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Old 05-07-2013, 09:16 PM   #1
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V6 to V8 engine swap?

Is it possible? Not doing it anytime soon. But probably am gonna make my car a project car in about ten years. Just wanted to know if it was possible and about how much would it cost an what would need to be done? I don't no jack about cars so inform me.
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:17 PM   #2
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it is possible.... but the cost of doing it would be very high. Would need so many parts to do so. Would be neat to see done!
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:18 PM   #3
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Would you need a new transmission and all as well?
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Old 05-07-2013, 09:23 PM   #4
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New transmission, rear end, drive shaft, axles, ecu, wiring....
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:26 PM   #5
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New transmission, rear end, drive shaft, axles, ecu, wiring....
Not quite . . . this will take care of a bunch of it

http://www.chevroletperformance.com/connect-cruise-crate-powertrain-systems/?eVar1=MRM_eml_CPfuel_adhoc_hr_en_0413#ls3_k


Just need that plus the rear end, drive shaft, axles . . . LSA!?!?
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:29 PM   #6
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Buy an SS and put a V6 bumper on it....SOOOOOO much cheaper! Lol
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:31 PM   #7
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Buy an SS and put a V6 bumper on it....SOOOOOO much cheaper! Lol
true!
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:01 PM   #8
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Not quite . . . this will take care of a bunch of it

http://www.chevroletperformance.com/connect-cruise-crate-powertrain-systems/?eVar1=MRM_eml_CPfuel_adhoc_hr_en_0413#ls3_k


Just need that plus the rear end, drive shaft, axles . . . LSA!?!?
Wow that's news to me! Cool!
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:05 PM   #9
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After reading it, I have one question. Won't that programmer mean you can't mess with anything at all? Because you're receiving a pre-programmed ECU substitute that you can use. So if you add mods, there's no ECU to tune? Correct me if I'm wrong but that's how I understood it.
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Old 05-07-2013, 11:20 PM   #10
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For the amount of money and effort. I'd just boost the 6 and upgrade everything to make it a beast of a car (or just buy an ss lol)
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:31 AM   #11
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Is it possible? Not doing it anytime soon. But probably am gonna make my car a project car in about ten years. Just wanted to know if it was possible and about how much would it cost an what would need to be done? I don't no jack about cars so inform me.
Possible? Yes. But like the others have already said it is not very cost effective.
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Old 05-08-2013, 05:46 AM   #12
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the engine alone is 7500.. add in trans, rear, wiring, mounts, hoses, exhaust... i mean the list can go on and on...
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Old 05-08-2013, 06:14 AM   #13
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I would do it after the engine finally goes and if the frame is still good. By that time you could probably put Mr. Fusion in the car.
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Old 05-08-2013, 06:29 AM   #14
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Only way I see some money saved doing this is if you have a M6 which doesn't require a rear end swap.

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