Originally Posted by dirtrulz
24 Valve cummins with a 12 valve front cover and mechanical pump and you would have a good motor to put into whatever you want. Easiest swap ever. one wire to the fuel shutoff and a throttle cable. You can get adapters for just about any bell housing to mount to a cummins. Easy to make major power and will still hold together.
upgrading 24v to mechanical pump fixes that motor only weakness. lots of racers have done it. sold my backup 12v mechanical pump when I realized odds are will not be needing it.
person that purchased it for $1200 was happy.. high output pump from a wrecked 97 5sp w/90k miles, going into his 24v.