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99 f150 351 motor swap

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Joined: 02/14
Posted: 02/27/14 04:49 PM

hello i have a 99 f150 2wd with a v6 5 spd... im wanting to swap in a carbed sbf and was wondering if anyone here has done it or seen in done,, wondering about motor mounts and motor location,, headers and what will or wont fit,,,no i dont want to swap in another v6 or 4.6,, not my daily driver im building a regular bed lightning clone,,, but want to run a good ol pushrod v8 Grin ,,ne help is greatly appreciated..  

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Joined: 10/13
Posted: 02/28/14 02:12 PM

anything is possible.. there are several truck magazines on this site you might want to check out..  like truckin.. or sport truck.. click my user name for some links..

seems the 4.2 V6 uses a the 6 bolt windsor bolt pattern..  so you might be saved there...  so you could use a 302 or a 351W or one of its stroker versions.

will the transmission in there hold up to a real V8 power plant..  perhaps NOT..

sounds like a fun swap...  

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