I recently inherited a '79 E350 from my Grandpa. The body isn't in great shape- no dents, just faded paint and a small amount of rust. However, it has a 460 with 12,000 miles on it, a C6, and 4.11 gears in the rear. He used it to tow his travel trailer to Mazatlan and back, so it's set up with the weight distributing hitch and all that jazz. I don't know what to do with it, so I wanted to ask about the compatibility of these components in another Ford.
I have a '72 F250, 2wd truck that I tow my racecar with. It has a 390/C6 in it. What is the possibility of swapping in the 460/C6 and rear end from the E350? An easy swap or not? Would you do it? It won't be for awhile, but I need to figure out if I want to keep or sell the E350. Thanks!
'63 Fairlane: 351W, 10.2:1, top-secret hyd. roller cam, Victor Jr. heads & intake, 800 DP carb, Super Comp headers, duraspark & 6AL, C4, 4500 stall, 4.11 gears, 26" slicks
'66 Mustang Coupe: 289, Offy intake, Crane Blazer hyd. camshaft, Holley 650 DP, Headman long tube headers, 3" cut-outs, Flowmaster 2-chambers, 3.80 gears
'70 Mach 1: 351C-2V, Weiand intake, 750 holley, Flowtech long-tube headers, MSD ignition, C6 trans, CJ converter, 9" track-loc rear, 3.50 gears, Flowmaster 2.5" mandrel exhaust w/ 3-chamber mufflers
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