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Old 04-08-2017, 12:43 AM   #1
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Question Slant 6 or 318 Swap 96' Hardbody

I have been given a slant six motor out of an old chrysler Dart. and a 318 out of a buddies Rx-7. I am interested in doing a motor swap and would like to stick with these if at all possible. I am willing to relocate the radiator and trans cooler around to make room as well as knock out the firewall. the slant six is a motor I have loved for a long time and delivers mass amounts of torque. Any advice is gladly accepted. Thanks.
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Old 04-08-2017, 12:53 AM   #2
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Either way you are gonna have to make it fit. Might as well go for the one you want.
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Old 04-08-2017, 01:40 AM   #3
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slant 6 will be too long to fit in the engine bay. you will have to cut the firewall for it to fit.
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I have been given a slant six motor out of an old chrysler Dart. and a 318 out of a buddies Rx-7. I am interested in doing a motor swap and would like to stick with these if at all possible. I am willing to relocate the radiator and trans cooler around to make room as well as knock out the firewall. the slant six is a motor I have loved for a long time and delivers mass amounts of torque. Any advice is gladly accepted. Thanks.
318 is an underrated engine. There is a way to get 400 hp from one without going broke in the process.

http://www.hotrod.com/articles/mopp-...-engine-build/

400 hp in a hardbody will make it fly.
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Old 04-10-2017, 02:56 PM   #5
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Fitting an i6 will be an endeavor... and sound like a tractor when your done

Are the dimensions of the 318 similar to a SBC? what are the trans options?

local kids slant setup - pretty cool!
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