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Engine switch out

GAS engine, transmission and generator repair and maintenance discussion forum.
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Engine switch out

Postby Hlamkuo50 » April 30th, 2013, 4:58 pm

Hey everybody I have a 79 mariner w/ 351w I was wondering if I could install a 350 instead

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Re: Engine switch out

Postby waybomb » April 30th, 2013, 7:32 pm

How much do you want to spend? Talk about alot of work. If the 351 w is tired, rebuild it. You'll be many dollars ahead.
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Re: Engine switch out

Postby Dpoelstra » May 21st, 2013, 6:21 pm

These are different engines and nothing will bolt up. Anything is possible with enough money. Why would you want to change from Ford to Chevy?
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