4X4 engine swap to 2wd

Asked by Feb 02, 2015 at 10:07 PM about the 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe 4 Dr LS 4WD SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 99 tahoe with a 4x4 vortec i want to
know if i can replace the engine with
another vortec that came out of a 2wd or
does it have to be a engine from a 4x4

6 Answers


No problem, everything should switch right over.

Is there any difference in motors or is it all the tranny


Right the engines are the same, the only difference you might find is the possibility of the exhaust manifolds but that is all I can think of.


Oil pan is different

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I want to swap out my motor in a 88 chevy Silverado 2wd with motor out of 88 chevy 4x4 can I use motor and tranny from the four wheel drive truck in my 2wd?


Nope the transmission is different, the engine is the same though.

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