Originally Posted by Brandon L Gilmroe
I live in Hughes Springs, Texas. I have always wanted to build a street rod and a classic. Well it seems that I finally got the ones I want and I am very excited. I have a 1981 TA with a 301 (which I'm going to replace with a 403) its in pretty good condition and a just purchased 1980 Chevy Luv (which still runs with the original motor).
Brandon, A 403 is an Olsdmobile engine, and it should bolt up to the tranny in your TA. You'll need to find frame motor mounts that will work with the Olds. The easiest swap, to replace the 301, would be a Pontiac 400.