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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 7:40 pm 
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now im really new to the hole ford thing and i dont know much about the engines but i have an xh ford ute with a stright 6 of course but i wanna put a v8 in there,

just wondering will it fit?
how will i fit it?
how much they cost to buy?
how much they cost to get someone else to do it lol?

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:05 pm 
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now im really new to the hole ford thing and i dont know much about the engines but i have an xh ford ute with a stright 6 of course but i wanna put a v8 in there,

just wondering will it fit?
how will i fit it?
how much they cost to buy?
how much they cost to get someone else to do it lol?

cheers


it will fit and cost a f**k lot

you will need some 5L engine mounts, an engine + ECU , and a complete set of XH XR8 looms to get it all wired up.

Not to mention a host of other small odds and ends that the V8 models differed to the I6 model.

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:16 pm 
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yeah its a prick of a thing, ive seen a setup going for about $2000

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:18 pm 
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so you reckon i give the idea the flick? because im only 15 lol and dont eran that much money lol

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:19 pm 
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well mate if u wanna do it stick at it and go nuts, anything can be done if your willing to put it the hard yards, and to get the old Windsors up and cracking they need a fair bit of work, eg manifolds, cam stroker kits etc and will cost alot of $$$$$, but id say worth it in the end.

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:23 pm 
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oh f**k yeah mate lol but i was just thinking ill rebore it and get the over sized pistons, bigger diff and extractors and a v8 fuel pump.

what ya think?

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:23 pm 
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lol More then that, dont need a bigger diff just up its ratio

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:28 pm 
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so you reckon i give the idea the flick? because im only 15 lol and dont eran that much money lol


i see something that could be a problem... if ur state has it, not sure if its australia wide, but power restrictions?

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:29 pm 
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so you reckon i give the idea the flick? because im only 15 lol and dont eran that much money lol


i see something that could be a problem... if ur state has it, not sure if its australia wide, but power restrictions?
I only think we got that homo rule.

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:29 pm 
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alrighty and what ya mean by more than that>?

also i forgot to say the exhaust that dumps at the rear wheels =] lol

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:31 pm 
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Id go new manifold, cam and full zorst first with a windsor, make it breathe better. Heaps of lads on here that have worked em up have a look around and send some PMs

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:32 pm 
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i think the power rest might be around 500 hp? lol im not sure at all lol

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:33 pm 
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yeah doesnt sound to bad but how much will that set me back?

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:34 pm 
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not sure, theres explorer manifolds going on EBay most of the time.

 

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Posted: Sun Feb 25, 2007 8:36 pm 
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lol true, i wonder how much hp i can get out of my ute lol

 

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