MotorsportsGordon
MotorsportsGordon Reader
9/7/18 10:09 a.m.
bigeyedfish
bigeyedfish New Reader
9/7/18 12:10 p.m.

Uh... I was going to Google engine/trans weights and figure out how much the weight bias changed, but that was going to be more effort than I cared to give.  Anyway, I normally love swaps where a front engine, FWD gets converted to mid-RWD.  I want to think this is cool, but it has to be terrible.  I would love for someone to tell me why I'm wrong because I do want to like this, but I need to be convinced this time.

Curtis
Curtis UltimaDork
9/7/18 1:23 p.m.

I'm sure it added a bunch of weight, but at least it's sorta in the middle.

Caddy 500s weight just a little bit more than a small block chevy, but not much.  Swapping to an aluminum intake on a 500 puts it within a few pounds of a 350.

Curtis
Curtis UltimaDork
9/7/18 1:25 p.m.

You've probably all seen the Caddywagen.  Some kid welded the frame of a FWD El Dorado onto the back of his bug pan and welded the tie rod ends.

Pretty easy swap.

Trans_Maro
Trans_Maro PowerDork
9/7/18 1:57 p.m.
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