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Yes, a Chevy 350 can be put in an Astro Van as I own one that I've built. Special motor mounts that make up for the extra length of the motor can be purchased for this swap for about $49.00. Next the plate on the front of the V6 which the alt, Power Steering and Air conditioning connect will bolt up perfectly on a 350. Obviously V6 headers won't work so aftermarket headers will need to be purchased for this swap but stock headers can be altered if your on a budget. A good muffler man can fabricate a dual exhaust system reasonably priced. Lastly check the driveshaft for fit and if it needs to be altered it can be shortened and rebalanced for about $30.00. THAT'S IT! It should cost you around $300 and that's on the high side.

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