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Old 03-07-2008, 04:13 PM   #1
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Possible to swap...?

Ok, this may be a stupid question, but I will ask anyway! I currently own a 1998 Firebird with a 3.8L engine. I was just curious, with some of the newer v6's being better and all, would it be possible (or worthwhile) to swap the engine? Thanks!
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yes and no. depends on the v-6 motor. a lot of them are still the same with a few different things here and there. now the new ones with the Direct Injection on the other hand, that would be a badass swap. tho whats wrong with urs now? if ur gonna swap a motor for performance, why not put an LS1 in it?
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Old 03-07-2008, 06:05 PM   #3
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yes and no. depends on the v-6 motor. a lot of them are still the same with a few different things here and there. now the new ones with the Direct Injection on the other hand, that would be a badass swap. tho whats wrong with urs now? if ur gonna swap a motor for performance, why not put an LS1 in it?
Indeed and end me you 3.8L!!!! haha one question

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Ok, this may be a stupid question, but I will ask anyway! I currently own a 1998 Firebird with a 3.8L engine. I was just curious, with some of the newer v6's being better and all, would it be possible (or worthwhile) to swap the engine? Thanks!
no. because you will in the end, have to get a new tranny and rear end. if your gonna swap, go big or go home. 572 crate motor!!
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Yes, you can swap. BUT, yes, you will have to swap out EVERYTHING else too..^^^tranny, rear end, radiator, alternator, etc, etc, etc,etc, etc...

If you are going to do a swap, just do like Spike said and toss in an LS1, LS2, etc. It doesn't have to be brand spankin' new, ya know!
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