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  1. My First Engine Swap!

    Hotrodding Basics
    Alright so I'm gonna start you guys with the basics of my car before hitting y'all with questions: I have a 1970 Buick Skylark. The Skylark is already swapped with a Chevy 350, meaning it already has the chevy bolt pattern at the transmission. I am NOT going for a period correct motor, as...
  2. 1953 Dodge pickup

    Engine
    Hey every body I was wanting to pick everyone's brain and see other peoples ideas. I just picked up a 1953 Dodge pickup because I love the look of it and want it to be my welding shop truck / Rat Rod truck ( I love rusty). I'm not familiar with this style truck at all so this is brand new to me...
  3. chevy 3600 engine swap

    Engine
    Hello. I am new to this and have a few questions about my current project. I have a 1952 chevy 3600 216 I6 with 4 speed manual. I would like to keep the stock engine however it has a cracked block so I recently purchased a 250 I6 out of a early 1970's c-10. My questions were in regards to...
  4. chevy 350 swap

    Engine
    Hi all, so I have a 72 buick skylark with a buick 350, and a th350 trans. I want to drop a chevy 350 into it, and I'm looking to get an accurate idea as to what this swap will look like. I have read some posts that say it is an easy swap, that the chevy350 fits right in and bolts up to the th350...
  5. 1990 Chevy 350 aftermarket parts.

    Engine
    I found a 1990 Chevy 350 for my 1978 chevy truck and I was wondering what parts are interchangeable between the 1978 engine and the 1990 (pistons, crank, con. rods, cam. Stuff like that).
  6. Engine Swap 196 to 232 in a 1960 Rambler Deluxe

    Engine
    Hello, I'm hoping someone out there can help me. I have a 1960 Rambler and the 196 is toast.. I took it out and gonna be tough and pricy to find the parts. I found a 1975-1979 232 short block on craigs list that Im hoping will fit. I'm sure someone out there has done this or knows if it can be...
  7. Toyota Engine swap question

    Engine
    I have a great running 1992 Toyota 4x4, 22RE, 5 speed, standard cab. Body is badly beaten and interior is torn up. I bought a 1993 Toyota 4x4 with V6, Auto, with a very clean body and interior. Can I swap engine, trans, transfer, front and rear end into the newer chassis and still meet all...
  8. ford falcon engine swap

    Engine
    ok guys just bought another 1963 Ford Falcon this one has the original 141 c.I. inline 6 cylinder and 2 speed tranny. Here's the kicker the engine only produces like 85 hp , and has the intake and head made as one. done a little research but doesn't look like theres a whole lot of parts for...
  9. Thinking about this engine swap...what do you think?

    Engine
    In my 67 Lincoln Continental Conv. I currently have the stock 462 MEL engine that puts out 340hp @ 485 lbs-ft torque with the 3 speed C6 Transmission Gear Ratios of 2.46, 1.46 & 1 The Lincoln is a tank at 5500lbs curb weight I'm looking for driving performance not racing times I'm...
  10. 1940 international

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    my name is nick im from NE im 26 and just recently bought a new project a 1940 international harvester pickup dont really know how im going to do it yet but im needing some information and advice on the engine swap so if any of you could help that would be amazing
  11. New kid on the block

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    Hello to all, I am working on a frame-off restoration of my 1972 Ford F-100 that I have had for 18yrs. The original engine (302 V8) was discovered to have a cracked block that had been repaired with a very ugly weld that wasn't holding. My nephew had a 86 Mustang with a 5.0 HO that he rolled and...
  12. Engine for a 1946-47 Ford Super Deluxe.

    Engine
    Well, hello there! My name is David blanco, as you might have noticed I am new on this forum and have found that there is a lot of information that will be useful on what to do and how to do it regarding my first project car (English is not my main language, so please bear with me and have...
  13. Hrllo!

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    Hello there! My name is David Blanco, I am from Venezuela and live there. The reason why I joined this forum is to seek advice regarding a 1946-47 Ford Super Deluxe, I took a picture of it but unfortunately I can't upload it just yet (writing from my cellphone). As you may have already guessed...
  14. 1970 rambler engine change?

    Engine
    Hi I just brought a 1970 rebel rambler. It had no motor, I have been told I can put a 250 ford 6 in it. I was just wondering if I hAve to change anything to make it fit? I'm also curious. What diff do they run? Some ppl are saying ford is that true? I would really appreciate it if someone...
  15. My AMC Gremlin street rod project

    Hotrodding Basics
    Hello My brother and I just recently finished building my 1970 AMC Gremlin. He's the car expert so he basically built it for me and I helped so I could learn to do it on my own. My brother built it enough to drive and have a little fun with it. I am looking into putting a new engine in it. I...
  16. 61 Rambler Classic Engine Swap

    Engine
    Hello, Just starting an engine swap in a 1961 Rambler Classic. I purchased a 1965 232 engine with an automatic. What I could use help on is guidance on securing the engine since the 232 is longer than the original 196 (cast iron). Here are my questions: Should I attempt to build an...
  17. 1962 ford falcon deluxe

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    Hello hotrodders.com-ers I'm RETRO.FRESH and I just picked up a '62 falcon deluxe and was hoping to find some answers. First off, I'd like to swap out engine and tranny. Opinions welcome. Second, I'm a hound for the the best prices. If it's out there then I need it at my price. Third, where...
  18. Engine Mounts for engine swap

    Engine
    Hello! I recently picked up a 72 nova with a 250 6 cylinder engine and am planning to do a 383 stroker swap. Does anyone have any suggestions or opinions on what type of engine mounts that I should use. Anyone had any bad or good luck with any particular brands? Any help would be greatly...
  19. 8 cylinder engines

    Hotrodding Basics
    Is there any 8 cylinder egines that doesn't waste a lot of fuel? I have a 65 rambler 440 and want to do a egine swap.
  20. 77 460 into 79 F150 4x4 4 speed

    Transmission - Rearend
    I have a 1979 F150 4x4 with the 4 speed with granny low that I have swapped a 77 460 engine into. I used a Summit Racing Part Number: MCL-463222 460 internally balanced flywheel and I was told to use a 12 inch 84 ford diaphragm style Diesel clutch that I bought from O'rileys. Everything bolted...
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