swapping parts from a 302 to a 351

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  1. StangYellow

    StangYellow Founding Member

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    I want to upgrade from a 302 to a 351. The 302 is carburated with a 650 holley DP, x-303 cam, gt-40x heads, edelbrock performer rpm intake, 1.6"lifters. I want to know if these are compatible with your average 351w block. I know the intake manifold is, but i wasnt sure about the heads. Anyone know what can and cannot be swapped onto the 351? And also what upgrades might you reccomend. Thank you.
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    88stangmangt New Member

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    your intake wont due to the fact it is a wider block the cam might if it is a roller 351 block your bellhouseing and trans will bolt up. You can also use your stock motor mounts (i would get alum mounts) you will need a higher hood and new assesory brackets too.
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    StangYellow Founding Member

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    excellent, thanks man
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    sleeper89 New Member

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    you should be able to use your front mounted accessories as well (ie. water pump/timing cover/alt/etc.)

    -steve
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    ya you can just not the brackets since they are built for a 302
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    sidewayzisbest New Member

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    lower intake wont work, youll need 1/2 in head bolts, oil pan is different i think....dist is different, then the acces brackets but i think thats it...

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