can I swap out my 5.9l for a 5.7 Hemi in my truck

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Asked by Nov 25, 2015 at 04:18 PM about the 1997 Dodge Ram 1500 2 Dr Laramie SLT 4WD Standard Cab LB

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I have a 1997 dodge ram 1500 and I'd like to get a hemi with MDS swapped into my truck, is this possible?

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It is possible, but it is a lot of work. Best to start with a donor truck. you will need all wiring and electronics from the hemi truck. There have been several documented swaps into Dakotas on the internet, and it would probably be similar.

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Did you get this done? I have an 01 i plan to put an 05 hemi into

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