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  1. powerstroke F350
    12-07-2014 06:05 PM - permalink
    powerstroke F350
    okay thanks ill try that
  2. Conanski
    12-07-2014 01:26 PM - permalink
    I'd suggest you go back to the original computer if you have not already, and then check fuel pressure and base timing. If you put #1 piston(pass side front) at TDC on the compression stroke the timing pointer should indicate 0 on the crank balancer and the rotor button should be pointing at the #1 post on the distributor cap. If the distributor was never pulled from the motor those should all line up but if it was it could be off by any amount. BTW... the plug firing order on that 302 is 15426378 which is different than what the 5.8 had. Also note the cylinders are numbered 1-4 on the pass side front to back and 5-8 on drivers side front to back, and the distributor rotates counter clockwise, so to advance timing turn it clockwise.
  3. powerstroke F350
    12-07-2014 12:06 PM - permalink
    powerstroke F350
    no I used the one that came in the truck
  4. Conanski
    12-07-2014 11:53 AM - permalink
    Did you use any wiring that came with the 302? If so that is no good you need to remove it and install the engine harness the truck cam with.
  5. powerstroke F350
    12-07-2014 11:49 AM - permalink
    powerstroke F350
    Hey Conanski you seem to know a lot about 302 to 351w engine swaps I was wondering if you could help me heres what I did I took a 302 from a bronco and put it in a f250 that had a 351w both are 92s and same trans e4od on first start up it ran fine but the trans shifted rough and only shifted about 2 times so I changed the computer and it started and ran rough and wouldn't idle and now it wont start on ether computer its getting fuel and tries to fire but wont any help will be great thank you
  6. MotherWolf
    11-26-2014 06:19 PM - permalink
    Yeah, new egr, fpr, plugs, wires, rotor and cap....like I said....MY BAD lol.
  7. MotherWolf
    11-26-2014 06:09 PM - permalink
    It was two loose fuel injector connections. Thanks for the help though.
  8. gbunje18
    11-26-2014 01:20 AM - permalink
    Hey Conanski,
    i'm new here and it seems like you're the guy to talk to about most stuff. I saw your post in a thread about the custom y pipe you did and was wondering if you could inform me on the specs of the piping you used and how well the system works for you.
  9. MotherWolf
    11-15-2014 02:49 PM - permalink
    I'll give that a shot. Thanks
    It's a Mark III conversion van, pretty much intact, she has the beefier (rv) frame and suspension package. 11 city 16 highway is pretty much what Ford says I should get for this set up. Was getting 17 - 18 on the highway. I inspected the plugs and they were soot covered (not fouled yet) which is why I replaced the FPR. I'll check for vacuum leaks and see where that road loses me : ).
    Thanks again,
  10. Conanski
    11-10-2014 12:17 PM - permalink
    No need to take the engine out to install headers.. unless they break off bolts for the exhaust manifolds of course. The stock cam in this motor is very good, if anything it just needs some more valve lift so adding 1.7 rockers is a good option.

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    Ottawa, Ontario
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    Paul (Conan) O'Brien

    1990 5.0HO AOD XLT X-Cab F150 3.55LS, 1994 3.0L 5-sp x-cab Ranger 3.45, 2004 3.0L 5-sp X-cab Ranger Edge 4.10, 2004 2.5L 5-spd Subaru Legacy
    1996 Kawasaki ZX11D, 2004 Honda 599, 2008 Kawasaki KLR650


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