Originally Posted by Kodiak450r
yes the first 2 castings of the 4.6 use a later windsor engine pattern. shared with the 5.0 and 5.8. the casting numbers that used the windsor pattern were F1AE and F2VE. anything later then those 2 will interchange with all other modular engines from the newer 4.6 (casting number F3VE and up) to the 6.8 V10.
Where do i find the casting #? I was hoping to put a 92 car engine in a 97 car but I'm betting the 92 is probably the windsor pattern. Maybe I'll change the trans too.