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engine swap from 97 grnd am to 97 monte carlo

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  • engine swap from 97 grnd am to 97 monte carlo

    just need to know what i have to change to make it work. they have different front motor mounts the monte carlo has dog bone style on the side. both are 3.1 v6. thanks for your time. jon
    Last edited by drivemyss; 03-22-2010, 07:29 PM. Reason: needed more info

  • #2
    It will work. You'll have to change a few timing cover bolts because of the mount on the grand am won't be used there in the MC. Little things like that. But should be remove and replace for the most part. If a part is different such as a mount, just swap from the old motor.
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    • #3
      I think the rear exhaust manifold is differant also.