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#1 mustangman65_79

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Posted 31 May 2010 - 12:39 AM

Anyone here done this swap?

Anything I should know about? Motor mounts?

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Posted 31 May 2010 - 06:54 PM

Bell housing on the transmission is different, it won't bolt up. The Windsor (for lack of a better term) has a "small block" bolt pattern which it shares with the 302 for the transmission and the 351M has a "big block" bolt pattern which it shares with the 429 and the 460.

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Posted 01 June 2010 - 11:57 AM

You should be able to get a C-6 from a later Bronco or F-Series 4X4 302 or 351 windsor ( or small block C-6 two wheel drive and change the tailshaft and housing) (requires gutting the tranny).As far as the motor mounts you should be able to use the ones for a 73-79 F-Series with a 302.



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