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Old 03-23-2001, 17:34   #1 (permalink)
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Could anybody tell me if a 4.6L DOHC from a '95 Lincoln
Mk VIII will fit in a '86 CV? If not, why?
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Old 03-30-2001, 14:01   #2 (permalink)
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Probably not, the Mark VIII engine is wider than the 5.0 that was in it. It is also taller. The 4.6 SOHC is wider than a 460 cu.in.!!!!!!! The 4.6 DOHC like the Mark has is even wider than that! You MAY squeeze it in there, but I doubt it could happen.
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Old 03-30-2001, 21:59   #3 (permalink)
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Hey Black 97 GT, I was hoping that since the newer CV's
come with a 4.6 that it would work. Do you know what the difference is? Is the car wider? It looks wider and lower but I haven't measured it yet. Thanks, Tim.
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It should fit in the newer CV's. The Marauder will have the 4.6 4-valve next year with the same body as the car has now. The 92 and up CV's are wider and lower and a tad longer then the 79-91's. I don't know the exact dimensions offhand, but the car is bigger yes. Glad I can help!
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No problem! Just glad to help.
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HEY BLACK 97 GT DO U KNOW IF SOME HEADERS OF A 96-98 MUSTANG 4.6L WILL FIT A 97 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS WITH A 4.6L ENGINE ?
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Someone on CVN in the tech section claims that a DOHC 4.6 will fit easily in a '92-'97 Crown Vic. There was some discussion about a new model being a bit more difficult to squeeze it into. I don't know what makes the '92-'97 so much easier, but according to this guy's posts (Crazy Chris DOHC, or something like that), it's no problem.
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