CAN I CHANGE THE FAILED ENGINE OF MY FORD F-150, WITH A SUITABLE JAPANESE CAR ENGINE?

  • Tiny
  • Dumo Jack
  • 1998 Ford F-150
  • 20,000 miles

Pleass recall my question on the above subject and Engineer Billymacs desire to know if I have the 4.2 6 cylinder engine.I can afford Japanese engine which is cheaper in this part of the world but I don;t know which make and size is compartible with the brainbox and gearbox of my 4.2 6 cylinder Ford F-150 engine. I shall be very relieved if you help me. Thx once again for not getting tired with my questions

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Monday, February 27th, 2012 AT 12:53 PM

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If you change the engine, you would need to replace the transmission, modify the drive trains and the engine management system. Replacing the engine alone would not work.

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