Can I put the engine from a 97 doge 1500 in a 2003 dodge 1500

Asked by Oct 20, 2014 at 12:44 PM about the 2002 Dodge Ram 1500 SLT Plus Quad Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Physically yes. With enough money anything is possible but with a lot of wire harness, ECM, bracket swapping.

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it will require swapping many things. the 97 has magnum engines based on the LA motors. all the engines used in a 2003 are the newer design magnums.

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