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Discussion in 'The Skunkwerks' started by Arkansas Dave, Jan 28, 2007.
This happened yesterday. LS1/4L80E into my '69 TA.
I bet that'll be a sweet running combination!
I have a built 351W I was planning on dropping into a '72 Fastback Mustang. I ended up selling the car but kept the motor. I'm thinking it would go great into one on my Scout II's. My thought was to mate it up to an E4OD but I'm unsure of what TC to start looking for.
I'm about to start a supercharged 350/700R4/NP241C swap with a Holley Terminator EFI. I just need to find a buyer for my current drivetrain.
I've been looking online at the pick n pull. They have a few trucks in stock that have the 351W. I'm thinking they'll probably have a trans that I can use. What I don't know yet is what axels might be on them and if they drop on the correct size. I'm not against buying a beat up truck and using the axles, trans,TC, and drive shafts. Can anyone shed some light on what I might want to look for when crawling around the salvage yards? Thanks
GM trucks were pass side drop till 1988 the SUV's till 1991. If you are talking about a Scout then you don't want fullsize axles at least for a driver. As the wheels will stick out past the fenders which is illegal in most states.
You can get transfer case adapters but they are usually expensive.
Full width chevy 1 tons under scout II, Dana 60 up front and 14 bolt rear, those are factory dodge rims its sitting on. I think once i add fender flares i may have a inch or 2 sticking out.
There is 10in width wise in rear and and about 9'' on the front. So 5inches wider each side. Really depends on what wheel your running. The good thing is most the late model wheel have lots of back spacing so that will take up some width. I would figure 2-3'' I bet either way doen't look to bad.
Probably one of the crazier swaps out there.....and I would be literally killed by every scout guy who likes a stock engine.....
Lexus 1UZ-FE with VVT-i mated to the stock transmission (A650E) and a Dana 300. Will drive Dana 60's front and rear.
Why a lexus engine you may ask; well it has 300 hp and 310 ft/lbs of torque, a flat torque curve ~270 ft/lbs at idle (GS400 computer), weighs in at 364 lbs fully dressed, and is probably one of the most reliable engines out there.
Saw a jeep with a Lexus engine on the internet. Pretty cool swap. Though I am a purist, the Lexus engine is certainly creative. How will the dana 300 mate to the Lexus trans?
350 install is almost done. Mounts arrived yesterday and should go in this weekend...
I'm seriously thinking about using this combo in my D-Series pickup. Just for the fun of it, I set the 350/350 combo in place just to see what it looked like and how well it would fit.
IMG_0280 by 74binder posted Feb 22, 2017 at 9:20 PM
several good looking projects anybody else been busy?
I am currently working on a 258, doing the 4.0 head swap and going to be running the factory 4.0 MPFI. Besides overhauling the 258 I only have 100 bucks in the 258 the 4.0 head, manifolds, valve cover, fuel rail, injectors, wiring harness, and ECU, so if I don't like it I'm not out much. This is going in my 800 so I think it will be a cool setup. Going to be running an AX15 5 speed and a Dana 300 as well.
Homework, homework, homework.
I'm working and living in china for the time being and have another 6 months to go before I come home, which means I have another 6 months for saving up and getting everything down on paper.
The plan is to build an ultra reliable overland equipped scout 2 with the focus on dependability + fuel economy over performance. Currently exploring LS 5.3 3rd and 4th gen options and manual tranny, leaning towards either an NV3500 or 4500. The only thing I've been able to consider as a done deal research wise is the NP241 TC.