engine swap - Page 2 - Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board
Hotrodders.com -- Hot Rod Forum



Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Unanswered Posts Auto Escrow Insurance Auto Loans
Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board > Tech Help> Hotrodding Basics
User Name
Password
lost password?   |   register now

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
  #16 (permalink)  
Old 04-03-2013, 03:00 PM
1971BB427's Avatar
Registered User
 

Last journal entry: Latest changes
Last photo:
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Portland
Posts: 1,294
Wiki Edits: 0

Thanks: 11
Thanked 184 Times in 158 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by joe_padavano View Post
Yeah, but...

If the swap is totally bolt-in, I'm less worried about it. As an example, I've got a numbers-matching 69 442. The original 400 has a small crack in the water jacket, easily fixed, but the small bore, long stroke 400 is not one of Oldsmobile's better designs. That block is going in the barn and a 455 goes in it's place.
Again I agree! Changing things that bolt in, but keeping the original parts does no permanent harm.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 

Recent Hotrodding Basics posts with photos

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Hot Rod Forum : Hotrodders Bulletin Board forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name (usually not your first and last name), your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
98 350 vortec engine swap 454 vortec engine swap wiring Bobbydnovaman Electrical 0 12-19-2012 10:44 AM
95 ford F-150 engine swap, Same Transmission fit new engine? F-150 Transmission - Rearend 5 10-07-2007 12:11 PM
86 K10 engine swap! swap tranny too? big_e111 Transmission - Rearend 3 08-03-2007 01:21 PM
Hello..need help deciding engine and or engine/tranny swap. suzukijohn Introduce Yourself 2 04-22-2007 09:35 PM
326 firebird engine swap with a 400 engine...is it possible?? greg67 Engine 7 11-08-2003 03:34 AM


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 03:55 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
Copyright Hotrodders.com 1999 - 2012. All Rights Reserved.