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Old 01-15-2006, 06:38 PM   #1
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I have a 98SLE. How big of a headache will it be to install a northstar V8 in my car?
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This would be a complete custom job. N* uses 4t80e tranny, mounts and drive shafts would be custom.
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You'd be better off financially going and buying a Cadillac STS of the same vintage -same cost or less than the cost of your SLE+N* conversion, but with A LOT less headaches.
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Someone did it in a w-body recently:
http://www.clubgp.com/newforum/tm.as...anguage=single
And I pretty sure mone than one person has done it in a fiero.
But either way big headache.
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IMO, you would enjoy a L67 a lot more.
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IMO, you would enjoy a L67 a lot more.
yes and a larger aftermarket too
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i dont think it would be that difficult to drop out the whole engine cradle, and put a GXP cradle in it, but yes, it would be a financial nightmare
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i dont think it would be that difficult to drop out the whole engine cradle, and put a GXP cradle in it, but yes, it would be a financial nightmare
GXP cradle won't 'bolt right up' to a 1998 Bonneville.
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Thanks guys. I'll just modify what i've got.
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L67 swap.
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