[Vwdiesel] Diesel engine swaps

Terry Briggs vbriggs at stny.rr.com
Wed Jul 19 01:03:28 EDT 2006

On one of the jeep boards I use, there is a guy putting an old 3.9 
dodge diesel from an old mail van into a jeep wrangler. He figures to 
get around 40 mpg with it.
On Jul 18, 2006, at 2:19 AM, William J Toensing wrote:

> I like diesels. Otherwise I wouldn't be visiting & contributing to 
> this site. I like the idea of putting a Nissan Maxima diesel into a 
> 1937 Chev. pickup. However, I would not recommend installing one in a 
> Mustang unless you want to keep it for your own use. Those into 
> collecting Mustangs either want to keep them as origional as possible 
> or want to hotrod them. I had thought of putting one into a '46 or '47 
> Hudson Commodore 6 I have but I probably wouldn't drive it enough to 
> justify the cost in fuel savings. I am probably one of the few that 
> would be interested in a Mustang converted to a diesel. If you do such 
> a conversion, try to keep it looking as stock as possible outside the 
> engine compartment.
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