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Old 04-10-2010, 08:17 PM
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Default it has begun 5.0 explorer swap

i finaly had time to work on my ranger got the 5.0 set in today still need to work on moter mounts and rebuild trans but good news 3.0 owners im almost 99% you can use your 3.0 moter mounts just need to move passanger mount back 2'' and up around 1'' and drill some new holes whhhoooaaaaaaaaa

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Old 04-10-2010, 09:24 PM
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Default Re: it has begun 5.0 explorer swap

Yeah I think im gonna do a v8 swap on my truck, its too slow and doesnt get great mileage either

are you using the stock rear end?
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Old 04-10-2010, 09:48 PM
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no i will be usein an explorer 8.8
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Old 04-11-2010, 09:29 AM
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Default Re: it has begun 5.0 explorer swap

Sweetness!
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Old 04-22-2010, 10:46 AM
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Default Re: it has begun 5.0 explorer swap

is there a lot of fabrication needed to fit a 5.0
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Old 04-22-2010, 12:12 PM
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Default Re: it has begun 5.0 explorer swap

I might just be tired, but that second picture looked like a truck with a giant metallic brain at a glance.. I think I'm just tired.

Good luck with the swap!
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Old 04-23-2010, 07:50 AM
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Default Re: it has begun 5.0 explorer swap

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is there a lot of fabrication needed to fit a 5.0
just on the moter mounts need to drill new holes and slot th explorer engine brackets other wize its bolt it im almost done just waiting for trany parts and i wil be making a how to
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Old 04-23-2010, 03:10 PM
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im gonna be watchin this... I wanna do somethin, either a 3.3L stroker from Tom Morana Racing Or a 5.0 swap....
but first i need to do the paying it off mod! lol
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Old 04-24-2010, 07:26 PM
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very nice job bro.
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Old 04-24-2010, 10:33 PM
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Outstanding! Exploder to the rescue!
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Old 04-26-2010, 12:34 AM
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Default Re: it has begun 5.0 explorer swap

cool,. why not go with 04-09 front clip price not much difference.and loooks way better. have done several.
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