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  1. Can I use my Ford transmission?

    Yes. Diesel Conversion Specialists® currently makes 15 different Adapter Plates that allow you to bolt a Ford transmission up to a Cummins engine.  Ford transmissions work better in the conversion because they are OEM equipment and well known to be among the best transmissions available.  Even if you don't mind a bit of fabricating to use a lesser transmission be advised; some of the older, 1997 and later, trucks use a cable to drive the speedometer creating another potentially costly hurdle to overcome if you want your factory instrument cluster to work.

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  2. Can I use the stock Ford gauges in my dash?

    Yes. We sell a sensor adapter kit that includes adapters to help you install the stock oil pressure and temperature sensors into the Cummins engine. The stock tachometer will work with our Tach Kit, and we include the instructions to help you get the wires all reconnected to your sensors without modifying the instrument cluster or removing the dash panel. In your 6.0L and 6.4L truck you can also expect your boost gauge to work.

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  3. Can you provide instructions or technical assistance?

    We have detailed instructions and technical assistance for every part we sell. If you buy a complete conversion kit (Or spend a minimum of $1500) you will receive an in depth installation manual plus technical answers to all your conversion related questions. We have done many conversions in our shop and have helped thousands of customers with their trucks.  Now you can put our proven parts, knowledge and experience into converting your truck too.

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  4. Can you provide me with an engine for my DIY conversion?

    We do not sell engines through DCS. There are numerous engine remanufacturers and rebuilders in the industry. We have found it works best for our customers to work with them directly.   

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  5. I am using your kit to complete my conversion, can you guys get those additional parts for me?

    We want to help you in any way we can with your conversion, but it would take large amounts of warehouse space that we don’t have to stock the various parts for all the different applications that we deal with.  We will try to point you in the right direction, but you will need to source any additional parts.

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  6. Do you have any converted vehicles for sale?

    We will occasionally offer one of our company vehicles for sale after we have completed any product development and testing. These are typically posted through social media accounts, Facebook & Instagram. Or, feel free to give us a call at 320-440-2900 to check if we have any vehicles for sale.

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  7. Do you offer products for Chevy/GM conversions?

    Yes, we offer a wide variety of parts to match a Cummins engine to your Chevy/GM transmission.  Adaptable transmissions include TH350, TH400, 700R4, 4L60, 4L80 and Allison.  Check out the Parts Catalog and Kit Builder or give a Parts Technician a call.

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  8. Do you have a kit to help me put a Duramax into my Truck?

    Diesel Conversion Specialists® currently only offers parts and service for cummins diesel conversions. 

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  9. Can you help me put a Cummins into my Dodge truck or put a Powerstroke into my Ford Truck?

    Diesel Conversion Specialists® primarily focuses on repowering Ford and Chevy/GM Trucks.  Unfortunately, at this time we do not offer parts or support for any Dodge to Dodge, or Ford to Ford engine conversions.

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  10. What makes and models can you convert?

    Diesel Conversion Specialists® has DIY kits for some Ford ½ ton models from 1990-1996, Ford ¾ton and larger trucks from 1967 - 2010, and Chevy/GM trucks from 1973 - 1999.  In addition to these kits, we can take on other custom conversions in our shop.  

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