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engine swap

Discussion in '1936-Present Suburban' started by fendereff, Feb 26, 2007.

  1. fendereff

    fendereff 1/2 ton status

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    can you just drop in a sbc 350 or 454 or something into a 85 K20 that has a 6.2 diesel?
     
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    yep, but on teh auto, the torque converter is different for the diesels. Different stall. On the maunaul.....not sure what has to change
     
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    i see. so ide need the engine and a new torque converter. it would be nice to get a 383 and make it a monster.
     
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    Where in college station are you because I am up here in the week so maybe I could give you a few pointers to help you if you still want try it.

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    i want to try it, but i dont have an engine yet. still looking for a 350, 383, or 454...really anything 350 or bigger. but im like less than a mile south of campus
     
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    I am on Southwest parkway toward hwy 6 where are you in relation to that.

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    on glade between sw prkwy and holleman...across from where Haines dead ends into Glade.
     

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