Can i put a 383 Stroker in a 1987 Toyota Pickup 4X4 reg cab?

i have a 1987 Toyota Pickup 4X4 and i was goin to put a 350 Chevy small block in it, then i thought of putting a 383 stroker in it? would i be able to do it or now??

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7 Responses to Can i put a 383 Stroker in a 1987 Toyota Pickup 4X4 reg cab?

  1. rick29148 July 10, 2010 at 12:41 am #

    Size wise, a 350 and a 383 are exactly the same size on the outside. Do some quick measuring and see: Measure a small block cylinder head to cylinder head, then measure your truck, shock tower to shock tower. That will give you a rough idea of room. Also, start looking for an adapter to go between the engine and the factory tranny. I’d also start doing some net searches, because somebody might have done it already….

  2. JetDoc July 10, 2010 at 12:41 am #

    If you’ve got enough time and money, anything is possible.

  3. optionnumber8 July 10, 2010 at 12:41 am #

    yes you can but you will have to make the motor mounts custom and do other custom work to make it all work out. Ha i have a chevy s10 and they work with 350’s and it extend cab 4×4

  4. matthew July 10, 2010 at 12:41 am #

    you can with the correct motor mounts and trannsission mounts and custom driveshaft and a different read end and if your doing a stick, more work and blah blah blah,

    anyways, it is alot of work to make it work right.

  5. Paul July 10, 2010 at 12:41 am #

    Adapted to the Toyota running gear????can be done, but expect to spend a lot of money replacing gear boxes, u-joints, and differentials. This type swap requires upgraded brakes and running gear front to rear.

  6. . July 10, 2010 at 12:41 am #

    There is hardly a vehicle manufactured that somebody hasn’t a kit to install a Chevy small block into.

    Try any of the 4×4 forums or GOOGLE " toyota chevy conversion". I’ll wager that in less than 5 minutes you will have an answer.

  7. Thomas May 6, 2012 at 6:04 am #

    To everyone who thinks its hard or impossible, its not. sells the housing to make any chevy small block fit a toyota 5 speed trany and bolt in engine mounts. they also have the upgraded radiator you will need for the bigger motor. you can put any chevy small block of just about any year in the toyota pickup. just read the fit details on their site and you will find the right parts.