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Old 08-10-2013, 06:03 PM
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was thiking of a 93-02 firebird.. what cars would it work in?
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So you want to drop a 360 mopar into a later model GM F-body.....

Well, with enough time and money, anything is possible. I'm not a rabid GM fan, but I would put an LS engine into one of those before I'd drop in a 360. For an almost straight drop in (as in it was maybe designed to be there), you're kind of limited to Mopars that either came with a small block or a small block derivative (like a 3.9 V6). Anything else is straight custom all around.
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I think it more begs the question of WHY?
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why? because i'm buying an extra dodge ram for the bed. the price of the truck is what the junkyard wants for a bed. so just seeing if i can use the motor/tranny in anything.
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why? because i'm buying an extra dodge ram for the bed. the price of the truck is what the junkyard wants for a bed. so just seeing if i can use the motor/tranny in anything.
Old Mopar muscle car, very easy. Anything non-Mopar, have fun with that.
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which mopar cars would you recommend?
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which mopar cars would you recommend?
Anything pre-1976

Dart, duster, Challenger, shoot I'd even consider an older Coronet and black it out. With an EFI engine in there, it'd be a good driver...
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Dart, duster, Challenger, shoot I'd even consider an older Coronet and black it out. With an EFI engine in there, it'd be a good driver...
Any A body will work (Dart, Duster, Valiant, pre-'70 Barracuda), any B -body (Charger, Road Runner, Coronet, Belvedere), C body (Monaco, Polara, Fury), Aspen or Volare (although I wouldn't recommend thelast due to their increased propensity towards rust in really bad places & weird front suspension design). Years back I had a '72 Charger that came with a 318. I blew the oil pump somehow, so I went to the junkyard and pulled a 360 from a Cordoba (non-Magnum obviously) and put it in. Made that car lots more fun to drive. The stock Magnum heads are capable of some good power. Drop one in an A or E body with a hotter cam and a good 4bbl and have fun.

Any of these will work (and happen to have been mine at one point or another, in order):






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thanks i'll look those up locally
got alot of a muscle cars already but ford and GM.
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