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7,3 navistar swap

i want to put a7.3 navistar in a 1993 f250 it is gas engine now will there be any problems changing over other than the obvious exhaust and things like that i have the wrecked 2001 f250 the navistar is coming out of
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besides obvious exhaust related things, you need room for the intercooler and everything up front, PCM and all the wiring, simply mounting the engine. Your big problems are going to be, is the trans up to par for that engine? and that engine is HEAVY, something like 1100lbs dry, and add whatever the weight of 9 gallons of coolant/water and almost 4 gallons of oil, etc. So you MIGHT need some suspension upgrades. Don't forget fuel tank and lines and all that.

If it were me I would completely gut the 93 and use it as a shell, or maybe even put the 93 over the SD if the frame is good and everything fits, that I don't know.

My buddy is gonna try to do this to his 95 F150 but he is using an early 90's non-turbo 7.3 idi ... he is gonna have more problems than he is bargaining for too i think.

Old Truck: 00 F350 XLT DRW: basic first few mods. S&B, 4" straight pipe, gauges, CCV, EBPV and Wastegate line deletes, LED Sills, sweet custom headlights, smoked cab lights, Ventshades, Tint.
Traded in at 196k miles.

"Brand Newish" Truck: 02 Chevy S10 2.2L 5sp. Reg cab 4x2. Badass custom made shifter, foglights, 20% tint, AVS Vent-shades, Stock Intake mods, Electric Fan conversion .
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