Engine swap

Asked by Nov 20, 2017 at 12:42 PM

Question type: Car Customization

Can I put a 2001 pontiac
grand prix 3.8L in a 97
pontiac firebird with a 3.8L

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I would check to see if the motor mount locations and bolt pattern are the same. One engine is a transverse mount and the other is a longitudinal mounted engine.

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Can I swap out the internal parts such as the crank, pistons and rods?

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You could swap the crank (after machining) and probably the rods but not the pistons. Just rebuild the old engine if that is what you are attempting to do.

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Yes I have the other engine after a deer hit the car and was trying to utilize that engine to save money

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