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Powerstroke into a 91 dually

What do you guys think? Is it possible? How much work is required or will the motor and trans bolt into the chassis. The truck already has a early non-powerstroke 7.3 and Auto. I want to put a Newer PSD into it with a 6 spd Manual Trans. Anybody have any input?

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If you can get a wrecked doaner truck, then I would go for it. But if you have to buy everything and collect all the parts. I think it would be a big chore.

Anytime someone talks about doing a big swap like this, I always suggest getting a doaner truck.



But if it was me I would do a 5.9L Cummins swap.


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i can find plenty of complete 7.3's around my area. but i want to make this motor have some power. i want to try to stear away of making custom motor mounts. thats why i thought about getting a newer 7.3. but any input is appreciated.

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i can find plenty of complete 7.3's around my area. but i want to make this motor have some power. i want to try to stear away of making custom motor mounts. thats why i thought about getting a newer 7.3. but any input is appreciated.
If you can get a doaner truck then do it.


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But if it was me I would do a 5.9L Cummins swap.

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ok thanks ill check around on how much i can get a cummins for

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The reason why I say a Cummins especially 5.9L 12 valve, because it is a solid engine and a lot simpler to swap in.


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ok thanks for bursting my bubble jk

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i say a cat swap sounds like its in order

2008 F250 6.4 - a little of this, a dash of that and soon you have made a truck the way Ford should have made it!
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I'm pretty much over it now I'd rather spend the money on my 2008 conversion

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