Engine and transmission swap

Asked by Jul 15, 2016 at 10:33 PM about the Dodge Magnum

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have two 1999 Dodge Ram 1500s, one is regular
cab with a 3.9L V6 and one is a crew cab with a
5.9L V8 360. The latter engine (5.9L) is seized up
so instead of buying a crate engine or refurbished
engine I'm thinking about just taking the whole
3.9L engine/transmission out of the regular cab
truck and putting it into the crew cab truck.
Besides the wiring harness/ECU and possibly
having to move some motor mounts, is there
anything else I need to be aware of before
attempting this swap? Thanks for any advice!

3 Answers

20

U can do it just it will suck labor intensive

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Can transmission out a 3.5 magnum go in a 2.7 magnum

Can a transmission out a 3.5 fit n a 2.7 magnum

Your Answer

Magnum

Looking for a Used Magnum in your area?

CarGurus has 679 nationwide Magnum listings starting at $1,000.

ZIP:

Dodge Magnum Experts

  • #1
    Norm Davis
    Reputation
    350
  • #2
    Miguel Carrasco
    Reputation
    320
  • #3
    XS22L9R
    Reputation
    270
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Dodge Charger
422 Great Deals out of 27,720 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chrysler 300
363 Great Deals out of 16,702 listings starting at $1,000
Used Dodge Challenger
252 Great Deals out of 21,279 listings starting at $6,999
Used Dodge Durango
262 Great Deals out of 20,322 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
646 Great Deals out of 37,029 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford Mustang
746 Great Deals out of 42,169 listings starting at $1,300
Used Chevrolet Camaro
405 Great Deals out of 31,587 listings starting at $2,395
Used Dodge Ram 1500
402 Great Deals out of 10,690 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chevrolet Impala
591 Great Deals out of 34,520 listings starting at $1,250
Used Jeep Grand Cherokee
889 Great Deals out of 71,204 listings starting at $995
Used Ford F-150
2,121 Great Deals out of 181,988 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2,159 Great Deals out of 181,171 listings starting at $1,900
Used BMW 7 Series
160 Great Deals out of 5,998 listings starting at $2,500
Used Cadillac CTS
274 Great Deals out of 10,252 listings starting at $1,500
Used Dodge Caliber
65 Great Deals out of 2,296 listings starting at $888

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.