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It will *fit* because they offered that Dakota chassis with a V8. the 5.9 is a heavy engine. It might cause issues with the front end. A diesel Dakota is a cool idea though...

This engine will fit but there are other issues that will arise if you are planning on the swap the pcm for the 5.9 will be required for optimal performance and a tourque converter for a 5.9 is required due to the 5.9 being externally ballanced and the 5.2/3.9 being internally ballanced. depending on the year model of the donor the wiring harness does differ from year to year the injector plugs are different ect. good luck with the swap

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