Can you put a vr4 motor in a base model 1997 3000GT?
Yes, but its not as simple as pull motor out, put other in. Alot of work, an effort easier just to buy a vr4. Just for starts vr4 motor are design for awd layout. Then the computer for management. Then Suspion need to be beefed up.
It comes stock with a 222 horsepower. Most people believe it had the same engine as all of the dodge stealth's produced but they are wrong. The dodge stealth had 160 horsepower SOHC in their base model and the 3000GT had a 222 horsepower DOHC in their base model. However, in 1997 they started to make SOHC 3000GT's and then they had the same horspower base models.
Depends. If your going from a DOHC V6 6G72 motor to another it should be a direct bolt on. I dont believe the motor mounts changed from 1g to 2ndg so just make sure that your getting the same motor. - they made them in SOHC, DOHC, and TT. have fun! I did about 4 engine swaps so far. never again! Its the base model with the less powerful SOHC and im going with a…