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Old 11-09-2010, 11:21 PM   #1
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Old 11-09-2010, 11:31 PM   #2
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Old 11-10-2010, 08:30 AM   #3
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Totally agree! Something like a spread sheet that would show all the data: year, engine, transmission, 4x4 or not and how they fit.
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Totally agree! Something like a spread sheet that would show all the data: year, engine, transmission, 4x4 or not and how they fit.
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Old 11-10-2010, 07:05 PM   #6
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Old 11-11-2010, 09:24 AM   #7
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As you know, most of the info is here: http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...nversions.html Just needs updated a bit.
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As you know, most of the info is here: http://www.therangerstation.com/tech...nversions.html Just needs updated a bit.
It is ? Better go back and read what little is there. It's not much. And none of the header choices we've been discussing lately are there. And some of the other advice is questionable. Like centering the motor between the frame rails. I tried that, it's almost impossible as the rails aren't paralell and aren't centered under the body. The motor needs to be centered using the fenders as a guide. and the trans tail aimed at the pinion.
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Like centering the motor between the frame rails. I tried that, it's almost impossible as the rails aren't paralell and aren't centered under the body.
yeah, i just hit that problem in my swap yesterday. i think ford designed the front framerails with 2 different wet noodles as a guide.
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I have a 351W in a 85 Ranger for drag racing only. Currently use Total Performance headers that (barely fit) inside the frame rail. Previously I had custom headers that went over the frame rail and then down just inside fender.

Anyone have anything new for headers for 351W?
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