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 IncorpoRatedX » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:51 pm

I saw that, thanks though.

I'm thinking along the lines of modifying the compressor housing, grinding on the block a little and then maybe one spacer. freaking mitsu, would have been really nice of them to make this work out of the box. had they not made 2g/evo intake ports smaller, then moved the injectors to the intake manifold on the evo, the intake manifold would be a direct bolt on. Good engineers try to plan for fun interchangeability, bad engineers dont plan for modular designs and make things annoying.

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

Post by 4g63mightymax » Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:33 pm

Yes, you can probably get away with grinding away the compressor housing and grinding the block. I just preferred the extra spacer because it would involve less wrestling with parts. Be sure to take pictures when you do this work, because I would love to see how you end up doing it.
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Oct 21, 2013 9:01 am

This is 1991 Galant VR4 # 1821/2000 about to be scrapped. Naturally I got it to the scrap man in the back of the 4G63 Dodge Ram 50. It was a lovely last 4G63 powered ride for the sad old rotted Vr4...

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

Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Nov 25, 2013 9:49 am

So it was windy in Massachusetts on November 24th 2013, and a tree fell in my yard, and hit my truck. The hood is beat up, but the rest survived.

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

Post by 300D50 » Mon Nov 25, 2013 10:08 am

It protected the RX-8, so it wasn't in vain.
It still sucks though. :(
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 89mightymax » Mon Nov 25, 2013 1:21 pm

Ouch! that hurts
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Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Sep 29, 2014 11:48 am

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Post by knuckshaft » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:43 pm

Worth every penny. I'll help spread the word.
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Post by knuckshaft » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:43 pm

And I bet you could get more than that for it!
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Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Sep 29, 2014 12:58 pm

Maybe! I'd be thrilled to get that price though! :)
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Post by 92laserturbo » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:25 pm

damn that's very unexpected man! good luck with your sale, like they said its worth every penny and much more!! Though I will say this, when its gone you will regret it almost daily. Im not trying to be a debby downer, just speaking from experience ( and mine didn't have nearly as much time in it as yours does!!!!)

Someone is going to get one hell of a truck! will it come with a copy of the magazine??????
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Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:28 pm

If you pay full price, it will come with a copy of the magazine ;) I may regret selling it some day, but if I do sell it, it gives me opportunity to build other stuff, which allows me to learn more. That's what I'm ultimately after!
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 89mightymax » Mon Sep 29, 2014 7:06 pm

If only i had a rich uncle... lol
This truck would look great at our local cruise ins, with me in the driver seat of course!
Hope it goes well.
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 92laserturbo » Mon Sep 29, 2014 8:40 pm

I totally understand your car ADD, good luck! and I hope it sells fast, on another note....... I cant WAIT to see what you build next!!
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Re: The 1989 Dodge Ram D50 4G63 Turbo Engine Swap.

Post by 4g63mightymax » Mon Sep 29, 2014 9:17 pm

Haha! Me too! Thanks guys!
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