c10 cat in his rig. and it was a f250.
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I once installed a chevy 427 in a Datsun pickup for a customer. Doesn't mean I'd do it for me though................
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true. we can come with a comprimes tho. i have seen a 502 chevy in a freightliner too.
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Man what are we going to do with you! You schedule projects like I schedule work lol
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put the cat in your motor home and the 383 in your truck lol! nothing wrong with it is there? i understand the cat is heavier than the 383 or the 460. i have a book that has the weight of most engines and not diesels. but that would be a good place for that motor.
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