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Old 06-21-2008
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I read a few threads but nothing really pertain to what info I want.


My real only question is.... Is there anything special non Electrical wise you have to do to a 4x4 ranger in order to get a 351 (efi) to fit.

Exp. New oil pan, Custom headers.....

If I where to do this my plan would be to just tear all the wiring out of the F150 and put it into my truck. Custom dash and everything. I don't see why it wouldnt work then if everything was from the F150. Just ideas my little mind thinks of....and that zach puts into my mind
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from what I searched it looks like the only thing is a new oil pan and custom headers. Sounds right>?
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The 351 has a taller deck height than a 302 so it's going to be taller and wider. You may have more clearance issues with the HVAC box, brake booster, and hood.
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ooops wrong screen name, i am on zachs pc
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I have a 3inch body lift so the hieght should not be a problem
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If you change over all the wiring it should be fine.
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one thing to consider aswell is what kind of transmission u plan on running behind the 351, if ur goin for a 4 speed like me, there will be some....massaging....of the trans tunnel, same for any manual really, but if ur runnin a auto the trans tunnel with a body lift should clear no issues, ALSO, if im not mistaken your truck in that year will have a rack and pinion instead fo conventional steering box, which provides more clearance for the headers on the drivers side, and you WILL need a dual sump oil pan, other then that, rock and roll
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thanks for the help. Makes me wanna do it. Could be a cool sleeper
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thanks for the help. Makes me wanna do it. Could be a cool sleeper
if u plan on a auto id definatly choose a nice c6 for the truck, will handle everything u can ever throw at it
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Stick or auto, wouldnt bother me ether way. If I where to do this I would keep the engine how it was from the factory until I can make sure it fits/i want to do it before I put 3 k into the engine
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What year is your truck?
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04, i accually PMed you on RPS, you have alot of good threads on there. Only thing I would want to re do the entire wiring, not use the stock harness at all
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If it's a 351 with cleavland heads then be prepared for overheating issues those tend to produce excessive heat far more than the windsor. here's a wiring link for you: www.ronfrancis.com . they're just as good as O.E.M and Painless performance but not as expensive.
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