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Will a 429 Cobra Jet engine bolt to a 75 f250 4 speed?

I have a 429 Cobra Jet engine. I was wondering if it would bolt up to the original 4 speed transmission in a 75 highboy 4x4?
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I'm pretty sure the 429 shares the bellhousing bolt pattern as 460s, 351m,351c,and 400 all of which were not an option for a 75 4x4.
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number dummy is gonna come along and tell you no 429/460 4wd manual transmissions in the 70's... its a difficult one to piece together if youre trying to make it work. 429 is very similar to the 460. may want to try a search for 460 4 speed and read what others have tried.
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Welcome! The 429 shares the "Big Block" Bellhousing. It will adapt to the 351M - 460. With the exception of the 360, 390, 427, and 428. These use the FE Bellhousing.

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All you have to do is get a bell from a 400, it will bolt to your tranny.
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the bell might, but what about flywheel, clutch, pressure plate, and starter? thats where it seems that most people have problems.
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They should be the same because the 429 and the 460 share the same block. To my understanding.
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NumberDummy is gonna come along and tell you no 429/460 4WD manual transmissions in the 70's.

It's a difficult one to piece together if you're trying to make it work. 429 is very similar to the 460. May want to try a search for 460 4 speed and read what others have tried.
429 w/Ford 4 speed top loader: 1969 Galaxie/LTD/Mercury Marquis/Police Cruiser 429 4V / 1969/71 Mustang/Cougar/Fairlane/Torino/Comet 429 CJ & S/CJ.

429: 1968/71 Thunderbird, 1968/73 misc Ford/Merc Passenger Cars. Not installed in F100/350's.

All 1968/82 460's came with a C6. 460's not available with 4WD or M/T until 1983. All 1983/97 460 F250/350's came w/a hydraulic clutch.

460: 1968/78 Lincoln/Continental Marks / 1972/76 Thunderbird / 1973/78 misc Ford/Merc Passenger Cars // 1973/76 F100 / 1973/79 F250/350 / 1975/79 F150 / 1975/97 E250/350 / 1983/97 F250/350.

1979: TWO different 460 engines: Mid-year 1979 460 block casting number: D9TE-6015-AB = Uses a weighted spacer, the flywheel (flexplate) and harmonic balancer are specific to this casting number.

D1VE-6015-AB block casting number used 1971/73 429, 1971/78 460 and some 1979 460's. Does not have a weghted spacer.

D9TE: This was a "running change" that occurred in 1979, so there are no before/from specific serial numbers/production dates. The block casting must be known to get correct parts.
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