Interchangeable Components in the 335 Series While the 460 is no thrifty fuel sipper, we can do better by getting those RPMâs down in cruise. vansite89 0 Posted April 9, 2018. vansite89. Now weâre comparing a 400 with 8.4:1 compression to a 460 with 8.5:1 compression. At its torque peak, the 400 produces almost 90% of the peak torque of the 460, and it does it at less than 80% of the 460âs engine speed. Justin Swap a 429-460 into a 1967-1979 F-100/F-150 2WD that had a 302/351W engine. What casting number does yours have? They are for â¦ Is the 79 front axle and leaf springs a direct bolt in process on the 77, and, more importantly, â¦ read more And a 1977 f250***** with the 460 C6. 7 Posts . Will fit Ford 351M, 400, 429 , to Ford T5 â¦ The number refers to the cubic inches of displacement, which is the volume swept by all the pistons in the engine. The reason a spacer is needed is because the flange of the crankshaft on a 460 is 5/8" further from the block than than a 400. This bellhousing is designed for circle track, strip or street application. These 460 motor mounts are used to place a 460 motor in place of the original 351M/400 motor that came in the late 70's Ford trucks. I have a 1973 ford f-350 dump truck. When I did the swap in my 1979 Bronco (351M to 460) I had to get a new flywheel. Bronco & Ford Truck Experts (248) 437-5060. I have a 460 in mind. Share Followers 0. The start of a 460 engine swap from a 400 in a 1978 F250 Super Cab.PLEASE SUBSCRIBE!https://www.youtube.com/c/expeditionoffroad?sub_confirmation=1 With a 351W, your choices for running a C-6 are to use a C-6 from a 351M/400 or 429/460, or retain the small-block-pattern C-6 and use a Bendtsen's adapter kit to bolt it up to the big-block. 6.1SFI Certified at 85,000psi. This kind of money will go a LONG way toward rebuilding the original 351M/400 engines. 1973 - 1979 F-100 & Larger F-Series Trucks - 400 to 460 swap? have been searching for engine mounts for my 460, every set i get that i've ordered don't fit correctly, even though they claim they are for my engine and year... i've been to oriellys, carquest, napa so far. also. The 1972 comparison is a little more fair because the 460âs compression was dropped. Swap a 429/460 into a 1978-1979 Bronco 4WD that had a 351M/400 engine. Guaranteed lowest price! any insight would be great. I was woundering the pros and cons of going to a 460. as far as gas, complexity of swap. The bolt pattern on the bellhousing of your 351W transmission is different, and there are no "adapter â¦ Swapping a 460 in place of a 400m is very easy. Details. Engine swap motor mounts for Ford big block engines into Ford trucks. In the current times of LS-Swap Mania, electronic fuel injection, and computer-controlled engines, itâs nice to see there are those traditionalists among us who still prefer old school, carbureted engines to carry us down the â¦ These extreme duty fabricated motor mounts will keep your 429/460 motor safely where it belongs even under high torque, high horsepower and extreme terrain conditions. Main journal diameter increased by 0.25" to 3.00" for greater bearing surface area (incidentally, same as a 351W) Crank stroke increased from 3.50" to 4.00" to gain 50 cid. Donât forget, though, weâre still comparing a 400 2V to a 460 4V. Buick Engines; Cadillac Engines; Chevrolet Engines. any suggestions would be appreciated The 400 is not a big block, even though it's physically almost as large as a 429/460 big block and has a higher deck hieght than an FE big block. I'd go for the ease of the almost bolt-in 460. C4 460 swap using 351M/400 bell. I have a 74 F-250 with a 390, and another half ton ford with a built 460, i bought the half ton a while back and got to drive it for 4 hours before the â¦ There is a full engine swap kit available from L&L to install a 429/460 in the Bronco, however, this kit cost around $1,000.00. Save $10 off $299, $20 off $699, $30 off $899, $100 off $1,899 Orders - Promo Code: HIGHGEAR exclusions apply. IMO if I'm going to swap one of my 400's out. Bellhousing pattern same as 429/460 (to allow use of already existing heavy-duty transmissions. The adapter fits on 351M/400 engines. Discussion Starter â¢ #1 â¢ Jul 22, 2009. Swap a 429-460 into a 1980-1996 Bronco 2WD/4WD that had a 302/351W engine. In stock forum the 351m/400 has more down low TQ then stock 302/351w's. external balance if you look at the spacer behind the harmonic balancer and there is a big hatchet shaped counterweight hanging off â¦ So, whatever tranny is behind that 400 will/should bolt up behind your 460. Engine Mounts: Ford F100/F150 Stock 360/390 4WD. The 400 won't swap directly with a 360. Enter the NV4500 5 Speed The New Venture 4500 was introduced in 1992 in both GM â¦ Now weâre comparing a 400 with 9.2:1 compression to a 460 with 9.3:1 compression. The Ford 429 and 460 engines, introduced