Will a ford mustang 5L V8 fit into a 1979 ford f-150 which had a 302 V8?

Steven Delainey
35

Asked by Steven Apr 13, 2009 at 01:24 AM about the 1979 Ford F-150

Question type: Car Customization

Will a ford mustang 5L V8 fit into a 1979 ford f-150 which had a 302 V8?

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Casey Spencer
25

these days anything will fit how much time do u have up your sleave but

Joseph Rota
365

ya they are the exact same block, y wouldn't it fit. but i think the crank would be different if the mustang motor was matted to a manual transmission rather than a automatic.

Joseph Rota
365

351 blocks are bigger than 302 blocks and they fit, the motor mounts are a little different i think.

Tyler Wassink
35

your mustang 5.0 IS a 302!!

tstansbro
715

They should fit. I don't know why It wouldn't. Because the 5.0l is the same as the 302. But considering that yours is a 79 its going to be carberated, so the motor mounts are going to be a little off. Not by much, but like maybe an inch to two inches. KEEP THE FORD LEGEND LIVING!

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