I have a dead heater in my M37. I've not really looked in to options to replace it yet. What did you not like about the Southwind, and what influenced your choice of the Gobi heater?Update 9/24/19
...finally sold on eBay ... Southwind heater (believe it or not)
Installed the .. Gobi heater - looks great.
There is clearly a common theme palying out here in the thread:Drivetrain is looking great!
If you don't mind, how did you get the motor and tranny to play nice? I'm not having much luck finding adapter kits.
Killer deal indeed! Thanks for the answer.Hi Joshauk, the 4bd to NV4500 adapter was made by 4bdconversions.com. I just went to their site and it is no longer. My kit came with the Isuzu engine and NV4500 I bought together off Craigslist out of Yuma, AZ. At the time, the kit was selling for about $1,000 including the adapter plate, hardware, new clutch, pressure plate and throw-out bearing. Made a killer deal on the package...
Again, looking great!...Making the motor and trans mounts now. Everything is more difficult than thought, but should turn out good. Attached a few cadd files. Using 4 hydraulic Ford F150 mounts - two at the engine and two on the trans. Should do a good job of quelling the vibes. Worried about the diesel's extra weight.
The new turbo intercooler fits nicely behind the engine's valve cover in the firewall recess panel area that contains the foot start button. Ordering up the silicone hosing and T-bolt clamps.
Keep plugging along.
The cadd files are sweet, is that your work? Because it's nice!Everything is more difficult than thought, but should turn out good. Attached a few cadd files. Using 4 hydraulic Ford F150 mounts - two at the engine and two on the trans.
Currently, I am using "LibraCAD", a free, bare bones, 2D drafting program. librecad.orgThe cadd files are sweet, is that your work? Because it's nice!
Do you know is there are any similar software for working sketches like that that is free and on-line?
I'm in your boat, I left the business about the time that CAD was taking off.I don't foresee any heavy architectural work in my future, just little scribbles and ideas.
Fusion 360 has a free version. Just download the full version and register as a startup/enthusiast. It's a full-blown 3D cad program and takes a bit of dong to learn, but there are some great tutorials out there.I'm in your boat, I left the business about the time that CAD was taking off.
There was even some software coming out that could embed maintenance records in the drawing files, a very cool idea, It had some acronym but it plumb evades me at the moment.
Seems odd to me that some simeple little sketching program isn't readily available, but oh well!
I'll check out this libracad.org. Thanks!!
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