is it a problem to put a 4.3 in my 85 camaro in place of 2.8


Asked by Jan 20, 2016 at 10:49 PM about the 1985 Chevrolet Camaro Berlinetta

Question type: Car Customization

got a good 4.3 . instead of a v8 and all the problems , how about using the4.3

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To go from a V6 to a V8 on these cars is a major, major project. I'd imagine that doing the opposite would be just as involved! HTH. -Jim

Andrew Olsen

You have to do the same amount of work to put a 4.3 in that you would need for a v8 swap. You can't even use your old trans. You need a 3.1, 3.4, or 3.8 if you want a drop in upgrade.

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