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5.4L triton

would it be to much work or trouble to put a 5.4 instead of a 5.0? If any ideas let me know just an idea not sure about it.
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yea its gonna be alot more work that is a BIG engine
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ok i was just thinkin if it was worth doin since i have seen it done yet
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It WILL work but tight fit most go with 302's
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ya i was just wondering cause i have seen ppl put bigger engines in
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like the saying goes, anything is possible with a little time and alot of money
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yeah its been done. You will need front end fabrication to make up for the bigger motor and added weight. there is a 2wd that people have posted before that has the lightning motor in it. but it also has a custom front suspension and wider frame up front to clear everything
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alright i am thinkin it would just be all around better to just do the 5.0
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Doing a 4.6/5.4 isn't as bad as people think. If you want a cool truck that is unique go for it. You don't need to do suspension or frame work. It is not heavier then a 5.0
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well if i do a engine swap i will go for a 5.4 an take pics the whole way through but that would be a long way down the road
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Whatcha waiting for? Come on.... lol
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well one thing most ppl wait on some money
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I know, I'm just teasing. When you get there look me up, I can help you out!
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hows the 4.6 stack up with the 5.0
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the 4.6 is way better
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so why do i hear more about doin a 5.0 swap if the 4.6 is better
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5.0 is much easier to wire up and fit in.
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whats harder about wireing up a 4.6
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I don't know off hand, but probably everything. Since the older Explorers with the 5.0s are a RBV(ranger based vehicle) it's very simple to swap a 5.0 in without major modifications.
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if i do a engine swap i think i am going to try a 5.4
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I say go for it, it would be really cool to see it done.
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since everyone you hear about does a 5.0 swap i would have a triton emblem on the side which would look nice
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It would be cool, but just remember that its probably gonna involve a lot of fab work and most likey a partially if not fully custom wiring job. But anythings possible if you want it bad enough.
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well one thing about me if i go for it i go full bore
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Nice, go big or go home.
Will look forward to this, that thing will be a monster
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