96 chevy crewcab dually lowered 2wd/12v swap - Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum
- HOME - FORUMS - GARAGE - TECH - ARTICLES - CHAT - CLASSIFIEDS - REVIEWS - VIDEOS - MEMBER MAP - STORE - INSURANCE -
- REGISTER - CALENDAR - INFO - SITE HELP - RULES - STAFF - MEMBERSHIP - ADVERTISE - CONTACT US -


Welcome to the Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum, the fastest growing Dodge Diesel Community on the internet.

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact contact us
Go Back   Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum > Specialty Forums > Cummins Conversions - Shop Talk - Tools - Fabrication
Cummins Conversions - Shop Talk - Tools - Fabrication Discussion Of Cummins Conversion Projects, Tools , Tool Boxes , Garages , Shops , Fabrication ect...NO ADVERTISING

CumminsForum.com is the premier Dodge Diesel Truck Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.

Auto Insurance

» Featured Product
Wheel & Tire Center

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-22-2012, 04:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
Newbie
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: medford oregon
Posts: 34
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
iTrader Score: 0 reviews
96 chevy crewcab dually lowered 2wd/12v swap

i posted a couple pics of this in another thread, at that time it was a personal "backburner" project... times change, was moving, ended up selling it... but the buyer is paying me to finish it up.

so fast forward a couple months, move is done, all settled into the new shop... this project is #1 on the to-do list.

pics as it was sold:




gas motor out, 6bt/a518 test fit


mounts built, nothing hangs below front crossmember



as it was sitting when it got sold... the start of the relocated a/c and chevy alt braket seemed to generate a lot of interest


that brings us to todays progress... needed to finish up the a/c and alt mount and figure out how to adjust belt tension. this was after pulling the front cover and doing the kdp fix... no need to show pics of that.

i ended up doing a manual tensioner in the only place i had room, and its actually the smooth pulley off the factory tensioner... made a slot in the alt braket.. turned a spud for the pulley, and used a captured bolt jack to pull tension into the belt.

min adjustment

max adjustment



the cast iron a/c comp mount was cut off, bolted to my new plate, which also has a standard chevy hose size water outlet. once everything was lined up perfect, i broke out the silicone bronze just to make sure it doesnt go anywhere. the chevy alt was a simple pulley change, and line it up... has a chunk of dom on the main plate... and then the support arm holds the outside. the support arm is what has the tensioner slot in it.

tomorrow we will see if the length belt i need actually exists... if so... i will stop and buy a lotto ticket

Last edited by ak's-r-us; 04-22-2012 at 04:21 AM. Reason: stupid pic links
ak's-r-us is offline   Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Closed Thread

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.2

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:56 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2