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I've decided to make the switch and put a V-8 into my 66 'Stang in place of the 6. My question is, what must I absolutely do to get the engine in, and what should I do. I know there are questions concerning the suspension. I am going to replace the 9 inch brakes with 10 inch (are the spindles the same). Any help would be most welcome. Thanks.

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Spindles are not the same, 4 bolt vs 5 bolt pattern. Suspension should be completely replaced to handle the heavier motor.
Like Dean T mentioned, check out those websites for info.

1966 Red Conv (200)
1966 White Pony Int.(289)A Code
1966 Coupe (289) C Code
MCA 36048
 

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Andy,
We have a fully functional search engine here now....nothing like the old forum...

See here for my post yesterday on this subject...

Happy Converting!


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But will the 5 bolt hubs work with the spindles that the 4 bolt hubs are on, i.e., can I just replace the 4 bolt hubs with 5 bolt hubs on the existing spindles?
 
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