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Well a few weeks ago I started the process of a 392 swap into my 2014 rt 6 speed. I found a clean short block out of a wrecked 2013 srt grand cherokee with only 12k miles and stole it for $2800.

To save money on labor I pulled the motor and transmission my self. However Ost dyno in Pittsburgh is assembling the motor for me. Id of done it myself but I just don't have the time with how busy my job is right now. Ost will also be tuning my car as well!

I accumulated all the parts needed and thankfully most of the 5.7 vvt parts swap right over to the 392. I also went with a comp 274 cam and some pac 1219 springs, as well as phaser limiter. All of my current bolt-ons will swap right over to the 392. All my current mods are in my signature. I highly recommend however buying a new oil pump and water pump just as insurance.

Also I was already running a 392 intake manifold on my 5.7 using a MSD rpm window switch , so for the time being that's how I plan on running it on the 392 as well.

My goodies
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Labeled my all my harness connections
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Here's the new motor
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Out with my little 5.7 lol
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My builder mike and his son at Ost dyno buttoned the 392 up.
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Now I'm just waiting to pick it up and drop her in. Stay tuned for updates throughout next week!
 

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Nice! I've never been in the market for a 392 engine but if I was looking for one and purchased for under 3K - I think I'd be rather happy!:guiness:
 
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Yea I got referred to a guy in jersey that had this 6.4 out of a wrecked grand cherokee. I got lucky. The 6.4 looks like it was barely broken in before it was wrecked lol
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Good stuff, keep us posted with how it drives when all is said & done
 

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Very nice man. I can't wait to hear your take on all of it when it's finished.
 

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Yea I'm pretty excited. To troll some of the local guys I've been telling them I'm doing a cam only build on my 5.7. None of them really know much about mopar so it's going to be fun making some cash on these guys racing lol. I just got done convincing my factory 5.7 engine cover to fit my 392 intake manifold lol

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Yea I'm pretty excited. To troll some of the local guys I've been telling them I'm doing a cam only build on my 5.7. None of them really know much about mopar so it's going to be fun making some cash on these guys racing lol. I just got done convincing my factory 5.7 engine cover to fit my 392 intake manifold lol

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Go find Farmtruck and Azn
 
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Haha that'd be fun! I'd get drug but it'd be fun none the less
 

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Just made it home from the engine builder with some precious cargo. The fun part of going back in starts tonight

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That's too much horse power for that one little tire. Might need more rubber. Hope it goes in smoothly. Is your tuner ready as well?
 

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Yea those were my old stock rear tires. I have no clue why they got so bald so fast haha. Mike at Ost is a very very capable tuner. He has done a lot of vvt cars
 

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waiting on my buddies to show up so I have some extra muscle sliding her back in.

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waiting on my buddies to show up so I have some extra muscle sliding her back in.

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Id get some lowering springs for the front! Cudo's for removing the engine on your 2014 35k car all in interest of HP! Bring it back to the dealer and tell them you want to know why your car is so much faster now?
 
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Id get some lowering springs for the front! Cudo's for removing the engine on your 2014 35k car all in interest of HP! Bring it back to the dealer and tell them you want to know why your car is so much faster now?

Funny you should say that. Actually I just installed mopar stage 1 lowering springs front and rear. The only reason the front looks so high is because it's sitting on jack stands.

A lot of my motivation for doing this project is to show that this platform can and will be as flexible as a gm Ls based platform. Hopefully this gives more people courage to mod their vehicle.
 
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much respect building your dream car vs buying something off the the lot..a lot cooler!


Good luck w/ your build

Thank you! I've taken some heat from some of my other car group friends but honestly like you said anyone can go buy a new 392 rt scat pack, Id much rather build mine
 
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Just an update, got the motor in the bay and the mounts are snugged up to the k member. I attempted to put it in through the top with the long tube headers on it still but there was no way it would fit. So I'll have to install them from the bottom. It's getting closer
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Just an update, got the motor in the bay and the mounts are snugged up to the k member. I attempted to put it in through the top with the long tube headers on it still but there was no way it would fit. So I'll have to install them from the bottom. It's getting closer
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That sucks. I thought the headers would have cleared. Would have been so much easier. At least your on the down hill side though.
 
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