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pretty much is this just a stupid idea...i mean the power would be nice but im sure its a pain in the ass to put one in.have any of you done this and what are your thoughts?
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Power comes in many useable forms. Its all dependant on how many tears you are willing to expend to get that power.


So, on those notes, if your bronc has a 351M or 400 block right now, the 429 will bolt up to the existing trans.

If not, trans swaps are a necessity. Post more info on your truck, year, engine, trans make, so on and so forth.
 

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What year Bronc do you have?
Huh...he posted it was an early bronco. That would be from 66-77. But to answer his question, I've see 460's in early Broncos so the 429 should not be too big a problem. Use a C6 from behind a 351M with a 205. Myself, if I was going to go that route, I'd look for an injected 460. But that's just me :D
 

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Seems like alot of weight and size penalty when you can build a windsor 408 or 427 that will make the same power and out torque it..
 

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its a 68 bronco but im pulling the whole drive train out of a 79 bronco if i do it..i just wonder if its worth cutting the ineer fender well etc.... and if it just way to much wait in the front.....if so then i probly stick to a 302.....just wanted some thoughts from yall....
 

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Seems like alot of weight and size penalty when you can build a windsor 408 or 427 that will make the same power and out torque it..
i, too was thinking of the weight issue in such a short vehicle... i'd almost rather see a built 351w into a 4xx or even a 347 stroker in there... but that's me.
 

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Randy from Performance Unlimited had a 429.
It was a screamer!
If I have a 429, I would swap my 5.0 for in a second.
 

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My buddy has an EB with a 460, a 3/4 dana 44, 14 bolt, 35 boggers, and a heavy right foot. He something every trip. If you are going to spend the time and money on a BB then spend the time and money on a set of tons.
 

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I have a friend that is putting a 460/NP435/205 in his EB. He cut out part of the firewall to get the engine to set back a few more inches for better weight distribution.

he hasn't finished it, or even worked on it for a while, but it is going to fit just fine.
 

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I used to think it couldnt be done in an EB, but after seeing a 7.3 Powerstroke and a 4.6 in EBs i guess anythings capable.
Any more info on the EB with the Powerstroke. Not that I would ever do it, but it would be interesting to see. I would think the thing would do a rear wheely all the way down the street...
 

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Personally, I think that would be sweet :D

Sure, its a size and weight issue, but it would just be so damn cool.

Bonus points if you screw on a roots style blower :evil:
 

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Personally, I think that would be sweet :D

Sure, its a size and weight issue, but it would just be so damn cool.

Bonus points if you screw on a roots style blower :evil:
A guy named Brain Broburg (his dad works for Bronco Driver) works for James duff has a power stroke in his street early Bronco. It was put in by a guy named Van "something". I think he's in NC. Yes, it is a sweet ride and it sounds pretty damn good when the turbo starts winding up:D
 

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I just helped a guy pull a 429 from an EB. It was a decent install with some cutting it was in front of a C6 and probably a 205 but not positive. You would need some heavier springs and something better than a 44 up front if you planned on using the HP. But it can be done. And the core support was cut to allow for the bigger motor and radiator.
 

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Personally, I think that would be sweet :D

Sure, its a size and weight issue, but it would just be so damn cool.

Bonus points if you screw on a roots style blower :evil:
Don't get me wrong... I'd never do it, probably cause I would horde the engine away for my tow rig in case it ever crapped the bed, but I think it would be pretty cool, and I'd def like to check it out!
 

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dont let the weight scare you off, a 385 series big block is less than 100 lbs heavier than a windsor, put on an aluminum intake and water pump and 50 of that is gone.
 
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