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post #1 of (permalink) Old 01-03-2004, 11:52 PM
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Questions swapping SBC to BBC

I have a 73 chevy 4x4 3/4ton and I am swapping my 350 to a 454 What all am I going to have to change?
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Re: Questions swapping SBC to BBC

The motor mounts will work, the BBC are little stiffer, but will work fine. The alternator bracket is the same, but the p/s is different. If you can get everything out of a donor truck it will be an easy swap. Make sure you have a bigger radiator, might having cooling issues.
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So the location for the motor mounts are the same.
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Re: Questions swapping SBC to BBC

yes same .... I bought a 454 with all accesories and radiator and finished in a few hours ....... no prob at all ... even the trans will work if it can hold the hp of the bigblock
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