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before i start this fiasco i've got a 66 mustang w/o engine and a 429 laying on the ground . short of sliceing up the engine compartment does anybody know if there is a way of straight bolting it in and what parts are needed
 

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No. The 429 fits, just barely, in the 67-70. (The 71 was built for it, of course).

To get a Lima engine into a 65-66 will require major chopping and modification.
 

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No. The 429 fits, just barely, in the 67-70. (The 71 was built for it, of course).

To get a Lima engine into a 65-66 will require major chopping and modification.

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A freinf of mine did it, he took a front clip from a 67 and put it on his 65 fastback,worked at real nice,he wound up putting a 460 into it,the biggest problem was the headers,he got them from Kooks on long Island,he actually has a boss 429 he's contemplating putting in but then he has to do the towers like his original Boss 429
 

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Well, aside from requiring massive surgery on the car and making the car vastly nose-heavy...

A 351W will fit, just barely, or a GM LS-family motor, and either one can be built out to close to (or a bit over, in the GM motor) 7 liters if you want to spend the money and really think the car needs that much motor.
 

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Well, aside from requiring massive surgery on the car and making the car vastly nose-heavy...

A 351W will fit, just barely, or a GM LS-family motor, and either one can be built out to close to (or a bit over, in the GM motor) 7 liters if you want to spend the money and really think the car needs that much motor.
Blasphemy!
 

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put a set of 68-70 shock towers in it and it will fit. FPA makes the headers. i take it the car is for drag racing so i'd stroke it to 514 c.i.
 

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before i start this fiasco i've got a 66 mustang w/o engine and a 429 laying on the ground . short of sliceing up the engine compartment does anybody know if there is a way of straight bolting it in and what parts are needed
thanks for the feedback nobody said anything about mounts or change of oilpan justshocktower problem is that it
 

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Here is a link for installing one in 67-70, there are several mod's to consider:

rev-460in69.htm
 
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