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Question about motor swap im getting ready to do

Ive got an 03 crew cab 6.0 powerstroke. Well the number 6 cylinder has a hole in it. Ive found a motor out of an 05 van ambulance with 40k on the odometer. What all will i need to change to make this work. Im certain i have to change wireing harnesses and i belive the intake. Is there anything else im forgetting. I plan on putting studs and egr delete on the new motor and possibly just going ahead and putting brand new seals all the way through it just so i know they are new. I plan on going with a new oil cooler. Coolant filter system and the oil filter system. Id love to do the bullet proof oil cooler but feller is broke. lol..... Is there anything else i could improve on before the motor goes back in. Thanks for your time and suggestions. Casey

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post #2 of 4 Old 02-22-2012, 08:54 AM
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I am no expert on vanbulances, but the 05 motors have different HPOP, EGR Cooler, Turbo and supply line, Oil Cooler cover, and intake manifold. You will probably have to use the intercooler and CAC pipes from your truck too.

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It may only show 40k on the odometer, but I wonder how many hours of operating time are on a ambulance engine?

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post #4 of 4 Old 02-22-2012, 06:17 PM
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exactly what I was thinking!!!! Those poor 6.0s in vans get idled to death, 40k on the clock could easily be 4-5000 engine hours, especially on a van that old.

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