Engine swap

Asked by Jan 13, 2017 at 07:03 AM about the 1995 Ford Explorer

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can I swap a Ford pushrod 4.0 to a 98 ford 4.0
single overhead cam

2 Answers


You can, but you will need to change the ECM (Main Computer) and some rewiring of the car...


It may be more difficult and time consuming than you think due to all the electrical and computer issues. It would be best to either rebuild or replace the existing engine.

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