The engine in my 82 pickup is starting to develop a knock (older style 22r). I found a 22r (newer style) out of a wrecked 1987 4x4 pickup. Will the new style engine fit in the older trucks? Are the wiring plugs the same? If not what is required to make it work?
Thanks in advance, Michael.
DD - 2013 GMC Sierra SLE Ext Cab 4x4 5.3
Beater/Crawler - 1982 Shortbed Pickup: 3RZ swapped, 4x4, Bobbed 8", 5.29's, IFS rear w/chromoly shafts and Grizzly Locker, Spartan front, 1.5" spacers front, 35x12.5 MT/R Kevlar, hi-steer, '79 grille & headlight swap, half doors.