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I have a 1983 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1 with FWD. I am trying to

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I have a 1983 Cadillac Eldorado 4.1 with FWD. I am trying to replace the Engine with another Cadillac Engine #395558 from another Cadillac that is not a 4.1. However it is from a FWD Vehicle. The Question is, "Are the transmission match up compatible?
Thank you.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Cadillac
Expert:  Mike S. replied 10 months ago.

Is that a casting number 395558 ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
this is a casting number that is located on the back of the engine where the transmission connects.
Expert:  Mike S. replied 10 months ago.

If it's not a 4.1, then what is it cause from what I looked up that 395558 referred to an oldsmobile engine