Q: Would i be able to swap a 5.7 Hemi to a 5.9 or 6.0 Cummins diesel in a 2007 Dodge Ram 1500 mega cab

asked by on February 11, 2018

Just wondering if i would be able to do a engine swap for my vehicle.

My car has an automatic transmission.

In order to do this swap you would need to change out complete computer, fuel, exhaust, cooling systems along with transmission and may even need to change out suspension due to additional weight of motor. This is not something that is common and would be beyond out available services.

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