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1978 Ford Tbird engine change


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So the 351M I have in my tbird is giving out, and I have a 460 I want to put in.   My big question is about the motor mounts,  my current ones slide over the crossmember and the bolt slides through while I see 460 motor mounts are quite different.  I see a set of aftermarket bundle mounts with two engine mounts that look like they slide over and the bolt through but it says its for a chevy so I dont know if they will work especially the tranny mount that it comes with for my C6.  I could really use some help in finding something that will help

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Do a google search 351 to 460 swap literally thousands of people have done this swap.   Since you say you have a C6 guessing it is a 1970s Thunderbird?  It will take a lot of research and time, most likely it would be less expensive to have your heads done, and purchase a short block.  An investment in aluminum heads would most likely give you more HP than the 460, lots of options.

 

Here is a good place to start...

http://forum.grantorinosport.org/72-gts-460-swap_topic17083.html

 

 

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Ive been  looking and searching for at least a week and I cant find anything that shows promise.  even conversion kits dont say much of how they will work or if at all/   all mounts I find arent the type my car has that fits over the frame for slide through bolts

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