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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-19-2011 Thread Starter
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Split Port Swap - Intake Spacer

Okay, I'm trying to get my v6 on the road sooner than I had previously anticipated, so I got my hands on a 2001 3.8L. I already knew I'd have to swap a few other things out, but figured I should do this much because the 94-98 3.8's are actually more expensive in my area.

My question is pretty much on the fuel rail. I've been researching and it seems that I can use a 97-99 E-150 fuel rail from a split port, AS LONG AS I use an intake spacer. However, I just want to make sure this would still go for me, as I'm swapping the entire engine and not just doing a regular split port swap. This is what I came across:

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Am I on the right track here?

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post #2 of 11 (permalink) Old 02-20-2011 Thread Starter
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Nobody has any idea? I should probably try a place like v6power, huh? I think they specialize in v6's growing power and stuff like that, don't they?

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since that site specializes in v6's, they probably know alot more about this sort of thing.. ill admit this site's v6 section is a little anemic in the power category.. its all about bolt-ons here..

but the answer to your question lies in "what is the difference between the e-150 and mustang split port?".. i think the e-150 uses a different upper intake right? so you need to find out how much taller the e-150 fuel rail is compared to the mustang's rail and then you'll know if the spacer will provide enough room for the rail to fit under the mustang upper

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Yeah, I get that. I was just trying to save myself a little bit of the work if somebody had done it before >.< Lol, thanks for the help! Maybe I'll look into it myself, it's probably the best way, anyway.
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Yeah, I get that. I was just trying to save myself a little bit of the work if somebody had done it before >.< Lol, thanks for the help! Maybe I'll look into it myself, it's probably the best way, anyway.
yeah you'll probably learn more figuring it out yourself... let us know what you find out.. that way if someone else ever asks how, ill know and remember

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No intake spacer needed......

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Really? Then I can definitely use the E-150 Fuel Rail for this swap? Just trying to cover all my bases before I dive in. I have time, so it's not such a big deal, but I don't want to have to modify too much =/
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You don't need a spacer, I used an E150 rail on mine. Just had to extend the fuel lines and bend the connectors on the rail down slightly. Have you found a fuel rail yet?
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Not yet, I'm heading to a junkyard tomorrow to see if I can find 'em since it seems simple enough.
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I still have one, pm me if you come up empty. After I got the engine done, the tranny went out and I lost patience with the car. I saved the rail when I scrapped the car out since it was a pain to find in the first place.
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Yeah, I'll definitely get back to you if I can't find it. The damn weather isn't on my side today, so I'm hoping it slows down tomorrow. It's downpouring out there right now
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