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Old 06-25-2006, 02:41 PM   #1
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Does anybody think i could get this 396 or higher chevy engine into my 92 sse bonnie?
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Trigga, reality check. You are FWD. That is for a RWD. If you have 10k to modify the chassis and body to mate with the entire drivetrain you'll have to buy (total cost 15-20 THOUSAND), sure it'll work just great.
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yeah i all ready have a 396 and a 454 engine and i was just wondering and getting other thoughts on this, because I have a another Sle bonneville me and someone is going to work on.
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The 4.6 was shoehorned into the 04-05 Bonnevilles.... I think you would have an extremely hard time stuffing a 396 Big Block in there..

For the $$$ you might just as well buy a GTO...

If you wanted to stuff a chevy V8 in there than I'd say LS4 swap with the beefed up 65-E trans, and that if you want it to remain FWD... Even then I think you will pay in excess of 5k for the engine and possibly the 65-E as a combo...

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It'* not worth it. Drop a S2 L67 in it and mod it to the max and make it a 350-400HP monster.
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If you wanna sell the 396, I know someone who might be interested in it. As for fitting it in, the old saying goes, anything can me bade to work with enough time and money.
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I might just sell the SLE so i try and find a 96 impala, when i get a hold to a digital camera I'll post some pics. or like v688 said, ill sell the SLE,(not the chevy engines ) and try and find a supercharger because i all ready have a heavy duty drive train...etc. and put that on my 92 sse. oh yeah is there some other way to tell whats your paint code, a previous owner must've sprayed over the tag on the spare tire cover. I dont know if my color is white or bright white. but im guessing its white though because i looked at it besides a white grand prix and mine looked dingey.
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can't wait to see the pics of all this stuff you just have laying around in your garage..
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wasn't someone on here working on a RWD 3800? or was that a Grand Prix?
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wasn't someone on here working on a RWD 3800? or was that a Grand Prix?
It'* been done to the GP a couple times.
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