Ford Godzilla 7.3 liter engine available as a crate motor

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  1. Maverick Dude

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    If a351W, FE, LS & Mod motor can be installed, more than likely a Godzilla can go in. Question is- can it go in w/o completely removing towers!
     
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    At roughly 458cu in, I'd say very doubtful. Probably also require a specific bolt pattern trans or at least a adapter.

    I predict in a couple years down road, it'll be popular. The aftermarket will embrace it with open arms, producing an abundance of parts like carbed manifolds, cams, headers, ign systems etc.
     
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    I didn't think an FE block could fit; but seeing one under the hood, was I opener for me. It appeared the towers were not modified, also verified by the orig. owner. So, I'm going to adapt a wait-&-see attitude.
    I agree, this will be popular a few years in the future. Ford -in-a Ford conversion.
    Aftermarket will more than likely get on board, probably already in development stages. Right now, a costly endeavor! I think Ford will probably commission some of the big time car builders to put together some classic cars w/ this engine too let public know it's on the market as crate option.
     
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    My money says towers were modified or installed Boss 429 copy, FE is just as wide as 429/460. I've seen a 351C in a unmodified Maverick, that was a tight fit.

    Ford Engine dimensions.jpg
     
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    Your math facts are correct! I looked back when I took pic of the car and whoever did the tower mods, done a masterful job IMO.
    http://mmb.maverick.to/threads/71-fe-maverick.114055/page-3
     
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    RMiller My name is Rick

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    There are a series of YouTube videos with a couple guys playing with the 7.3 and getting over 600 hp N/A. I like the idea of it but would rather wait for a junkyard engine for less money.

     
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    I wouldn't buy one. That's a new engine with no way to say how it will live or last. Just my opinion but I'm sure it's possible to put one in a Maverick.
     
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    7ADFD254-993F-4523-BF99-5B9D81610262.png Apparently the Godzilla is 4.5 inches narrower than a Coyote engine. Here is some more info on sizing but I’m not sure why is doesn’t match up with some other size info.
     
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    WOW!!! That thing is a monster!!
     
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    Now that is a big ol' engine! :yikes:
     

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