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Old 04-26-2012, 12:18 PM
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2000 F150 engine replacement

Got a 2000 F-150 4x2 with a 4.6 v8 that pooped the bed. Can any 4.6 from 1997-2003 f-150's work as a replacement, or are there differences between these years?
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you want a 2000-2003 4.6l engine. Yours is a PI motor. the 1997-1999 where non PI. They will drop right in and work, but the non PI has les HP. Other than the difference in HP, the 4.6l engines are interchangeable.
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Police interceptor? And what about 04 and newer engines
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Your 2000 4.6 has cop's I know 97-98 and maybe 99 4.6's don't. They have plug wires. That may be an issue too with the older engine.
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Would any 00-03 pi engine work or does it have to be out of an f150
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Would any 00-03 pi engine work or does it have to be out of an f150
Yes they will work.
But some out of cars might have a different intake manifold with the throttle body sitting differently. (Like the Mustangs)
All you would need to do is swap the intake manifold.
Oh, and some may have a different setup for all the accessories.So the front timing cover might be different.
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Ohh okay well thanks for talks help!
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Ohh okay well thanks for yalls help!
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Check this out if you are doing the work and you may be interested in going to a 5.4.

4.6 to 5.4 Swap Notes - F150online Forums

I know I am going to do this swap when my 4.6 dies.

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