Magnum swap info.

8v-of-fury

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Would one not just use the magnum engine in its entirety? Accessories and all?

Why the need for timing cover swap?
 

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Magnum oil pan is rear sump, and interferes with K member. You need to use an LA type centre sump oil pan. Which opens the timing cover gasket can of worms, since there are no Magnum engines for cars (as OEM). It's on the magnum swaps.com site.

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I was,,,,,,,,, told that they made oil pans interchangeable between the 5.2 magnum, and the 5.9 magnum. Is this true? Or do i need a 360 oil pan ?
 

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You need an LA oil pan; the Magnum oil pans (I don't know if they are the same between the 5.2L and 5.9L engines, but all Magnums were used on trucks only) will NOT fit in an FMJ, the sump will hit the K member.
 

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The Magnum 318 and 360's use the same oil pan. I am assuming the Magnum 318's went to the older 360 style oil pan style block attachment.

I would agree, the Magnum oil pans will not fit passenger cars.
 

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silly Q here but would the sump issue be the same if you use the slant 6 K frame with the conversion to V-8 mounts ?
 
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