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how wide is a 5.3--6.0

how wide are the 5.3--6.0 motors..


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are they taking that measurement from the outside of the plug wire

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thats what it looks like. are you wondering if it will fit with power brakes in a mustang? if so then yes it will. its also a bolt in with a 4.6 car, even accepts the same motor mounts as a 4.6
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I think this helps give a good picture of how wide just the motor is:



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thats what it looks like. are you wondering if it will fit with power brakes in a mustang? if so then yes it will. its also a bolt in with a 4.6 car, even accepts the same motor mounts as a 4.6
was thinking about putting one in my falcon, as it is now the 302 with small 1.5 inch headers is shock tower to shock tower, but im taking those out over next winter and using s mustang 2 front end

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The LS based motors fit better then the original 5.0 in the Mustangs lol.

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