Originally Posted by jbcaddy
I picked up an Isuzu NPR to remotor my '47. 235 c.i. 4 cyl diesel w/5spd. the '47 has a flathead six and there isn't much room in the engine compartment. I plan on using the axels also. disc brake front on an I beam. still have not figured out the steering, as the Suzy is cabover and the steering shaft is near verticle out of the box. lots of small trucks are out there rather cheap as the new smog rules mean they are no longer compliant. our old trucks don't have to worry about that so far
I'd really like to see how this turns out. I have been contemplating a similar setup. Cool old truck with historic plates with a somewhat modern small diesel transplant. Perfect!