Date registered: Jan 2006
Vehicle: 73 280SE 4.5, 71 300SEL, 03 BMW Z4, 72 Fiat 850, 80 Triumph TR7, 85 Porsche 911
Location: DC Area
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Not sure I can help with any specifics, but be aware that the value of the car will decrease with an American engine in it.
However, that said, anything can go into anything with the right cutting torch and amount of patience. Check out a company called Kennedy Engineering - they custom make adapter plates to mate an American engine to a german tranny, or vise versa. I'm giving serious thought to finding a tranny with more than 3 speeds for my 108...