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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #30 on: November 24, 2016 - 01:32:57 pm »
How direct of a "bolt -in" is this thing ? Seems like it took you no time at all  :dunno:


It is far from "just 6 wires". A LOT of fabrication, cutting holes in firewall, trimming  the lip by the frame rail, wiring, and nothing seemed to easily fit together.

The exhaust shop modified my current step up with straight pipe Magnaflows to the TTI headers.




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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #31 on: November 24, 2016 - 01:37:25 pm »
Two great rides now.
Big changes in a short time.

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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #32 on: November 24, 2016 - 03:02:29 pm »

It is far from "just 6 wires". A LOT of fabrication, cutting holes in firewall, trimming  the lip by the frame rail, wiring, and nothing seemed to easily fit together.

The exhaust shop modified my current step up with straight pipe Magnaflows to the TTI headers.

So it's on the stock K frame with stock steering ?
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #33 on: November 24, 2016 - 03:32:38 pm »
Sweet! Very nice indeed!  :cheers:  :clapping:
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #34 on: November 24, 2016 - 05:44:46 pm »
AWESOME sound!!


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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #35 on: November 24, 2016 - 08:53:59 pm »
So it's on the stock K frame with stock steering ?

That's been achievable for quite some time. TTI and Schumacher make mounts for stock K's and stock steering. FWIW
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #36 on: November 25, 2016 - 09:31:08 am »
So it's on the stock K frame with stock steering ?

Yes and Yes.  However, things like the power steering pump bolted up but it didnt come with a reservoir so you have to run a remote and we mounted it on the inner fender where the battery usually is.  If the reservoir was on the pump it wold interfere with the cold air intake, unless it was custom made.  We encountered things like this throughout this project.  The drive by wire pedal was the biggest fabrication part.
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #37 on: November 25, 2016 - 06:19:38 pm »
 :2thumbs: :2thumbs: :2thumbs:

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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #39 on: November 26, 2016 - 08:18:01 pm »
Nice, how about a side by side video with the two ?
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #40 on: November 27, 2016 - 09:01:03 pm »

Lights, camera..... ACTION!!!!  :clapping:
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #41 on: November 27, 2016 - 11:07:26 pm »
Super nice job, sweet car and sounds good! :2thumbs:
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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #42 on: November 28, 2016 - 08:44:57 am »
Nice, how about a side by side video with the two ?

I should have done this.  The Cuda is quicker off the line but the Charger will beat it, mostly because it has +100 ft lbs tq.

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Re: 2 Engine Swaps
« Reply #43 on: November 30, 2016 - 01:39:24 pm »
WOW!  Congrats on the Engine swaps!  They are both amazing in their own way.  I'm curious about your experience with the 392 Crate Cuda swap you did since this is one of the options I had in mind for my Cuda.  I would love to pick your brain on this when you have a moment D.

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