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


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!


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


that chassis was not made for a 3.8L

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