I6 To 5.0 Swap

Discussion in '1965 - 1973 Classic Mustangs -General/Talk-' started by BRubble, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. Hey Ya'll,

    I have a 1968 Coupe with Inline 6 and a 1982 5.0 GLX.

    I want to do a motor swap and put the 5.0 302 in the '68...? I also want to remove the drivetrain and rear end from the 82 and move it to the 68. Can this happen without putting leaf springs in for the springs on the 82 rear suspension?

    I know I will need to get a longer drive shaft but will moving the entire drivetrain in the 68 actually work?

    Any advice would be great!

  2. motor and trans will fit- short of welding spring perches on your 82 rear end or going to a four link style aftermarket rear suspension im not sure you can make the 82 rear stuff work.
  3. U sure this is the donor u wanna use? that rear is a 7.5.. itll break if u even look at it wrong..that engine is putting out about the same hp as a 289... imo get an 87+ mustang donor

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