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OK, here's the plan so far. I am planning on swapping my mod motor for a 496BBC. I have the K-member (AJE), headers (Lemons), driveshaft (Custom), transmission (TH400), transmission mount (AJE), and measurements (narrower than the mod motor) covered. I am trying to think of any small hang ups that could be engineered out before I get ready to throw the new power plant in. Any thoughts??
 

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OK, here's the plan so far. I am planning on swapping my mod motor for a 496BBC. I have the K-member (AJE), headers (Lemons), driveshaft (Custom), transmission (TH400), transmission mount (AJE), and measurements (narrower than the mod motor) covered. I am trying to think of any small hang ups that could be engineered out before I get ready to throw the new power plant in. Any thoughts??

:rockon:drink thats what i think of it. and the rest of this theadi will just kick back and watch the flaming. :popcorn
 

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I think if I was going to put a chevy in a mustang,I would put a big inch small block with a power adder, one actually won hot rods america's fastest street car competion(small block power adder). I think the small block is a better "fit" for a mustang,imo
 

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I think if I was going to put a chevy in a mustang,I would put a big inch small block with a power adder, one actually won hot rods america's fastest street car competion(small block power adder). I think the small block is a better "fit" for a mustang,imo
I considered that for a long time, but I love the big blocks and nothing screams TQ like 496 cubic inches of goodness. I am shootin' for 600/600 rear wheel and then hit it with the good stuff.
 

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Dont forget your gonna need a flux capacitor and 1.21 gigawatts of power for that setup, lol

On topic...is that engine going to fit with the hydraboost system and also the abs system...or are you running a different brake setup?
 

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Dont forget your gonna need a flux capacitor and 1.21 gigawatts of power for that setup, lol

On topic...is that engine going to fit with the hydraboost system and also the abs system...or are you running a different brake setup?
It looks like it will by the measurements. I am going to have to run short valve covers.
 

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if you want to go big block,don't limit yourself to 496ci(unless you have already) 496 and 502's come stock now adays. it does not cost that much more to go to 572,pretty common and reasonably priced
I like the bore and stroke of the 496. It is well suited to my needs. I didn't just pick some random number out there.
 

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OK, here's the plan so far. I am planning on swapping my mod motor for a 496BBC. I have the K-member (AJE), headers (Lemons), driveshaft (Custom), transmission (TH400), transmission mount (AJE), and measurements (narrower than the mod motor) covered. I am trying to think of any small hang ups that could be engineered out before I get ready to throw the new power plant in. Any thoughts??
BUILT FORD TOUGH WITH CHEVY STUFF....
 
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