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can any one tell me what all i have change to swap a 318 with a 360 in a 1996 dodge ram the 360 came out of a 99 ram. will the computer work?
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you will have to change computer
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I changed out a 318 for a 360 in a 2000 1500 4x4 and didn't have to change out the computer . Just make sure you change your torque convertor . It's different . I believe the 360 is externally balanced .
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^^^ Good info right there
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I changed out a 318 for a 360 in a 2000 1500 4x4 and didn't have to change out the computer . Just make sure you change your torque convertor . It's different . I believe the 360 is externally balanced .
For sure some good info, I ran across a brand rebuilt 360 several years ago, for 250 bucks lol, the guy had a 318 in his truck and bought the 360 to build and put in it, well he said it had a bad vibe and the motor wasnt any good, he had the 318 TQ still in the truck when he tried to run the new 360
I couldnt hand him the 250 quick enough when he told me about the vibe lol, some folks just werent meant to be mopar people lol
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I agree. It is a special breed of us that get to enjoy them. 360 for the win right there. Take that thing out to a 408 stroker!
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