Q: How long in a shop would an engine shop for a ~ 1970's dodge truck take?

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Just swapping to a new 5.9 from the old one. Would this be a relatively fast swap? Are older swaps such as this easier than the newer?
My car has a manual transmission.

Hi there. Completing an engine swap is not really one of those jobs I would advise making a decision based on how fast it will take. The fact is that the time it take to complete an engine shop depends on multiple variables; ranging from the shops skill and ability, to the prep work they’ve completed to simplify the swap, amount of custom fabrication needed and changing other components like transmission, flywheel and even motor mounts. In general however, older, less complex engine’s are easier to change out than newer models simply based on the flexibility and compatibility of older components.

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