will a 97 dodge 360 interchange with a 01 315

Asked by Feb 13, 2014 at 08:55 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr ST Extended Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 97 1500 4x4 with a 360 in it that needs a motor, I have a 01 2wheel drive 315 I want to know if I would be able to put this motor in the 97, and what It would take to do it, will the transmission bolt up to It?

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19,635

Engine harness and computer from other truck.

so what are you saying if I swap engine harness and computer it will work fine ?

19,635

Yes it is basically the same engine so when you change the harness/ecm everything on the other engine will be right.

what about the torque conveter smoothing about engines being balanced differently

19,635

Torque converter should be fine. Both engines should be externally balanced by the crankshaft pulley and flywheel.

& we are sure that the trannys are the same from a 97- 01? it will all bolt up?

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