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post #5 of (permalink) Old 03-04-2011
shinerstang
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Originally Posted by slickbullet5150 View Post
"NO REPLACEMENT FOR DISPLACEMENT" 4.2 out of the same year ford truck is a straight forward swap,swap over your upper and lower intake manifold, pan, flywheel, electrical, etc, bolt in swap, pick- n-pull $180 plus core and tax, for the long block, tear down reseal kit, (head gaskets, oil pan etc,).... SO for aprox 400 bucks what bolt ons can you get for your 3.8 that will give you double digit gains, and you can still do your bolt ons and add moore hp and tq... 4.2 swap.....
Providing it is a good motor. Let the 3.8 vs 4.2 debate begin.......

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