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3.0/4.0 swap into 1987 Hatchback?

Has anyone ever tried to put a 3.0/4.0 out of a Ranger/Explorer in a foxbody?
I would like to find one with lower miles and put it in my '87.
What all would be involved?
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Might as well swap a 5L into it!


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Might as well swap a 5L into it!
Agreed. I know everyone says this, but it's always 100x easier to swap in an engine that was designed for certain models of your car. For a 3.0/4.0, you'd probably have to fab up custom mounts, among a bunch of other things. Even if you're getting the engine for free, it's almost never worth it.

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Thanks!!!

Thanks!
If I want an upgrade, I'll go with either a 5.0 or a 5.8.
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