NORTH COUNTRY SPECIALTIES

1977 - 1979 FORD F series Truck and 1978 - 1979 Bronco

460 or 429 SWAP List

 

77/79 4X4 351, 400 to 429, 460 SWAP PARTS LIST

The List is for the 429 and the 1978 and older 460

The 1979 and up 460 is externally balanced thus requires a different fly wheel and bell housing

(not a issue if you are using a automatic transmission)

Print version little outdated but still effective

Online Store for parts needed

    1. MY CUSTOM BUILT FRAME PERCHES LINE THE FAN UP IN THE SHROUD AND PLACES THE ENGINE  FORWARD WHERE IT BELONGS

      CLICK HERE FOR NORTH COUNTRY SPECIALTIES  1977-1979 Frame Perches

      OEM adapter that goes between the Insulators and Block you need two of  these Part#  E8TZ-6046-A SUPPORT typically found on 83-97 460 engines Wrecking yards would be a good source for these.

      460 engine insulators rubber mounts you need two of these  Anchor 2709 460 front Mount

      if you acquired your engine from a 1983-1997 truck it will have the engine mount kit needed to fit my frame perches already in place

       

    2. 1973-1987 460 TRUCK AND 1976-1987 460 VAN EXHAUST MANIFOLDS (2 1/2 INCH EXHAUST)

       

    3. 1987-98  OIL PAN WITH PICKUP TUBE, DIPSTICK TUBE, DIPSTICK, PICKUP TUBE SUPPORT BOLT (MAIN BOLT WITH STUD) YOU CAN BUY THIS FROM THE DEALER MAKE SURE YOU GET ALL THE PART FOR THE SAME YEAR COST ABOUT $150.00
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    5. 1986-1987 460 UPPER AND LOWER PULLEYS (FOR TRUCK)
    6. OR IF CONVERTING TO SERPENTINE SYSTEM 1988-1998 COMPLETE BRACKETS AND PULLEYS SETUP

       

    7. L&L POWER STEERING BRACKET IF USING V BELT SETUP (needs modifying to use with A/C bracket)
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    9. 1970 MERCURY 429 A/C PUMP BRACKETS IF USING STOCK PUMP (IF EQUIPPED WITH A/C)
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    11. 429 SCJ FLYWHEEL (IF EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANS) OR 360/390 FLYWHEEL WILL WORK BUT OFFSET IS OFF ABOUT 1/8" INCH STARTER PROBLEMS POSSIBLE
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    13. DIAPHRAGM 12" PRESSURE PLATE/CLUTCH (360/390 flywheel may need to be predrilled)
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    15. 302 PILOT BEARING (GOES IN SECOND STEP IN CRANK)
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    17. RECOMMEND SUPER COOLER RADIATOR (LARGE 3 OR 4 CORE )
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    19. LOWER HOSE FOR 1979 2WD 460 TRUCK THIS IS FOR THE SUPER COOLER RADIATOR SIZE
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    21. THERMOSTAT HOUSING FOR A 351/400M
    22.   OR 1983-1997 TRUCK 460

       

    23. UPPER RADIATOR HOSE FOR 2WD 1973-1979 FORD TRUCK WITH 460
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    25. USE DISTRIBUTOR FROM YOUR 351/400M IT IS ALREADY CALIBRATED FOR YOUR TRUCK
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    27. ENGINE WIRING HARNESS 351/400M (SENSORS ARE IN APPROX. IN THE SAME SPOT)
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    29. REMOTE OIL FILTER IS NOT NEEDED
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    31. STARTER FOR 351/400M
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    33. BELL HOUSING FOR 351-400M

             19.  FAN SHROUD FROM A EITHER A 2WD 460 TRUCK 73-79 OR A 360/390 TRUCK 73-76 DEPENDING ON RADIATOR     

    

ONLINE STORE LINK ABOVE HAS MOST THE STUFF YOU NEED FOR THE SWAP

 

(Note most of these parts will work for 1980-1982 with 351m/400 but a remote oil filter setup is needed for anything 80-96)

(80-96 trucks/bronco need different motor mounts also, ford made the frame perches and mounts for the 460 found in 1983-1997 F250/F350

That will work from 80-96)

IMPORTANT READ THIS LINK  EBAY 460 SWAP PLATES  WILL NOT WORK CORRECTLY

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