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Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

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Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

#1 Post by HeadDamage » Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:19 pm

Anyone know where I can find an Isuzu 4bd1 or 4bd1T without going overseas?

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#2 Post by swamijake » Mon Mar 26, 2018 3:58 pm

I'd try giving Ray a call at global roamer. He isn't a dealer in them but seems to know where to get them.

http://roamerdrive.com/

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#3 Post by HeadDamage » Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:45 pm

Ray doesn't have any forsale.

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#4 Post by ANDYD » Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:51 pm

Just curious, which Isuzu truck / model has that engine?
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#5 Post by mepham55 » Wed Mar 28, 2018 8:13 pm

My 1994 Isuzu elf has this engine in it. Great engine, very smooth. Maybe look for a JDM dealer in van and see if they can bring in engines?

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Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

#6 Post by bsa_m21 » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:35 am

Apparently these engines are used in some Hitatchi forklifts and construction equipment.
Might want to check with an industrial parts supplier.

Also, there are several Isuzu diesel engines on ebay.
https://www.ebay.com/b/Complete-Engines ... nc&_sop=16

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Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

#7 Post by HeadDamage » Thu Mar 29, 2018 9:58 am

There are quite a few Isuzu motors on ebay but no 4bd1T motors and one 4bd2T in Florida for $4000 US which is way too much.

These are supposed to be really common easy to find and cheap motors... I think that day has passed.


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Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

#9 Post by tallgypsy » Thu Apr 26, 2018 6:57 am

The 4bd2T is actually easier to find in Canada than the 4BD1 and is the more modern engine and dimensionally identical. I think the trick in finding one is not to look for the engine but look for the vehicle as a lot of owners do not have a clue what motor is in their vehicle. I found mine by looking for someone who was wrecking a1989 - 1196 ISUZU NPR 5 ton cube van but actulally found the more common and identical GMC version and had a choice of two at the time. I paid C$1200 and lots of other parts were thrown in including the radiator (great fit in a land rover) You should also get the front cross member. I also wanted the exhaust brake flap valve and controller but someone got there before me. Parts for these vehicles are very inexpensive on E Bay USA. Ray

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Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

#10 Post by tallgypsy » Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:57 am

Jerry in Tacoma is selling a 4BD2T for US$750 263-426-5770 (Off Craigslist Seattle).

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#11 Post by swamijake » Thu Jun 28, 2018 11:33 am

If anyone is still looking for an isuzu engine: https://vancouver.craigslist.ca/rds/cto ... 18347.html

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#12 Post by HeadDamage » Wed Jul 04, 2018 11:11 am

Seems to be gone.

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#13 Post by HeadDamage » Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:03 pm

If all works out I should have my hot little hands on a nice low mileage 4bd1t by this time tomorrow.

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#14 Post by swamijake » Sat Dec 22, 2018 12:10 pm

Pics or it didn't happen!

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#15 Post by HeadDamage » Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:45 am

I'm committed to a new project now...

Yesterday I did a 1300 km round trip to Idaho and back and now there is an Isuzu 4bd1t with a KLR performance turbo and an LT95 all with about 50000 original miles in the back of my 2500HD. These came out of an ex military Australian Perentie 6x6.

I was trying to find a 4bd1t and use an NV4500 transmission but because this is a proper factory rover installed version of the 4bd1t and it has it's original LT95.

I was going to use Ray Wood's NV4500 conversion, I might still, but right now I'm considering using the LT95. The LT95 is set up for a front mount PTO winch and it has the drive output for a third rear axle should I ever go nuts and want to build a 6x6 rover ;)

I think this motor will put out around 150 hp and 300 ft/lbs torque with the aftermarket KLR turbo system but even stock it should be about 130 hp and 250 ft/lbs which combined with an all gear driven timing/injection train, simple inline 4 4 cylinder layout etc... make it, perhaps, the best motor that has ever been fitted to a land rover.

Really looking forward to getting this one on the road :)

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Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

#16 Post by franko » Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:21 pm

Can’t recall, did you ever say what Land Rover your sealing this beast into?
Sounds like it will be amazing 😉

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Re: Looking for an Isuzu 4bd1T engine

#17 Post by HeadDamage » Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:28 pm

Was intending to build a 110 three door but not sure now.

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