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Old 01-18-2003, 06:01 AM   #1
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Changing motor in 86 t-bird

I have a 86 t-bird 4cyl turbo 5spd manual.Will a 351W bolt up to my trans?
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Old 01-23-2003, 01:33 AM   #2
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Yes sortof...

Your turbocoupe has a borg-warner t5 tranny...The bellhousing is seperate from the transmission. You'll just need a bellhousing from any smallblock ford with a t5.

But why? You can make your turbocoupe pretty fast on alot less money than it would cost to build a 351 and install it. Not to's a great feeling to know that you took the road less traveled. I love the look on people's faces when I pop the hood and they see it's only a 4cyl...

For more information, goto and . There's plenty of info on those 2 sites about your car whichever path you choose. Good luck!
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Old 01-23-2003, 02:54 PM   #3
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Thanks for the info. Those sights look great.
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