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Old 10-07-2007, 12:21 PM
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You mean a 400 pontiac engine or a 400 Olds, 400 Chevy? A motor mount swap is in order if it`s other than a chevy engine, which is a breeze, pick up mounts for a Camaro of the same year. You`ll need another transmission, as if the engine is other than a chevy it won`t share the same bolt pattern, a TH350 short tail will bolt right in. The wiring and sensors are all a breeze also, if you had a donor camaro of around the same years it would make the swap easier, but as is the swap is simple enough. Find motor mount ears (the ones that bolt to the block) of the short variety, there were the long and the short, the long ones will make the engine sit too high in the front, the low ones make it sit just right. You can tell the difference just by measuring the distance the bolt hole is to the back of the plate. Just pick up sensors for a 80 camaro with a 350 for your gauges to work correctly. You may have to do some wire rerouting but this is a breeze also.
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