Question about 1981 Ford F 100
My husband bought a 1973 ford f100 4X4. It has a 390 in it. He wants me to find out if you can put an inline 6 in without to much trouble. What exactly has to be changed out if you drop in an inline 6. Is it to difficult?
No not much trouble. However it depends on what Transmission you are using. If A stick, then you will need to change bell housing and you will need to use flywheel fro either a 302 V-8 or another strait 6. 300 or 240 which ever you are using will also need the hard mounts from another truck. The mounts are diferent from one with a 6 to one with a V8. Also the radiator if I remimber correctly is diferent in the way the hoses hook up. There will be a little more money to do this change. But it is easy once you make the plan and see what needs to be done. I have gone from a 300 6 to a 302 V8 in a 78 F-150. It was quite easy and i did it in a day. Any more questions ask.
Posted on Jul 14, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Dec 11, 2016 | 2003 Ford F-150
Dec 06, 2014 | Ford F-150 Cars & Trucks
Jan 22, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Oct 21, 2012 | Cars & Trucks
Nov 16, 2011 | 1996 Ford F150 Regular Cab
Oct 10, 2010 | Dodge Charger Cars & Trucks
Mar 06, 2010 | 1994 Ford F150 Styleside Supercab
Oct 08, 2009 | 1997 Ford F150 Regular Cab
Feb 02, 2009 | 1998 Ford F150 Regular Cab
271 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: