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Unread 05-29-2001, 12:39 AM   #1
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Engine swaps........

I have a 90 with the 4.2 and ax15 tranny. I was told that a 350 chev would bolt up to the tranny with out any adapters. Is that true? And will the stock radiator keep a 350 cool or will I have to replace that too? Thanks in advance, this board is the best place for info.
Thanks for the info Jay. I am trying to get by real cheap. I also have an amc 304 that I could put in. Anyone know how that bolts up? I would love to get by only having to change motor mounts.

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Unread 05-29-2001, 03:21 AM   #2
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good luck in getting any answers for that one I have a similar question out there right now, if someone drops some info your way do you think you could fill me in on the subject?
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Unread 05-29-2001, 09:51 AM   #3
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I considered this setup when doing my 350 swap, and was told that a new bellhousing adapter was necessary for the conversion to AX-15/Chevy 350. I wound up going a different route choosing an NV4500 behind a 350.

As for the radiator, I have the aluminum 4 core BeCool radiator and electric fan combo and still get a little hot when crawling. I wouldn't think a stock radiator would cut it. You might be able to get by with an electric fan on the front of the radiator, and a mechanical fan on the engine side. Good Luck!!

Jay

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