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Old 08-05-2006, 10:54 PM
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I did some quick searching on google and found this for you

http://cruisers.shoumatoffmedia.com/43GMdiesel.html
Quote:
Chevy 4.3L V6 Diesel and the Toyota Land Cruiser

From the LCML:

"Chet Wagner" <chetwagner@msn.com> wrote:

>Form doing a bit of research, I have found the following vehicles with the
4.3 diesel V6 in a rear-wheel-drive package needed for a conversion:

Monty Carlo 1982-83
Malibu 1982-83
Buick Regal 1982-83
Oldsmobile 1980-85 rear wheel drive "Cutlass, Hurst/Olds"
These engines have the typical 350 bellhousing bolt pattern.

The front-wheel-drive engines will not work unless you use a transmission
that will bolt to a 2.8-3.4 60 degree v6 engine, at least that is what I
understand.


For those willing to try this, a turbo from a 2.2 turbo Dodge whatever at
about 3-5 psi boost will net up to about 25% more power without internal
engine modifications. Of course, easier said than done. Be good for
altitude compensation though.

Some of this information may not be quite right, so give me a break if I am
wrong. I am still looking around for more information, so stayed tunned.Furthermore with adapters from Advance Adapters and others there are a lot of options.
From the sounds of it the FWD version is the same pattern as the RWD 60deg V6 (such as the 2.8L in S10's and 3.4L in Camaro's to name a few). From what I understand the engine isn't exactly set up for normal side engine mounts. I'm sure you will figure out some way to mount it.

Edit: some more info.
http://www.pirate4x4.com/forum/showthread.php?t=478750

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