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Conversion from 6 cylinder to 8 cylinder

 
Joe1966ford Joe1966ford
New User | Posts: 1 | Joined: 03/13
Posted: 03/07/13
05:43 PM

I have a 1966 Ford F100. It has a straight 6 cylinder motor I believe is a 240 3 speed manual transmission.  Want to convert to a Ford 302 motor and need to know what motor mounts to use that will work the 302 going into a F100?  

waynep71222 waynep71222
User | Posts: 106 | Joined: 04/12
Posted: 03/07/13
09:48 PM

i have seen several articles in the various magazines on this site on similar swaps..

don't forget that you can swap to a 300 ford Six and have as much or more power and i recall  more torque than a stock 302..

1966 Ford F100 1/2 ton P/U 2WD:
Available engines
6 Cylinders 3.9L 1BL OHV 240 CID..
6 Cylinders 4.9L 1BL  300CID
8 Cylinders 5.8L 2BL OHV  this is a 352 FE motor... brother to the 360/390...

there are about a dozen truck magazines on this site.. the conversion might be in 3 or 4 of them..  

waynep71222 waynep71222
User | Posts: 106 | Joined: 04/12
Posted: 03/09/13
10:07 AM

seems the I6 and the FE motors share brackets

and the 302/351 brackets are an inch or so shorter...

Engine Stands FE Vs 302 Zpsffc58871