Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: Gasser to diesel?

asked by on

How hard would it be to put a diesel engine in a v10 gasser?

A: Hi there, thanks for writing in your questi...

Hi there, thanks for writing in your question. As with any project, anything is possible with the right amount of money, patience, and time.

I have seen a few of these conversions done, and there are kits out on the market that help to make the swap a little easier. Depending on your technical an mechanical abilities, the difficulty of completing this will vary. I would suggest taking a look at the following website to get an idea of what kind of options there are for a conversion like www.DieselConversion.com. Best of luck!

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: What is the difference between a pinion seal and a pinion flange?

Hello there, thanks for your question. The pinion flange is a part of the rear differential housing that the driveshaft bolts to. The other end is attached to the pinion gear inside of the differential. The pinion seal is what...

Q: P0113 error code: related to stall while in drive? caused by error when changing air filter? 2011 Dodge Durango

Hello - yes, replacing the air filter could cause the P0113 - intake air temp sensor high circuit condition. The intake air sensor is located in the plastic intake housing that leads to and contains the air filter, so it...

Q: will crank but wont start

Ill try to answer this without getting too technical. Your vehicle uses two network communication circuits, called busses, to communicate with all the different modules. Like any circuit, it requires a complete path with no breaks to operate. It is...

Related articles

What Causes Hoses to Leak?
While the largest part of your engine is mechanical, hydraulics plays a significant role. You’ll find fluids at work in a number of different areas. Your car's fluids include: Engine oil Transmission...
Rules of the Road For Iowa Drivers
Driving on the roads requires knowledge of the rules, many of which are based on common sense and courtesy. However, even though you know the rules in...
How to Avoid Back Pain in a Car
If you have back problems, sitting in a car for an extended period of time can be excruciating. Even without back problems, you could experience discomfort and soreness from...