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do they make a kit for this or are there some motormounts available for this application. I was thinking about the late 70's ford trucks that came with a 351 modified might have the correct mounts. also, what about hedders, once again are there any kits or what not?
 

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If the truck could be had with a 302 or 5.0, get the mounts for that and the 351C will bolt in. The 351M uses a completely different mount system. I seriously doubt anyone offers a "kit" for this application.
 

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im sure it could but right now it has the original 6cyl. do you think that since the 3spd is more narrow than a c4 the hedders will clear.
 

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I put a cleveland in my '81 F100, that was originally a 302 truck. It sat in with no modifications except for pulleys and accessary brackets. I used Blackjack long tube headers made for a Ford pickup. I don't know if they are still available or not. So like someone above mentioned, find the mounts for a 302. If I remember correctly most of those earlier Pcups had the same frame mount locations. They came with L6's all the way to 460's and transmissions of different sizes. It's a piece of cake. Wish I still owned that truck. That cleveland sure made a world of difference in every aspect of performance. If its a F100, I would upgrade the brakes to the larger F150.
 

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Yeah. 302/351W motor mounts work and I used headers for a 351M/400 truck.
I also used the oil pan and pickup tube from a 351M/400 truck.
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Robin Egg Blue '79 Fairmont 408C 4V 10.50 at 127mph

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I have a 351c 4v in a 1982 F100. I guess mine didn't go in as easy as everyone elses. I used a Milodon rear sump off road pan cuz I couldn't find a 4x4 pan locally. Also, for headers, I used a set of 351m/400 Hooker Super Comps and had custom flanges welded on. The engine had to be raised up so the headers would clear the engine cradle. A buddy of mine altered the engine to cradle so the engine could be set back down to stock height. I remade the power steering bracket but the alt bracket worked. Its a fun engine to have in a truck like that. Very few people expect it.
 

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Yeah its really easy, I used '73 ranchero headers and the install looks great...... i just dont know how to put pix on ford muscle yet-
 
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