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05-17-2015, 06:06 PM
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Posted By '78PowerStroke

Would it be at all possible to just change the...

Would it be at all possible to just change the gears in the differentials?
05-16-2015, 07:59 PM
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Posted By '78PowerStroke

7.3 powerstroke in a '78 F150

Hey guys, I'm looking to swap motors in my 78 F150 from a straight 6 to a 7.3 powerstroke. Does anyone having any advice or knowledge on the best way to accomplish this and what all I would need? Any...
05-16-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By '78PowerStroke

Dustyroad, do you think I would have to swap...

Dustyroad, do you think I would have to swap whole front and rear ends or just change my gears?
05-16-2015, 05:31 AM
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Posted By '78PowerStroke

Agreed, dustyroad. And sirrealism, it's probably...

Agreed, dustyroad. And sirrealism, it's probably the ease of maintenance/ repair plus the smoke that makes the 12v appealing... Never had one but my friends say you can tune them with a flat head...
05-15-2015, 09:12 AM
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Posted By '78PowerStroke

It needs a tune up, but I want more power! I have...

It needs a tune up, but I want more power! I have a built 396 (I think that's what it is, I'd have to check again) I could put in it that would match the 4 speed already in it. But the truck already...
05-14-2015, 08:06 PM
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Posted By '78PowerStroke

12 valve was my first thought, but I think I...

12 valve was my first thought, but I think I should go powerstroke.
05-14-2015, 08:03 PM
Replies: 11
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Posted By '78PowerStroke

What would be necessary? A transmission,...

What would be necessary? A transmission, obviously. Gears, differentials? Axles? I have an ecm, would I need the pcm also? Motor mounts wouldn't be an issue. My mechanic ability isn't amazing, lol,...
05-14-2015, 05:55 PM
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Views: 511
Posted By '78PowerStroke

F-150 motor swap

Hey guys! I just bought a 1978 F-150 single cab for a project. It currently has the 300 straight 6 in it; however I want to swap to a 7.3 powerstroke. What do you think/ is this worth doing??
Any...
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