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post #1 of 6 Old 04-18-2012, 04:33 PM Thread Starter
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HOW HARD

Heres the deal, at work we have a 99 7.3 with 108,000 on it and the trans is a new manual transmission with no more than 3000 miles. The rest of the truck has subdued to the snow plowing cancer, frame is shot everything but motor and trans are bad.

I currently drive a 2002 5.4 v8 triton. Anyone ever hear of taking that 7.3 engine and trans and putting it in place of my 5.4 automatic? If so HOW HARD and HOW MUCH? My 2002 had that setup choice from factory so everything in a perfect world should line up correct?

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Hardly.
Different trans for one.
Now if you swap the motor and trans, then there's a better chance.

I just re read that you are swapping motor and trans.
Now of course, everything associated with the motor and trans has to move over. PCM, every bit of wiring, AC setup, all. A lot of stuff to keep track of.



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depends on how good of mechanic you are. it would be tough for a good mechanic and dang near impossible for a novice
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As far as wiring goes, it'll be easier to swap the whole dash than just the wiring. If you can get the whole truck, it shouldn't be terrible, but it's gonna be very labor intensive.

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I have a buddy that swaped a 7.3 into a old 36 ford pickup and let me tell you, that thing was not one bit of fun to work on. Of course it was cool once it was done, but as for keeping track of everything and having absolutely everything out of the 02 into that 36 was tough. Makes swapping in all the axles and everything else look easy. you really need to know your stuff thats for sure.
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alright I think itll be best for me just to stick with what i got for another couple months and then theres a nice black 250 08 sitting at a dealership for 29,000$ with 30,000 on it. Its mine I say!!! As for our 99 thatll be a farm truck soon enough

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