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Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 1:23 am 
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Will the later model efi windsor motors go into the XM/P without any bonnet mods or will there be clearance issues with the upper manifold thing plenum(?) and the bonnet underside?
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Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 2:00 am 
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You'll possibly need to change braces alittle ??

 

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Posted: Sun Jan 21, 2007 3:16 am 
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302w...no problems
351w...problems.
As EBXR says tower braces can get in the way a bit.
Front serpentine drive on EB-up 5.0's will have clearance problems between some accessories and the front of your left shock tower(see my 351w into XE article). '86-'93 5.0 mustang or 5.0 F-series serpentine drives fit better although they also stick out further.

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