What Cars can take a 440 V8


RV&SAIL
11-21-2007, 10:16 PM
Sometime, I would like to move my 1977 V8 to a passenger car. My first choice would be a convertible. What models should I consider?

thunderbirdguy
01-18-2008, 11:53 PM
the question is, what cars wont take a 440? you can put a 440 in any car with enough skill and tools. if you have a shop, welder, and some basic fab tools, you could crowbar one into an 80's dynasty. Im redneck enough to put one in there too!:icon16: just my :2cents:

comp
04-13-2008, 09:59 PM
the question is, what cars wont take a 440? you can put a 440 in any car with enough skill and tools. if you have a shop, welder, and some basic fab tools, you could crowbar one into an 80's dynasty. Im redneck enough to put one in there too!:icon16: just my :2cents:
I agree even a K car

MrPbody
04-15-2008, 01:57 PM
Any '60s , '70s and early '80s "B" or "C" body with the correct K-member will accept the RB blocks without modifications. Finding a decent ragtop is no small task today, though. They've all been bought up or rusted out and blown away. I like the "B" bodies, myself... (Charger, Road Runner, etc.) You could get "lucky" and find a '69 Satelite convertible or something like that.

Mancini Racing sells all the necessary hardware (including the appropriate K-member) to make the changes. It doesn't take any cutting OR welding to do a nice job.

A '77 440 needs a bit of work to be a good performer. Low compression and poor flowing heads, itty-bitty cam... Not ALL 440s run like those from the muscle cars.

Jim

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