i recently bought a 2008 f-350 5.4L V8, and i think it could use a little more power. my goal is to drop a 6.8 V10 into it. aside from the block, would i need to change anything else (trans, bell housing, pumps, etc), or are the mod engines generally compatible in that regard?
also, if/when i get this project done, will my truck run the same in terms of piston timing, spark plugs firing, and gears changing? i have heard that an engine swap will usually cause a tolerable, but noticeable difference in feel to the way the vehicle drives.
any help is appreciated (and please don't knock me for getting the 5.4