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FINALLY!!! I got the Crown Vic front suspension!

 
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Old 10-29-2014, 06:15 PM
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Does anyone make a ujoint that fits the C V rack??
 
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351w into 58 f100

I have been following your build and I am just starting to put in a 351w into my 58 f100.

I am curious as to what you used for motor mounts and radiator before the crown vic swap. I have my engine sitting in the bay and it seems like there is not going to be much room left for the radiator. Were you able to use the belt driven fan?

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Originally Posted by fred shannon View Post
Does anyone make a ujoint that fits the C V rack??
It's called a Mustang V
 
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Originally Posted by jenkinsj View Post
I have been following your build and I am just starting to put in a 351w into my 58 f100.

I am curious as to what you used for motor mounts and radiator before the crown vic swap. I have my engine sitting in the bay and it seems like there is not going to be much room left for the radiator. Were you able to use the belt driven fan?

Thanks.

Jack
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You will have to fab your own motor mounts. You should have plenty of room for the engine. Set it as far back as you can.
 
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Is your truck a 67 or 68? Did you use the original radiator and support? i got the mounts made.
 
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Is your truck a 67 or 68? Did you use the original radiator and support? i got the mounts made.
Jack my truck is a '70 with a '67 grille. Everything is correct for the truck with exception of suspension and I put a 460 in it. Your truck is the same. There is a thread here by fast58. He did the CV in his '58. The only real difference between your truck and mine is your frame arches above the straight axle.

Your truck does have a shorter wheelbase. Back to fast58, he used all his original sheet metal up front. The only reason I could see for clearance issues would be the engine sitting too far forward.

I will look for his thread and post the link. I see you found his thread. No need to post a link. He does note he is tight to the radiator as well. Perhaps going to electric fans is a solution.
 
 
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