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Old 12-26-2005, 20:13   #1 (permalink)
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Hi I own a ford raider 1992 has a 2.6 litr petrol and was wondering if anyone knows if it would be possible to put a ford au11 motor into it for more power and better fuel economy for towing
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Old 12-27-2005, 21:32   #2 (permalink)
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Hi I own a ford raider 1992 has a 2.6 litr petrol and was wondering if anyone knows if it would be possible to put a ford au11 motor into it for more power and better fuel economy for towing
I think it would be a very tight fit, due to the length of the straight 6 compared to the 4. A V6 would be a better alternative.

You need to talk to the straight 6 guys . . .

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I think it would be a very tight fit, due to the length of the straight 6 compared to the 4. A V6 would be a better alternative.

You need to talk to the straight 6 guys . . .

http://www.fordforums.com/forumdispl...ysprune=&f=496

Thanks, yea when we had a look we realised that we would need a v6 but what v6 would be the best to replace it with?
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bro, don't put a v6 in, they are inbalanced and sound terrible... the only reason they were ever invented was to fit large capacity motors into short engine bays. better off putting a late model turbo 4 in, yes they are pretty gay but we all have to admit that they do move...
would a 302 windsor fit?
if you use an efi motor it might be engineerable?
can you turbo your motor?
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bro, don't put a v6 in, they are inbalanced and sound terrible... the only reason they were ever invented was to fit large capacity motors into short engine bays. better off putting a late model turbo 4 in, yes they are pretty gay but we all have to admit that they do move...
would a 302 windsor fit?
if you use an efi motor it might be engineerable?
can you turbo your motor?



Nothing wrong with the I6T

Where theres a will theres a way.

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Rocky, do you live in OZ?

If so, check out places like Mark's Conversions.

http://www.marks4wd.com

They may have a kit that will do the job or tell you what can be done.
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