Originally Posted by aimmotorsports
your going to need the flex plate and torque converter for the 360 for sure. the 360 is external balance motor where the 318 is not. or do i have them backwards?
That is correct, the 318 is internally balanced.I did the swap, I used the 318 torque converter and ordered the balanced flexplate from summit racing for 75$. The 318 was out of an 84 (LA block) and the 360 (Magnum) was out of a 98.