What is the biggest motor i can put in my 97 dodge ram 1500 without having to change anything???

Asked by May 13, 2014 at 11:08 AM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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86,735

That depends on what you have in it now.

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86,735

You could get by with a 360 but you will have to have the ECM upgraded for the larger CID's. But it should be a bolt in operation. Try some of the Dodge truck forums for more ideas.

Okay thanks

3,765

360 will drop right in. your pcm will run it, but you really need to get a pcm for the 360 to make the most of it.

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