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With the help of my fellow VMF'ers, I have found a 351w for my 65 f/b that has, shall we say, "suficient" horsepower...at least for now. The question is for those of you out there that have made the swap from 289 to 351w...What kind of problems can I expect to run into in the swap? I know it's a little bigger than the 289/302 block, so I'd guess that room is at a premium. Did you have to buy anything special for the swap? Advice...?
 

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You'l want to use headers specifically for this swap. I think Mustangs Plus carries them at a reasonable price. You'll find that not only is it tight changing spark plugs, but your hood clearance is 1" shorter than before too. You'll want to use a low profile air cleaner.
Your alternator bracket won't work, so hopefully the 351W already has one.
 
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