Are the 318 and 360 same block

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Asked by Sep 04, 2014 at 08:43 AM about the 1998 Dodge Ram 1500 4 Dr ST 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

We want to replace my trucks enigne next summer.... So before I go and get a new
engine, are the 318 and 360 the same block and can they be mounted in the same motor
mounts? I have heard yes and no on this one. Also, if they can, would the tranny need to
be upgraded or would mine be fine? I have the 318

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Looks like it will swap. They are both "LA" series small block, Look at these threads: http://www.ramforum.com/f61/318_360_engine_swap-28237/ === http://www.ramforum.com/f61/318-360_swap-19840/ =====and this is really good:=. http://www.steelsoldiers.com/showthread.php?43590-Dodge-318-to-360-Swap-Questions ..and one more== http://www.moparchat.com/forums/showthread.php?t=122727 ..If you take the time to read all those threads, from Dodge Ram enthusiasts, you will learn a lot.

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