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Couldn't you at least grind off the "Dodge Ram" from the turbo output ?
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Haha i figured it was kinda more insulting to leave it on, the dodge truck was all used up so the engine had to go into a 13 year older ford.
Plus I'm going to add an intercooler before too long.
I am doing the same swap in my truck, 89 12V and NV4500, into 1980 F150 2wd.
Not going with an intercooler, at least for now. I am debating whether to remove the "dodge ram" on the air horn, or leave it there. Would look better without it, but has great potential for allowing plenty of jokes about how poorly built those early dodge trucks were....... 120K miles, 2 dash fires, and then the frame broke. Have to put the engine in a Ford, in order to stand a chance of wearing out the engine, before the chassis......


The swap looks good.
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