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Old 05-22-2006, 02:15 AM
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what all needs to be changed or will the parts swap out
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Old 05-22-2006, 02:45 AM
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i think that everything would retro fit ? but has anyone one done it
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Old 05-22-2006, 02:48 AM
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just unbolt ur heads and bolt them on with new gaskets of course
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Old 05-22-2006, 02:51 AM
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yeah but the while point of using the explorer engine is for the the heads cause they have the gt40p
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Old 05-22-2006, 02:52 AM
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so much work when you can just swap the heads with a new set of headers
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Old 05-22-2006, 03:22 AM
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sorry i miss read i though u were doing justa head swap if thats the case i beileve u need ur oil pan water pump and dristubutor, and flywheel if u have a manual tranny and then just make sure u have all the vacum lines correct and the egr stuff if u keep it!
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Old 05-22-2006, 04:29 AM
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just swap the heads... not the motor

the motor itself make crap *** power
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