I have a 1973 Dodge Charger with a 400 engine. If I wanted to replace it with a better engine, without making too many other modifications, what would you recommend? Hemi? And how much would it cost?


Asked by Sep 20, 2007 at 03:20 PM about the 1973 Dodge Charger

Question type: Car Customization

If I change the engine, what recommendations do you have for the transmission, rear end, suspension and brakes?  What cost are we looking at?  

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Hi bigsouth17, The "Hemi" is at the pinnacle for Dodge. All Dodge owners aspire to be "Hemi" owners whether they admit to it or not. Modifications? There could be a few, but what the heck - we're talking about a "Hemi" here. Now the cost could set you back about $4,000 to $5,000 for a new motor. But just think about all of the rubber you'll burn after making the swap. Good luck!

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