Fox Swap to Big Block?

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Noobz347

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Thank you Noobz347, what was the major modification you had to do, if you don't mind to tell.
Lemme see if I can dig up a [how-to].

You're going to need er...

Engine mounts
Exhaust system
Transmission
Transmission cross member
Front end Springs
Caster/Camber plates
Enough fuel system to support the whole thing
and of course, the engine combo...

It's a tight ass squeeze and your mother will blush if she hears you trying to get the exhaust system hooked up...

I'll dig around a bit. I'm sure we have a thread with pictures around here someplace :shrug:
 

Noobz347

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Take a look at this thread before you pull the trigger:



I take it that you already have this engine on hand? If not, I would say that it [is not worth doing]. There are way better/easier/more direct ways to make that kind of power with a small block.

IMO, the only reason to full retard with big block is for something like this:

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D26SdnDb9UY&ab_channel=stangluvr

:rock:



Thought you might like this one tho:

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZYvv_BQfao&ab_channel=BlakeNichols
 
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Correa

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Lemme see if I can dig up a [how-to].

You're going to need er...

Engine mounts
Exhaust system
Transmission
Transmission cross member
Front end Springs
Caster/Camber plates
Enough fuel system to support the whole thing
and of course, the engine combo...

It's a tight ass squeeze and your mother will blush if she hears you trying to get the exhaust system hooked up...

I'll dig around a bit. I'm sure we have a thread with pictures around here someplace :shrug:
lol,.......Thank you, i appreciate all the info.
 

Correa

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Take a look at this thread before you pull the trigger:



I take it that you already have this engine on hand? If not, I would say that it [is not worth doing]. There are way better/easier/more direct ways to make that kind of power with a small block.

IMO, the only reason to full retard with big block is for something like this:

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D26SdnDb9UY&ab_channel=stangluvr

:rock:



Thought you might like this one tho:

View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sZYvv_BQfao&ab_channel=BlakeNichols
Thank you
 

Correa

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Why stop at 429? A 460 with aftermarket heads and intake would be the minimum I’d consider for the work.
Why stop at 429? A 460 with aftermarket heads and intake would be the minimum I’d consider for the work.
Nice, this kit help a lot, thanks 7991LXnSho for the help too.
 

nickyb

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You can get 460 c i from a stroked 351w, it'll be a lot easier.
 
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And what transmission will work best with that?
A prepared C6 or PG will do fine. I am not sure if clearance, but I know drag cars have used EM either with the big block, so the Windsor block will also work. If you want a manual, the TKX is rated to 600 ft lbs. At that point, lack of traction will likely protect the transmission.
 

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A prepared C6 or PG will do fine. I am not sure if clearance, but I know drag cars have used EM either with the big block, so the Windsor block will also work. If you want a manual, the TKX is rated to 600 ft lbs. At that point, lack of traction will likely protect the transmission.
Nice, yes, i'd like to keep manual.