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how hard to swap 460 to351w

 
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Old 11-17-2010, 01:20 PM
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how hard to swap 460 to351w

i have 2 89 f250 both 5sp 4wd one is 351w(bad rod(s))good body.the other is a 460 runs good has a bad rearend.and looks like it had a rough life. in the wyoming oil feilds.i want to put 460 in where the 351w is.will the bellhousing fit. what about the ecm. and fuel system,wiring.or shoud i turn the crank on the 351.main and rod bearing,new timing chain.call it good.what i want to use the truck to haul firewood.total mileage per year less than 1500 miles a year.
 
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Old 11-17-2010, 04:39 PM
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The bellhousings are different and the PCMs have a different tune for each engine. The fuel system is pretty much the same. Same for the wiring. Some of the wire lengths maybe different between the two.
 
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You have two complete donor trucks of the same vintage.
It shouldn't be too hard to make it work.
I'll admit I know little about the fuel injection systems
You will need the engine/tranny, engine harness, computer, engine perches, entire exhaust system, radiator & maybe the radiator support of the 460.

You might need an offset universal joint depending on the output yoke of the transmission(s).
 
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Old 11-18-2010, 11:32 AM
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well thanks for the help.but I think Iwill fix the 351w .what ever that takes.
 
 
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