i got my hands on a 64 f100 with a 292 y block .the guy i got it from said it threw a rod and that a peice of the block at the oil pan was chipped in the process .my question is this ,if i swap engines what engines will bolt in with out a lot of changes .
Any 312, 292, or 272 would go in as a direct replacement. 239 from 1955 or 56 would also work, but I expect that would be too small for you. Donar trucks would be 1955 to 1964. Donar cars 1955 to 1962. You can go to [url]www.ford-y-block.com for reference of block castings.
Last edited by 46yblock; 09-10-2005 at 06:37 PM.
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They may be hard to find relative to more recent motors. e-bay, old junk yards, backyards and barnyards are all possibliities. You are posting on the Y-block forum, so know that most of us here are Y-block enthusiasts.
If you find a Y-block that doesnt need to be rebuilt, you will be very lucky. Y rebuilds usually cost more than others. A post on the 61 to 66 forum may help in IDing other motor swaps which are easy on your 64.
My question to you is: why would you want to swap the engine? Seems like your 292 Y-block is rebuildable. Finding a good second hand Y-block is not easy, at least not for us in Europe. If you have the possibility to rebuild the original Y-block this always is the better option.
If this does not work, you can always purchase an "new" old Y-block at Recon, like we did. The outside is old, the inside is total new!!
Just take a look at our website http://www.fordfront.nl, goto "techniek", click on "Klik hier om naar het fotoverslag déassemblage 292 c.i. Ford V8 Y-block te gaan" and enjoy the pics of the Y-Block. As you can see it is not that hard to take the Y-block apart, building it up is more difficult hahaha. We wish you lot's of wisdom and succes, hopefully everything will turn out good for you rebuilding or swapping your block, because riding your Pick-up gives great pleasure!
Greeting from Holland.
Last edited by Spiker; 09-21-2005 at 01:18 PM.