Originally Posted by deafsmogtech
Drop the engine in the vehicle is base on how skill you have. You novice mechanic? Me? Drop the engine in the chassis take 30 minutes or less. If you swap the diesel engine in a F150 chassis with a Caprice wagon body, you need to trim the firewall and tranny tunnel to get good clearance for the engine/tranny, fab motor mounts on the crossmember of course they are lot of works.
Yep, and the radiator might not fit, and a thousand other details to take care of. Not job for novice.