frame motor mounts

Asked by May 12, 2018 at 08:10 AM about the 1971 Ford Torino GT

Question type: General

changing from 351 to 429, don't know what needs to be changed my first problem is will the  motor mounts on the frame work for the 429 and what other problems will I run into?

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you should upgrade the whole drive train , that bigger motor is going to tear up everything it powers ,you're going to have your share of problems

thanks for your input, I know my c6 on the 351 wont fit, I have the c6 that came with the 429 have to get some work done to it, I have a 9in rear with true track possi, the 351 has 450 horse, put full frame in car, did real good at the track, now iam going to 600horse 429 trying to find out if the mounts on the frame will fit the 429 iam going have to go one step at a time.


No too many years apart

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