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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-05, 12:30 AM Thread Starter
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Question new engine old car

am 23 and i just bought a 53 ford customline (my first old car)

i want to put a new engine and a trans on it

can somebody give me ideas on what kind of engine and trans can fit the car
the esiest i will be trying to do the job (i am not a mechanic)

if any of you guys can lead me or give me ideas or any websites that can help me i will really apreciate it

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-05, 02:34 AM
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Re: new engine old car

351 clevelands fit in them.

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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-21-05, 06:51 AM
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Re: new engine old car

Just about anyting does...Depends if you want some kind of economy? A big lazzy motor on gas would be nice??...Clevo or small big block ???

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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 07-22-05, 01:47 AM
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Re: new engine old car

so much room mate put what ever the hell u want in it . it will be nice with a 351. 347 stroker would be nice to lol
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