Ill start this forum off I guess. Ill start by introducing myself and my truck. I am a Staff Sergeant (E6) in the Army currently stationed in Oklahoma. My truck was left to me by my grandfather when he past 20+ years ago. This is the first time I have had the truck in my possession. I sold it to my dad to buy my first car (1999 Mustang) Back then I didn't appreciate the body style that has become my favorite body style. Before my last overseas rotation I had it shipped to me here so I could start driving and working on it with my son, My intent is to pass it on to him when he gets older. I am the 3rd and he is the 4th John Wilkerson so this truck will have belonged to each generation.
I stumbled on the Hemi swaps today and it seems like it would be a good fit for me. I love this body style but would like a modern engine. I considered swapping a cummins in it. However, the Hemi swap has peaked my interest. It is not my daily driver so I have the ability to pull it off the road and slowly work on the swap. I don't have much mechanical experience but I love to learn and pick up on things pretty quickly. Hopefully other people join the forums and I can pick up some knowledge.