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Opinion Needed: Is this swap possible?

Old 07-07-2019, 08:37 AM
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Default Is this swap possible?

ive got a 2005 LS 3.4l LA1 V6 with roughly 93,000 miles on everything. Is it possible to take that engine out and put it in a 2002 SS 3.8l L36 v6 ? the ss engine is shot and needs to be rebulilt buts in much better shape than the 05. ive read its a diffucult job but how hard is it actually??
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Old 07-08-2019, 07:05 PM
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It's all a very common swap. And if you have both cars, you have all the parts you need. There should be a lot of info on this topic between Monte/Impala/Grand Prix forums.
Without having researched it, the logistics of what you need to do should not be too tough. I don't know if the 3.4 vs 3.8 subframes differ at all (that is my biggest question about the swap).
Old 07-09-2019, 10:27 AM
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It should work, you'll just need everything (engine, transmission, wiring harness, PCM, axles) and you may need to modify the wiring harness, but I'm not 100% sure on that one.
Old 07-09-2019, 09:08 PM
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Subframe is the same, with both cars itís 100% doable. But if youíre going to do that much work why not go for an L67? Unless the L36 car is already yours.

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