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I've got a 1980s S1800 tandem axle rated at #44000 with a concrete pump and boom that has a 70something foot reach on it. The pump and boom are in good shape but the truck is tired. Especially the cab and engine. I need to get it from where it is to my place about 200 miles. Its in a different state. Towing it just is not an option. The DT466 has a bad liner and a knock. Once the water was drained and oil was coming out it resembles black metallic paint that would look great on a hot rod. Cant see a reason to put the money or time into rebuilding the engine for a rust bucket that will likely only see the one trip. I have a 549 out of a 1975 fleetstar 1800 that I fired off a few weeks ago on a stand so I know it runs. I believe the 549 has an SAE bell housing altho I'm not sure of the depth of it vs whats on the 466. I'm hoping it will bolt up to the roadranger 10 speed without any changes. The trans is hooked directly up to the transfer case that holds and dirves two massive hydro pumps. This means that the location of the transmission is where it has to be regardless of engine choice. that being said I have the mounts that went with the 549 in its fleetstar if I need them. I think the mounts will need repositioning if nothing else due to the length difference between engines. The '75 had air brakes so its got the compressor already. Has anyone done this, seen it done or considered it? I would really like to get some ideas of how logical this direction is. I'm certainly thinking it easier then it is in reality. Possibly not?