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Old 11-15-2010, 03:28 PM
Solo V8 4G Solo V8 4G is offline
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Arrow 4.6 DOHC into my 98 Build

Inspired by another member on here who has the DOHC in his 98, I also have elected to do the same swap with a little bit of a twist. Right now, I am in the parts gathering phase. So far here is my break down....

1. 95 Complete Mark VIII = $700.00 (broken valve spring 113k miles)
2. 02 Crown Vic engine, trans, complete vehicle wiring (headlamp to taillamp and everything in between) - $1200.00
3. 94 Mark VIII (less rear end) = $250.00 (180k)

My engine plans are to use Mark VIII Bottom end, as the Block is produced by and Italian company who also makes Ferrari engines. This block is known for being good for 1200-1500 horsepower stock. (Source Sean Hayland book 4.6 engines). I will be using 1 of the following cylinder heads. Lincoln Aviator, 99-Up Continental, or 03-04 Cobra heads. My reason for these cylinder heads are because the Mark VIII cylinder heads have a few week points for what I am trying to do. Not only do I want a V8... but I want something different, something that not many people have, therefore I am actually going to build my engine mildly prior to installation.

The Mark VIII heads are great heads, they actually have much better flow numbers than the 03-04 Cobra heads. However that is only at WOT. That is why they had to be equipped with IMRC's (Intake Manifold Runner Control) to reduce the intake air volume into the cylinder. These would be best used in an application where WOT is almost all the time as it wouldnt idle for $#!T.

Well this is all I have for now, I will post pictures of the cars Ive purchased. If anyone needs any parts off of them let me know. I stripped the mess out of both of the Mark's.

Also, pictures of the engines would be coming soon....
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Coming soon - 405HP 4.6L (SOHC), 4R70W
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Old 11-15-2010, 06:22 PM
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Default Re: 4.6 DOHC into my 98 Build

Sounds cool, can't wait to see the progress...
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Old 11-15-2010, 06:56 PM
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Default Re: 4.6 DOHC into my 98 Build

Yeah, I would definitely like to see how this comes along.
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Old 11-15-2010, 07:11 PM
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Default Re: 4.6 DOHC into my 98 Build

A much cooler swap than an old carbed 302
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Old 11-16-2010, 07:15 AM
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A much cooler swap than an old carbed 302
That originally was my idea. I have an old Mexican 331 (bored and stoked 302) with a Procharger F1 that came out of my Fox body I decided to mate with a tree. Yes, it wouldve been fast, but I was thinking too fast. Truck already dont weight hardly anything...
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Coming soon - 405HP 4.6L (SOHC), 4R70W
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Old 11-16-2010, 11:30 AM
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Default Re: 4.6 DOHC into my 98 Build

ok send that 331 this way ill take her off your hands
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Old 11-16-2010, 02:46 PM
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ok send that 331 this way ill take her off your hands
Hell if you near and I wasnt putting in a 74 Bronco I'd say come get'er. Ive just lost interest in the Bronco, Ive been working (looking) at it for almost 2 years now. Im bout tempted to snatched the driveline and put it under an extended cab ranger.
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Coming soon - 405HP 4.6L (SOHC), 4R70W
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Old 12-27-2010, 12:26 PM
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Okay my fellow members! I need some help here... If someone here can contact the member that has done the 4.6 dohc v8 swap, i need him to contact me. I have a couple of questions. Its not urgent but i have some questions, i think he may be able to help me with, because looking up info that i need for the swap i am getting contridicting info that has me baffled!
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Coming soon - 405HP 4.6L (SOHC), 4R70W
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Old 04-17-2011, 07:43 AM
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Default Re: 4.6 DOHC into my 98 Build

this might help you out..

http://www.sullivanperformance.com/y...tech/tech1.htm

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theres a guy on car domain that did one.

http://www.cardomain.com/ride/205226...er-regular-cab

try it out!!
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hows the build goin?
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