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 Post subject: AU or AU3 ENGINE INTO 1994 XG UTE,,WHAT MODS
Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:16 pm 
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Would like to fit early Au motor into my ute,i beleive all i have to do is grind fins from front of sump to clear k frame ???also thought maybe an AU3 motor,,but the VCT worries me,all help wellcomed, thanking All RegRevzCruisers.
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 Post subject: Re: AU or AU3 ENGINE INTO 1994 XG UTE,,WHAT MODS
Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 10:26 pm 
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Any AU motor non-vct will be easy to put in.

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU or AU3 ENGINE INTO 1994 XG UTE,,WHAT MODS
Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:34 pm 
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The sway bar gets in the way.

You'll have to mod the sump.
read:
ford-4l-and-6-cylinder-f1/au-sump-mod-for-e-series-t79648.html

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU or AU3 ENGINE INTO 1994 XG UTE,,WHAT MODS
Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:35 pm 
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Cut the K Frame its easier and faster if you have a welder i did mine and if come on the cruise run on the 13th of this month i can show you.

Alan
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Posted: Tue Mar 01, 2011 11:46 pm 
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SV-Valiant wrote:
Cut the K Frame its easier and faster if you have a welder i did mine and if come on the cruise run on the 13th of this month i can show you.

Alan



Sway bar sits in front of the sump behind the k-frame on a XG.

 

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 Post subject: Re: AU or AU3 ENGINE INTO 1994 XG UTE,,WHAT MODS
Posted: Thu Mar 03, 2011 8:21 pm 
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Krytox wrote:
The sway bar gets in the way.

You'll have to mod the sump.
read:
ford-4l-and-6-cylinder-f1/au-sump-mod-for-e-series-t79648.html

THAT IS EXCELLENT,,THANKING YOU REG SOTHMAN,,PHOTOS ARE GREAT,I NOW HAVE BOUGHT MY AU3 COMPLETE MOTOR AND DRIVE TRAIN AT A BARGIAN PRICE,,THANK YOU ALL.
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 Post subject: Re: AU or AU3 ENGINE INTO 1994 XG UTE,,WHAT MODS
Posted: Thu Mar 10, 2011 4:05 pm 
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Hi, i was just wondering how your progressing. Are you doing the thermo fan conversion and BBM as well?
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