Can I install a 3.8 V-6 and the matching transmission into a 1997 Grand am GT?

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Asked by Jul 26, 2007 at 04:11 PM about the 1997 Pontiac Grand Am

Question type: Car Customization

I have a 1997 Grand Am GT with a 2.4 L . I have a 3.8 liter V-6 and transmission . Will it fit into this car? I understand I would have to do exhaust work and other things . I just want to know if it is possible to install it with out a lot of problems

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Hi davis1997GT, You may have some major hurdles to overcome in doing this swap. Some of the larger hurdles will be engine mounts, hood clearance, engine bay room and wiring/computer issues. This will probably not be a weekend job even if you are a mechanic. Good luck!

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its not worth it that type of car has so much sensors and who knows your ant theft will probably keep it from running cause of the computer in it i would buy the right one

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that chassis was not made for a 3.8L

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