in 1976, were massive, heavy and for their size surprisingly low on horsepower. Mon-Fri 12pm-5pm EST Sat-Sun Closed QMP Builds A 460-Stroker From A 400ci. Now my question is this is my research accurate in that the mods share the bellhousing pattern and motor â¦ Engine Mounts: Ford Bronco Stock v6/300 Inline 2WD and 4WD. Ford 351M/400/429/460 applications with T5 or Tremec transmissions â SFI 6.1 Certified: Includes pivot stud, linkage brackets for cable AND diaphragm linkages and full engine plate. the truck is a 4 sp manual. Can I swap in a more modern engine/transmission combination to replace a 460/C-6? The 1972 comparison is a little more fair because the 460âs compression was dropped, too. my current 360 also has 80k. Discussion Starter â¢ #1 â¢ May 13, 2013. 1973 ford ranchero 400 to 460 swap? Thee down fall was due to Smog laws wihich lowered the comprestion ratio and such. After the mid-1980s, carburetors were replaced with electronic fuel injection with an output of 245 horsepower and 400 â¦ 400 cid. 040425 $299.00. If you want this distributor with spark plug wires set and/or a coil, please look at the other listings. They are from different engine "families". Pontiac. 1979 Ford F-250 EFI 460 / E4OD swap details - continued from part 1 Share. Buy Hooker Headers 6224K at JEGS: Hooker Headers Engine Swap Kit 1979-93 Fox Body Mustang Ford 429-460 Engine. So, how deep is the 400 bellhouisng and how deep is the 460 housing from the engine mounting surface to the transmission mounting surface? - So I have questions, my dad is looking at the possibility of swapping the 400 (she's real tired) currently in his truck with a 429 or 460. I do not believe that the 400/351M flywheel is compatible with the 460 starter. It currently has a stock 360 in it. As far as internal v.s. I have done this swap on four â¦ Allright, so I have a BBF bellhousing hanging around and kinda need to know whether it's for a 400/early 460 or a late 460. Small Block LA 318-360; Big Block 383-440; â¦ I love the combo of the 400 HP and stump pulling torque of the 460 V-8 hooked up to a bulletproof C-6 automatic trans. Share with: Link: Copy link. By vansite89, April 9, 2018 in Engine and Transmission. I have the distributor in Red, Blue or Black, Spark plug wires in Red, Blue or Black and the coils in Red, Blue, Black or Chrome. Just slap a good set of 351c or assie head, 4bbl intake and headers The 351m/400's will roar to life. Rubber Mount Set 429/460 â¦ 83 f250 302 to a 460 swap I recently bought a 1983 Ford F-250 4x4. We machine the 351M/400 flywheel to use the 460 clutch kit if you choose to send in a flywheel. Mounts W/ Stands 80-Up 2WD/4WD. Gear Jammer; Puppy Poster; 0 16 posts; Location: mass; The 360 is an FE big block. You'll need motor mounts from L&L Products (available from Jeff's Bronco Graveyard), and a transmission fitted to a 460 or other big block Ford engine. Got a few steps closer to swapping in the 460 in place of the burnt up 400 in my Ranchero and was wondering if the starter I have for the 400 will work on the 460â¦ This kit allows you to use the ZF5 5-speed transmission from a late model F-250/F-350 pick-up that ran a 460 engine. 400 motor to 460 swap 400 motor to 460 swap. 90° V6; Small Block 265-400; Big Block 396-454, 502; GM LS-Series; W-Series 348-409; Chrysler Engines. 1980-82 FORD TRUCKS that have the 351M/400 Engine swapping in the 429/460 Details. Fuel consumption is a factor of horsepower x RPMâs. 1,010 Posts . I have a 1979 f250 4x4 with the 400 C6 and married transfer case. The output for the 460 starting in 1972 is 212 horsepower at 4,400 rpm and 342 pound-feet of torque at 2,600 rpm. The compression ratio was lowered to 8.5:1, and the carburetor is a Motorcraft four-barrel unit. Free Shipping over $149 030495 $145.00. Reply to this topic; Start new topic; Recommended Posts. While I say a 351M/400 is, basically, a tall deck version of a Cleveland, a Cleveland uses 2.75" main bearing journals, whereas a 351M/400 uses a â¦ The 460 swap is a great mod, and not too hard to do. 1 Answer. its out of a 78 with 80k on it. By Rick Seitz August 27, 2012. 351C-351M-400; 429-460; Flathead V8; Modular V8; Y-Block 239-312; Oldsmobile Engines; Limefire Lakes-Style Headers. Use an SBF starter for the A/T. Well the guy that I bought it from gave me the story on the guy he bought it from; it had a 351 in it to start of with, then he blew that engine up, so he dropped a built 302 in it, which according to him is supposed to be a bad engine, but since I've owned the truck â¦ I canât afford 8 mpg, so I set out to do something about it with this tranny swap. 460 swap motor mount kits to replace 351m/400 351w 302 If you are swapping from a 351M, 400, 351W or 302 to a 460 these will bolt directly to the perches that your truck, or bronco already have. 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