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How To Install Modern 392 SRT Hemi V8 in Classic 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack

Here we have the best people in business Richard Rawlings and Aaron Kaufman from Gas Monkey Garage, explaining how to install a modern 392 SRT Hemi V8 engine in a classic 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack. Basically, they have changed everything, the exhaust system, suspension, wheels and tires even the seats were modified, and all that because of the powerful 392 SRT Hemi engine.

Classic 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T 392 SRT Hemi V8 Scat Pack Interior

Before, this 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T Scat Pack was powered by a Chrysler’s 340 cubic-inch, 5.6 liter small-block LA V8 engine, rated at 275 horsepower and 340 lb.-ft. of torque. After the transplantation the Challenger gets new, much powerful heart, a modern 392 cubic-inch, 6.4 liter small-block SRT Hemi V8 engine, beating at 485 horsepower and 474 lb.-ft. of torque.

Beside the engine they have changed the entire Driveline. The suspension was changed with an aftermarket Magnum Force. The new US Mags Rally wheels are 18-inch up front and 20-inch at the back and all secured with Wilwood 14-inch vented rotors and 4-piston calipers, and the engine is bolted to a 6-speed manual transmission. The end result, it’s simply breathtaking.

Classic 1971 Dodge Challenger R/T 392 SRT Hemi V8 Scat Pack Engine

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