Motor swap

Josh Stootler

Asked by Feb 16, 2016 at 09:14 PM about the 1990 Dodge Dakota 2 Dr Sport 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Will a 1996 dodge Dakota motor fit in my 1990 dodge
Dakota an will it bolt up to my transmission

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which engine do you have? I'll take a look

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actually I just looked it up for both - the answer unfortunately is no

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Josh Stootler

Both r 3.9

Josh Stootler

What motors will work in the 1990 dodge currently has a 3.9




1988 - 1991 will do the trick

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Correct - those are the ones

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Cindy Smith

I live local to Dayton, Ohio. I don't know where you guy's are at BUT I have a 2000 Dodge Dakota Sport for sale for part's vehicle OR REPAIR!! Price $600.00 Willing to negotiate though. You can contact me at

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