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Old June 28th, 2011, 01:06 AM   #1
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looking at possibly doing a 351 swap and went to a couple sites and already got banned from one cause of some wlb. just looking for info and possibly some specs.
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Old June 28th, 2011, 01:32 AM   #2
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whatcha need to know pm me i know alot with fox bodies just gettin done building one myself with a built 306
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Old June 28th, 2011, 01:34 AM   #3
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I could toss you some useful information i suppose as well. www.buckeyestangs.com is a good site to get some info from as well.
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Old June 28th, 2011, 10:10 AM   #4
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Old June 28th, 2011, 10:31 AM   #5
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dont temp me. i finally have a good running 20mpg car 40 bucks fills it and she scoots along. if i start with that crap ill be introuble. haha but i like the way you think
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Old June 28th, 2011, 10:34 AM   #6
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are you trying to stick with EFI?

http://mustangforums.com/forum/351-m...onversion.html
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Old June 28th, 2011, 10:45 AM   #7
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no its an 83 and already has an 01 explorer roller motor with gt40p heads shortys edelbrock intake and holly street avenger 3.73s t-5
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Old June 28th, 2011, 12:14 PM   #8
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no its an 83 and already has an 01 explorer roller motor with gt40p heads shortys edelbrock intake and holly street avenger 3.73s t-5
So it already has a bunch of goodies on it.

Why the hell do you want to put a 351 in?
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Old June 28th, 2011, 12:39 PM   #9
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So it already has a bunch of goodies on it.

Why the hell do you want to put a 351 in?
simple, stock bottom end 302's are like glass. the block is also like glass when a lot of power it made.

windsor has 50 more cubes, and a stronger block.
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Old June 28th, 2011, 12:53 PM   #10
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more torque and power stock for stock and the 351 can make 400rwh easy from what i understand.
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Good to see the sites. I would like to build a fox body in a year or 2. I am struggling with using a 351, or a 3rd gen motor? I used to hate when people did the chevy to ford conversion, but 5.3 and 6.ohs are sooo easy to convert.
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Old June 28th, 2011, 12:56 PM   #12
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Good to see the sites. I would like to build a fox body in a year or 2. I am struggling with using a 351, or a 3rd gen motor? I used to hate when people did the chevy to ford conversion, but 5.3 and 6.ohs are sooo easy to convert.
please stick 351 or 302 haha i also hate it when i see chevy to ford conversions
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can't beat the LSx swap in a notch.

pick up a 5.3 out of a truck for $800, stick a cam and long tubes on it with a stand alone you have yourself a budget friendly 10 second car.
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I much rather like the Fox Body's with the Turbo Coupe 2.3 Turbo in them.

Gas mileage and blow the doors off most V8's...
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im gettn 20s out of myne right now
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Old June 28th, 2011, 11:07 PM   #16
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please stick 351 or 302 haha i also hate it when i see chevy to ford conversions
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Very easy to make killer power with a stroked 351W.

Here is my foxbody.

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Old June 28th, 2011, 11:26 PM   #17
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so i like people here far more than the mustang sites. there cocky and arrogant to no end.
here is what i have to work with.
96 roller 351
gt40p heads
ill get a cam and springs, most likely do some cleanup on the heads and would like to do it over the winter. i dont have the coin to drop on aluminum heads plain and simple. and i wont. maby down the road or if i find a good deal yes. but for now gt40ps or e7s what would be my best option
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Old June 28th, 2011, 11:34 PM   #18
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i have read and seen many chevy ford small block build off's and myself preferring chevy a 351 will beat a 350 build to build every time, they have a taller block, longer rod and comparable head selection, my only worry would be the gt40p heads and if they are gonna be to high on compression and have a big enough runner to feed a built 351(they may i havn't studied ford tech in a while)

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Old June 28th, 2011, 11:36 PM   #19
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i dont plan on a stroker or anything like that right now. really its a budget. i want to get the suspension, 5 lug conversion, wheels and tires and the 351 in this winter.
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im thinking just port the 351 heads or even find an older set of the windsor heads they are pretty cheap to find older stock ones i have a set of 71 302 heads that have been hogged out that would most likely flow more then the gt40 heads ill let them go for reasonable price if your interested
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