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Old 10-14-2009, 04:08 AM
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short or long block swap

Since my engine has the PMR's I was wondering if I could swap in another year short or even long block asembly?

Also, not sure if it is true but I have heard that swapping a pre 99 long block gets you forged rods and higher compression?
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Old 10-14-2009, 08:01 AM
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You can swap in pretty much any year engine you want. You may need to cross some of your sensors over to the new engine but that's about it. I believe it was mid year '00 when they went to the PMRs so anything before that you'll get forged rods. Compression is the same across the board though. 17.5:1 IIRC.
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Old 10-14-2009, 10:39 AM
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So basicly any 7.3 priot to 2000 would be just fine.
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Old 10-14-2009, 11:53 AM
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Pretty much yeah.
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