What is the biggest engine i can put into my '78 ford f-150 ranger

Asked by Aug 25, 2017 at 10:49 AM about the 1978 Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have a 1978 ford f-150 ranger and am
starting to do repairs and restore it but i
have no clue what the engine is in it
currently as i got this truck from my father in
law after he passed and i dont kno much
bout it. I would like to swap out the old
engine in it for a brand new one just like im
going to do with all the parts in the truck but
idk what is the biggest engine i can put into
it.

3 Answers

you should consider researching 302 crate motors, they also have retro-fitted kits that can help you mount it right. If you go that route, youll must likely have to swap your trans and rear too

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Look up the Ranger Station on the web.

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Check the motorcraft website. You may be able to get a remanufactured engine with 100K warranty if you want to keep it original.

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