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Old 06-19-2009, 10:49 PM   #1  
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ok so bs'ing aroung on craigslist i came across an old 351 cleveland block for 50 bucks and a 302 complete running engine for 200. im looking to build my mustang up to about 400-500RWHP. so wut would i have to do to make a 351 fit in my 89 hatch..which tranny would i need..driveshaft..etc and wut are some good H/C/I combos for it...also i want all motor..maybe nitrous but no turbo or S/C. this is my first real build so im new to wut works and wuts outdated
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Old 06-20-2009, 12:38 AM   #2  
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if you havent found it alread there is a sub forum at the top of the page that is for 351 stuff and it has a really good sticky in there about swaping a 351 into a fox.
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Old 06-20-2009, 01:37 AM   #3  
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A 351C is a project on its own to get it right...... and this is over any fitment details in a fox body.
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the cleveland fits and fits very well, all youll need for the swap is a oil pan and swap headers both are readily available, i recently completed mine and am extremely pleased with the results, and it all fits under the STOCK hood with a drop base air cleaner assembly. im still running the 4cyl t-5 and its still holding up (saving for the g-force conversion) driveshaft is a stock 5 spd piece. hedman makes headers, expensive yes at 600 bucks but fit very well, moroso makes a pan and it too fits very well although the dipstick that comes with it is crap. no cutting or modifying of the suspension or body is needed it drops right in. if you need any more info on the mighty cleveland just ask.
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Old 06-20-2009, 02:02 PM   #6  
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347 built right = embarrass clevlands all day long
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