Which one to fix ?

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Asked by Sep 01, 2014 at 08:10 AM about the 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just bought 2 grand prix's one is a
01 gt with a 3.8 with heave front end
damage the other is a 03 se with a
3.1 blown up motor the 03 is cleaner
and in better shape. My question is
do a engine cradle swap from 01 to
03 or sheet metal and core support
swap from the 03 to the 01.

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37,655

Engine swap has my vote.

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That was my thinking will have both cars there so no running back a forth to tge l

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The local pull a parts

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37,655

Yeah. And you can sell what ever you don't need. Win Win

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Well couldn't pass up both cars for $800.00 when pull a part will give me $400 for the car I don't buid

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77,935

I'd swap the engine BUT while you have the 3.8 out replace the upper and lower intake manifold gaskets. They're notorious for failure. HTH. -Jim

37,655

The only way you can do better is if they paid you to take them.

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