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#2433701 - 01/12/18 10:00 PM 383-440 engine swap on 70 Cuda-4speed Shaker Help!
SunnyMopar Offline
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Registered: 10/24/17
Posts: 8
Loc: Ontario. Canada
Hello, I am new on this forum!

Iam trying to swap a 383 to 440 for my e-body:
1970 Cuda- Shaker 4-speed
Has anyone done this before!
Would like to know what i need to replace to have the 440 swap in!

Exp.., fuel lines, throtle linkage, distributer Bell housing , flywheel, Clutch., . ect part needed to complete swap!
Please help! MoparSonny!

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#2433702 - 01/12/18 10:01 PM Re: 383-440 engine swap on 70 Cuda-4speed Shaker Help! [Re: SunnyMopar]
SunnyMopar Offline
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Registered: 10/24/17
Posts: 8
Loc: Ontario. Canada
MoparSonny

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#2433708 - 01/12/18 10:21 PM Re: 383-440 engine swap on 70 Cuda-4speed Shaker Help! [Re: SunnyMopar]
RapidRobert Offline
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Registered: 11/20/03
Posts: 33692
Loc: Lincoln Nebraska
Sonny welcome here! is there a SB in there now? what yr is the 440?
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#2433731 - 01/12/18 11:15 PM Re: 383-440 engine swap on 70 Cuda-4speed Shaker Help! [Re: RapidRobert]
SunnyMopar Offline
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Registered: 10/24/17
Posts: 8
Loc: Ontario. Canada
383 block is in there now in the 1970-Cuda! want to swap with a 1968-69 440 block!
Need to know what obstecles i will face!.. any info is gratefull
Thanks , Rapid Robert

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#2433744 - 01/12/18 11:47 PM Re: 383-440 engine swap on 70 Cuda-4speed Shaker Help! [Re: SunnyMopar]
Dave Hall Offline
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Registered: 01/21/08
Posts: 1923
Loc: Cotati, CA
Three things I can think of. The pilot bearing and the shaker will need attention. The exhaust might need a little rearranging. Possible throttle bracket?

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#2433923 - 01/13/18 12:06 PM Re: 383-440 engine swap on 70 Cuda-4speed Shaker Help! [Re: SunnyMopar]
second 70 Offline


Registered: 02/04/14
Posts: 359
Loc: central il.
Sonny if it’s only the block you have you’re going to need a new intake,shaker base, distributor, and maybe exhaust. The headers fit so much easier on a 383 because with the higher deck of the 440 it puts them right against the bottom of the car.

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