The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by knuckshaft » Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:46 pm

I bet if this was to end up on jalopnik it would sell pretty quick
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 300D50 » Mon Sep 29, 2014 10:59 pm

It's been a great ride, now to see it go off into the sunset.
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 4g63mightymax » Tue Sep 30, 2014 6:34 am

Ryan - I'll see what I can do!

Walt - absolutely. But once it's gone, I have room for more!
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Apr 06, 2015 1:18 pm

Before and After. I flipped the silver image so the truck is facing left to make comparing easier... It is 100% the same truck. Bagged & Long bed added.

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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 89mightymax » Mon Apr 06, 2015 9:55 pm

I take it the truck sold?
Wow! talk about a different vision.
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Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Apr 06, 2015 10:04 pm

Yes! It sold on October 10th if I recall correctly. Im thrilled to see somebody doing something fantastic with it. It makes me happy knowing that the new owner really likes it and is taking care of it!
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by Matt » Mon Dec 19, 2016 7:41 pm

Just thought there might be some others who are as easily amused a I am. If you're a little confused at first, just keep looking, you'll see it. :D

http://m.ebay.com/itm/MITSUBISHI-L200-D ... nav=SEARCH
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'89 D50………
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Post by 4g63mightymax » Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:26 am

That's pretty damn funny right there! lol
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 4g63mightymax » Thu Sep 03, 2020 3:38 pm

6 years after I sold it - My truck was posted on Facebook for sale for $4700. The guy that bought it after me, bagged it, swapped a different rear frame under it, and made it into a long bed. It seems the viper brakes and rare mitsubishi posi rear axle went away at that point too. It has sold about 4 times since then. It also went from massachusetts to tennessee and back up to massachusetts.

This is what it looks like now. 9/3/20 according to the FS ad on facebook

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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 300D50 » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:17 pm

At that asking price, without the Viper and Posi, I say "crackpipe".

Especially the rear fender tubs and the completely chewed front wheel wells...

Oh well, people do weird things.

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Post by Spicoli » Thu Sep 03, 2020 9:12 pm

It’s definitely came along ways since it was internet famous.
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 4g63mightymax » Tue Sep 08, 2020 8:15 am

Yeah. I preferred it the way that I had it too, but in the minitruckin world, this is pretty damn rad. I'm excited to see where it ends up next. My prediction is that it will be parted out, and someday I will find my heavily frankenstein'ed transmission at a swap meet.
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by mattp_65 » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:39 pm

I would have kept it short bed or convert it to a stepside lol. But did you fab up that upper water pipe next to valve cover? Nice overall truck though.
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:25 am

Haha. It's funny how many people comment on that upper water pipe! Yes, I fabbed that up 20 years ago! For my first 4G63 swapped mightymax (not this one). Out of all the stuff I'm built, I swear that pipe gets the most accolades! lol
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by mattp_65 » Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:14 am

water pipe adds HP LOL. Build me one haha
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