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    Default Base to V8 is it worth it (the effort)

    Have a V6 it's ok, saw an engine for sale with trans. (v8) anyone been down that road, is there a whole poop load of extra costs involved - ex:- suspension differences, computers, obviously there is air intake, exhaust, engine mounts is a good one - I have to assume the rad. could be different too.. any one fear the topic - I have to evaluate the $$$$ so If you're bored and want to through some info. my way please doooo...

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    There is someone on the other board that did it. Might want to hit him up about it.
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    Hassan did it because he had a ton of money in his car already so he decided to just do the swap.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Uplands View Post
    Have a V6 it's ok, saw an engine for sale with trans. (v8) anyone been down that road, is there a whole poop load of extra costs involved - ex:- suspension differences, computers, obviously there is air intake, exhaust, engine mounts is a good one - I have to assume the rad. could be different too.. any one fear the topic - I have to evaluate the $$$$ so If you're bored and want to through some info. my way please doooo...
    At least 2 people have done it, unless you have a lot of money & patience t is probably not worth it. I have both so maybe i am impartial.
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