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Old 07-10-2011, 10:46 PM
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My dads 98 Ram 1500 extended cab had 220,000 on it 2 weeks ago....blew a head gasket and when i tpre it done i found it had a cracked head.

I got a great deal on a 2001 360 complete with harness and computer, so i tore it down, cleaned/honed, ported the heads, did the kegger mod, tb mod, and shorty headers...right now the 360 is hanging on the engine stand ready to go in. I hope to drop it in tomorrow!
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if your doing a 318 to 360 swap you need the 360 computer and flexplate, and I think the wiring harness as well..but if your just doing a replacement that sounds sweet. good luck dude
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haha man im retarded! scratch that, your the guy I have been talking to about that swap all week! lol my bad man
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haha man im retarded! scratch that, your the guy I have been talking to about that swap all week! lol my bad man
Lol Codes we'll just blame the heat. But, the wiring harness appears to be the same between the two, and it just happens that these two engines run the same 24 lb injectors (3there are I think 3 different injector sizes for the v8 magnums), so I might even beable to run the stock computer.
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Nice swap there, definitely want to hear more/see some pics!

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Nice swap there, definitely want to hear more/see some pics!

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Got it on here.....thread named "expected gains" I ess going to just do the free mods, but pulled the heads due to a blown head gasket and fpund one was cracked....got a great deal on the 360
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Ah ok, I'll go check that one out, thanks!

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haha yeah..that damn heat! lol
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Got a 96' slt with the 5.2 and limited slip,has 237,000 miles on it and still sounds and runs strong.have only replaced fuel pump,ball joints,plugs and wires,tires since owning it.just running high mileage 10w30 and drive it about 50 miles a day back and forth to work.has stock intake with a y-pipe to a generic tube muffler like a cherry bomb dont know what make it is was already installed when I got the truck sounds pretty good though just need to replace the manifold gaskets to get rid of exhaust leak noise it has at low rpms.eventually will be getting rid of it to upgrade to a 2001 1500 sport 4x4 hopefully soon.
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Nice.... I'd keep it if it runs well!
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