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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-06-2013, 04:17 PM Thread Starter
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Lightbulb Pentastar 3.6 / 8 spd. Automatic Swap

Any Dodge Mechanics on this Forum ?

Considering upgrading the powerplant / transmission to
the newer Pentastar 3.6 / 8 spd. automatic combo

19 / 31 mpg

Almost 300 HP

Engines going for 2-3 K

8 spd Transmission 800 - 1k

Plan is to get computer ( s )

Which Harnesses
from Donor are necessary ?

What Glitches during install are we looking at ?

Thanks in Advance !
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Welcome Tourville:

Would be neat and I'm sure someone (maybe you) will do this switch but have not seen one done yet. Please post pictures if you decide to do this and GOOD LUCK!


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