Will a 302 V8 bolt up to the transmission in my 1963 Fairlane if it has a 260 V8 in it now or do I have I change the tranny too??

Asked by Jan 30, 2015 at 06:35 PM about the 1963 Ford Fairlane

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The 260, 289, & 302 etc. should all be the same.

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The tranny isn't the issue its the bell housing bolt pattern. Check it anyhow to make sure. I belive Ford made them all the same. Remember the Sunbeam Tiger with a Ford V8? Guys would swap-out the 260 for a 289 or 302 all the time.

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