Cadillac Owners Forum banner

1 - 5 of 5 Posts

·
Registered
19 Black Label Nav L, 19 S560
Joined
·
252 Posts
It is a very extensive operation probably at a cost of $10k or more if you are paying to have it done. At that point, why bother...
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
527 Posts
no one that i know of has put a diesel in a NBS 1/2 ton. theres a place or two that does that coversions on 3/4 ton suburbans because they have the extra frame and powertrain strength, plus they have the extra room under the hood.
 

·
Registered
19 Black Label Nav L, 19 S560
Joined
·
252 Posts
The problem with 1500 comes to the tranny tunnel. The Allison tranny won't fit w/o a body lift (a large one at that). In order to do it you need to go with a 4l80, which is obviously a lesser tranny ( a good one all in all, but not against the allison). The frame is also not strong enough, nor the suspension components. The conversions I have seen come from a crashed 2500 duramax truck where they take the whole chassis and roll it under a burb or avalanche.
 
1 - 5 of 5 Posts
Top