motor swaps


Asked by Feb 08, 2016 at 04:37 PM about the 2000 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr 4WD Extended Cab SB

Question type: Car Customization

We have attempted to put a 4.7 in our 2000
Fakota. Motor mount problem.  Any one else done

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No, but I've seen 426 Hemi kits for Dakota's. I suspect you'd have to make custom motor mounts or try to use 1/2 of a "top" mount from the original motor to 1/2 of the original "bottom" frame mount. to mix & match. And or some welding might be required. Then there is the "location" forward or back problem & clearence to the radiator with the cooling fan.

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