Snippety, snippety, snip.
350 Chev, turbo 400, hooked up to the original 9 inch Ford diff with the
4:10 gears from when the truck was a 6 with 3 on the tree. It would only do
90 or so but it would do it coming out of the driveway. HeHe
A while back, when I was still in highschool, I put a 6.2L diesel and
TH400 into a '75 F250. Put some true dual straight-pipes on it. Some
of the confused looks I got at stoplights and in parking lots were
priceless... ;-) Had the original 4.10 gears still in it... that
truck was a pullin' machine. Got 18-19 MPG too!
My cousin's swap list from the 60's:
Red Ram Hemi - 50 Ford pickup
318 V8 - 1956 Mercury
392 Hemi - 57 Chevy convertible
354 Hemi - 1951 Crosley
Caddy V8 - 1961 Impala SS (BUTCHER!)
Buick V8 (nailhead) - Metropolitan
409 Chevy - 57 Buick Century
It only takes a big hammer to make anything fit into anything.
BOP/Caddy/Pontiac engines can go into a chevy truck. You need to modify the
front cross member, and move the motor mounts. 500cid.com I believe makes
headers for them. Or you can get an adapter flange for chevy big block
They make adapters to go from BOP engines to chevy trannies, and from chevy
trannies to BOP trannies. They also make the "ultra bell" which replaces the
stock transmission bell, and can bolt up to either a chevy or a BOP.
With an electric welder, a torch, and a set of tools, you can do nearly
I had a friend that put a 428 Super Duty into a 63 Chevy one ton Tow Truck.
It could almost beat my 66 GTO in the 1/4 mile.
Damn, would have liked to seen that. I do know a guy that put a 350 in
a VW. He also took a Bronco Frame, mounted a Jeep body to it and took
his blue printed V8 off of his mustang he race in NH and put that in
it. 402? He called it a BEEP.
Every see a 4x4 do wheelies?
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